MASH: Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

MASH, one of television's most popular drama/sitcoms ever, magically combined comedy against the dramatic backdrop of the Korean War. Everyone who watched the show fell in love with the zany assortment of characters in two shakes of a dog's tail.

This, the final show of the entire series, was the highest rated episode of any show in television history. February 28, 1983, more people than had ever watched one television show gathered in front of their television sets to say goodbye to a beloved show. This was the last time they saw Klinger, Colonel Potter, Radar, Hawkeye, Hot Lips, and the rest of the gang. The finale was a two hour show and those who watched it laughed, cried and went through a myriad of other emotions with the people of the 4077.

Goodbye, Farewell and Amen:

Hawkeye (played by Alan Alda) is in a psychiatric hospital by Dr. Sidney Freedman (played by Allan Arbus). He seems to have a tenuous grip on his sanity and all his friends are worried about him.

Meanwhile, peace talks has resumed, but the fighting has increased. As the final ceasefire gets closer, life at the 4077 is just as crazy as ever.

After improving, Hawkeye is released from the psychiatric hospital and returns to the 4077, but is hesitant to start operating again. The nervous breakdown he suffered is still playing with his confidence. B.J (played by Mike Farrell) is mistakenly given orders to ship out early. Winchester (played by David Ogden Stiers) makes a musical connection with a group of POWS. Hot Lips (played by Loretta Swit) makes plans for her future. Klinger (played by Jamie Farr) brings his wedding gown out of mothballs for a special announcement.

Special Features: MASH: Television's Serious Sitcom, Bloopers, My Favourite MASH, Archival Interviews, Last Day of Filming, Jocularity PSAs, Selected Episodic Promos, Just the FAQS – Game, MASH 30th Anniversary Reunion, Fan Base, Memories of MASH, Unproduced Episode Script "Hawkeye on the Double"

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