Goodbye, Farewell and Amen at 30
30 Years of Goodbye, Farewell and Amen: February 28th, 1983 – February 28th, 2013
The 30th anniversary of the series finale of M*A*S*H took place in February 2013. The following article and posts celebrate this anniversary.
Goodbye, Farewell and Amen: The Original Broadcast 30 Years Later
M*A*S*H fan Larry Petit has written a wonderful article about watching a copy of the original 1983 broadcast of “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” complete with commercials and promos.
Goodbye, Farewell and Amen Ratings Analysis
When “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” first aired it broke almost ever record in the book: Nielsen rating, number of viewers, number of households. Today, it still holds one of those records.
Contemporary 1983 News Segment
These news reports, from January and February 1983, offer a glimpse at the huge amount of coverage the end of M*A*S*H received in the media.
Last Day of Filming (Friday, January 14th, 1983)
- CBS Evening News – Last Day of Filming
- WCBS-TV News at 11 – Last Day of Filming
- Independent Network News – Last Day of Filming
- NBC News Overnight – Last Day of Filming
- WNEW-TV’s 10 O’Clock News – Last Day of Filming
Day of the Finale (Monday, February 28th, 1983)