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M*A*S*H

Depressing News (Season 9, Episode 12)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, War

When a supply snafu brings too many tongue depressors to camp, Hawkeye uses the extras to erect a monument to the wounded who have passed through camp. Klinger starts his own camp newspaper.
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Director
Writers
Dan Wilcox | Thad Mumford | Larry Gelbart (developed for television by)
Cinematographer
Dominic Palmieri (as Dominick R. Palmer Jr.)
Casting Director
Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 9, 1981

Release date
Feb 9, 1981 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Alan Alda
Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce Capt. Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye' Pierce   See fewer
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Mike Farrell
Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt   See fewer
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Harry Morgan
Col. Sherman T. Potter Col. Sherman T. Potter   See fewer
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Loretta Swit
Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan Maj. Margaret 'Hot Lips' Houlihan   See fewer
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David Ogden Stiers
Maj. Charles Winchester Maj. Charles Winchester   See fewer
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Jamie Farr
Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger   See fewer
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William Christopher
Father Francis Mulcahy Father Francis Mulcahy   See fewer
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William Bogert
Capt. Maurice Allen Capt. Maurice Allen   See fewer
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David Dozer
Delivery Man Delivery Man   See fewer
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Albert Insinnia
Sgt. Ray Tornberg (uncredited) Sgt. Ray Tornberg (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Maxwell
Pvt. Igor Straminsky (uncredited) Pvt. Igor Straminsky (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kellye Nakahara
Lt. Kellye Yamato, RN (uncredited) Lt. Kellye Yamato, RN (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.7 / 10 | 226 votes