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1980

7 Jan. 1980
Bottle Fatigue
Hawkeye goes on the wagon and drives everyone crazy. When Winchester hears that his sister is going to marry an Italian, he goes nuts, doing everything in his power to stop the marriage.
 
14 Jan. 1980
Heal Thyself
When Potter and Charles are quarantined with mumps and get on each others' nerves, a replacement surgeon from Tokyo is brought in.
 
21 Jan. 1980
Old Soldiers
When Potter visits a sick friend in Tokyo, Hawkeye is in charge and the 4077th treats a group of refugee orphans.
 
28 Jan. 1980
Morale Victory
While Hawkeye and BJ struggle as morale officers of the disgruntled camp, Winchester tries to help a patient whose pianist career seems ruined due to a crippled hand.
 
4 Feb. 1980
Lend a Hand
Irritated that the 4077th is planning a "surprise" birthday party for him, Hawkeye aids a wounded surgeon at the front and habitually disagrees with wisecracking medical advisor Dr. Anthony Borelli. Constant interruptions prevent Klinger from frosting a cake in Hawkeye's honor.
 
11 Feb. 1980
Goodbye, Cruel World
When Klinger's attempt to redecorate his office is rejected, he decides to desert while Hawkeye has a homebound war hero patient who attempts suicide.
 
18 Feb. 1980
Dreams
During a hectic non-stop rush of wounded that is overcrowding the camp, the staff's brief naps have disturbing dreams in which the war is an never-ending intrusion.
 
3 Mar. 1980
War Co-Respondent
B.J. feels torn when he and visiting war correspondent Aggie O'Shea fall for each other.
 
10 Mar. 1980
Back Pay
Pierce is upset by the fact that civilian doctors are making a lot of money off the war, and decides to bill the army for all his work. Meanwhile, Winchester is reluctantly showing 3 Korean doctors American medical techniques, putting them down all the while, until he is on the receiving end of their expertise.
 
24 Mar. 1980
April Fools
Spit and polish Colonel Tucker visits the camp at the worst time during April Fool's Day. Klinger, egged on by Sergeant Rizzo, uses reverse psychology to try to get out of the Army.
 
17 Nov. 1980
The Best of Enemies
En route to R&R, Hawkeye is flagged down by a North Korean soldier who holds him at gun point, forcing him to treat his wounded comrade. Back in camp, the officers change partners in a bridge tournament.
 
24 Nov. 1980
Letters
The staff of the 4077th answer letters from school children from Hawkeye's home town of Crabapple Cove.
 
1 Dec. 1980
Cementing Relationships
To fight an ongoing infection in the O.R., the staff decides to remove the old wood floor and make a concrete one. The surgeons do the menial labor while Klinger acts as foreman (he knows cement and it's not that hard); while an Italian soldier falls head-over-heels for Margaret.
 
8 Dec. 1980
Father's Day
Margaret's cold-hearted father visits while the gang tries to hide a stolen side of beef that was given to them by an appreciative patient.
 
15 Dec. 1980
Death Takes a Holiday
While local orphans attend a Christmas party in the mess tent, Hawkeye, B.J., and Margaret try to save the life of a critically injured solider so that his family won't think of Christmas as the day that their father died.
 
29 Dec. 1980
A War for All Seasons
As the year 1950 comes to a close, the 4077th staff and surgeons hope 1951 is "a damn sight better" and hopefully they'll be going home. The year 1951 is not uneventful: Klinger makes a bet on a baseball team Charles is sure will lose, Hawkeye and B.J. build a kidney machine, Margaret knits a scarf which soon becomes a bed sheet, and Father Mulcahy plants a garden. By the time New Year's Eve rolls around again, they all hope 1952 will be "a damn sight better" and that they will be returning home.
 

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