M*A*S*H: Season 11, Episode 8

The Moon Is Not Blue (13 Dec. 1982)

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Bored at the terrible film selection, Hawkeye and BJ try to get a copy of the notorious film, "The Moon is Blue." Wounded General Rothaker declares prohibition in camp.

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Bored at the terrible film selection, Hawkeye and BJ try to get a copy of the notorious film, "The Moon is Blue." Wounded General Rothaker declares prohibition in camp.

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Sandy Helberg guest stars. He plays Corporal Bannister who is plagued with panic attacks whenever he is around women. Hawkeye and B.J. give him pills for confidence without telling him they are placebos. The pills work and he becomes a ladies man. Helberg's real life son is actor Simon Helberg on The Big Bang Theory. His best friend on the show, Raj has the same condition but remedies it with alcohol. See more »

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When the crewman sweeps Winchester's beans off the table, in the close-in shot, he sweeps almost the entire pile, leaving only 3-4 beans on the table. When the shot changes, there is still a small pile of beans on the table. See more »

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Father Francis Mulcahy: [Closing lines - After B.J. and Hawkeye said how upset they were that the film The Moon Is Blue was relatively clean, despite all the controversy surrounding it] One of the actors did say 'virgin.'
Captain Benjamin Franklin Pierce: That's cause everyone was!
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References Sahara (1943) See more »

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You Make Me Feel So Young
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Music by Josef Myrow
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Those Bostonians
2 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A teetotaling general, despite having his life saved at the MASH unit, says he smelled alcohol on the breath of an orderly. He immediately declares the 4077th dry. There is a second plot and that is that the same movies keep getting sent to the unit over and over. Hawkeye is reading Stars and Stripes and sees a movie that was not allowed to get the seal of approval, due to suggestive sexual content. They soon submerge themselves in the bureaucracy of the military concerning who gets what, when. The movie is "The Moon Is Blue." They pull every finagle they can and think they are going to finally see it, with unfortunate results. For anyone who knows a little bit about movies, they know that this was a real clunker. It still makes for an interesting episode with some rather fascinating characters.


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