Discussing April’s Poll

I am a week late posting this, so this month’s poll will have to run a bit shorter than usual. Last month, I asked visitors to answer the following question: “Have you seen any episodes of Trapper John, M.D.?” Out of the 178 responses, 63% said Yes and 37% said No. That’s very close to … Continue Reading →

Identify M*A*S*H Photograph from Trapper John, M.D.

My post about the death of Pernell Roberts earlier this week led to an interesting conversation in the comments. During the first episode of Trapper John, M.D. there is a scene in which a series of black and white photographs are shown on the office wall of Dr. John McIntyre, M.D. One of these photographs … Continue Reading →

Pernell Roberts Passes Away

Pernell Roberts, who starred in Trapper John, M.D. on CBS from 1979 to 1986, passed away last week at the age of 81. I’m sure many people, myself included, know him better as Adam Cartwright from NBC’s Bonanza, which he left in 1965 after six seasons. Back when cable channel FX had the rights to … Continue Reading →

M*A*S*H and Trapper John, M.D. Scripts Sell for $310

The collection of 38 scripts from M*A*S*H and Trapper John, M.D. that I wrote about back in October sold last week for $310.70 (with a buyer’s premium) as part of Heritage Auction Galleries’ 2009 November Signature Music & Entertainment Auction #7011. A separate M*A*S*H script, a revised draft of “Sometimes You Hear the Bullet,” sold … Continue Reading →

M*A*S*H and Trapper John, M.D. Scripts Up for Auction

A collection of 38 scripts from M*A*S*H and 20 from Trapper John, M.D. will go under the hammer on Saturday, November 7th as part of Heritage Auction Galleries‘ 2009 November Signature Music & Entertainment Auction #7011. The auction, which will run two days, includes a total of 1,450 items (714 of which fall into the … Continue Reading →

Trapper John, M.D. Joining American Life TV

AmericanLife TV Network (website) will add Trapper John, M.D. to its schedule starting Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 at 10:00PM ET with a repeat of the same episode at 12:00AM. Recall that Trapper John, M.D. was ruled a spin-off of the film MASH, not the television series. The series starred Pernell Roberts and ran for seven … Continue Reading →