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Inspired by the 1968 novel "MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors" by Richard Hooker, and the 1970 Robert Altman film of the same name, M*A*S*H depicted the medical staff and personnel of the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, a medical unit situated just a few miles away from the North Korean front near the town of Uijeongbu, .
Though the TV series started out as a situation comedy, it evolved over time into a comedy-drama hybrid which, while continuing to show how the members of the 4077th attempted to maintain their personal and collective sanity using humor and hijinks, increased the emphasis on the more horrific side of the Korean war- or, for that matter, any war.
Despite a rough start, M*A*S*H became highly successful with 256 episodes over eleven seasons, from 1972 to 1983. Except for seasons one and four, the series was a perennial top 10 favorite. Along the way, it earned 14 Emmy Awards, eight Golden Globes, a Peabody, and many other accolades for its writers, producers and actors. The series originally aired on CBS-TV from September 17, 1972 to February 28, 1983. The show still plays in syndication, most prominently on the classic TV subchannel MeTV.
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|External links/Featured Websites|
- M*A*S*H 4077th TV.com contains information about the M*A*S*H TV series and a fan discussion forum.
- M*A*S*H 4077.co.uk UK site contains M*A*S*H episodes, memories, quotes, awards and character/actor/crew bios and forum discussions.
- AfterM*A*S*H Blogspot - contains information about the M*A*S*H TV series, movies, AfterM*A*S*H, books, and other media, as well as a fan discussion forum, too!
- http://www.bestcareanywhere.net/ Best Care Anyhere - Virtually everything you ever wanted to know about M*A*S*H...and more.
(Season 1, Episode 4, originally aired October 8, 1972)
(written by Larry Gelbart; directed by E.W. Swackhammer)
Frank and Margaret are up in arms and send word to upper brass after Henry appoints a reluctant Hawkeye to be the 4077th's new Chief Surgeon.
(This episode marks the debut of Jamie Farr as Klinger)
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