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: “Love Story” (#14, 1×14)
Airdate: Sunday, January 7th, 1973
Written By: Laurence Marks
Directed By: Earl Bellamy
Nielsen Rank: 43
The 14th episode of M*A*S*H aired 50 years ago today. “Love Story” aired for the first time on Sunday, January 7th, 1973 on CBS.
Here’s the capsule summary from my Episode Spotlight for the episode:
Hawkeye and Trapper worry about Radar, who is down in the dumps, and eventually learn he received a Dear John recording. They try to set him up with a pretty, intelligent nurse recently transferred to the 4077th.
“Love Story” 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.
This was the first episode of M*A*S*H to air in 1973.
Check back next week for the next installment of 50 Years of M*A*S*H.