Hawkeye pens another letter to his father, detailing the day-to-day insanity of living in the camp, including a bet with Trapper that nobody will notice if Hawkeye dines naked. A new surgeon, Captain Casey, does brilliant work but has dubious credentials. Written by
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Captain Casey is based on real life impostor Fedinand Waldo Demara who managed to get a position as ship's surgeon aboard a Canadian war ship that was involved in the Korean War. As Dr. Joseph Cyr, Demara famously operated on 16 wounded Korean casualties that were brought aboard his ship. See more
Hawkeye walks into the mess tent naked, but in several shots, his boxers can be seen. See more
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce
[writing a letter to his dad
It's very quiet at the moment, Dad. The only man in sight is Radar O'Reilly, an amazing kid. I've never put much stock in E.S.P. but if it is possible for one person to read another person's mind Radar has that ability, the little fink.
[Radar passes by
Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly
Is that a nice thing to say?
References A Streetcar Named Desire
"My Blue Heaven"
Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by George Whiting
Played at the No-Talent Show and sung by Loretta Swit See more