Music of M*A*S*H – “Abyssinia, Henry”

I’ve posted a third episode to my Music of M*A*S*H feature, breaking down the eleven songs — plus the opening and closing credits — from the Season Three episode “Abyssinia, Henry.” Several of the songs were hummed by cast members while two others were played by Radar on his bugle. One of my favorite pieces … Continue Reading →

Music of M*A*S*H – Abyssinia, Henry

“Abyssinia, Henry,” the 24th episode of Season Three and the 72nd overall, was originally broadcast on Tuesday, March 18th, 1975. In addition to the opening and closing credits, the episode included eleven songs, several of which were hummed by members of the cast. What follows is a breakdown of all of the music heard in … Continue Reading →

M*A*S*H In TV Guide’s Top 100 Episodes of All Time

The latest issue of TV Guide (June 15th-28th) includes the venerable magazine’s latest list of television greats. This time around it’s “TV’s Top 100 Episodes of All Time.” There’s no indication of how the episodes were ranked but there is a note that says readers helped pick the episodes which were then ranked by TV … Continue Reading →

M*A*S*H at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards

ABC broadcast the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards earlier this evening and despite having been off the air for twenty-five years, M*A*S*H was represented. Singer Josh Groban performed a medley of television theme songs from the past sixty years and included was a short snippet from M*A*S*H, complete with the lyrics, written for the film MASH, … Continue Reading →

Vote for M*A*S*H as TV’s Most Memorable Moment

On August 18th, ABC and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences opened the polls and allowed fans to vote for Television’s Most Memorable Moments in two categories, Drama and Comedy/Variety (see this ABC news article). Among the initial twenty television shows in the Comedy/Variety category was M*A*S*H, for the scene in “Abyssinia, Henry” when … Continue Reading →