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Major Fred C. Dobbs - S1-E22

Other mistake: While the dentist is working in Henry's mouth Frank's describing Hawkeye and Trapper's pranks, and right after we see a shot of the dog licking hamburger from Frank's ear, when it cuts to Henry saying, "Frank, just leave my married life out of this. Doc, will you watch it before I swallow your watch!" keep your eyes on Larry Linville as he mouths McLean Stevenson's lines along with him.

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Sticky Wicket - S1-E21

Other mistake: When Hawkeye walks into the shower tent while Ugly John's showering he removes his robe, and just as Hawkeye swings open the door to step into the shower stall we can see that he's wearing something, presumably a swimsuit.

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Sticky Wicket - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: In the mess tent, after Radar uses the ketchup he puts the cap back on, but while Hawkeye and Trapper tease Radar about his hearty appetite, when it cuts to Radar's closeups the cap is off the ketchup, but then it's back on in the wideshot.

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Sticky Wicket - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: After the opening credits it cuts to Hawkeye, Trapper, Radar, and Ugly John playing poker in the Swamp and they're all wearing their uniforms when they run out to the incoming choppers, but what we see next is the same footage from the Pilot that's shown in the opening credits, with Hawkeye and Trapper wearing Hawaiian shirts as they meet the choppers.

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Dear Dad, Again - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: During the charity no-talent night, when the curtain opens on the Swinging Surgeons we can see Radar using a set of brushes on the drums, but in Radar's closeups he's using drum sticks, then in the wideshot it's back to the brushes again.

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Love Story - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: After Radar tells Margaret that she's needed in the post-op ward Frank sneaks toward Margaret's tent, and when it cuts to Margaret walking into post-op, at the start of the shot we can see the two actors' curved chalk foot marks on the floor.

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Love Story - S1-E14

Other mistake: After Hawkeye asks, "Radar who?" while he's kissing a nurse, it cuts to Trapper, Radar, and Hawkeye walking past a jeep parked in front of the mess tent, then another jeep shows up with Lieutenant Anderson, but both jeeps have the same stain (looks like rust) on the front bar - the same jeep was used in both shots.

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Edwina - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Hawkeye and Eddie are dancing in the Swamp, after Hawkeye sits on the hot heater Eddie knocks over the tray of glasses and the mug, but next shot the mug is back up on the table.

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Edwina - S1-E13

Revealing mistake: While Hawkeye and Eddie are in the Swamp, when Eddie knocks over the stovepipe we can see that it's actually split into two pieces for the stunt, whereas in the previous shots it's not.

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Henry, Please Come Home - S1-E9

Other mistake: While Radar's in post-op waiting for Henry's arrival he's seen reading Marvel Comics "Captain Savage and His Battlefield Raiders!" issue #10, published January 1969. It's one of the 19 issues in this comic book series which were originally named "Captain Savage and His Leatherneck Raiders," and it ran from 1968 until 1970, many years after the Korean War ended. This comic is also seen in the episode "Tuttle" later this season.

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Chief Surgeon Who? - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When General Barker opens the doors to Henry's office and finds Radar sitting behind the desk, we can see Barker's curved chalk foot marks on the floor beside the desk, where the actor will stand in a moment.

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Chief Surgeon Who? - S1-E4

Other mistake: At the end, after General Barker tells Henry that he should give Frank a high colonic and send him on a 10 mile hike, Klinger shows up in front of them supposedly naked, but we can see the top of whatever the actor's really wearing.

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As Time Goes By - S11-E15

Visible crew/equipment: While Kilnger's guarding Soon-Lee, when Father Mulcahy walks into the tent the shadow of the boom mic dips into view at the top, left side of the screen.

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As Time Goes By - S11-E15

Visible crew/equipment: In the Swamp, when Houlihan shouts, "I'll be back and you better come up with something," the moving shadow of the boom mic can be seen at the top, left side of the screen.

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The Korean Surgeon - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: As Hawkeye talks to the North Koren, the Korean has his hand across his lap. A second later, his arm is up, with his fingers on his temple.

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The Bus - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: The "KILROY" Hawkeye writes on the window as BJ looks out was in the center with his fingertip. Later, as Hawkeye looks out, the "KILROY" is now closer to the frame, and the lettering is different, a small capital A in front of it, and lines above and below it.

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Aid Station - S3-E19

Visible crew/equipment: As Hawkeye walks into the Aid Station, the shadow of the camera plays across his entrance. Also, the area he walks through is extremely well lit, despite the fact the sun is behind the station, indicating stage lighting.

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Adam's Ribs - S3-E11

Revealing mistake: As Radar, Henry, Klinger and Trapper get up to answer the emergency call, the outside background can be seen in the upper right corner of the shot, showing it was done on a sound stage.

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Adam's Ribs - S3-E11

Character mistake: As Hawkeye obsesses about ribs, Henry says that he met Lorraine at the Dearborn Street Station. But while watching home movies sent to him, Henry said he met her at a freshman mixer.

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M*A*S*H - The Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: This episode has the heater in Henry's office in front of the window, and the wall by the window blank. Later the stove is by the window, with the diploma by the stovepipe.

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Sometimes You Hear the Bullet - S1-E17

Henry Blake: All I know is what they taught me at command school. There are certain rules about a war, and rule number one is that young men die. And rule number two is that doctors can't change rule number one.

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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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