M*A*S*H: Season 9

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Nov 17
1980

The Best of Enemies

On his way to some R&R in Tokyo, a North Korean soldier forces Hawkeye to perform an emergency roadside operation on his buddy.

2 Nov 24
1980

Letters

Members of the 4077th share their impressions of war in response to letters from fourth graders in Hawkeye’s hometown. Margaret writes about how there are some patients s…

3 Dec 01
1980

Cementing Relationships

A jilted Italian soldier, Corpsman Ignazio De Simone, is smitten by Margaret; Klinger pours a cement floor in the operating room to fight the spread of germs.

4 Dec 08
1980

Father's Day

Margaret has trouble pretending she’s a chip off the old block when her dad, blood and guts “Howitzer” Al Houlihan, arrives for a visit. Also, Hawkeye fixes u…

5 Dec 15
1980

Death Takes a Holiday

Meanwhile, Winchester fulfills a family Christmas tradition but has trouble maintaining the anonymity required to keep it a truly charitable act. Even Klinger lends a hand.

6 Dec 29
1980

A War for all Seasons

On New Year’s Eve, the staff looks back on the highlights of 1951: The doctors invent an artificial kidney machine; Mulcahy plants a garden; Margaret takes up knitting; a…

7 Jan 05
1981

Your Retention Please

Klinger is so depressed by news that his ex-wife plans to remarry, he reenlists for an additional six-year hitch. Meanwhile, a male nurse has a gripe against the army.

8 Jan 12
1981

Tell it To the Marines

Winchester takes command during Potter’s absence; and B.J. and Hawkeye try to convince the Marines to grant a hardship discharge to an immigrant soldier, Private Jost Van…

9 Jan 19
1981

Taking the Fifth

Hawkeye uses a bottle of vintage wine to lure unsuspecting nurses into his den; and Potter tries to secure a different sort of anesthetic when the army threatens to ban a paink…

10 Jan 26
1981

Operation Friendship

Klinger saves Winchester’s life when an explosion rocks the operating room; and B.J. is reluctant to reveal the extent of his injuries after the blast.

11 Feb 02
1981

No Sweat

Margaret develops a case of prickly heat, Charles does his tax returns, and Klinger takes the P.A. apart – just some of the events, which occur during another unendurably…

12 Feb 09
1981

Depressing News

Klinger’s army newspaper reports on Hawkeye’s monument to military stupidity; a giant tower made from a half million erroneously shipped tongue depressors.

13 Feb 16
1981

No Laughing Matter

Hawkeye wagers that he can go a full day without a wisecrack, and Winchester finally confronts the major who exiled him to the 4077th. Charles: “I will not, even for a re…

14 Feb 23
1981

Oh, How We Danced

Winchester is sent to inspect sanitary conditions on the frontlines, while the rest of the camp plans a surprise anniversary party for B.J.

15 Mar 02
1981

Bottoms Up

One of Margaret’s nurses tries to hide her severe drinking problem, and Hawkeye is scorned after a practical joke he plays on Winchester backfires.

16 Mar 09
1981

The Red/White Blues

Colonel Potter nearly blows his stack when his well-intentioned colleagues mollycoddle him in order to lower his blood pressure.

17 Mar 16
1981

Bless You, Hawkeye

When Hawkeye can’t stop a sneezing fit that has no apparent cause, psychiatrist Sidney Freedman digs into the surgeon’s past for a clue to this unusual malady.

18 Apr 06
1981

Blood Brothers

Hawkeye is overcome by the devotion of a terminally ill G.I., who has leukemia, for his critically wounded buddy, but he has trouble coming to terms with the fact that he can&#…

19 Apr 13
1981

The Foresight Saga

The 4077th is given a gift of fresh-grown vegetables by a grateful Korean; and Potter questions the veracity of an upbeat letter from Radar.

20 May 04
1981

The Life You Save

After Charles is nearly felled by a sniper’s bullet, he develops a philosophical obsession with death. Meanwhile, the officers have all been assigned new responsibilities…

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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