M*A*S*H: Season 9, Episode 3

Cementing Relationships (1 Dec. 1980)

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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 ... See full summary »


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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. Written by <Explorerds6789>

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Comedy | Drama | War






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1 December 1980 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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You can clearly see Klinger wearing a big earring. In the next shot the ear ring is gone. Then, a short time later the ear ring is back. See more »


Cpl. Maxwell Klinger: [Charles is painting a caution sign] How come you got the easy job and we had to bust our buns?
Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III: Very well. Klinger, how do you spell 'caution'?
Cpl. Maxwell Klinger: C-A-W...
Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III: I rest my case.
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Cement Mixer, Putti Putti
Written by Slim Gaillard and Lee Ricks
Sung by William Christopher
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Laying Concrete Is Hard!
21 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The doctors are having a hard time because of a series of infections. It turns out that the wood floor has become an incubator for every manner of bug. The doctors would like a concrete floor put in, but they are rebuffed by the corps of engineers. Klinger gets the idea to do a do it yourself floor. He has had experience with concrete in a civilian job and volunteers to supervise the laying of the floor. Of course, nothing ever runs that smoothly and that's what this episode is about. That and an Italian soldier who develops a total fixation on Margaret because she helped him get over a Dear Giovanni letter. He becomes the ultimate pest and even goes AWOL to see her.

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