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.
Intelligence shows the 4077 is not being shelled, but Radar prefers to rely on his own senses. Henry and Father are both trapped in a shelled latrine; poor Father is so dazed, he revisits his childhood. Frank refuses to operate on a North Korean and he is not happy with the new UN nurse from Costa Rica, Nurse Sanchez. Another patient comes in, but he is booby-trapped: boom-boom, as per Sanchez. Intelligence confirms the U.S. is shelling itself. Huzzah! Sanchez affixes herself to Hawkeye and Trapper tries to affix himself to Hotlips when they get stuck in the Supply Room; trust Trapper to always find the bright side in a crisis! When Frank and Hawkeye rescue them, Hotlips denies and Trapper leers. Frank is so crazy with jealousy, he proposes. But what? Written by
A voice on the radio (radio station, not communication) says, "It's been the Bob Hope show, with ... and yours truly Hy Averback." Hy Averback is the director. See more »
When the announcement about the bug-out is heard, Trapper and Hawkeye are leaving the supply tent. Trapper says, "Evacuate to where?" As bombs go off, Trapper is clearly saying something that can't be heard, and then Hawkeye says, "Now the Book of the Month club will never find me." It appears that the filmmakers decided to cut one line. See more »
This takes us to the MASH unit under the worst of circumstances. Radar spends his time trying to convince HQ that the camp is being bombed. They insist that there are no bombs being dropped/then change their tunes and admit it is "friendly" fire. The plot then is directed toward Frank's jealousy when Margaret and Trapper get locked in the supply shed. The bombings are constant, blowing out windows, destroying much of the camp. It's not a remarkable episode, but one can only imagine the horrors of such a situation. There is a funny scene when Henry and Mulcahy are blown up in the latrine. Mulcahy's ramblings are quite hilarious.
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