Twenty-eight years after he was discharged from the army, Trapper John McIntyre, who was very much against authority, now finds himself the very thing he was against during the war as he is now chief of surgery at San Francisco Memorial Hospital.
Last Episode07x19 The Elusive Butterfly Aired: Sep. 04, 1986
After J.T. begins taking care of a well-known rock singer with melanoma, he realizes the man is different than he expected him to be; Jackpot …
- Dr. John Francis Xavier 'Tra…
- Dr. 'Jackpot' Jackson
- Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
- Dr. Stanley Riverside II
- Dr. George Alonzo 'Gonzo
Series Fun Facts
- When Mary McCarty died during the hiatus between the first and second seasons her absence was explained by having her character get married and move away.
- Wayne Rogers, who played Trapper John in M*A*S*H, turned down the role because he did not want to play a doctor again on television. (He later played a doctor on the television show House…
[show]Wayne Rogers, who played Trapper John in M*A*S*H, turned down the role because he did not want to play a doctor again on television. (He later played a doctor on the television show House Calls, itself a spinoff of a movie, House Calls.)
- A court ruled that the series was not a spin-off from the television show M*A*S*H; rather, that it was a spin-off from the film MASH.