M*A*S*H (1972–1983)
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The Interview 

War Correspondent Clete Roberts interviews the members of the 4077.

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... Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce
... Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt
... Col. Sherman T. Potter
... Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan (credit only)
... Maj. Frank Burns
... Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly
... Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger
... Father Francis Mulcahy
... Interviewer
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It is a black and white episode; a male war correspondent, Clete Roberts, discusses the newest method of wartime medical care, the M*A*S*H model. He visits one of the five M*A*S*H units in Korea, the 4077, to interview the personnel. Roberts asks about the newest advances in treating casualties, morale, the families of the soldiers, their recreations in Korea, drinking, what they miss about home, the relationships that have blossomed into family, how they conquer boredom, etc. The interviewer weaves a tapestry from the commentary and off-hand remarks of the interviewees. Written by LA-Lawyer

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24 February 1976 (USA)  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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On Hulu, this episode is shown in color. See more »

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When viewing this episode on DVD, it is in black and white as mentioned at the beginning of the episode. However, when streaming it on Hulu, the episode is in color, but the notice of the episode being in black and white is still said at the beginning. See more »

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Interviewer: The following is in black and white. This is a room in Korea a room most of the men fighting the second year of the war would rather not see. This is an operating room in a MASH, a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. There are five of these units in South Korea. The concept of treating wounded close to the front - this particular hospital is just three miles from the fighting is being tested for the first time. If anything can be said to be a success in war, it is this concept. By ...
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Crazy Credits

The opening and closing credits are in color while the rest of the program is in black and white. See more »

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Featured in M*A*S*H: Our Finest Hour (1978) See more »

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Remaster Oops
12 August 2018 | by See all my reviews

When the series was remastered to HD, this episode was assembly-line converted along with all the other episodes: In color.

As a production buff, it's interesting to see it this way.


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