M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H (1972)

44 mistakes in season 10 - chronological order

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That's Show Biz - S10-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the end, after Father Mulcahy says goodbye to Sarah, when it cuts to a wideshot we can see two actors' rubber T-marks on the ground. The first is behind Father Mulcahy's feet, a white T-mark (albeit dirty) where Sarah had been standing, and the second becomes visible when Klinger runs over and bumps into Kellye, he kicks up some dirt which causes the black rubber T-mark to flip up off the ground.

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That's Show Biz - S10-E1

Continuity mistake: When the red head woman is playing the piano, it's a double. In the close up her hair is back and you can see her face. In the wide shots her hair covers her face so as to conceal the switch.

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That's Show Biz - S10-E1

Continuity mistake: In Potter's tent, he holds the door for Brandy to enter. In the close up, you see him drop his left hand to close the door after she passes him and inside. After the angle change, his hand is back on the door, and she's just even with him walking forward.

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Rumor at the Top - S10-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After Colonel Potter gets off the phone, he tells Klinger about Torgy Porgy and how after four years of medical school Torgy washed out, and just as Potter and Klinger stand up lighting equipment can be seen at the top right side of the screen.

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Wheelers and Dealers - S10-E5

Continuity mistake: As Rizzo turns to Potter to give the test score, he puts his cigar in his mouth, and his right hand on his papers. The next shot the cigar is suddenly in his right hand.

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Communication Breakdown - S10-E6

Visible crew/equipment: While Colonel Potter and Margaret are with Charles, a nurse sees them and announces the presence of a newspaper, then when everyone gathers around Charles while he sets the reading rules, there's a man with blondish shoulder length hair and a beard, wearing a blue button down shirt and white pants who's standing in the background, partially hidden by the signpost.

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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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Snap Judgment (Part 1) - S10-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Klinger's at Little Chicago he asks one of the black market vendors about cameras and he points to another vendor, and when it cuts to the next shot we can see the actor's T-mark on the ground where the man walks away (his foot even moves the T-mark) and Klinger is about to stand.

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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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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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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: 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).

Captain Defenestrator

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.

stiiggy

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: My old doctor (now deceased) served in Korea during the War. He was required to carry a sidearm anytime he was not in the hospital.

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