M*A*S*H

Goodbye, Farewell and Amen - S11-E16

Continuity mistake: When Father Mulcahy releases the locked up POWs, in the following explosion Father Mulcahy is knocked to the ground and his eyeglasses are still on his face properly, but in the next shot when BJ rushes to his side the eyeglasses are on the ground behind Mulcahy's head, and BJ did not remove them.

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The Price - S7-E17

Revealing mistake: Margret is running out of the shower tent screaming where just moments before we saw her taking a shower. We can see she's wearing a flesh-colored pantyhose.

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Love and Marriage - S3-E20

Visible crew/equipment: When Trapper and Hawkeye walk into the Swamp and find Dr. Pak waiting for them, the edge of the tent set can be seen at the top left corner of the screen.

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The Chosen People - S2-E19

Visible crew/equipment: While Radar is in Henry's office with the woman and her baby, being teased by Trapper and Hawkeye about the possibility of him being the father, just as Frank walks into the office a crewmember's hand can be seen between the two doors near the floor, preventing the closing door from swinging.

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Good-Bye Radar (Part 1) - S8-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Radar arrives back at camp the Korean driver fixes Radar's stiff neck, and just as Radar gives him the money and we hear people cheer that Radar's back, the shadow of the boom mic can be seen on the ground at the bottom left side of the screen.

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Private Charles Lamb - S3-E14

Visible crew/equipment: While the Greek shipment of food is being brought into the mess tent, when the cook carrying the lamb walks behind the table, the edge of the tent set can be seen at the top right corner of the screen.

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A Full Rich Day - S3-E12

Visible crew/equipment: After Henry meets with Colonel Blanche, the Luxembourg Commander, it cuts to Hawkeye in the Swamp continuing his recording to his father, and when Trapper describes his recipe for the dry martini we can see the open edge of the tent set and a spotlight at the top left corner of the screen.

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Life With Father - S3-E8

Visible crew/equipment: After the scene in the x-ray room with Henry asking Hawkeye and Trapper to "read between the lines" in the letter from Henry's wife, when it cuts to Radar on the phone the shadow of the boom mic can be seen on the wall at the top left side of the screen, right before it's pulled up.

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Officer of the Day - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: During the inspection of arms, when Frank stands in front of the second soldier in line, the soldier's left collar is flipped up and his right collar is folded underneath his shirt in the shots facing him, but in shots facing Frank the soldier's entire collar is properly positioned.

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The General Flipped at Dawn - S3-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Hawkeye disobeys General Steele's orders, when it cuts to the preliminary hearing in the mess tent, the chalk T-mark can be seen on the floor under the bench at the chopper pilot's feet, where he will stand in a moment.

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George - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: When Frank walks into the Swamp and puts down the typewriter, in shots facing Frank the manila envelope's open flap faces up, but in shots facing Trapper and Hawkeye while they're pretending to argue the envelope is flipped over with the flap facing down, then when Frank walks back to the envelope the flap faces up.

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George - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: While Hawkeye and Trapper are playing shotglass checkers Frank lathers shaving cream onto his face, but in his closeups the thick foam is dried out.

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Crisis - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: While Trapper and Hawkeye are lying on their cots, one by one everyone joins them in the Swamp, and in Trapper's closeups the "USA sterilized" that's printed on his pillow is upside down, but in the wideshots his pillow's flipped over with the print right-side up.

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Crisis - S2-E21

Visible crew/equipment: Before the meeting in Henry's office starts, when Margaret and Frank take their seats, under Frank's chair we can see the chalk T-mark on the floor behind him.

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Dr. Pierce and Mr. Hyde - S2-E5

Revealing mistake: After many hours in the OR Hawkeye takes a seat in the wheelchair that Radar's pushing, and when they reach the Swamp there's a wooden ramp on the ground right outside the door, which is never normally there, deliberately placed for this shot so Radar can push the wheelchair into the Swamp.

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For the Good of the Outfit - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: While Radar and Hawkeye are in the mess tent, after Hawkeye cracks a joke about how the cook sculpts grease into the shape of lamp chops, between shots facing Radar and the shots facing Hawkeye we see Radar either holding bread in his right hand or a fork.

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Radar's Report - S2-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Dr. Freedman's in Henry's office before Klinger walks in, just as Henry says, "You're the doctor," the shadow of the moving boom mic can be seen at the top left side of the screen.

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Radar's Report - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Trapper and Hawkeye are sitting outside the Swamp, Hawkeye pours the martinis from the tall glass beaker, and in the shots facing Hawkeye there are quite a few large ice cubes in the beaker, but in the shots facing Trapper there aren't as many ice cubes floating in the beaker.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: While in the mess tent, when Henry introduces Hildebrand to Margaret it cuts to Henry as he says that she's the best head nurse in Korea, and at the top right corner we can see the open edge of the tent set and what's behind it.

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Hot Lips and Empty Arms - S2-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Margaret walks into Henry's office while Trapper, Henry, and Hawkeye are watching a "training film," the actor's chalk T-mark can be seen on the floor.

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Frank Burns: I know I'm a real asset.
Hawkeye: You're only off by two letters.

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Bug Out (60 mins.) - S5-E1

Trivia: Early on in this episode a scene takes place in the shower between Harry Morgan and William Christopher. Right before the scene ends William pulls the chain on the lever for the shower to turn on, but the water doesn't come on; in fact when he notices the water doesn't come on, he holds onto the chain and the lever actually comes off. You can tell by his facial expressions this was totally unexpected, but since this was the end of the scene and no further dialog was needed, it was left in.

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Cease-Fire - S1-E23

Question: General Clayton says that he confirmed the news of a ceasefire with "CINCOMPAC" (according to the subtitles). What the heck is CINCOMPAC?

Answer: It is actually Cencompac for Central Command of the Pacific. It is like the headquarters for all military activity in the Pacific Region (Japan, Korea, Okinawa, etc. The newer version of that is United States Pacific Command (USPACOM).

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