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: “I Hate a Mystery” (#10, 1×10)
Airdate: Sunday, November 26th, 1972
Written By: Hal Dresner
Directed By: Hy Averback
Nielsen Rank: 36th
The 10th episode of M*A*S*H aired 50 years ago today. “I Hate a Mystery” aired for the first time on Sunday, November 26th, 1972 on CBS.
Here’s the capsule summary from my Episode Spotlight for the episode:
Hawkeye is blamed for a rash of thefts at the 4077th and is forced to uncover the real culprit.
A suite composed by Johnny Mandel for this episode is included in a soundtrack collection released by Kritzerland Records in April 2018.
CBS pre-empted M*A*S*H on Sunday, December 3rd, 1972 to broadcast a made-for-TV movie called The House Without a Christmas Tree. Check back in two weeks for the next installment of 50 Years of M*A*S*H.