M*A*S*H: Season 9, Episode 7

Your Retention Please (5 Jan. 1981)

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When an pushy retention officer comes to the camp to persuade staff to extend their terms of service, Klinger, distraught at his domestic situation, is persuaded to do so.

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When an pushy retention officer comes to the camp to persuade staff to extend their terms of service, Klinger, distraught at his domestic situation, is persuaded to do so.

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In this episode when Hawkeye is trying to talk Klinger out of re-listing in the Army, he mentions how Klinger once made his own wings to fly out of camp. In Season 2, Episode 8: The Trial of Henry Blake - Klinger makes his own wings and tries to fly out of camp. Henry jokes that he might of made it, if h had a better tail wind. See more »

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In the scene where Col Potter is giving Hawkeye and the rest of the officers the pep talk about how good the Army is, you can see the shadow of the mic behind Father Mulcahey. See more »

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Colonel Sherman T. Potter: Okay, I got something to tell you and I don't want to hear so much as a titter, a snicker or a guffaw from anybody.
Captain Benjamin Franklin Pierce: You hear that Charles?
Colonel Sherman T. Potter: Subject of this meeting is... The Army.
[Looks expectantly at Pierce, Hunnicut and Winchester, who sit quiet]
Colonel Sherman T. Potter: [Quietly] So far, so good.
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Colonel Sherman T. Potter: I have been directed to address you on the possibility of making the Army your career.
Captain Benjamin Franklin Pierce: [Pierce, Hunnicut and Winchester all burst out in laughter. Potter crosses his arms and waits for the laughter to stop] I'm ...
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References Your Hit Parade (1950) See more »

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