M*A*S*H (season 10)
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|M*A*S*H (season 10)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||22|
|Original release||October 26, 1981– April 12, 1982|
|Alan Alda||Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce|
|Mike Farrell||Capt. B.J. Hunnicut|
|Harry Morgan||Col. Sherman T. Potter|
|Loretta Swit||Maj. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan|
|David Ogden Stiers||Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III|
|Jamie Farr||Sgt. Maxwell Q. Klinger|
|William Christopher||Capt. Father Francis Mulcahy|
|Title[n 1]||Directed by[n 2]||Written by[n 2]||Original air date||Production
|219/220||1/2||"That's Show Biz"||Charles S. Dubin||David Pollock & Elias Davis||October 26, 1981||Z-419/Z-420|
|A former stripper (Gwen Verdon) is the headline of a visiting USO troupe, whose female entertainers find romance with the male surgeons of the 4077th.|
|221||3||"Identity Crisis"||David Ogden Stiers||Dan Wilcox & Thad Mumford||November 2, 1981||Z-423|
|A trio of wounded GIs includes a corporal who makes an odd confession to Father Mulcahy.
David Ogden Stiers made his TV-directing debut with this episode.
|222||4||"Rumor at the Top"||Charles S. Dubin||David Pollock & Elias Davis||November 9, 1981||Z-424|
|A visit by a general's aide starts a rumor that the 4077th is breaking up. Newsreel clip of water skier Cahrlene Zint is included.|
|223||5||"Give 'Em Hell, Hawkeye"||Charles S. Dubin||Dennis Koenig||November 16, 1981||1-G01|
|Frustrated that peace talks have stalled, Hawkeye writes a letter to President Truman about the insanity of the war.|
|224||6||"Wheelers and Dealers"||Charles S. Dubin||Thad Mumford & Dan Wilcox||November 23, 1981||1-G02|
|B.J. becomes a gambler due to unsettling news from home, while Potter takes driving-safety classes after getting a traffic ticket.|
|225||7||"Communication Breakdown"||Alan Alda||Karen Hall||November 30, 1981||1-G03|
|Charles hoards his newspapers when the mail is delayed, while Hawkeye discovers that a South Korean soldier is the brother of a North Korean prisoner.|
|226||8||"Snap Judgment"||Hy Averback||Paul Perlove||December 7, 1981||1-G04|
|Klinger is accused of petty thievery in the 4077th.|
|227||9||"Snappier Judgment"||Hy Averback||Paul Perlove||December 14, 1981||1-G05|
|Klinger is court-martialed for stealing from the 4077th and has Charles defend him.|
|228||10||"'Twas the Day After Christmas"||Burt Metcalfe||Elias Davis & David Pollock||December 28, 1981||1-G06|
|It's the day after Christmas and the 4077th spends it borrowing a tradition from wounded British soldiers - the officers and enlisted switch places.|
|229||11||"Follies of the Living - Concerns of the Dead"||Alan Alda||Alan Alda||January 4, 1982||1-G07|
|Delirious from a high fever, Klinger communicates with a dead GI who doesn't believe he's dead.
Alan Alda received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for writing this episode.
There is no laugh track.
|230||12||"The Birthday Girls"||Charles S. Dubin||Karen Hall||January 11, 1982||1-G08|
|Margaret goes to Tokyo for her birthday, while the surgeons work hard to save a wounded, pregnant cow.|
|231||13||"Blood and Guts"||Charles S. Dubin||Lee H. Grant||January 18, 1982||1-G09|
|A famous war correspondent arrives to write about the wounded and gives them the donated blood he brought with him.|
|232||14||"A Holy Mess"||Burt Metcalfe||David Pollock and Elias Davis||February 1, 1982||1-G10|
|A distraught AWOL private seeks sanctuary at the 4077th, while a local farmer inspires Potter to make a real egg breakfast.|
|233||15||"The Tooth Shall Set You Free"||Charles S. Dubin||David Pollock and Elias Davis||February 8, 1982||1-G11|
|Charles has a toothache, while Hawkeye suspects a commanding officer is a bigot. Featuring Laurence Fishburne.|
|234||16||"Pressure Points"||Charles S. Dubin||David Pollock and Elias Davis||February 15, 1982||1-G12|
|Sidney returns to the 4077th when there's a series of misteps in and out of the OR, while Charles engages in a mess war with Hawkeye and B.J.
Charles S. Dubin received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for directing this episode.
|235||17||"Where There's a Will, There's a War"||Alan Alda||David Pollock & Elias Davis||February 22, 1982||1-G13|
|Hawkeye ends up writing out his will when he fills in for a killed surgeon at a frontline aid station.
Alan Alda received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for directing this episode.
|236||18||"Promotion Commotion"||Charles S. Dubin||Dennis Koenig||March 1, 1982||1-G14|
|The officers enjoy popularity with the enlisted at promotion time, but Charles seems to be threatened by a hulking GI.|
|237||19||"Heroes"||Nell Cox||Thad Mumford & Dan Wilcox||March 15, 1982||1-G15|
|A former boxing champ, whose Father Mulcahy's childhood hero, visits the 4077th on a goodwill tour, but he may not have much fight in him left when he has a stroke. The media crew swamps Hawkeye for interviews.|
|238||20||"Sons and Bowlers"||Hy Averback||Elias Davis & David Pollock||March 22, 1982||1-G16|
|The 4077th challenges the Marines to a bowling tournament, while Hawkeye's father is hospitalized.
Hy Averback received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for directing this episode.
|239||21||"Picture This"||Burt Metcalfe||Karen Hall||April 5, 1982||1-G17|
|Potter wants to paint a portrait of the staff for his wife's birthday, but a feud between Hawkeye, B.J. and Charles is not a pretty picture. Hawkeye leaves the swamp and takes a hut behind Rosie's bar.
Burt Metcalfe received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for directing this episode.
|240||22||"That Darn Kid"||David Ogden Stiers||Karen Hall||April 12, 1982||1-G19|
|Klinger's goat eats the payroll, making Hawkeye owe the Army $22,000.While Charles gets entangled in the loan he takes from Rizo|
- Titles taken from DVD
- Credits from episode title cards
- Production Code from end credits