David Ogden Stiers (1942-2018): David Ogden Stiers, who played Charles Emerson Winchester, III, passed away on March 3rd, 2018 at the age of 75. Rest in peace. Continue Reading →
I’ve added a M*A*S*H clue from the December 2nd, 2008 edition of Jeopardy! to the M*A*S*H on Jeopardy! page. It was a good but easy clue — and in poem form — and one of the contestants was able to correctly answer.
I’ve updated M*A*S*H References on Television with a reference from Mork & Mindy. Joanne originally submitted the reference, although she was a little vague, but luckily I saw the episode a few weeks ago when SCI FI Channel had a marathon: During the episode “I Heard It Through the Morkvine,” Mork calls up information on … Continue Reading →
Pat Hingle, an actor who had a memorable role in “April Fools,” the season finale of the eighth season of M*A*S*H has died at 84 according to CNN.com. Hingle played Colonel Daniel Webster Tucker in the episode, originally broadcast March 24th, 1980, that saw Colonel Potter desperately trying to keep Hawkeye, B.J., Charles and Margaret … Continue Reading →
I’ve put together a new version of my frequently asked questions (FAQ) list that actually reflects questions I’ve been asked at least once. In the past, I answered questions that I simply assumed were widely asked.
For the past few months I’ve been slowly going through a large stack of New Yorker magazines from 2004/2005 that have been sitting on my bookshelf since they were first published. In the September 5th, 2005 issue I found a short article about Alan Alda. At the time, he was wrapping up his run in … Continue Reading →
The year 2008 was the 36th anniversary of M*A*S*H premiering on CBS as well as the 25th anniversary of the series coming to a close. Time sure flies. It was a relatively slow year, with the biggest story probably being the restoration of the M*A*S*H site at the Malibu Creek State Park in California. The … Continue Reading →
It took me a little longer than I had originally planned but I’ve finally finished integrating WordPress into M*A*S*H, Finest Kind. After successfully adding WordPress to Television Obscurities I decided to do the same with this site. It makes updating a heck of a lot easier and, hopefully, means I can do so more often … Continue Reading →
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will be inducting Larry Gelbart into its Hall of Fame on Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 as part of its 18th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Joining Gelbart are Bea Arthur, Dan Burke, Merv Griffin, Tom Murphy and Sherwood Schwartz. Gelbart is, of course, best known for his role … Continue Reading →