M*A*S*H by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

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"We fight for better days."


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Quiz Description

ATTENTION! ALL ALPACAS! Answer the following about the best TV show on the Korean War ever made. There's always enough info on the show for future editions down the road.

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Questions:

The TV show, and the movie it was based on, was based on the book "MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors" written by THIS AUTHOR

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Richard Hooker

THIS SONG, composed by Johnny Mandel, is the theme to M*A*S*H.

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Suicide is Painless

For every episode he was on, Radar was a Corporal. The one exception to this was the episode "Welcome to Korea" where Radar was given THIS EXPERIMENTAL RANK in order to get into the Officers' Bar at Kimpo. (edited at 6:11 pm, November 29, 2015 (MST))

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Corporal-Captain

THIS EPISODE (S3, Ep11) shared its name with the fictional Chicago restuarant near Dearborn St Hawkeye called to get an order of their product. The episode was also famous for the "we want something else" rant Hawkeye led in the mess tent.

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Adam's Ribs

Dr. Sydney Freedman offered THIS NINE WORD PIECE OF ADVICE twice: once in the episode "O.R" and in the series finale in 1983

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Pull down your pants and slide on the ice

RANK AND LAST NAME REQUIRED: Name the CIA operative who was always on the lookout for Communists and even accused Reader's Digest of being Communist. ("Red's Digest" if the 3rd, 5th, and 6th letters were eliminated.)

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Lt. Col (later Col.) (Sam) Flagg

THIS CHARACTER was in the first few episodes of the first season of M*A*S*H until (according to one source) it was found out black doctors didn't operate in Korea during the war (they did).

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(Captain Oliver Harmon) "Spearchucker" (Jones)

While Harry Morgan is best known for his portrayal of Col. Sherman T(!) Potter, he appeared on an earlier episode as THIS GENERAL, who, according to the episode title, "Flipped at Dawn."

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(Gen. Bartford Hamilton) Steele [Three Es, not all in a row]

M*A*S*H had many famous (or soon to become famous) people play guest roles from time to time. THIS ACTOR played Private La Roche, a Marine treated by Charles Winchester because he had a pool ball stuck in his mouth.

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George Wendt

THIS ACTOR had a guest tole as Colonel Buzz Brighton, AKA "The Ringbanger." Hawkeye and Trapper try to get him sent back to the US because of his high casualty rates.

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Leslie Nielson

Excluding the end of the war, only THREE MAIN CHARACTERS left the 4077 and made it safely home. NAME THEM.

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Trapper John, Frank Burns and Radar O'Reilly

We can't have a M*A*S*H quiz without asking about the hometown of one of their characters, so from WHAT TOWN did BJ Hunnicutt come?

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Mill Valley, (California)