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by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Episode Discussion
Topic: (01x13) 013 - Edwina
Replies: 3
Views: 1145

Re: (01x13) 013 - Edwina

This is one of the few episodes of M*A*S*H that, to me, feels less like an episode of M*A*S*H, and more like an entry in an anthology series, with putting so much focus on the guest character, and as such, that makes it such a weak episode, IMO. It is amusing, however, seeing the infamous casanova o...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Episode Discussion
Topic: (01x12) 012 - Dear Dad
Replies: 3
Views: 2286

Re: (01x12) 012 - Dear Dad

For the longest time, both "Dear Dad" and "Dear Sis" were tied as my favorite Christmas episodes of M*A*S*H, however in recent years, "Dear Dad" has taken head and shoulders over "Dear Sis." While both are still very enjoyable episodes, and very well-done in their own ways, I find that "Dear Dad" is...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Episode Discussion
Topic: (01x11) 011 - Germ Warfare
Replies: 5
Views: 1871

Re: (01x11) 011 - Germ Warfare

Another interesting tidbit of trivia is this episode features the last appearance of two Season 1 characters who were written off of the show: Spearchucker and Boone.
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Episode Discussion
Topic: (01x10) 010 - I Hate A Mystery
Replies: 3
Views: 1092

Re: (01x10) 010 - I Hate A Mystery

I have to say, it was really clever of Hawkeye to stage that monologue, and bluff Ho-Jon into revealing he was really the one who had been stealing everybody's belongings . . . but what's interesting is when you rewatch Hawkeye's bluff, notice everyone in the tent goes to check their fingernails, wh...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Episode Discussion
Topic: (01x07) 007 - Bananas, Crackers and Eggs
Replies: 4
Views: 1653

Re: (01x07) 007 - Bananas, Crackers and Eggs

Hey RJ, I think you made a little goof here: the episode title is "Bananas, Crackers, and Nuts," not "Bananas, Crackers, and Egg." ;) That being said, when I first started watching M*A*S*H as a teenager, this episode really, really confused me, and I think this actually says a lot about the Hawkeye ...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Episode Discussion
Topic: (01x04) 004 - Chief Surgeon Who?
Replies: 7
Views: 2265

Re: (01x04) 004 - Chief Surgeon Who?

I see I never posted about this one, but nonetheless, I think it's a very decent episode: granted, as pointed out, it's an example of just how silly the earlier episodes could be in a sitcomish tone, but I otherwise thingk the way this episode is set up demonstrates what kind of show M*A*S*H is. Wit...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Episode Discussion
Topic: (01x05) 005 - The Moose
Replies: 3
Views: 1644

Re: (01x05) 005 - The Moose

Virginia Ann Lee in roles outside of M*A*S*H, where she didn't have to wear Korean peasant garb, you get an idea of just how gorgeous she really was, such as this guest appearance from GET SMART: https://m.media-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BMDVhOTRiNDMtODRlYy00ZDliLTg0MmItMjQ0ZGE2NTQwY2UyXkEyXkFqcGdeQXVy...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Facebook Group
Replies: 3
Views: 774

New Facebook Group

For the past couple of years or so, I belonged to a pretty neat M*A*S*H Facebook group, however I was recently banned from the group after a fight broke out between myself and another member who was very much reminiscent to Frank Burns; so saying, I decided to open up a new Facebook group, and I'm e...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Tue Dec 18, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That I've Noticed In MASH
Replies: 9
Views: 2048

Re: Things That I've Noticed In MASH

They had so many "Dear..." episodes that I wished they had done a "Dear Trapper" one. The closest thing we ever came to that was one scene in one episode from Season 3 (I forget which episode) where Trapper writes to one of his daughters for her birthday, describing how he lives in a tent that's ol...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: M*A*S*H in HD (and Widescreen)
Replies: 7
Views: 3454

Re: M*A*S*H in HD (and Widescreen)

The only time I've ever experienced seeing additional footage added to the sides of something in a widescreen 16:9 format are Muppet movies . . . other than that, my experiences is that 16:9 crops the top and bottom of the frame, so you end up losing the top of someone's head (especially jarring for...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another Fire
Replies: 0
Views: 1208

Another Fire

The Malibu Creek Park has gone up in flames due to the ever-raging wildfires that have been reducing California to ashes, and that includes the spot where M*A*S*H used to be filmed.
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will Disney soon own M*A*S*H?
Replies: 9
Views: 1945

Re: Will Disney soon own M*A*S*H?

Slightly off-topic, but I would also like to add that not only would Disney end up owning my favorite show, but my two favorite comedy movies as well - and that's all the more cringeworthy to think about it.
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will Disney soon own M*A*S*H?
Replies: 9
Views: 1945

Re: Will Disney soon own M*A*S*H?

The thing of it is though, M*A*S*H was shot on film, not videotape. Videotape was made specifically for the intention of being broadcasted on the 480 resolution as you say, film wasn't. This is why when you up-convert videotape to HD, while it may look good, you get a lot of interlacing (those annoy...
by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Will Disney soon own M*A*S*H?
Replies: 9
Views: 1945

Re: Will Disney soon own M*A*S*H?

The idea of Disney owning M*A*S*H is cringeworthy to think about.

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by Big Daddy O'Reilly
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Jeep Caps
Replies: 8
Views: 9072

Re: Jeep Caps

I've been practicing multiplication:

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