M*A*S*H

The Incubator - S2-E12

Visible crew/equipment: After Radar walks into the Swamp and gives Hawkeye and Trapper the coffee and case folders, just as Radar tells them that he was too sleepy he walks out, and the actor's chalk T-mark can be seen on the ground (although faint, it's distinguishable).

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A Holy Mess - S10-E13

Visible crew/equipment: At the start, when Colonel Potter walks into post-op to tell Margaret and Hawkeye about the fresh eggs, just as Hawkeye stands up the boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen, before the camera adjusts to the proper height.

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Follies of the Living - Concerns of the Dead - S10-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When Klinger wakes up in post-op, Margaret, Hawkeye, and BJ are happy he's awake, and in Klinger's first close-up when he asks about Weston the shadow of the boom mic can be seen at the top left corner of the screen, and in his second close-up a bit of that shadow is still noticeable as it moves out of shot.

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Snap Judgment (Part 1) - S10-E7

Continuity mistake: When Klinger's stopped by the MPs it cuts to a close-up of the Polaroid camera and it's lying between the seats with its hand strap facing the front of the jeep, but when Klinger picks it up the camera's positioned the opposite way with its hand strap facing the back of the jeep.

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Rumor at the Top - S10-E3

Visible crew/equipment: While Major Burnham watches everyone at work in the OR, just as Charles says, "If you'd care to step over here, Major," the boom mic dips into view at the top left side of the screen.

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The Winchester Tapes - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: While Colonel Potter is painting the portrait of Charles, the portable military field desks behind Potter are all open - note the front doors are flipped down, but in the closeup of Charles holding the painting of himself the doors are folded up. And the books, etc. atop the field desks change as well.

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That's Show Biz - S10-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Marina arrives in the chopper with the wounded, the array lighting rig is reflected on the chopper's windshield.

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Bless You, Hawkeye - S9-E17

Visible crew/equipment: After Hawkeye shows up in Colonel Potter's office with severe allergy symptoms, BJ and Margaret walk out with him, and when Potter says, "Time we found out what's on his mind," the shadow of the boom mic moves across the door.

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No Sweat - S9-E11

Continuity mistake: While BJ, Hawkeye, and Margaret are in the OR, BJ has the stethoscope either around his neck or the eartips are in his ears, depending on the angle of the consecutive shots.

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Letters - S9-E2

Visible crew/equipment: While Hoops Potter is going for the camp record in free throws, in overhead shots with everyone encircling the 'basketball court' - particularly right after free throw 28 and after Potter says that he feels like a sideshow freak, the boom can be seen moving around right beside the hoop's post at the top, left side of the screen.

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Letters - S9-E2

Visible crew/equipment: While Hawkeye, BJ, and Charles are in the Swamp reading the letters, when BJ says, "Leave it to Charles to be the world's first poison pen-pal," the shadow of the boom mic can be seen moving around at the top right corner of the screen.

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Letters - S9-E2

Visible crew/equipment: While BJ, Hawkeye, and Charles are in the Swamp, when BJ starts reading the letter from the child who thinks the army is like camping out Charles takes that letter away from BJ, and just as Charles is about to sit back down the edge of the Swamp set can be seen at the top right corner of the screen.

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War Co-Respondent - S8-E23

Visible crew/equipment: When BJ's in Margaret's tent talking to Aggie about feeling like a prisoner of war, just as he says, "I work because of the war," the boom mic dips into view at the top of the screen.

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Goodbye, Cruel World - S8-E21

Visible crew/equipment: When Sidney arrives and speaks with Klinger in the office the door remains open for the next few shots, and while Klinger first talks to the doctor and then to the driver, we can see the top of the crooked "sky" backdrop behind the tent in the compound.

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Goodbye, Cruel World - S8-E21

Visible crew/equipment: While BJ and Hawkeye are in the Swamp playing darts, after BJ barely misses Charles with his throw, just as Charles storms into the Swamp the boom mic dips into view at the top of the screen, over Charles.

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Fade Out, Fade In (60 mins.) - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: When Colonel Potter, BJ, Hawkeye, and Charles are in the changing room, Charles wants to be alone so he takes his tan jacket off the first nail on the right and leaves, but in BJ and Hawkeye's closeups the tan jacket is still hanging on that first nail, then it vanishes again.

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The Birthday Girls - S10-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Father Mulcahy and the farmer are talking to BJ and Hawkeye about the wounded cow, the doctors say they'll get help from Colonel Potter, and when they walk away the T-mark can be seen on the ground where they were standing.

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Snappier Judgment (Part 2) - S10-E8

Visible crew/equipment: While Hawkeye's being questioned by the prosecuting counsel, we can see the curved chalk foot marks on the floor right behind Hawkeye's chair, such as when council asks where Hawkeye was when the camera was stolen.

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Snappier Judgment (Part 2) - S10-E8

Visible crew/equipment: While Colonel Potter, Margaret, and Father Mulcahy are in the mess tent, we see that BJ and Hawkeye arrive back at camp in the jeep, and when they walk into the mess tent the curved chalk foot marks can be seen on the floor under the table, between Potter and Mulcahy.

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That's Show Biz - S10-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When a very tired Hawkeye's in post-op checking on Marina in the morning, the shadow of the boom mic can be seen on the window curtain at the top, right corner of the screen.

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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: Gary Burghoff's left hand was slightly deformed, and he often hid it behind his clipboard during filming.

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That's Show Biz - S10-E1

Question: Talking with stripper Candy Doyle, Potter remarks that he still remembers how she used to spin her tassels and that he is reminded of this every time he sees a C 42 revving up. On the net I do find references to a C40A, a C47 and others, but no reference to an aircraft of the time called a C 42. What would he have been referring to?

Answer: The C-42 was a military variant of the Douglas DC-2. Very few C-42's were built, so it's questionable that Potter would specifically have seen that particular model, but, given his military background, it's not entirely unreasonable that he might use the military designation even when the aircraft in question is actually a civilian DC-2.

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