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Are You Now, Margaret? - S8-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Williamson and Hawkeye walk into the Swamp and stand near BJ's cot, the edge of the tent set can be seen at the top, left side of the screen.

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Are You Now, Margaret? - S8-E2

Continuity mistake: After Hawkeye, BJ, and Charles enters Margaret's tent, Charles steps from behind Hawkeye to look at Williams. A moment later, after the angle changes, Charles steps from behind Hawkeye again.

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Are You Now, Margaret? - S8-E2

Factual error: Then camera Klinger is using is not period correct. Those Brownie cameras were not around at that time.

Are You Now, Margaret? - S8-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Williamson, the Congressional Aide, is in Colonel Potter's office questioning Margaret about Wally, right after Hawkeye makes the comment about liberty and justice for all, in the next wideshot as Williamson walks to the other side of the room the T-marks and chalk marks can be seen on the floor.

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Frank Burns: You disgust me!
Hawkeye: You're right, Frank... I discussed you with everyone I know and we all find you disgusting.

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Trivia: Season 4. Episode 1 "Welcome To Korea". At the end of the episode the new commanding officer, Colonel Sherman Potter, played by Harry Morgan is introduced. In Season 3 Episode 1 "The General Flipped at Dawn", Harry Morgan played Major General Bartford Hamilton Steele.

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Dear Dad - S1-E12

Question: A number of times it is mentioned that the outfit is unarmed, yet several times, Frank has a rifle, or a pistol, and once Klinger had a grenade, and the guards and Klinger, while on sentry duty, has a rifle. Was this standard, or is this a mistake?

Answer: The Geneva Convention allows even doctors to carry a sidearm to be used in their self defense or the defense of their patients, however it is rare to do so.

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Answer: As an old medical unit staffer, my experience is that med units have combat units assigned to defend them. Usually it was marines.

Answer: Even an Army field hospital would have SOME weapons for self-defense if the enemy attacked. What's meant is that it's not a combat outfit, and therefore wouldn't have enough weapons to actually attack anyone. (It's also mentioned a few times that the Officer of the Watch is supposed to carry a pistol at all times, but Hawkeye refuses to do it when he's in charge and Colonels Blake and Potter don't enforce the rule).

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