A little white lie about an imaginary officer balloons into an elaborate charade.
Did You Know?
When Hawkeye, Trapper, and Radar are making up Tuttle's history, Hawkeye describes auburn hair and hazel eyes. Trapper responds by saying, "I think I'm in love." This could be a reference to the film, in which Duke says the same about Lt. Dish, who also has these two characteristics. See more
When creating a file for Captain Tuttle they decide he was born in 1924 and that he went to the Berlin Polytechnic. If he was born in 1924 he would have reached his collage years in the early to mid 1940's making it very unlikely, as an American to attend a German college. See more
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce
We can all be comforted by the thought that he's not really gone, there's a little Tuttle left in all of us, in fact you might say that all of us together made up Tuttle.
The fictive character "Captain Tuttle" whom we never see is, listed in the credits as "Himself". See more