M*A*S*H

The Smell of Music - S6-E15

Audio problem: After Potter convinces Saunders he still wants to live, the hiss from the anesthesia machine fades out even while Potter and Saunders are still standing next to it. Neither Potter nor Saunders turned off the valve again.

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The M*A*S*H Olympics - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: As Ames is pitched the idea of diet and exercise, he has his fork up with a bite of egg on it. When Hawkeye reaches for the fork, it's upside down and clean.

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The Winchester Tapes - S6-E5

Revealing mistake: While painting Winchester's portrait, the camera looks across Potter's position. As it does, the picture is totally finished, though Potter acts like he's working on it.

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Suggested correction: As Leonardo da Vinci put it: Art is never finished, just abandoned. The fact that it looks complete to you or me is no reason why the artist couldn't find minor details he'd want to touch up.

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

Continuity mistake: Charles and the G.I. lay waiting for an explosion. When the last mortar hits, the explosion is just to the left of the back tire, the jeep is untouched. After a cut, the jeep is trashed and burning.

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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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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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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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The Smell of Music - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When the Jeep runs over the French horn, the crowd is a good distance back. When Potter comes out and picks up the flattened horn, the crowd is only five or six feet away without having moved up.

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The Grim Reaper - S6-E11

Visible crew/equipment: As Hawkeye walks over to the Colonel, there appears to be a lighting rig, or a reflector, over the Colonel's cot in the upper left of the shot. (00:20:35)

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The Merchant of Korea - S6-E14

Continuity mistake: After answering a call for help, BJ gets first a right glove on, then as he talks, gets a left glove. After the angle changes, he gets a left glove again.

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The Winchester Tapes - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: In the last O.R. of the episode, Winchester is wearing a surgical gown with the same blood stain pattern as in the previous episode. This also would be impossible given the cleaning procedures.

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Your Hit Parade - S6-E18

Continuity mistake: When the bomb disposal sergeant is sitting down at the end of the episode, he's facing the table. When the camera cuts in closer, his left shoulder is facing the table.

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The Smell of Music - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When BJ and Hawkeye are arguing while trying to eat, Winchester starts his French Horn. When the camera is behind BJ, he puts down his fork. When the camera cuts to a front shot of BJ, he's holding the fork he just put down. Then the camera cuts to look at Hawkeye, BJ's fork is down again.

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Images - S6-E9

Other mistake: In the episode where Radar is talking to Corporal Hendrix, Radar says that he was thinking about getting a tattoo himself. But in season 3 episode 7 when Col. Blake was giving Radar his physical he had an anchor on his right arm which he said was his new tattoo. (00:08:20)

Patient 4077 - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: When the boys are working on the vascular clamp, Charles brings out three hard boiled eggs. After he heckles BJ and Hawkeye for a minute, BJ takes the hammer, and smashes Charles' eggs. The camera cuts to the boys, and back to Charles. There are now two eggs, and almost intact.

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The Grim Reaper - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: In Margaret's tent, when Charles is toasting Margaret, his hand alternates positions between the close ups, and the wide shots. In the close ups, he's holding the wine glass by the bowl. In the wide shots, he's holding it by the stem.

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Fallen Idol - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: Look at the stains on Winchester's clothes in the O.R. sessions. Both times the stains match. There would be different stains because of the cleaning process.

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The Merchant of Korea - S6-E14

Plot hole: In this episode, the military money, or scrip, is being called in and exchanged for a different color (and assumedly design - otherwise counterfeiters could just keep using their printing plates) to battle counterfeiting. However, in previous episodes several colors of scrip are being used equally and at the same time - e.g. in episode "Hey, Doc" (4-5), Sgt. Kimble collects a pot consisting of both blue and tan one-dollar scrip notes. No previous indication was given in the show that the army started a practice of using just one color at a time.

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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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