Radar mentions that at the last monthly meeting, a motion had been made to hold a yearly reunion. This same concept would spark the entire plot for the later episode M*A*S*H: The Party (1979). See more »
Hawkeye and Trapper tell a racist white patient that Dr. Charles Drew, who invented the process to store blood, bled to death after a car crash because he was black and a "whites only" hospital refused to admit him. While Dr. Drew did in fact invent a way to store blood, and died in a car crash, the story surrounding the "whites only" hospital is not true according to his biography. See more »
[a racist, who insisted his blood transfusion come from a white donor]
What are you guys trying to do to me? Did you give me the wrong color blood or not?
All blood is the same.
You ever hear of Dr Charles Drew, soldier?
Dr Drew invented the process for separating blood so it can be stored.
He died last April after a car accident in North Carolina.
He bled to death. The hospital wouldn't let him in.
It was for whites only.
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