Season 3, Episode 5 O. R.
First Aired: October 9, 1974
A seriocomic episode (and the first without a laugh track) is set in the operating room, where the doctors are overwhelmed by casualties. Maj. Freedman: Allan Arbus. Ginger: Odessa Cleveland. Hawkeye: Alan Alda. Trapper: Wayne Rogers. Gene Reynolds' direction earned an Emmy, and the script by Larry Gelbart and Laurence Marks won a Writers Guild Award.
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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)