50 Years of M*A*S*H: “The Longjohn Flap”

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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: “The Longjohn Flap” (#19, 1×19)
Airdate: Sunday, February 18th, 1973
Written By: Alan Alda
Directed By: William Wiard
Nielsen Rank: 49

The 19th episode of M*A*S*H aired 50 years ago today. “The Longjohn Flap” aired for the first time on Sunday, February 18th, 1973 on CBS.

Here’s the capsule summary from my Episode Spotlight for the episode:

Hawkeye’s treasured longjohns are passed around the 4077th during particularly cold weather.

This was the very first episode written by a member of the M*A*S*H cast.

Check back next week for the next installment of 50 Years of M*A*S*H.

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