Radar gets a home movie from his mom in iowa, which causes radar to shed a few tears. See more ideas about mash 4077, favorite tv shows and best tv. Radar of mash radar of mash is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 3 times. Then radar explains that if hawkeye is courtmartialled, then he will be.
The style of mash changed significantly between 1972 and 1983. Klinger is actually getting married over the phone to his girl back home history of television. December 8, 1973 the weekly poker game plays on, despite radar running over a civilian and frank being held hostage in the showers by an enlisted man. In short, radar was granted a hardship discharge because of his family situation back home. The twopart goodbye, radar was heartbreaking, not only because radar was leaving, but because the radar everyone knew and loved was gone. Gary burghoff was on the show for much of its duration but eventually left due to burnout. Star trek fans may recognize her from the second pilot episode where no. Feb 28, 2011 hes sending it home in boxes, a couple of pieces at a time. Radar and klinger would also have earned enough rotation points to be sent home in 1951. J, and radar set out to find the mole responsible for the reports, initially. Mash is a 1970 american black comedy war film directed by robert altman and written by ring lardner jr.
Watching his family eat wasnt nearly as exciting as seeing frank or henrys home movies. In 1953 klinger is still fighting to get out of the army. The episode, which was the third episode of season 6, was written by everett greenbaum and jim fritzell, and directed by hy averback. In that episode radar suddenly loses his innocence and naivete and becomes sardonic, sarcastic, bitter and humorless. Hawkeye figures out what hes doing when he xrays one of the boxes. Klinger transferred and hawkeye falls hard for a nurse. Hawkeye and trapper play vampire in this episode, tapping frank during his sleep for a pint of blood to help save a pow with the rare ab negative blood type. A chaplain in the army has a collar on his neck, if you dont listen to him youll all wind up in heck. Alan alda, mike farrell, william christopher, loretta swit.
Why the reallife hawkeye pierce hated mash history. Watching his family eat wasn t nearly as exciting as seeing frank or henrys home movies. Potter is informed that his daughter is about to give birth which leads to a mad scramble to get news from home. Gary burghoff should have stayed with mash until the end of its run.
After radars father died, his uncle ed stepped in to help radars mother run the family farm. Oct 25, 2018 radar writes home to his mother, as hawkeye conducts the camp foot inspection, and colonel potter gets some shrapnel in his backside. Gary burghoff corporal walter eugene radar oreilly mash. Written by brian washington plot summary add synopsis. Once l became aware through research that some enterprising serviceman did in fact mail a jeep to his stateside home. The staff of a korean war field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war. The picture is the only theatrically released feature film in the mash franchise, and it became one of the biggest films of the early 1970s for 20th century fox. Radar reports on the comedies and tragedies of a typical 4077th week while majors houlihan and burns try to get cpl. The following is a list of all 251 episodes of mash in the order they aired on cbs between 1972 and 1983.
With donald sutherland, elliott gould, tom skerritt, sally kellerman. Colonel potter finds out that hes about to become a grandfather, and major burns learns that his wife knows about his affair with margaretand wants a divorce. Radar was watching his mother in a home movie she sent him at. Three was the first of three episodes to feature home movies in the episode plot. He got tired of the character and left the show during a 2.
Aug 29, 2018 with 14 emmy awards and an audience of over 100 million viewers, the tv show mash helped the nation come to grips with the harsh and occasionally hilarious realities of war. But when their patient develops hepatitis, they worry frank may be a. Tv show quotes, movie quotes, life quotes, mash 4077, favorite tv shows. Starting its run in 1972 it showcased the daily lives and drama of a medical crew during the korean war. Radars trip home is not an easy one, as some stranded gis crowd into his jeep, and he decides to get out.
Alan told me its his favorite episode and its mine, too. The movie was made almost 50 years ago, and withstands the test of time, if one understands the backgrounds of the korean war depicted and the vietnam war during which mash was filmed. You may know robert altmans 1970 film mash, which inspired the show. A nuanced take on the episodes popularly used letter home framework, letters has the. Father mulcahy tells hawkeye and trapper that the next movie shown in. As radar returns from leave, the camp struggles with a total loss of electricity due to a malfunctioning generator and a stolen backup. Henry blake is transferred to tokyo and frank starts imposing military discipline on the camp, the surgeons will do anything to get henry back. Goodbye, radar is a twopart episode of the television series mash that served as the. When radar goes home, peg and erin go down to meet him.
Cbs aired five hourlong episodeswelcome to korea season 4, bug out season 5, fade out, fade in season 6, our finest hour season 7, and thats show biz season 10that were produced as two halfhour episodes. Potter, klinger, father mulcahy, and radar watch some home movies that radars family sent him of life back in iowa. Radar wants to be a hot lover, so hawkeye sends him to seoul to find a nice girl and let nature take its course, only later to find radar has been wounded. Mash season 2 episode 3 s02e03 radar s report by mark kamm. The first season is a lot shaggier, more in line with altmans film. Burt metcalfe without any wounded to take care of, the 4077th is bored and cranky. This is the first of 4 appearances by lynne marie stewart, as various nurses. After all, people serving in the military during wartime do come and go, according to the. Both parts were reaired backtoback as a special hourlong show, on may. In the cbs television series, mash 197283, gary burghoff played the role of radar oreilly, the company clerk of mash unit 4077. Considering that the show begins in 1950, hawkeye was in korea for over 3 years. The series was based on a hit movie directed by robert altman. The first rate cast includes donald sutherland, tom skerritt, elliott gould, robert duvall, and sally kellerman, all of whom went on to very successful acting.
Sep 26, 2016 radar was watching his mother in a home movie she sent him at the end when she mouthed i love. Mash is undoubtedly one of the greatest television shows of all time, and as such, it contains some of the greatest episodes to ever grace a television screen. Colonel henry blake were replaced by mike farrells captain b. Although most of the original characters left the show during its 11year run, that never harmed mashs popularity. The tv series ran for 11 seasons, which is particularly impressive considering the korean war didnt even last four years. After he said hayden, hawkeye then playfully sang mouse. Mash 30th anniversary reunion special full episode may 2002. Mash features avengers issue during korean war cbr.
Radar, the company clerk in the tv show and movie mash, was from ottumwa, iowa. House arrest is the 18th episode in the third season of mash. Whilst characters such as kellye, igor, rizzo, goldman and ginger are listed where they appear as specific characters central to the plot, they also appeared. Previous episodes featured characters who had the same name as. Sep 26, 2016 radar was watching his mother in a home movie she sent him at the.
This is a list of characters from the mash franchise, covering the various fictional characters appearing in the novel mash. A novel about three army doctors and its sequels, the 1970 film adaptation of the novel, and the television series mash, aftermash, walter, and trapper john, m. Jul 31, 2015 mash began altmans systematic 1970s effort to revise classic hollywood genres in light of contemporary american values, and it gave him the financial clout to make even more experimental and. Theres a line in there about the mailman back in radar s hometown getting a retroactive hernia when he finds out what hes been delivering. With alan alda, wayne rogers, mclean stevenson, loretta swit. However, the most emotionally troubling mail is for frank as his wife reveals that she found out about his affair with margaret and informs him that she is filing for divorce. Fallen idol was the 125th episode of the cbstv series mash. Airing from 1972 to 1983, mash helped revolutionize serialized television and became one of the most popular shows in history.
Colonel potter writes his anniversary letter to his wife. This tends to happen to some actors that are so invested in the show that it becomes all they know for a. Hawkeye pens another letter to his father during a typical day at the 4077th. Gary rich burghoff born may 24, 1943 is an american actor who is known for originating the role of charlie brown in the 1967 offbroadway musical youre a good man, charlie brown, and the character corporal walter eugene radar oreilly in the film mash, as well as the tv series. Whereas the movie was rated r, the network believed it could create a more familyfriendly version of war. After radar gets a dear john letter hawkeye and trapper try to help him with a new nurse whos into classical literature and music. Part 2 is the fifth episode of the eighth season of the cbstv series mash, also the 178th overall series episode. Another thing is that army doctors usually stayed in korea for about nine to ten months. See if these stories have popped up on your radar or did you not have enough. Who was the girlfriend of radar on mash 4077 answers. Part 1 aired on october 8, 1979, with part 2 airing one week later. Radar brings the mail around and a few pieces comprise the ammunition for this episode. Goodbye, radar is a twopart episode of the television series mash that served as the fourth and fifth episodes of the shows eighth season and the 177th and 178th episodes of the series.
The character was portrayed by gary burghoff in both the film and on television the only main cast actor from the film to reprise his role on television the other being g. Jan 20, 2014 the scheming radar seen in this episode is soon replaced by a more naive radar who wouldnt think of trying to ship a jeep home part by part. The episode in which hawkeye and trapper invent captain tuttle. In season five, theres an episode where radar spelled out b. Gene reynolds, don reo, allan katz, jay folb directed by. Meanwhile, frank and margaret try to find the perfect anniversary gift, only to be outdone by radar. Anyone could tell that this was a nod to the popular mickey mouse march, or the theme song for the mickey mouse club. The show spanned 11 seasons and over 250 episodes, making it a classic that would be shown to multiple generations. Larry gelbart discussed this in a december 2007 post to the.1539 1085 1087 1026 23 1052 1500 287 1434 1239 1221 343 1272 218 626 1349 664 746 1354 1421 359 842 1433 1069 407 1080 1094 540 402 221 1364 6 1008