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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Year: 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

17 September 1972
The Swamp's Korean houseboy, Ho-Jon, is accepted to attend school at Hawkeye's alma mater. The camp raises money to send Ho-Jon to Maine by raffling a weekend in Tokyo with a nurse, much to the chagrin of Hot Lips and Burns.

Season 1, Episode 2: To Market, to Market

24 September 1972
After losing vital medical supplies to black marketeers, Hawkeye and Trapper attempt to make a deal to get them back. Henry gets a new antique oak desk.

Season 1, Episode 3: Requiem for a Lightweight

1 October 1972
Trapper enters the inter-camp boxing tournament.

Season 1, Episode 4: Chief Surgeon Who?

8 October 1972
When Hawkeye is appointed Chief Surgeon over Frank Burns, Burns and Houlihan go over Col. Blake's head to a general to protest the decision.

Season 1, Episode 5: The Moose

15 October 1972
Hawkeye is outraged when a visiting sergeant brings his 'moose' to camp - a young Korean woman he has bought to keep as his personal servant.

Season 1, Episode 6: Yankee Doodle Doctor

22 October 1972
The 4077th is chosen as the site for a documentary featuring 'false heroics' about MASH units in Korea. After destroying the film, Hawkeye and Trapper make their own movie as a replacement.

Season 1, Episode 7: Bananas, Crackers and Nuts

5 November 1972
Hawkeye feigns insanity to prove he needs a leave.

Season 1, Episode 8: Cowboy

12 November 1972
A wounded cowboy is itching to get back to the states to keep his marriage intact, but his request is denied. Henry becomes the target of a mad bomber.

Season 1, Episode 9: Henry, Please Come Home

19 November 1972
When Col. Henry Blake is transferred to Tokyo and Frank starts imposing military discipline on the camp, the surgeons will do anything to get Henry back.

Season 1, Episode 10: I Hate a Mystery

26 November 1972
Hawkeye finds himself investigating a rash of petty thefts in the camp.

Season 1, Episode 11: Germ Warfare

10 December 1972
After tapping Frank Burns for blood, Hawkeye and Trapper's patient develops complications. They believe Frank has hepatitis and try to keep Frank from operating.

Season 1, Episode 12: Dear Dad

17 December 1972
Hawkeye writes his dad, describing the antics of the 4077th.

Season 1, Episode 13: Edwina

24 December 1972
The nurses refuse to date until their lonely colleague Edwina gets a date, so the men draw straws.

Season 1, Episode 14: Love Story

7 January 1973
After Radar gets a "Dear John" letter Hawkeye and Trapper try to help him with a new nurse who's into classical literature and music.

Season 1, Episode 15: Tuttle

14 January 1973
A little white lie about an imaginary officer balloons into an elaborate charade.

Season 1, Episode 16: The Ringbanger

21 January 1973
Hawkeye and Trapper hit it off with a wounded Colonel, but when they discover his combat zeal is costing lives, they conspire to keep him from returning to the front line.

Season 1, Episode 17: Sometimes You Hear the Bullet

28 January 1973
Hawkeye's childhood buddy drops by, and reveals that he is writing a book about his experiences in the infantry - experiences that may hit a little too close to home.

Season 1, Episode 18: Dear Dad, Again

4 February 1973
Hawkeye is bored and tired, the best time to pen another missive to his father. He describes Klinger's sheer white wedding gown, which does little to hide his white boxer shorts but is better than Hawkeye's naked dining fiasco. There is more fun to be had over Hotlips' recent tiff with Frank; he got drunk on gin and confided that his own brother used to call him Ferret Face. Radar is now a real, honest to goodness mail order graduate. But, Captain Casey, the new boy genius of their surgical team, is not really a doctor; Hawkeye's failure to throw the book at him causes Casey to reassess his career choices: and an R.C. priest named Schwartz is born. Henry conducts the doctors playing and Hotlips singing "My Blue Heaven" but no one is listening. Hotlips is really selling it, but it is hard to get the Army behind any color but olive drab,

Season 1, Episode 19: The Longjohn Flap

18 February 1973
A cold snap has everybody trying to get their hands on Hawkeye's thermal underwear.

Season 1, Episode 20: The Army-Navy Game

25 February 1973
The Army-Navy game back home holds everyone's attention (and everyone's bet money) until an artillery barrage forces the camp to dispose of an unexploded shell.

Season 1, Episode 21: Sticky Wicket

4 March 1973
Hawkeye moves out of the Swamp while brooding over a patient gone sour, while Frank rubs salt in the wound after suffering Hawkeye's insults to his surgical ability.

Season 1, Episode 22: Major Fred C. Dobbs

11 March 1973
Frank applies for a transfer out of the 4077, and Hawkeye and Trapper can't resist broadcasting his goodbye to Margaret through the camp P.A. The prospect of gold in the region gives Frank second thoughts.

Season 1, Episode 23: Ceasefire

18 March 1973
The camp erupts into celebration when they receive word that there's a ceasefire.

Season 1, Episode 24: Showtime

25 March 1973
A USO troupe entertains the 4077th in between the usual chaos.

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Divided We Stand

15 September 1973
Henry's orders to the 4077th to be on their best behavior when General Clayton sends a psychiatrist to evaluate them meet with mixed results. Will the team be broken up and sent to other units?

Season 2, Episode 2: 5 O'Clock Charlie

22 September 1973
Every day for the past six weeks, at 5:00 o'clock p.m. on the nose, a North Korean "washout from Kamikaze school" has let loose a bomb in the general direction of the hospital's sub-ammo dump. Very affectionately known as "Five O'Clock Charlie," the only thing he hits on the nose is the time. Every day, Radar opens book on the day's exploits and takes bets on how close (in yards) Charlie will come to the sub-ammo dump. It is an occasion for cocktails and frivolity at 4077, not unlike the Kentucky Derby... until Frank demands Henry get him a "nug" from Brigadier Gen. Clayton. Capt. Phil Cardozo, the singing dentist, gives the drunken duo a new slant on things. If there is anything that will beat Frank and his nug, it is 4 dozen sheets, 18 gallons of mercurochrome and a little thing called psychology.

Season 2, Episode 3: Radar's Report

29 September 1973
Radar reports on the comedies and tragedies of a typical 4077th week while Majors Houlihan and Burns try to get Cpl. Klinger transferred and Hawkeye falls hard for a nurse.

Season 2, Episode 4: For the Good of the Outfit

6 October 1973
Hawkeye and Trapper discover that a nearby town has been shelled by U.S. forces. When they pursue the issue, the army resists accepting responsibility.

Season 2, Episode 5: Dr. Pierce and Mr. Hyde

13 October 1973
After Hawkeye is kept awake in surgery for 3 days straight he decides to find out who started the war.

Season 2, Episode 6: Kim

20 October 1973
A wounded Korean boy captures the hearts of the 4077th especially Trapper who wants to adopt him.

Season 2, Episode 7: L.I.P. (Local Indigenous Personnel)

27 October 1973
Hawkeye helps a soon-to-be-discharged enlisted man who wants to marry a Korean girl and take her and their child back to the U.S.

Season 2, Episode 8: The Trial of Henry Blake

3 November 1973
Henry's on trial on charges that Frank and Margaret brought against him. So that Hawkeye and Trapper can't help Henry, the Majors put them under house arrest.

Season 2, Episode 9: Dear Dad... Three

10 November 1973
Hawkeye pens another letter to his father during a 'typical' day at the 4077th.

Season 2, Episode 10: The Sniper

17 November 1973
The 4077th deals with more than the usual mayhem when a sniper opens fire on the camp.

Season 2, Episode 11: Carry On, Hawkeye

24 November 1973
All the surgeons except for Hawkeye, and most of the support staff except for Margaret, Radar, and Mulcahey come down with the flu. In this Korea-wide epidemic, they can't even find someone to come in and help with casualties.

Season 2, Episode 12: The Incubator

1 December 1973
After an epic Swamp debauch to end all debauchery, the drunken duo give up on alcohol. They are upset when one of their patients has an infection which the 4077 cannot identify. They determine that the 4077 needs an incubator, so they call the Quartermaster. Capt. Sloan is from the 375th QMHQ COMSEAPAC SEOULSEC REPDEP...Hawkeye needs a drink. But, according to Sloan, an incubator is "a luxury item." So the drunken duo go on a quest for luxury. They meet inept supply sergeants, hoarder, Major Morris, and the cupidinous Col. Lambert who is willing to give the guys what they want...for $1000 U.S. cash. General Mitchell (the one who investigated Henry) is the next man on the totem pole--he may not be the brightest bulb on the tree, but he is honest. And by the end of the meeting, he wants Pierce and McIntyre on spits, roasting. If only the guys had known where "the top" is located, they could have saved trouble and started their quest for an incubator in the right department.

Season 2, Episode 13: Deal Me Out

8 December 1973
Radar hits a local with a jeep and a GI suffers from battle fatigue while Pierce and McIntyre clash with Frank Burns and the CID all during a poker game disguised as an officer's conference.

Season 2, Episode 14: Hot Lips and Empty Arms

15 December 1973
A friend's letter causes Margaret to re-evaluate her life in the 4077th and request a transfer.

Season 2, Episode 15: Officers Only

22 December 1973
In gratitude for Hawkeye and Trapper saving his son, a general donates an officer's club to the 4077th. Hawkeye and Trapper work to allow everyone access to the club.

Season 2, Episode 16: Henry in Love

5 January 1974
Family man Henry falls in love with 21-year-old ex-cheerleader Nancy Sue Parker, who is half his age. Nancy visits Henry at the camp and comes on to Hawkeye while Henry is in surgery.

Season 2, Episode 17: For Want of a Boot

12 January 1974
After months of waiting, Hawkeye finds that it may take more than a requisition form to get a new pair of boots.

Season 2, Episode 18: Operation Noselift

19 January 1974
Another day, another complaint to Gen. Mitchell, compliments of Hotlips, Inc. and Henry is tired of their constant abuse. To make matters worse, Private Danny Baker keeps going AWOL. With the help of Fr. Mulcahy, Hawkeye and Trapper get to the bottom of Baker's trouble: his huge nose. Hawkeye calls his old buddy, renowned plastic surgeon, Major Stanley "Stosh" Robbins, (Stuart Margolin) to perform the exchange for a date with "The Barracuda." The big problem: all elective surgery is against U.S. military regulations. Hotlips, Inc. are very suspicious. But promises were made and contingency plans laid. Will Baker get a new nose? Will Stosh meet The Barracuda? Dig through all of the white tape to find out!

Season 2, Episode 19: The Chosen People

26 January 1974
A Korean family claims that the 4077th is set up on their farm and wants the unit to move; a Korean girl names Radar as the father of her child.

Season 2, Episode 20: As You Were

2 February 1974
The team delivers a baby, handles casualties and operates on Frank Burns' hernia during a power outage while Radar tries to divert friendly mortar fire falling too close to the camp.

Season 2, Episode 21: Crisis

9 February 1974
When enemy action cuts the supply lines to the 4077th in the middle of a freezing Korean winter, the unit struggles with a shortage of supplies and heating fuel.

Season 2, Episode 22: George

16 February 1974
A decorated GI confides to Hawkeye that he was beaten by his own unit for being gay but Frank Burns is outraged when he finds out from another source and tries to have the soldier dishonorably discharged.

Season 2, Episode 23: Mail Call

23 February 1974
Mail call yields goodies like photos and cookies (Trapper) and a huge knitted sweater (Hawkeye) but Henry gets only canceled checks. Frank's stock portfolio doubled since the war began but when he tells the guys they are less than thrilled. Margaret takes it as a near proposal of marriage. Klinger's father is dying for the 18th time; his file is full of familial death and pregnancy. Frank finds Hawkeye's letter to his father about Pioneer Aviation so Frank asks Radar to cable his brokers to liquidate and buy Pioneer. Radar has a pen pal named Mary Jo Carpenter; he tells Hawkeye he sent Mary Jo Hawkeye's own photo and other info. Trapper gets ripped and packs to go AWOL. Will Radar 'fess up to Mary Jo? Will Trapper stay? How will Frank enjoy not being a millionaire?

Season 2, Episode 24: A Smattering of Intelligence

2 March 1974
A helicopter crash introduces the 4077 to Colonel Sam Flagg, the well-built (says Hotlips) paranoid with a broken arm who refuses all painkillers. Colonel Flagg (who can also be identified as Major Brooks, Lt. Carter, Ensign Troy and Capt. Louise Klein) is CIA. Meanwhile, Trapper's friend, Vinny Pratt, also drops in; Vinny is Intelligence (G-2) and he wants to find out what Flagg is doing. Flagg is BIG, so his operation must be crucial. Because of Fr. Mulcahy, Vinny cannot be Capt. Perkins the priest, so he becomes Capt. Stone, the engineer. Vinny Pratt introduces himself to Henry as Major Strauss G-2 and tells Henry to call him Pratt. Flagg tells Hawkeye Flagg is Carter and Stone is really Martinez; so, if Martinez is there, the operation must be really BIG. Flagg is in the CID; he tells people he is CIA because it throws off people who think he is CIC. Then, Flagg re-breaks his own arm so he can continue treating...and spying. The surgeons have had more "intelligence" for one lifetime, Radar cables Tijuana for Flagg: "Mary had a little lamb. Stop. My dog has fleas. Stop. Mairzy doats and dozey doats, and I'll be home for Christmas. Signed: Your loving son, Queen Victoria." Pratt says HE is Mary. The guys bring the spy nonsense to a head by "doctoring" personnel files. Is Frank Burns a Communist, like Flagg believes? Or is he a Fascist, as Pratt suspects? It may be off to the Lubyanka, or some other gulag, for old Ferret Face.

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: The General Flipped at Dawn

10 September 1974
A visiting general, appearing to be more eccentric than the usual army brass and a stickler for regulations, tries to move the camp closer to the front and court martial Hawkeye before they discover that he's completely loony.

Season 3, Episode 2: Rainbow Bridge

17 September 1974
Hawkeye and Trapper are Tokyo-bound, Frank is jealous; but Trapper wants 3 days without amputating something. Father and Henry bring shopping lists but Radar brings news of more casualties. Thirty-six hours and 473 cases later (an all time record) Henry tells the officers about an unusual radio call Radar took from the Chinese. The Chinese have 9 shot-up GIs they are willing to free...but only if unarmed doctors, a corpsman and a driver travel 9 miles into Chinese territory in one vehicle to retrieve the GIs. All must be totally without weaponry. Margaret and Frank do not trust the offer, but Hawkeye believes it. He knows the Chinese realize the 4077 treats their wounded Chinese well and believes the Chinese are trying to give their GIs a break. Radar is to drive the bus with doctors, Hawkeye and Trapper, and a volunteer corpsman, Klinger. Smelling a commendation, Hotlips urges Frank to volunteer and arms him with all kinds of courage. So, five Americans meet a group of Chinese... but they are armed to the teeth with Russian weaponry. Is this an elaborate hoax or a fool's errand? Or is a group of men doing something decent in the middle of a giant indecency?

Season 3, Episode 3: Officer of the Day

24 September 1974
Assigned by Frank Burns as Officer of the Day in Henry's absence, Hawkeye must deal with the daily 4077th chaos and try to thwart sneaky Col. Flagg's plans for his Korean prisoner.

Season 3, Episode 4: Iron Guts Kelly

1 October 1974
General Robert "Iron Guts" Kelly arrives for an inspection and dies in Margaret's tent, prompting his aide Colonel Wortman to do damage control and make it look as if Kelly died in combat.

Season 3, Episode 5: O.R.

8 October 1974
Drama, pathos and humor combine when heavy casualties result in a long session in the O.R.

Season 3, Episode 6: Springtime

15 October 1974
It is a beautiful Spring day that makes one yearn for a group lobotomy. Trapper grabs a nurse; Radar wants to grab pretty Lt. Simmons (Mary Kay Place) and Henry grabs some golf. In the field, nostrils flare as Hotlips and Frank grab each other. A hairy English rose reads Rupert Brooke... and a telegram. She said yes! Hawkeye almost gets grabbed by a disturbed feline fondler, but his new buddy, Gargantuan Marine, Lyle Wesson (Alex Karras) saves him. And he keeps on saving him! Henry arranges a wireless wedding between Korea and Toledo with Father Mulcahy presiding. The brides wore white. Were Scott and Zelda on the guest list? Will there be dancing and/or twirling? Boy, they sure throw some weird parties, huh? Does the Jr. Swamp Rat finally get slaked?

Season 3, Episode 7: Check-Up

22 October 1974
Trapper John's ulcer flares up and could provide grounds for a medical discharge from the Army.

Season 3, Episode 8: Life with Father

29 October 1974
Henry suspects his wife is having an affair, Hawkeye searches for presidents' faces to try to win a pony and Father Mulcahy officiates at a Jewish Bris with the help of a rabbi on a faraway aircraft carrier.

Season 3, Episode 9: Alcoholics Unanimous

12 November 1974
When Henry goes to Tokyo for a conference Frank outlaws alcoholic beverages and dismantles the still but discovers that it's not so easy to dry out the 4077th.

Season 3, Episode 10: There Is Nothing Like a Nurse

19 November 1974
After a run-in with Major Houlihan, Henry is not altogether unhappy when the nurses are evacuated due to a possible enemy attack but soon finds out with rest of the camp just how much the nurses mean to the unit.

Season 3, Episode 11: Adam's Ribs

26 November 1974
After literally being fed up with mess hall food, Hawkeye goes on a desperate quest to order barbecue spare ribs from his favorite restaurant, Adam's Ribs, at Dearborn Station in Chicago.

Season 3, Episode 12: A Full Rich Day

3 December 1974
Hawkeye records a letter to his Dad, detailing the exploits of a mad Turkish soldier, the loss of a Luxembourg Lieutenant's corpse, and a lieutenant's strong-arm tactics to obtain medical care for a comrade.

Season 3, Episode 13: Mad Dogs and Servicemen

10 December 1974
Against Frank's objections, Hawkeye and Trapper treat a young, shell-shocked GI with hysterical paralysis while Henry searches for a possibly rabid dog that bit Radar.

Season 3, Episode 14: Private Charles Lamb

31 December 1974
When the 4077th is invited to share an Easter meal with a Greek unit, tender-hearted Radar comes up with a creative way to save the main course...a lamb!

Season 3, Episode 15: Bombed

7 January 1975
While Radar tries to stop the camp from being shelled by their own artillery, Frank finds a wounded enemy soldier wired to explode, Margaret and Trapper get stuck in a supply shed and Henry and Father Mulcahy get blown up in the latrine.

Season 3, Episode 16: Bulletin Board

14 January 1975
Trapper writes a letter to his daughter, Shirley Temple dances, and the 4077th tries to take a mental break from GIs suffering from hypothermia and post-op bleeding by throwing a benefit picnic for the orphanage.

Season 3, Episode 17: The Consultant

21 January 1975
Hawkeye learns more than just a new surgical technique when a casual conversation in a Tokyo bar with a medical consultant convinces the man to come to the 4077th.

Season 3, Episode 18: House Arrest

4 February 1975
After Hawkeye makes an insulting remark about Margaret, Frank snaps him with a towel and Hawkeye responds with a nicely placed right cross to Frank's eye. Hawkeye is then placed under house arrest and instead of being treated like a criminal, he is treated like a conquering hero for what he did even to the point of getting some very tasty water buffalo steak and having movies shown in the Swamp. In the meantime, Colonel Reese, the woman in charge of all the nurses in Korea, arrives to observe Margaret and her staff and, for some strange reason, becomes attracted to Frank and tries to seduce him. Also, Radar begins acting very strangely, even having the hem in his pants let out two inches.

Season 3, Episode 19: Aid Station

11 February 1975
Hawkeye, Margaret, and Klinger travel to an aid station at the front, where they end up working closely together under heavy fire and unsanitary medical conditions.

Season 3, Episode 20: Love and Marriage

18 February 1975
Hawkeye and Trapper try to unite a Korean medic with his family in spite of Frank's interference and find out that a young GI isn't telling the whole truth about his upcoming marriage to a Korean woman.

Season 3, Episode 21: Big Mac

25 February 1975
The camp prepares for a visit from General Douglas MacArthur, but Klinger interrupts the proceedings with his attempts to earn a Section 8 discharge.

Season 3, Episode 22: Payday

4 March 1975
A clerical error results in an unexpected payday windfall for Hawkeye and the ire of a zealous payroll clerk.

Season 3, Episode 23: White Gold

11 March 1975
The attempted theft of penicillin from the 4077th by a group of suspected black marketeers brings Col. Flagg to investigate.

Season 3, Episode 24: Abyssinia, Henry

18 March 1975
Henry finds out he's been discharged from the army, and everyone at the 4077th prepares to say goodbye to him as he heads for home.

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Welcome to Korea

12 September 1975
Hawkeye returns from R&R to find out Trapper has been discharged. He rushes to the airport to say goodbye but misses him. But it gives him an opportunity to welcome Trapper's replacement, B.J., to Korea.

Alan Alda ... Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce

Mike Farrell ... Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt

Harry Morgan ... Col. Sherman T. Potter (credit only)

Loretta Swit ... Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan

Larry Linville ... Maj. Frank Burns

Gary Burghoff ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly

Jamie Farr ... Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger

William Christopher ... Father Francis Mulcahy
Tom Dever ... M.P. Lieutenant

Robert Karnes ... Colonel
Ted Zeigler ... Sergeant Dale
Reid Cruickshanks ... Staff Sergeant
Nat Jones ... G.I.
Roy Goldman ... Roy Goldman (uncredited)
Kimiko Hiroshige ... Korean Mother (uncredited)
Cherylene Lee ... Korean Daughter (uncredited)
Virginia Ann Lee ... Korean Daughter (uncredited)
Jeff Maxwell ... Pvt. Igor Straminsky (uncredited)
Ray Poss ... Korean Father (uncredited)

Wayne Rogers ... Man on P.A. in Kimpo (voice) (uncredited)

Richard X. Slattery ... Bartender at Kimpo (uncredited)

Todd Susman ... P.A. Announcer (voice) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 2: Change of Command

19 September 1975
Col. Sherman T. Potter assumes command of the 4077th.

Season 4, Episode 3: It Happened One Night

26 September 1975
It's a bitterly cold night, and Hawkeye and B.J. are stuck with the overnight shift and a roomful of unruly patients. In the meantime, Margaret tells Frank that she keeps all his love letters--so he ransacks her tent to get them back.

Season 4, Episode 4: The Late Captain Pierce

3 October 1975
Hawkeye finds out that due to clerical error, he has been declared dead.

Season 4, Episode 5: Hey, Doc

10 October 1975
Hawkeye and B.J. agree to help a colleague trying to start a Korean restaurant when he gets home. But Frank refuses to cooperate--until he is involved in an ridiculous tank accident.

Season 4, Episode 6: The Bus

17 October 1975
After their bus breaks down in the middle of nowhere on the way back from a medical convention, Hawkeye, B.J., Colonel Potter, Frank and Radar find themselves stranded.

Season 4, Episode 7: Dear Mildred

24 October 1975
Colonel Potter writes his anniversary letter to his wife. Meanwhile, Frank and Margaret try to find the perfect anniversary gift, only to be outdone by Radar.

Season 4, Episode 8: The Kids

31 October 1975
The 4077th takes in Nurse Cratty's Korean orphans during a shelling attack, including a pregnant girl with a bullet wound. But Frank accuses one of the orphans of stealing his newly (and dubiously) awarded Purple Heart.

Season 4, Episode 9: Quo Vadis, Captain Chandler

7 November 1975
The latest group of casualties includes a bomber pilot who claims he's Jesus Christ. Frank and Margaret think he's faking battle fatigue in order to get a discharge, and they bring in Colonel Flagg to help expose him.

Season 4, Episode 10: Dear Peggy

14 November 1975
B.J. writes a letter home to his wife, and Father Mulcahy gets a visit from one of his rigid superiors.

Season 4, Episode 11: Of Moose and Men

21 November 1975
Hawkeye saves the life of a colonel who wants him reprimanded for disrespect. B.J. tries to save the marriage of a friend who found out his wife is cheating on him, and Frank is paranoid that all Koreans are hiding or burying bombs.

Season 4, Episode 12: Soldier of the Month

28 November 1975
The 4077th introduces a "soldier of the month" award, which includes a week of R&R in Tokyo, and Klinger and Radar go all out to win the honor. Frank is supposed to choose the winner, but he contracts a rare fever.

Season 4, Episode 13: The Gun

2 December 1975
A vintage revolver is stolen from the camp's gun locker and Radar is accused as the thief.

Season 4, Episode 14: Mail Call, Again

9 December 1975
Colonel Potter finds out that he's about to become a grandfather, and Major Burns learns that his wife knows about his affair with Margaret--and wants a divorce.

Season 4, Episode 15: The Price of Tomato Juice

16 December 1975
What seems to be a simple request to get tomato juice for Colonel Potter becomes a ridiculous, complicated ordeal when Major Burns asks for something in return.

Season 4, Episode 16: Dear Ma

23 December 1975
Radar's letter home recounts the latest round of foot inspections, and how Colonel Potter's wife's premonition of bad luck comes to fruition.

Season 4, Episode 17: Der Tag

6 January 1976
Hawkeye and B.J. place a toe tag on a passed-out Frank as part of a drunken practical joke. But the joke backfires on them when he is accidentally shipped out to the front lines.

Season 4, Episode 18: Hawkeye

13 January 1976
Hawkeye Pierce, going solo, has an accident with a Jeep, and is rescued by a South Korean family. To prevent himself from succumbing to a concussion, Hawkeye begins talking endlessly to the family, who can't understand a word he's saying.

Alan Alda ... Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce

Mike Farrell ... Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt (credit only)

Harry Morgan ... Col. Sherman T. Potter (credit only)

Loretta Swit ... Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan (credit only)

Larry Linville ... Maj. Frank Burns (credit only)

Gary Burghoff ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (credit only)

Jamie Farr ... Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger (credit only)
Philip Ahn ... The Father
Shizuko Hoshi ... The Mother

June Kyoto Lu ... The Pregnant Woman (as June Kim)
Susan Sakimoto ... Oldest Child
Jeff Osaka ... Younger Child
Jayleen Sun ... Younger Child

Season 4, Episode 19: Some 38th Parallels

20 January 1976
Hawkeye has impotency problems, Frank auctions off the 4077th's garbage, and Radar becomes distraught after a patient he has taken special interest in dies.

Season 4, Episode 20: The Novocaine Mutiny

27 January 1976
Hawkeye is court martialed for mutiny under Frank Burns' command.

Season 4, Episode 21: Smilin' Jack

3 February 1976
A chopper pilot with diabetes dead set on bringing in the most wounded from the front to be the 'Chopper Pilot of the Year' continues flying against the docs' orders.

Season 4, Episode 22: The More I See You

10 February 1976
A nurse that Hawkeye used to live with and never got over arrives at the 4077th. And Hawkeye's heartbreak is only intensified when he learns that she is now married.

Season 4, Episode 23: Deluge

17 February 1976
The Chinese Army joins the war, killing any hopes the 4077th has about a speedy resolution and homecoming.

Alan Alda ... Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce

Mike Farrell ... Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt

Harry Morgan ... Col. Sherman T. Potter

Loretta Swit ... Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan

Larry Linville ... Maj. Frank Burns

Gary Burghoff ... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly

Jamie Farr ... Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger

William Christopher ... Father Francis Mulcahy
Kario Salem ... The Youngster
Anthony Palmer ... The Sergeant
Lois Foraker ... Lt. Able, RN

Albert Hall ... Corporal
Tom Ruben ... PFC

Lynne Marie Stewart ... Lt. Plummer, RN (as Lynn Marie Stewart)
Dagwood ... Black Tabby, the Ping-Pong Cat (archive footage)

Mel Allen ... Movie Tone News Announcer (archive footage) (uncredited)

Milton Berle ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Joe E. Brown ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Winston Churchill ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Roy Goldman ... Corpsman (uncredited)

Rita Hayworth ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bob Hope ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Danny Kaye ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Douglas MacArthur ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Kellye Nakahara ... Lt. Kellye Yamato, RN (uncredited)

Todd Susman ... P.A. Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Harry S. Truman ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 24: The Interview

24 February 1976
War Correspondent Clete Roberts interviews the members of the 4077.

Season 5

Season 5, Episode 1: Bug Out

21 September 1976
When a rumor for a camp relocation turns out to be real, Hawkeye, Margaret and Radar volunteer to stay behind for a patient who cannot be moved.

Season 5, Episode 2: Margaret's Engagement

28 September 1976
Margaret's sudden engagement comes as a surprise to everyone, but Frank predictably takes it the hardest.

Season 5, Episode 3: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

5 October 1976
Hawkeye is temporarily blinded while trying to fix the nurses' furnace, and Frank finds a sure-fire way to win bets on baseball games.

Season 5, Episode 4: Lt. Radar O'Reilly

12 October 1976
To settle a poker debt, an officer forges promotion papers for Radar to become a Lieutenant

Season 5, Episode 5: The Nurses

19 October 1976
The nurses go behind Margaret's back so that a fellow nurse confined to her tent can spend the night with her soldier husband who is paying her a surprise visit.

Season 5, Episode 6: The Abduction of Margaret Houlihan

26 October 1976
Margaret takes off in the middle of the night to help deliver a Korean baby. Nobody knows of her whereabouts, and Colonel Flagg is brought in to help investigate her disappearance.

Season 5, Episode 7: Dear Sigmund

9 November 1976
Psychiatrist Sidney Freedman composes a letter to Sigmund Freud during a visit to the 4077, while the rest of the camp endures the hijinks of a mystery prankster.

Season 5, Episode 8: Mulcahy's War

16 November 1976
Father Mulcahy, troubled by his lack of experience at the front, insists on accompanying Radar for an errand there.

Season 5, Episode 9: The Korean Surgeon

23 November 1976
Instead of turning him in as a prisoner of war, Hawkeye and B.J. pull some strings to get a wounded North Korean surgeon a spot on the staff.

Season 5, Episode 10: Hawkeye Get Your Gun

30 November 1976
Hawkeye and Potter provide assistance at a Korean clinic, and run into an enemy attack on the way home. Meanwhile, Klinger begins posing as a Gypsy to help get his discharge papers.

Season 5, Episode 11: The Colonel's Horse

7 December 1976
Everybody pitches in to save Colonel Potter's horse, who becomes sick while Potter is away in Tokyo. And Margaret asks Hawkeye, not Frank, to operate on her appendix.

Season 5, Episode 12: Exorcism

14 December 1976
To save the life of an elderly local who rejects an operation because he believes bad spirits surround the 4077th, Colonel Potter permits a Korean exorcism.

Season 5, Episode 13: Hawk's Nightmare

21 December 1976
Hawkeye starts sleepwalking and having horrific nightmares. He begins to think that he may be starting to lose his "war against the war."

Season 5, Episode 14: The Most Unforgettable Characters

4 January 1977
Radar becomes an aspiring writer after ordering a flier from a comic book, and Hawkeye and B.J. give Frank a surprise birthday present that only he will appreciate.

Season 5, Episode 15: 38 Across

11 January 1977
A fouled radio call for help on a crossword puzzle leads to a senior officer coming to the 4077th to help with a supposed serious medical problem.

Season 5, Episode 16: Ping Pong

18 January 1977
The 4077th hosts a traditional Korean wedding, much to Frank's objections. And Colonel Potter runs into an old friend who has put his troops in jeopardy so that he could receive a promotion.

Season 5, Episode 17: End Run

25 January 1977
A former star college football player suffers a severe leg injury in combat and must deal with the consequences, and Major Burns goes behind Colonel Potter's back to set up a boxing match between Klinger and Zale.

Season 5, Episode 18: Hanky Panky

1 February 1977
B.J. falls off the fidelity wagon while trying to provide consolation to a nurse whose marriage has just ended. But will he confess his infidelity to his wife?

Season 5, Episode 19: Hepatitis

8 February 1977
The 4077th has an outbreak of hepatitis and Hawkeye needs to inoculate the reluctant staff while dealing with back pain.

Season 5, Episode 20: The General's Practitioner

15 February 1977
General Korshak wants Hawkeye to be his personal practitioner, despite his constant snottiness. And Radar helps take care of a soldier's half-Korean baby after he is shipped back home.

Season 5, Episode 21: Movie Tonight

22 February 1977
Colonel Potter hopes a Western will be the cure for the 4077th's morale problem. But during the show, the staff of the camp is forced to make its own entertainment during the frequent film breakages.

Season 5, Episode 22: Souvenirs

1 March 1977
Hawkeye and BJ try to stop a chopper pilot from selling souvenirs derived from war materials derived from locals facing danger getting them, and Klinger becomes a pole-sitter in his latest attempt to get a Section Eight.

Season 5, Episode 23: Post Op

8 March 1977
The 4077th is deluged with patients and their individual medical histories. Then they run out of blood and everyone is donating at 48-hour intervals.

Season 5, Episode 24: Margaret's Marriage

15 March 1977
Pressured by Frank, Margaret decides to marry Colonel Donald Penobscott at the 4077th. When Donald arrives in camp, he is treated to a bachelor party and a practical joke while the nurses give Margaret a bridal shower.

Season 6

Season 6, Episode 1: Fade Out, Fade In

20 September 1977
Frank Burns cracks up over Margaret's marriage while on R&R in Tokyo, and Major Charles Emerson Winchester III is sent to the 4077th as a replacement by a vindictive superior officer.

Season 6, Episode 2: Fallen Idol

27 September 1977
Radar has always looked up to Hawkeye and admired him as his hero. But after suffering a Jeep accident en route to R&R at Hawkeye's behest. Radar questions his own hero worship. Particularly when he and his hero have a falling out.

Season 6, Episode 3: Last Laugh

4 October 1977
A practical joking friend gets BJ into serious trouble when he is arrested for a run-in he supposedly had with a general in Seoul.

Season 6, Episode 4: War of Nerves

11 October 1977
Sidney Freedman feels depressed over Tom, a young soldier, who blames Sidney for his injuries because Sidney sent him back into combat. The 4077th members light a bonfire to release their stress.

Season 6, Episode 5: The Winchester Tapes

18 October 1977
Hawkeye tries to travel to Seoul in order to visit Nurse Gilmore for the weekend. Charles tapes an angry message to his influential parents back home in Boston, asking for their help in getting him reassigned stateside.

Season 6, Episode 6: The Light That Failed

25 October 1977
A delivery error keeps the 4077th from receiving a vital shipment of supplies, Winchester has a selfish reaction to an error that nearly kills a patient, and everyone is forced to guess at the murderer's identity in a mystery novel.

Season 6, Episode 7: In Love and War

1 November 1977
Despite Colonel Potter's warning, Hawkeye falls in love with a Korean villager. Meanwhile, Margaret learns that her husband Donald may have made a pass at a new nurse assigned to the 4077th.

Season 6, Episode 8: Change Day

8 November 1977
Winchester plots to cheat the natives when the Army changes the military scrip while Klinger tries to attempt to apply to West Point in order to drop out later.

Season 6, Episode 9: Images

15 November 1977
Radar wants to get a tattoo, which Hawkeye and B.J. try to discourage. Major Houlihan wants to transfer one of her nurses out because she is too emotional for the job.

Season 6, Episode 10: The M*A*S*H Olympics

22 November 1977
When Col. Potter decides the 4077th personnel are out of shape, he orders them to exercise. To motivate them, he comes up with the idea for a series of competitions like the Olympics, with the prize being a 3-day pass.

Season 6, Episode 11: The Grim Reaper

29 November 1977
Colonel Bloodworth threatens to press court-martial charges against Hawkeye, who shoved him in the bar. But then he becomes a patient and witnesses Hawkeye's skills. Klinger bonds with a patient from his hometown.

Season 6, Episode 12: Comrades in Arms: Part 1

6 December 1977
Hawkeye and Margaret become romantically involved while they are trapped behind enemy lines.

Season 6, Episode 13: Comrades in Arms: Part 2

13 December 1977
B.J. disobeys orders and goes out to find Hawkeye and Margret, who are still missing in action. Meanwhile, their romantic relationship quickly goes up in flames, and they become even more hostile toward each other.

Season 6, Episode 14: The Merchant of Korea

20 December 1977
B.J. and Hawkeye are fed up with doing favors for Winchester because they owe him money. So they challenge him to a poker game to win it back.

Season 6, Episode 15: The Smell of Music

3 January 1978
Hawkeye and B.J. refuse to shower until Charles stops playing his French horn, and Colonel Potter deals with a patient who wants to kill himself because he is now disfigured.

Season 6, Episode 16: Patent 4077

10 January 1978
Hawkeye is fed up with having to work with inadequate surgical equipment, so he tries to find somebody to create a makeshift clamp for him. And Klinger tries to find Margaret's wedding ring after it was accidentally thrown out with the trash.

Season 6, Episode 17: Tea and Empathy

17 January 1978
Father Mulcahy and Klinger retrieve some stolen penicillin after a soldier's confession, B.J. deals with a patient's morphine addiction, and British Major Ross demands that Hawkeye release his still-injured soldiers.

Season 6, Episode 18: Your Hit Parade

24 January 1978
As the unit becomes overrun with casualties and tempers begin to flare, Radar tries to raise everyone's spirits by playing some new records over the intercom.

Season 6, Episode 19: What's Up, Doc?

30 January 1978
Hawkeye conducts a rabbit test on Radar's bunny to find out if Margaret is pregnant, and a patient desperate to get home holds Winchester hostage.

Season 6, Episode 20: Mail Call Three

6 February 1978
Klinger's wife wants a divorce, Radar's upset because his mom is seeing a new man, B.J. finds out that another man made a pass at his wife, and Hawkeye receives another love letter for another soldier named Benjamin Pierce.

Season 6, Episode 21: Temporary Duty

13 February 1978
The 4077th and the 8063rd exchange Hawkeye and a nurse for a crude bumpkin surgeon and a personal friend of Margaret.

Season 6, Episode 22: Potter's Retirement

20 February 1978
When Col. Potter learns of an informant feeding negative reports on his command bad enough to prompt an outside inspection, he decides to retire.

Season 6, Episode 23: Dr. Winchester and Mr. Hyde

27 February 1978
While dealing with a long stretch of surgery duty, Winchester gets addicted to amphetamines. And Radar sets up a mouse race competition between the 4077th and a group of cocky Marine patients.