Radar gets his nose out of joint when the Head Nurse of the entire 8th Army, Colonel Lillian Rayburn, shows up early at 4077 for her first tour of a M*A*S*H in Korea. The attractive 60-something Colonel Rayburn immediately sparks with Colonel Potter. Lil, as she tells the officers to call her, asks BJ what his initials stand for and he says "anything you want." This starts Hawkeye on one of his more inane quests: to learn his BF's one, dark secret. Margaret is all thumbs in OR in front of Col. Rayburn until she has her first talk with Lil; then, she is inspired by Lil and this boosts her esprit de corps about her own Army career. But, Radar is upset at the attention Col. Potter is paying to Lil... even Lil gets her signals mixed. Colonel Potter goes to Radar to request a wake-up call, and they have one of their concise chats. It seems Hawkeye was right, all along... except about the name game. Are BJ Hunnicutt's parents really named Bea and Jay? Written by
2 October 1978 (USA)
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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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B.J. could not have commissioned using only initials as his first name. When J.R. Cash entered the U.S. Air Force in the 60's, he was told that he had to have a real first name, and not initials, so he changed his name to John R. Cash, and later, Johnny Cash. B.J. would have had to pick a name, such as Benjamin J. Hunnicutt, or Brian J. Hunnicutt, etc., in order to commission into the Army. See more
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce
Who would name their kid BJ?
Capt. B.J. Hunnicut
My mother, Bee Honeycut, and my father, Jay Honeycut.
Indian Love Call
Music by Rudolf Friml
and Herbert Stothart
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
and Otto A. Harbach
Performed by Harry Morgan See more