MASH 4077 Podcast Episode 12

July 15th, 2011


Kenny Mittleider from Knights of the Guild Podcast, Simon Meddings from Waffle On Podcast, Al Kessel from Tales from the Mouse House Podcast and special guest hosts Harry Dauz & Joyce Kessel discuss one of the most successful and longest running television series in history.. M*A*S*H

Today we cover Season 1, Episode #12 - Dear Dad

Directed by Gene Reynolds

Written by Larry Gelbart

Production code J313

Original air date December 17, 1972

Set during the Korean War in the 1950’s

Plot Summary: In the first of the "Dear Dad" episodes, Hawkeye's letter home to his father details Christmas in Korea: Radar ships a jeep home to Iowa, one piece at a time. Henry presents the monthly medical lecture - on sex, only to be heckled. Trapper helps deliver a calf. Frank berates Klinger for wearing a bandana, and Klinger responds with physical violence. Hawkeye and Trapper sabotage Margaret's tent as a prank. Hawkeye even flies to the front line in a Santa suit in order to help a wounded soldier.

Hope you enjoy it,

Kenny, Meds, Al, Harry & Joyce

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