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.
Too Many Cooks
The 4077th tries to save a wounded private (Ed Begley, Jr.) who knows his way around a kitchen better than a foxhole.
Are You Now, Margaret?
A visiting Congressional aide gets close to Margaret during what he claims is a routine fact-finding tour. Thad Mumford and Dan Wilcox won the Writers Guild Award for this episode. Note - Gary Burghoff does not appear in this episode.
Guerilla My Dreams
A South Korean officer harasses a wounded woman he claims to be an enemy guerilla. Second appearance of Scully.
Good-Bye Radar, part 1
The generator goes on the fritz while Radar is on R&R, so B.J. and Potter experiment with a patient’s treatment.
Good-Bye Radar, part 2
Although Radar has his discharge, the need for a new generator makes him think he’s needed more in Korea. Ken Levine and David Isaacs received Primetime Emmy and Writers Guild Award nominations for this episode. Note - This is Gary Burghoff’s last appearance on the show.
Period of Adjustment
Klinger has a rough time adjusting to being company clerk, while B.J. hears discouraging news his family being visited by Radar. Charles S. Dubin won the Directors Guild Award for this episode and received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Jim Mulligan and John Rappaport received a Writers Guild Award nomination.
Father Mulcahy assists a nurse with her studies for medical school, but feels uneasy about her display of appreciation.
A Korean woman accuses Klinger of disgracing her daughter, while Hawkeye finds it hard to keep a promise to a dying soldier.
Mr. and Mrs. Who?
Charles tries to remember his R&R in Tokyo when he has a hangover.
The Yalu Brick Road
Hawkeye and B.J. get lost in enemy territory on their way back to camp with antibiotics, but they do pick up a North Korean prisoner. First episode for the character Sgt. Rizzo.
The surgeons race against time to save a soldier with lacerated aorta. This episode includes a clock on-screen and has no laugh track.
Dear Uncle Abdul
Klinger writes to his uncle Abdul about his duties as company clerk.
The surgeons take care of Rosie’s after she’s hurt in a brawl, while Father Mulcahy awaits his long-denied promotion. Featuring John Orchard, who had played "Ugly John" in the first season, in a different role.
Stars and Stripes
B.J. and Charles have a clash of the egos while working together on a medical paper. Third and final appearance of Scully. Harry Morgan received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for directing this episode.
Yessir, That’s Our Baby
The 4077th tries to find a permanent home for an abandoned half-American/half-Korean baby.
Because of his bar bill, Hawkeye gets off drinking for a week, but his self-righteousness nearly makes everyone else drink. Featuring Shelley Long.
When Potter and Charles are quarantined with the mumps, a replacement surgeon (Edward Herrmann) fills in for them, but he starts to crack under the pressure.
While the camp is treating Korean refugees, Potter returns in a bad mood after visiting a sick friend.
Charles looks after a patient with a unique talent, while Potter puts Hawkeye and B.J. in charge of morale.
Lend a Hand
Hawkeye clashes with a know-it-all surgeon, but the two must work together under fire at an aid station. This episode features Alan Alda’s father Robert and brother Antony.
Goodbye, Cruel World
Sidney is brought back to the 4077th to deal with an Asian-American war hero who’s not happy about being sent home.
The surgeons get a few minutes of sleep during a long haul in the OR, but their pleasant dreams soon become nightmares. Alan Alda received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for directing this episode.
B.J. tries to stay faithful to his family back in California despite his attraction to a famous war correspondent (Susan Saint James).
Irked at stateside medical fees, Hawkeye decides to bill the Army for his own medical services.
A hot-tempered colonel (Pat Hingle) arrives at the 4077th on April Fools’ Day.