Are You a M*A*S*H Expert?

By: Artimis Charvet
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
Are You a M*A*S*H Expert?
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About This Quiz

Based on the 1970 novel of the same name, the "M*A*S*H" characters stole everyone's hearts with their dark humor about war and compassion. See how much you remember about this groundbreaking sitcom with our "M*A*S*H" quiz!
How long did M*A*S*H run?
11 years
7 years
5 years

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What does "M*A*S*H" stand for?
Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
Major Army Survival Hospital
Massive Army Surgical Hospital

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Who was the first commanding officer?
Maj. Frank Burns
Lt. Col. Henry Blake
Col. Sherman Potter

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Who was the original company clerk?
Cpl. Max Klinger
Cpl. Walter O'Reilly
Capt. Jonathan Tuttle

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Radar had a borderline super power. What was it?
He could anticipate events.
He could find anything that anybody lost.
He could heal sick animals.

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Though it was an ensemble show, there was definitely a star. Who was it?
Loretta Swit
Wayne Rogers
Alan Alda

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Only one woman was a regular on the series. Who was she?
Loretta Swit
Bea Arthur
Carol Burnett

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When McLean Stevenson (Henry Blake) left the show, how was he written out?
He went back home to private practice.
He was killed.
He was promoted and sent back to the States.

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"M*A*S*H" was an ensemble show and, much like a real military conflict, characters came and went. How many stayed for the entire run?
2
4
6

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Several episodes are framed as letters that Hawkeye writes home. To whom is he writing?
His mom
His girlfriend
His dad

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Cpl. Max Klinger, a regular for the entire show, was so desperate for a discharge that he did what most of the time -- though he stopped during the later seasons?
Stole from the other residents
Threatened to shoot up the place
Dressed in women's clothing

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Who took over as the permanent commanding officer following Henry's death?
Maj. Margaret Houlihan
Maj. Frank Burns
Col. Sherman Potter

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Who were the original roommates in the swamp?
Hawkeye, Trapper, and Frank
Hawkeye and BJ Hunnicutt
Hawkeye, Trapper, Frank, and Spearchucker Jones

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When Trapper, Hawkeye's best friend, leaves, who replaces him?
Capt. Jonathan Tuttle
Capt. BJ Hunnicutt
Maj. Charles Winchester

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How did Trapper leave?
He went home to be with his sick mother.
He was discharged.
He was killed by a sniper.

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Self-righteous, poor surgeon, gung-ho about the war -- these all describe which character?
Cpl. Max Klinger
Maj. Charles Winchester
Maj. Frank Burns

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Frank may have been a stickler for the rules, but he was breaking this biggie on a regular basis. What is it?
Undermining the commands of officers Blake and Potter
Stealing from the army
Having an affair

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War meant a lot of rotations of personnel, so it seemed natural in the course of the show for people to come and go. When Frank leaves, who replaces him?
Dr. Sidney Freedman
Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester
Col. Flagg

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When did "M*A*S*H" debut?
Sept. 17, 1972
Aug. 3, 1973
Sept. 3, 1970

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Was "M*A*S*H" a comedy or a drama?
comedy
drama
dramedy

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Who was Capt. Tuttle?
An imaginary friend
A nurse
A visiting dignitary

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What was Frank Burns nickname?
Weasel
Rat Fink
Ferret Face

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Which two main characters got married (not to each other) during the show?
Trapper and Margaret
Frank and Klinger
Margaret and Klinger

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Which two actors actually served in Korea?
Alan Alda and Jamie Farr
Harry Morgan and Jamie Farr
Wayne Rogers and Alan Alda

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True or False: The show had a laugh track.
TRUE
FALSE

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What does the BJ stand for in Hunnicutt's name?
Nothing
Bobby Joe
Billy John

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Who was the only series regular who wasn't replaced after leaving the show?
Radar
Margaret
Father Mulcahy

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The final episode has everyone leaving when the war is over. Which character stays behind in Korea?
Father Mulcahy
Max Klinger
Margaret Houlihan

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What was the name of the final episode?
"Goodbye, Farewell and Amen"
"Who Knew?"
"Say No More"

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The final episode held the record for most-watched broadcast for years. What knocked it out of position?
World Series game 7 in 1995
Super Bowl XLIV
NCAA basketball championship in 2002

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