Favorite Christmas Episode of M*A*S*H

By my reckoning there were three true Christmas episodes of M*A*S*H: “Dear Dad” (01×12), “Dear Sis” (07×15) and “Death Takes A Holiday” (09×05). There was also a Boxing Day episode, “‘Twas the Day After Christmas” (10×10) and a New Year’s Eve episode, “A War For All Seasons” (09×06). Which is your favorite? And who made … Continue Reading →

Your Favorite “Mail Call” Episode

I wrote about the three “Dear Dad” episodes on Monday and that prompted a spirited discussion so today I’ll discuss the three “Mail Call” episodes. Unlike the “Dear Dad” episodes, which were broadcast during the first two seasons, the “Mail Call” episodes were spread out. One aired in Season Two, another in Season Four and … Continue Reading →

Your Favorite “Dear Dad” Episode

I’m not sure why but late last night I found myself thinking about the “Dear Dad” trilogy of episodes, broadcast during the first two seasons of M*A*S*H. Each of these episodes had Hawkeye writing a letter to his father describing the various goings-on at the 4077th. The letter home was used often by writers as … Continue Reading →