M*A*S*H: Season 6, Episode 22

Potter's Retirement (20 Feb. 1978)

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When Col. Potter learns of an informant feeding negative reports on his command bad enough to prompt an outside inspection, he decides to retire.


(as William Jurgensen)


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Episode cast overview:
Peter Hobbs ...
Gen. Waldo Kent
Johnny Haymer ...
Kenneth White ...
Corporal Denning (as Ken White)
Cpl. Benson


When Col. Potter learns of an informant feeding negative reports on his command bad enough to prompt an outside inspection, he decides to retire.

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retirement | kentucky derby | See All (2) »


Comedy | Drama | War





Release Date:

20 February 1978 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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