M*A*S*H

That's Show Biz - S10-E1

Factual error: When Winchester is shown in the Post Op, his oak leaf and medical symbols are on the wrong lapels.

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The Winchester Tapes - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: While Charles is reading the letter about his nephew being discharged because of fainting spells, Klinger feigns a fainting spell falling forward onto Hawkeye's cot, and his body lies lopsided with his leg hanging off, but when it cuts to the next shot Klinger's perfectly positioned on the cot. Also, note the mail Klinger tossed earlier onto Hawkeye's cot, near his pillow, is now neatly tucked under the blanket towards the foot of the cot.

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No Laughing Matter - S9-E13

Continuity mistake: While Charles, BJ, and Hawkeye are in the Officers' Club, when Margaret storms in and starts yelling at Charles about the visiting pervert Colonel, Charles facepalms himself with his right hand, but next shot his left hand is up, and it continues to switch.

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

Continuity mistake: When BJ, Charles, and Hawkeye are in the Swamp getting drunk they toast to "war, the fountain of loveliness," and Charles attaches the surgical clamp to BJ's hand and it dangles with the end facing out in the closeup, but the clamp faces the opposite way in the wideshot, then it's changed again.

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Communication Breakdown - S10-E6

Continuity mistake: When Charles leaves the shower with newspaper covering his privates, the newspaper at his backside is wrinkled and messed up when he enters the Swamp in the exterior shot, but next shot the papers are different and arranged neatly.

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The Best of Enemies - S9-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the start, when BJ calls Hawkeye "twinkle toes" before Hawkeye leaves, the edge of the Swamp set can be seen at the top, left corner of the screen.

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A Night at Rosie's - S7-E23

Revealing mistake: During the melee at Rosie's, after Klinger gets his money and jewelry back from the cheats a guy is thrown through windows, and though we hear the sound of smashing glass we see the shreds of plastic fluttering.

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Peace On Us - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: When Hawkeye, Charles, and BJ are in the Swamp, Hawkeye starts his roll about being sick of green, and by the time he heads outside and talks to Margaret the blood splatter on his surgical gown changes.

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The Smell of Music - S6-E15

Revealing mistake: When Margaret whistles for the "third wave" she places Winchester's French horn on the ground, and there are three shots facing the jeep as it closes in on the horn - in the first two shots the horn's normal, but in the last shot the horn's already semi-squashed before the jeep even runs over it.

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38 Across - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: After Radar leaves the message with Stevens for Hawkeye's friend on the Essex, it cuts to Klinger removing a nut from the jeep and he's holding the wrench with his thumb at the top, but next shot he's holding the wrench the opposite way.

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Your Hit Parade - S6-E18

Continuity mistake: In the Operating Room, as Charles hears that his phonograph has been "donated" for use during the emergency, he turns his head from left to right. In the close up, he lifts his head.

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Mail Call, Again - S4-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Margaret listens in on Frank's phone conversation with his wife, Margaret throws a chair at him and storms out of the office, and after she calls Frank a chinless chipmunk a boom mic dips into view at the top, left corner of the screen.

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Dear Mildred - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Colonel Potter's in his office finishing up his letter to Mildred, right before Margaret, Frank, and the others walk in, the things on his desk change their positions between shots - such as the paper tray moving from Potter's left to the right side of his desk.

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As You Were - S2-E20

Revealing mistake: At the end, in the shot of Klinger singing while he's sewing a dress on his White Rotary sewing machine, as he's guiding the fabric forward it isn't actually under the machine's presser foot, which it needs to be in order to be stitched by the needle.

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As You Were - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When Klinger's in Father Mulcahy's tent he pulls up a chair and when he sits down he places his purse on his lap, but in the closeup the purse strap is now around his left arm.

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Adam's Ribs - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: While Hawkeye leads the protest in the mess tent shouting "we want something else," there are two closeup shots of the table where Klinger and Radar are seated, and Klinger's white evening purse is missing, but in the previous and following wideshots the purse is hanging on his arm.

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Adam's Ribs - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Hawkeye's in the mess tent holding the food tray the succotash is on the left and potatoes on the right with a space in the middle, so when Igor serves him creamed corn offscreen the corn should be between the potatoes and succotash, but when Hawkeye's having the fit and walks away from Igor, the potatoes (a higher mound) are now in the center space between corn and succotash.

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Dear Dad... Three - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: During Henry's home movies of Molly's birthday party, Lorraine brings out the cake with candles and sets it on the table, but the cake differs between the shots - note the writing.

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For the Good of the Outfit - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Hawkeye mails a letter to his father which is delayed in its delivery, and when Hawkeye finally receives a reply from his father it's dated May 24, 1951, but in the previous episode "Radar's Report" the weekly report that Radar typed up was dated October 17 through October 22, 1951.

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Sticky Wicket - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: In the mess tent, when Frank asks Hawkeye why he makes his life so miserable in the OR, notice that in the wideshots there's a silver pitcher, napkin holder, etc. On the table between Trapper and Margaret who are facing each other, but in the shots facing Margaret and Frank, and also Trapper and Hawkeye all of those things vanish and then reappear.

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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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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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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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