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: “Tuttle” (#15, 1×15)
Airdate: Sunday, January 14th, 1973
Written By: Bruce Shelly & David Ketchum
Directed By: William Wiard
Nielsen Rank: 50
The 15th episode of M*A*S*H aired 50 years ago today. “Tuttle” aired for the first time on Sunday, January 14th, 1973 on CBS.
Here’s the capsule summary from my Episode Spotlight for the episode:
Hawkeye makes up a fictional captain and things quickly get out of hand.
“Tuttle” 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.
MeTV aired “Tuttle” on Monday, July 24th, 2017 as part of a special “M*A*S*H Milestones” week.
Check back next week for the next installment of 50 Years of M*A*S*H.