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Season 9, Episode 20 The Life You Save

First Aired: May 4, 1981

Charles becomes obsessed with death after a near-miss in a sniper attack. Meanwhile, Hawkeye is put in charge of the mess tent when Potter dishes out new orders. Sal: Val Bisoglio. Rizzo: G.W. Bailey. Pvt. Markham: Jim Knaub. Sgt. Chiaverini: Jim Boeke. Orderly: Meshach Taylor. Co-written and directed by Alan Alda, who won a Directors Guild Award for this episode.

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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)

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