M*A*S*H

The Price of Tomato Juice - S4-E15

Other mistake: Actor Jeff Maxwell plays Private Igor Straminsky, however when Maj. Burns is in line and asks for his name, he replies "Maxwell" and Burns in turn repeats the name "Maxwell", instead of "Straminsky."

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Change of Command - S4-E2

Other mistake: It's 1952 when Potter arrives at the 4077. He tells Radar that he joined the army during WWI when he was 15 (he lied about his age). That would mean that Potter was 50 when he arrives. But he said that he'd be retiring in 18 months. Also, in the episode "Point of View" Potter states that this was the first time in 37 years that he missed calling Mildred for their anniversary. That would mean that Potter was 13 when he got married.

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Hey, Doc - S4-E5

Other mistake: When the Colonel Griswald of the 1st Cavalry goes to leave camp, the Jeep he gets in is marked "4077 MASH" on the bumper instead of 1st Cav.

Movie Nut

The Kids - S4-E8

Other mistake: The nurse running the orphanage had to be introduced to BJ, with Hawkeye explaining that Trapper had left. However, Potter came after BJ but the nurse knew who he was.

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Death Takes a Holiday - S9-E5

Visible crew/equipment: After Charles confronts Choi Sung Ho about the candy, Ho explains that he sold it on the black market to buy real food, and when Ho reenters the mess tent through the side door, we can see that outside there's a director's chair, which actors also use, with something printed on its back.

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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: 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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