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The plot is set in military hospital during the Korean War - seems like not very good place for sitcom, but you would be surprised. Doctors are busy chasing nurses, nurses are busy avoiding doctors and the commander is trying to avoid being commander.
Divided We Stand
A psychiatrist is sent to the 4077th to examine their behavior.
5 O’Clock Charlie
An inept Korean bomber pilot provides entertainment for Hawkeye and Trapper, but prompts Frank to call for heavy artillery.
October 17, 1951 Radar writes about the typical shenanigans during a week at the 4077th: Hawkeye tries to romance a new Nurse; Trapper John loses a patient; Houlihan and Burns push Blake for Klinger’s Section 8 (military) discharge. Allan Arbus makes his first appearance as Major Milton Freeman, whose first name would be changed to Sidney. Laurence Marks and Sheldon Keller received a Writers Guild Award nomination for this episode.
For the Good of the Outfit
Hawkeye and Trapper try to get the Army brass to report a "friendly fire" shelling near a North Korean village.
Dr. Pierce and Mr. Hyde
Hawkeye has been in the OR for so long, he can’t stop operating - and he’s decided to try putting a stop to the war.
The 4077th tries to mother a wounded Korean boy who may have been orphaned.
L.I.P. (Local Indigenous Personnel)
Hawkeye tries to help a GI marry his child’s Korean mother and ends a relationship with a bigoted nurse.
The Trial of Henry Blake
Henry is put on trial for charges made by Frank and Margaret regarding his command of the 4077th. McLean Stevenson (Henry Blake) received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for writing this episode.
Dear Dad... Three
Hawkeye writes a third letter to his father describing a bigoted soldier, a live grenade in the OR and home movies for Henry.
A lone sniper attacks the 4077th, trapping Henry and Radar in the showers and forcing a surgery by candlelight when the generator gets shot. Featuring Teri Garr.
Carry On, Hawkeye
Hawkeye and Margaret are the only ones able to work during a flu epidemic. Jackie Cooper won the Primetime Emmy Award for directing this episode. The 4077th’s public address system mentions that the French foresee an end to the war.
Hawkeye and Trapper attempt to obtain an incubator for the 4077th. In this episode a crooked army colonel refers to selling, among other things, "the odd B-52" but this is an error by the writers as the B-52 did not enter service until after the Korean War.
Deal Me Out
The weekly poker game proceeds in spite of Radar running over a civilian and an enlisted man (John Ritter) holding Frank hostage in the showers. Edward Winter guest stars as Captain Halloran and would return in several episodes as Colonel Flagg. Gene Raynolds received Directors Guild Award and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for this episode.
Hot Lips and Empty Arms
Upsetting news from home makes Margaret examine her life and request a transfer. Linda Bloodworth and Mary Kay Place received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for writing this episode.
Something stinks at the 4077th and it could be the new officers’ club that bars enlisted men.
Henry in Love
Henry returns from Tokyo with a woman half his age, but he seems to have forgotten his marriage.
For Want of a Boot
All Hawkeye wants is a new pair of boots and he winds up in a never-ending game of horse trading.
A private with a big nose asks for prohibited plastic surgery - which Frank and Margaret find suspicious.
The Chosen People
A local farmer claims the 4077th is on his land, while a Korean woman claims Radar is the father of her child. Loretta Swit does not appear in this episode.
As You Were
Frank asks Hawkeye and Trapper to give him a hernia operation while there are no casualities - then they start coming in.
A vital supply line is cut at the 4077th, creating a lot of shortages.
Hawkeye learns that a patient’s own unit beat him up because he’s gay which makes Frank want to give him a dishonorable discharge.
When mail come to the 4077th, Hawkeye and Trapper decide to take advantage of Frank’s greed, while Klinger receives letters from home detailing everything from death to pregnancy.
A Smattering of Intelligence
A pair of undercover agents seek security risks within the 4077th. Edward Winter makes his first appearance as Colonel Flagg after appearing as Captain Halloran in the episode "Deal Me Out".