To celebrate the 50th anniversary of M*A*S*H, I’m taking a weekly look back at what episode of M*A*S*H aired five decades ago on CBS.
Episode Title: “Bananas, Crackers and Nuts” (#7, 1×07)
Airdate: Sunday, November 5th, 1972
Written By: Burt Styler
Directed By: Bruce Bilson
Nielsen Rank: 43rd
The seventh episode of M*A*S*H aired 50 years ago today. “Bananas, Crackers and Nuts” aired for the first time on Sunday, November 5th, 1972 on CBS.
Here’s the capsule summary from my Episode Spotlight for the episode:
Hawkeye pretends he’s lost touch with reality in order to get some R&R.
Marcia Strassman makes her third of six appearances as Nurse Margie Cutler in this episode.
“Bananas, Crackers and Nuts” was one of 20 episodes included in The Hallmark Channel’s “M*A*S*H Bash 2007,” hosted by Wayne Rogers. The 12-hour marathon aired Monday, January 1st, 2007.
Check back next week for the next installment of 50 Years of M*A*S*H.