Season 1, Episode 4 Chief Surgeon Who?
First Aired: October 8, 1972
When Hawkeye is named chief surgeon, Frank and Hot Lips call on a general (Sorrell Booke) to witness the 4077th's hijinks. Jamie Farr made his first appearance as the cross-dressing Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger in this episode. Kaplan: Jack Riley. Ginger: Odessa Cleveland. Hawkeye: Alan Alda. Frank: Larry Linville. Hot Lips: Loretta Swit.
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- Premiered: September 17, 1972
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A beloved, multi-Emmy-winning series about Army surgeons cutting up amid the Korean War. 'War is hell. So is TV,' said Larry Gelbart, who developed the series for TV from the 1970 Robert Altman film. ' 'M*A*S*H' and the medium,' Gelbart added, 'were made f… (more)