Reviews of the Pilot

Read a selection of contemporary reviews of the M*A*S*H series premiere, from critics writing for The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and other newspapers. Continue Reading →

Promoting the Premiere

Learn how CBS promoted the series premiere of M*A*S*H back in 1972, from the network’s fall preview special to print advertisements to promotional stills and press releases. Continue Reading →

Anachronisms in M*A*S*H

The producers worked hard to ensure M*A*S*H reflected the early 1950s but mistakes were made. Learn all about historical inaccuracies involving comic books, movies, cars, pinball machines, and cameras not available during the Korean War. Continue Reading →

1972 CBS Fall Preview

Watch the M*A*S*H segment of the 1972 CBS fall preview special. Both Lt. Dish and General Hammond are heavily featured despite the fact that both characters made limited appearances in the series. Continue Reading →

Watching M*A*S*H in the 1970s

Watch an original Prudential Insurance sponsor spot for M*A*S*H and a “Don’t Go Away” bumper from 1978. Plus, the famous CBS Eye, a network voiceover from the closing credits, and audio from two 1975 network promotional spots. Continue Reading →

TV Guide Ads

If you watched M*A*S*H during the 1970s and 1980s, you may remember seeing advertisements for the series in TV Guide. I’ve collected more than a dozen of these ads. Continue Reading →

Prop Spotlight

An in-depth look at some of the memorable props from M*A*S*H: the signpost, the still, Colonel Potter’s paintings, and Radar’s teddy bear. Continue Reading →

The Camp

Take a tour of the 4077th, stopping at the Swamp, the O.R., the Officers’ Club, the Mess Tent, and all the other buildings and tents. Several maps of the camp are also available. Continue Reading →

Where Are They Now?

Find out what the cast of M*A*S*H (and the producers) have been up to since they either left the series or it came to an end in 1983. Sadly, several members of the cast have passed away. Continue Reading →

Nurses of the 4077th

Learn all about the nurses of the 4077th, including the identities of the “running nurses” from the opening credits, the nurses with recurring roles, and which actresses played different nurses. Continue Reading →

Music of M*A*S*H

Music plays an important role on M*A*S*H, from the famous theme to characters breaking into song. Explore music from individual episodes like “M*A*S*H–The Pilot” and “Abyssinia, Henry.” Continue Reading →