In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he appeared on TV commercials advertising for Kellogg's cereals variety packs. (His appearance on these commercials is being shown now on www.wost.org on the link for the 1970 episode of "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing.")
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[on leaving M*A*S*H
(1972)] I probably got too big for my britches. The biggest mistake I made was I thought everybody loved McLean Stevenson. It was Henry Blake that people loved. So when I went out and did The McLean Stevenson Show
(1976), nobody gave a damn.
After the news of Col. Blake's death on M*A*S*H
(1972) (He left at the end of the third season) shocked the world, the very next night on "The Carol Burnett Show" (1967), the opening shot was of Henry Blake in a smoking raft, waving his arms, hollering, "I'm OK! I'm OK!".