M*A*S*H: Season 8, Episode 12

Dear Uncle Abdul (3 Dec. 1979)

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Resigned to staying for his term of service, Klinger writes home about his job, which includes appeasing the officers' eccentricities. A home-bound patient says goodbye to the slow-witted buddy who saved his life in battle.

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Resigned to staying for his term of service, Klinger writes home about his job, which includes appeasing the officers' eccentricities. A home-bound patient says goodbye to the slow-witted buddy who saved his life in battle.

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Just before Potter and Klinger go out for Potter to paint Klinger, you get a good view of Potter's paint case. You can tell that Potter has had it for a while because it says Capt. Sherman Potter. See more »

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Lt.: [singing] There's no one singing war songs now like people used to do; No "Over There," no "Praise the Lord," no "Glory Hallelu". Perhaps at last we've asked ourselves what we should have asked before: With the pain and death this madness brings, what were we ever singing for?
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Father Mulcahy's War Song
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Performed by William Christopher
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