Which "M*A*S*H" Character Are You?

By: Joshua Laurent

Which "M*A*S*H" Character Are You?
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About This Quiz

If you were deployed with the 4077, which M*A*S*H* character would you be? Do you have the sass of Margaret Houlihan or are you as cheeky as Hawkeye Pierce? Would you have the guts to perform surgery in the field like Major Charles Emerson Winchester III, or would you faint at the sight of blood like Radar O'Reilly? No matter which character you identify with the most, this quiz will let you know which one you could easily play! 

First airing in 1972, M*A*S*H* was originally a film. Once adapted to be a weekly sitcom, M*A*S*H* quickly gained an adoring audience and plenty of critical acclaim. Perhaps you think your honesty will make you Father John Mulcahy, or maybe you think you are as stern as Sherman T. Potter. Choose the responses that speak most loudly to you or how you might do things, and finding out which M*A*S*H* character you are at heart will be a breeze! 

Finding out if you would be a nurse, a priest, or a surgeon during the Korean War will give you a new perspective on yourself and about M*A*S*H* itself! Imagine yourself in your uniform and doing your job alongside some of the most talented people in Hollywood. Which one are you? There's only one way to find out! 

In your opinion, which war was the worst?
Korean War.
Vietnam War.
World War II.
War in Iraq.

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Which war do you wish you knew more about?
World War I.
The Civil War.
The Crusades.
Revolutionary War.

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Which country would you most not want to go to war with?
Russia.
China.
Germany.
North Korea.

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Which line from Edwin Starr's "War" best reflects your belief about war?
"Good God Y'all".
"It means destruction of innocent lives.".
"It's friend only to the Undertaker.".
"It's only a heart breaker.".

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Of the following, which is your favorite anti-war anthem?
"Bulls on Parade" by Rage Against the Machine.
"Billy, Don't Be a Hero" by Paper Lace.
"Dogs of War" by Pink Floyd.
"Eve of Destruction" by Barry McGuire.

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Of the following, which is your least favorite anti-war anthem?
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Metallica.
"Fortunate Son" by Clearance Clearwater Revival.
"Imagine" by John Lennon.
"Killing in the Name" by Rage Against the Machine.

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Of the following, which is the most overplayed anti-war anthem?
"Love Train" by the O'Jays.
"Peace Train" by Cat Stevens.
"Sunday Bloody Sunday" by U2.
"What's Going On?" by Marvin Gaye.

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What surprises you most about the theme song, "Suicide is Painless"?
A 14-year-old kid wrote the lyrics.
It was a number one hit in the UK in 1980.
It's considered the 66th greatest theme of all time by the American Film Institute.
It's been covered by more than 30 artists.

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Who's cover version of "Suicide is Painless" is your favorite?
Marilyn Manson.
Art of Noise.
Kelis.
Stewie Griffin (Seth MacFarlane).

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Of the following, who was your least favorite main cast character on "M*A*S*H"?
Hawkeye Pierce.
Max Klinger.
Margaret "Hotlips" Houlihan.
Radar O'Reilly.

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Of the following, who was your favorite main cast character on "M*A*S*H"?
Henry Blake.
Sherman Potter.
Frank Burns.
Father Mulcahy.

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Of the following, who was your favorite recurring character?
Nurse Kealani Kellye.
Pvt. Igor Straminsky.
Corpsman Roy Goldman.
Lt. Ginger Bayliss.

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Which guest star on an episode of "M*A*S*H" was the most surprising casting decision?
Pat Morita.
Sorrell Brooke.
Marcia Strassman.
Rita Wilson.

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Which character who left the show before the end of its run was your favorite?
Trapper John.
Henry Blake.
Frank Burns.
Radar O'Reilly.

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Which character who joined the show after its first season was your favorite?
B.J. Hunnicutt.
Sherman Potter.
Charles Winchester.
Luther Rizzo.

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What would have made "M*A*S*H" a better show?
If it were an hour long.
If it featured more comedy.
If there were more female characters.
If it featured more drama.

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Aside from the TV show, what's your other favorite kind of "mash"?
Mashed potatoes.
Monster mash.
Brewing mash.
Musical mash-ups.

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251 Episodes of "M*A*S*H" were made. What percentage do you think you've seen?
35-50%.
0-34%.
51-75%.
76-100%.

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Which branch of the military would you want LEAST to join?
Army.
Navy.
Marines.
Air Force.

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What is the most effective weapon in a war?
Machine gun.
Tank.
Grenade.
Landmine.

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How high do you think you could climb in the military?
Colonel.
Lieutenant.
Sergeant.
Major.

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If you had to be stationed overseas somewhere, which sounds like the nicest choice?
Germany.
Japan.
South Korea.
Italy.

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What is your favorite war movie?
"Platoon".
"Saving Private Ryan".
"Apocalypse Now".
"Casualties of War".

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Would a show like "M*A*S*H" work these days?
Yes, because medical shows are popular.
Only if it was a drama and expected to an hour.
I don't think people want to think about war.
Only on Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu.

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Which president during the show's run was your favorite?
Gerald Ford.
Richard Nixon.
Ronald Regan.
Jimmy Carter.

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Who was your least favorite president during the show's run?
Richard Nixon.
Ronald Reagan.
Jimmy Carter.
Gerald Ford.

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Why did the spin-off "AfterM*A*S*H" fail?
The premise of becoming small town doctors was weak.
The best actors/characters weren't on it
Everybody was just tired of the whole "M*A*S*H" idea.
It probably had more to do with when they aired it than anything else.

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Would you watch a "M*A*S*H" remake?
Probably not.
Yes.
No.
I would give it a shot.

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What's your favorite Alan Alda movie?
"Bridge of Spies".
"Flirting with Disaster".
"Betsy's Wedding".
"What Women Want".

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Which was your favorite show of the following that was also on during the run of "M*A*S*H"?
"All in the Family".
"Happy Days".
"60 Minutes".
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show".

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