M*A*S*H (season 3)
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|M*A*S*H (season 3)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||24|
|Original run||September 10, 1974– March 18, 1975|
|List of M*A*S*H episodes|
|Alan Alda||Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce|
|Wayne Rogers||Capt. "Trapper" John MacIntyre|
|McLean Stevenson||Lt. Col. Henry Blake|
|Loretta Swit||Maj. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan|
|Larry Linville||Maj. Frank Burns|
|Gary Burghoff||Cpl. Walter "Radar" O'Reilly|
|Title[n 1]||Directed by[n 2]||Written by[n 2]||Original air date||Production code[n 3]|
|49||1||"The General Flipped at Dawn"||Larry Gelbart||Jim Fritzell & Everett Greenbaum||September 10, 1974||B-308|
|A crackpot general threatens to have Hawkeye court-martialed.
Harry Morgan won the Primetime Emmy Award for his performance as General Bartford Hamilton Steele and joined the cast of M*A*S*H the following year as Colonel Sherman Potter.
|50||2||"Rainbow Bridge"||Hy Averback||Larry Gelbart & Laurence Marks||September 17, 1974||B-301|
|Hawkeye and Trapper put their relaxation plans on hold to retrieve wounded American prisoners from the Chinese. Mako plays a Chinese officer.
Loudon Wainwright III makes his first of three appearances as the guitar-playing Lieutenant Calvin Spalding.
|51||3||"Officer of the Day"||Hy Averback||Laurence Marks||September 24, 1974||B-307|
|Hawkeye is made Officer of the Day and Colonel Flagg wants a North Korean prisoner patched up for execution.
This episode is known for Hawkeye's "I will not carry a gun" speech.
|52||4||"Iron Guts Kelly"||Don Weis||Larry Gelbart & Sid Dorfman||October 1, 1974||B-304|
|Famed General "Iron Guts" Kelly dies in action, but not the kind of death that would look good in a war record.|
|53||5||"O.R."||Gene Reynolds||Larry Gelbart & Laurence Marks||October 8, 1974||B-306|
|The doctors of the 4077th are overwhelmed by the casualties in the O.R.
This is the first episode without a laugh track.
Gene Reynolds won the Primetime Emmy Award for directing this episode while Larry Gelbart and Laurence Marks won the Writers Guild Award.
|54||6||"Springtime"||Don Weis||Linda Bloodworth & Mary Kay Place||October 15, 1974||B-303|
|Spring is in the air for the 4077th M*A*S*H unit.|
|55||7||"Check-Up"||Don Weis||Laurence Marks||October 22, 1974||B-312|
|Trapper must undergo a medical checkup, but his hidden condition could be his ticket home.|
|56||8||"Life With Father"||Hy Averback||Everett Greenbaum & Jim Fritzell||October 29, 1974||B-302|
|Father Mulcahy tries to grant a GI's request for a Jewish religious ceremony, while Henry's worried his wife may be cheating on him and Hawkeye attempts to solve a puzzle to win a pony.|
|57||9||"Alcoholics Unanimous"||Hy Averback||Everett Greenbaum & Jim Fritzell||November 12, 1974||B-314|
|As acting commanding officer, Frank dismantles the Swamp's still and declares Prohibition at the 4077th.
Hy Averback received Primetime Emmy and Directors Guild Award nominations for this episode.
|58||10||"There is Nothing Like a Nurse"||Hy Averback||Larry Gelbart||November 19, 1974||B-309|
|The men of the 4077th must cope without the nurses when they're evacuated due to the possibility of an enemy attack.|
|59||11||"Adam's Ribs"||Gene Reynolds||Laurence Marks||November 26, 1974||B-316|
|Hawkeye is sick of eating the same food being served in the mess tent, so he hatches a plan to place an order for spareribs from a restaurant in Chicago.|
|60||12||"A Full Rich Day"||Gene Reynolds||John D. Hess||December 3, 1974||B-311|
|A crazy Turk and a missing corpse are the main focus of a typical day of insanity at the 4077th.
Fred W. Berger and Stanford Tischler won the ACE Eddie Award for this episode.
|61||13||"Mad Dogs and Servicemen"||Hy Averback||Linda Bloodworth & Mary Kay Place||December 10, 1974||B-317|
|A patient's paralysis might not be physical, while Radar is bitten by a possible rabid dog.|
|62||14||"Private Charles Lamb"||Hy Averback||Sid Dorfman||December 31, 1974||B-310|
|A Greek colonel donates a lamb for an Easter feast, but Radar tries to protect it.
Sid Dorfman received a Writers Guild Award nomination for this episode.
|63||15||"Bombed"||Hy Averback||Jim Fritzell & Everett Greenbaum||January 7, 1975||B-320|
|A wounded soldier arrives at the compound booby-trapped during heavy shelling and Trapper and Margaret get locked in the supply closet together after a exploding shell jams the door shut.
William Jurgensen received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for his cinematography on this episode and Hy Averback received a Directors Guild Award nomination.
|64||16||"Bulletin Board"||Alan Alda||Larry Gelbart & Simon Muntner||January 14, 1975||B-323|
|It's another day at the 4077th where none of the scheduled activities go as planned.
Alan Alda received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for directing this episode.
|65||17||"The Consultant"||Gene Reynolds||Teleplay: Robert Klane
Story: Larry Gelbart
|January 21, 1975||B-318|
|Hawkeye and Trapper meet a veteran doctor of two wars in Tokyo, whom they challenge to visit the 4077th.
The elder doctor is played by Robert Alda, Alan's father.
|66||18||"House Arrest"||Hy Averback||Jim Fritzell & Everett Greenbaum||February 4, 1975||B-315|
|Hawkeye gets put under house arrest for punching Frank, while Margaret is nervous about a visiting meticulous colonel (Mary Wickes).|
|67||19||"Aid Station"||William Jurgensen||Larry Gelbart & Simon Muntner||February 11, 1975||B-322|
|Hawkeye, Margaret and Klinger are sent to a frontline aid station under heavy fire to fill in for a dead surgeon.|
|68||20||"Love and Marriage"||Lee Philips||Arthur Julian||February 18, 1975||B-321|
|A Korean assistant needs to see his pregnant wife, while a GI wants to marry a girl from Rosie's bar.|
|69||21||"Big Mac"||Don Weis||Laurence Marks||February 25, 1975||B-313|
|The 4077th is turned upside down by rumors of a visit from General Douglas MacArthur, but not all personnel are excited.|
|70||22||"Payday"||Hy Averback||John W. Regier & Gary Markowitz||March 4, 1975||B-305|
|It's Hawkeye's turn as pay officer, but a $10 oversight causes trouble.|
|71||23||"White Gold"||Hy Averback||Larry Gelbart & Simon Muntner||March 11, 1975||B-319|
|Colonel Flagg shows up when penicillin is stolen, but Hawkeye and Trapper soon learn the real reason for his arrival.|
|72||24||"Abyssinia, Henry"||Larry Gelbart||Everett Greenbaum & Jim Fritzell||March 18, 1975||B-324|
|Henry gets his discharge, making Frank the commanding officer of the 4077th M*A*S*H unit.|
- Titles taken from DVD
- Credits from episode title cards
- Production Code from end credits