M*A*S*H: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 21
1976

Bug Out

A rumour that there’s going to be a practive bug-out causes anxiety. When Potter assembles the unit in an attempt to squelch the rumor, the call comes in to bug out, and…

2 Sep 28
1976

Margaret's Engagement

Margaret, calling from Tokyo, holds the camp in suspense until she returns with the news of her engagement to Lieutenant Colonel Donald Penobscott. Frank Burns takes the news h…

3 Oct 05
1976

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

While fixing a stove that explodes, Hawkeye’s face is badly burned. His eyes are bandaged, and it is not known if he will ever see again. Meanwhile Frank bets on the outc…

4 Oct 12
1976

Lt. Radar O'Reilly

Following an offer of promotion made by Master Sergeant Woodruff at a poker game, Radar is promoted to the rank of lieutenant. Finding this position awkward, Radar opts to retu…

5 Oct 19
1976

The Nurses

When Hot Lips confines Nurse Baker to her quarters, little does she know that Baker’s husband has arrived in the camp. Hawkeye and B.J. put them together in Hot Lips̵…

6 Oct 26
1976

The Abduction of Margaret Houlihan

After hearing that North Korean prisoners have been released in the area, everyone is upset when Margaret disappears. Colonel Flagg is called in to investigate, and bungles thi…

7 Nov 09
1976

Dear Sigmund

Sidney Freedman, feeling depressed, visits the 4077th to observe how they fare under the pressures of war. He begins a letter to Sigmund Freud as a form of self-therapy, and re…

8 Nov 16
1976

Mulcahy's War

After Frank discovers that Danny Fitzsimmons has shot himself to get out of combat, Father Mulcahy is called in. Realizing his lack of understanding of the fighting, Mulcahy ac…

9 Nov 23
1976

The Korean Surgeon

When Dr. Syn Paik, a North Korean surgeon, arrives with some wounded, he is passed off as a South Korean by Hawkeye and B.J., but to no avail. Hot Lips and Frank try to convinc…

10 Nov 30
1976

Hawkeye Get Your Gun

After 24 hours of surgery, Hawkeye and Potter venture off to a Korean hospital to lend a hand. Hawkeye is appalled to learn that he must carry a gun. After helping the Koreans,…

11 Dec 07
1976

The Colonel's Horse

While Colonel Potter goes to Tokyo on R&R, his horse develops colic. Klinger becomes chronically depressed, and Hot Lips gets appendicitis. The horse is flushed out with a…

12 Dec 14
1976

Exorcism

After Potter orders Radar to move a Korean spirit post believed to ward off evil spirits, things mysteriously begin to go wrong. When an old Korean man is brought into camp for…

13 Dec 21
1976

Hawk's Nightmare

After Hawkeye bemoans the young age of the wounded, he appears to develop problems. Sleepwalking and bad dreams, according to Sidney Freedman, are taking Hawkeye back to a simp…

14 Jan 04
1977

The Most Unforgettable Characters

Radar gets accepted into the “Famous Las Vegas Writers School”, and begins to write his impressions of the camp. It happens to be Frank’s birthday, so Hawkeye…

15 Jan 11
1977

38 Across

Befuddled by a crossword puzzle, Hawkeye persuades his old friend Tippy Brooks, a whiz at puzzles, brought to camp. Tippy arrives with his commanding officer Admiral Prescot, t…

16 Jan 18
1977

Ping Pong

Lieutenant Colonel Harold Beckett lies wounded in post-op waiting to get back to the front for five more days of combat duty to get his promotion. Meanwhile, Cho Lin, the Ping…

17 Jan 25
1977

End Run

Billy Tyler, a young black sergeant, is brought into camp with a bullet wound in the leg. He is a football player, and when he discovers that his leg has been amputated, he wan…

18 Feb 01
1977

Hanky Panky

Nurse Carrie Donovan receives a “Dear Jane” letter from her husband, and practically falls apart. B.J. consoles her, and they spend the night together. Feelings of…

19 Feb 08
1977

Hepatitis

Father Mulcahy comes down with infectious hepatitis, and Hawkeye has to give the whole camp antibiotics, whilst dealing with a psychosomatic back pain. Meanwhile, B.J. has to p…

20 Feb 15
1977

The General's Practitioner

In the midst of Hawkeye being considered, much to his distaste, for the position of a general’s personal physician, Radar becomes a surrogate father to a Korean woman and…

21 Feb 22
1977

Movie Tonight

As a cure for the increased tension at the 4077th, Potter obtains a copy of his favorite film, “My Darling Clementine”, and makes a social event out of it. As the f…

22 Mar 01
1977

Souvenirs

Korean children and American soldiers are often badly wounded when they hunt for souvenirs which the enemy have booby-trapped. Potter asks for it to stop, and Hawkeye and B.J.…

23 Mar 08
1977

Post Op

In the midst of a deluge of patients and their individual medical histories, the 4077th is out of blood. Everyone in camp is donating at 48-hour intervals when a truckload of T…

24 Mar 15
1977

Margaret's Marriage

Prompted by pressure from Frank, Hot Lips sets a date for marriage with Lieutenant Colonel Donald Penobscott. When Donald arrives in camp for the wedding, a bridal shower and…

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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