M*A*S*H: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 17
1972

M*A*S*H the Pilot

At the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (M.A.S.H) unit in Korea, two army doctors by the names of Hawkeye Pierce and Trapper John McIntyre receive some exciting news in the…

2 Sep 24
1972

To Market, to Market

After black marketers hijack the 4077th’s supply of hydrocortisone, Hawkeye and Trapper concoct a deal with a local black marketer, Charlie Lee, to get some more. The cat…

3 Oct 01
1972

Requiem for a Lightweight

Trapper and Hawkeye seek to keep a new nurse from being transferred by Hot Lips, and they vie for her affection. Henry Blake, challenged by another commander to a boxing tourna…

4 Oct 08
1972

Chief Surgeon Who?

Frank Burns complains about Hawkeye Pierce’s disrespect…and Henry appoints Hawkeye chief surgeon, to Burns’s shock. The rest of the 4077th “coronates…

5 Oct 15
1972

The Moose

Sergeant Baker arrives at the camp with his Moose. Hawkeye decides to find a way of getting her away from Baker. He tries ordering him to release her, tries buying her, and the…

6 Oct 22
1972

Yankee Doodle Doctor

The 4077th is designated as the setting for the making of an army film on Mobile Army Surgical Hospital units. Hawkeye is chosen as the star while Margaret and Frank compose a…

7 Nov 05
1972

Bananas, Crackers and Nuts

When Henry goes for some R&R, Hawkeye pretends to crack up so that Frank will let him and Trapper go on some R&R.

8 Nov 12
1972

Cowboy

John Hodges, a chopper pilot referred to as The Cowboy because of his gun holster belt and cowboy hat, has been hit in the shoulder, and arrives at the 4077th. He is expecting…

9 Nov 19
1972

Henry, Please Come Home

Henry receives a citation for the camp achieving the best efficiency rating, and then General Hammond reassigns him to Tokyo. Frank then changes the camp to be more military, a…

10 Nov 26
1972

I Hate A Mystery

A rash of thefts breaks out in the camp. Missing pieces include Frank’s silver picture frame, Margaret’s hair brush, and Trapper’s watch. The camp is searched…

11 Dec 10
1972

Germ Warfare

Hawkeye moves a wounded North Korean soldier into The Swamp, rather than let him be shipped out before he’s stable. During the night he and Trapper play Dracula, and siph…

12 Dec 17
1972

Dear Dad

Hawkeye writes home, describing Christmas in Korea: Radar ships a jeep home, a piece at a time; Henry gives the monthly lecture on sex, with the aid of figure A and figure B; T…

13 Dec 24
1972

Edwina

The nurses go to extremes lengths to find a date for Nurse Eddie – they won’t go out with anyone until Eddie gets a date. The men draw straws, and Hawkeye is the bi…

14 Jan 07
1973

Love Story

Radar gets a Dear John recording from home. Hawkeye and Trapper try to set him up with a date, but fail. Radar is taken by a new nurse at the camp and she is into poetry and mu…

15 Jan 14
1973

Tuttle

Hawkeye creates a fake doctor, Captain Jonathan S. Tuttle, to give supplies to the local orphans. Henry wants Tuttle to be officer of the day, so Hawkeye creates a fake personn…

16 Jan 21
1973

The Ringbanger

Hawkeye and Trapper operate on a famous Colonel – after discovering that he is particularly ruthless about sacrificing his men, they come up with a scheme to get him sent…

17 Jan 28
1973

Sometimes You Hear the Bullet

Frank throws his back out whilst spending the evening with Margaret, and ends up in traction. He promptly applies for the Purple Heart, having been ‘technically’ wo…

18 Feb 04
1973

Dear Dad, Again

Once again, Hawkeye writes home to his father, telling him of the latest gossip: the camp gets a new surgeon, who turns out to be a fake; Hawkeye bets he can walk into the mess…

19 Feb 17
1973

The Long-John Flap

The camp suffers from the severe cold, except for Hawkeye who has received some long john’s from his father. They get passed around from person to person, as a gift, a ga…

20 Feb 25
1973

The Army-Navy Game

The camp tunes into the Army/Navy football game, only to be shelled and have an unexploded bomb land in the middle of the compound. They ring around trying to identify the bomb…

21 Mar 04
1973

Sticky Wicket

Hawkeye and Frank argue over Frank’s surgical ability. Hawkeye performs a difficult operation and the patient does not recover, as he should. Hawkeye begins to doubt his…

22 Mar 11
1973

Major Fred C. Dobbs

As usual Frank’s normal drone of verbal abuse upsets Ginger, so Hawkeye puts his arm in a cast while he is asleep. Frank puts in for a transfer, and after a broadcast goe…

23 Mar 18
1973

Cease-Fire

General Clayton calls so say that a ceasefire is to be declared. The camp celebrates, Klinger gives away his dresses and locals start to take pieces of the camp. But Trapper do…

24 Mar 25
1973

Showtime

Captain Kaplan is to be shipped home, but becomes paranoid that something will happen to him before he leaves. He takes the wheel of the jeep to drive to Kimpo himself, but cra…

About M*A*S*H

The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, administrators, and soldiers often find ways of making wartime life bearable.

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