M*A*S*H (season 7)
|M*A*S*H (season 7)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Original release||September 18, 1978 –|
March 12, 1979
|Alan Alda||Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce|
|Mike Farrell||Capt. B.J. Hunnicut|
|Harry Morgan||Col. Sherman T. Potter|
|Loretta Swit||Maj. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan|
|David Ogden Stiers||Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester III|
|Gary Burghoff||Cpl. Walter "Radar" O'Reilly|
|Jamie Farr||Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger|
|William Christopher||Father Francis Mulcahy|
|Title [n 1]||Directed by [n 2]||Written by [n 2]||Original air date||Prod.|
code [n 3]
|148||1||"Commander Pierce"||Burt Metcalfe||Story by : Ronny Graham and Don Segall |
Teleplay by : Ronny Graham
|September 18, 1978||T-404|
|With Potter in Seoul and Charles incapacitated, Hawkeye takes command of the 4077th – and soon learns how difficult it is to be in charge. This is the first episode featuring a mustached B.J. Hunnicutt, which he will keep for the remainder of the series.|
|149||2||"Peace on Us"||George Tyne||Ken Levine & David Isaacs||September 25, 1978||T-401|
|Hawkeye takes matters into his own hands when peace talks break down. This was the episode in which B. J. grows his mustache. Featuring Kevin Hagen of Little House on the Prairie.|
|150||3||"Lil"||Burt Metcalfe||Sheldon Bull||October 2, 1978||T-406|
|Radar fears Colonel Potter's friendship with a visiting Nurse Colonel may be inappropriate. Starring Carmen Mathews as Col. Lilian "Lil" Rayborn.|
|"Our Finest Hour"||Burt Metcalfe||Ken Levine & David Isaacs|
Larry Balmagia & Ronny Graham
|October 9, 1978||T-408|
A TV correspondent (Clete Roberts) interviews the 4077th about the war and home.|
This episode was filmed in black and white and features clips from past episodes including Henry Blake, Trapper John McIntyre and Frank Burns. The interviewer states it is October 1952.
|153||6||"The Billfold Syndrome"||Alan Alda||Ken Levine & David Isaacs||October 16, 1978||T-405|
Charles gives Hawkeye and B.J. the silent treatment, while Sidney is summoned to speak to a shell-shocked medic who has forgotten his own identity.|
Stanley Tischer and Larry L. Mills received Primetime Emmy and ACE Eddie Award nominations for editing this episode.
|154||7||"None Like it Hot"||Tony Mordente||Ken Levine & David Isaacs and Johnny Bonaduce||October 23, 1978||T-410|
|During a heat wave, Hawkeye and B.J. get a portable bathtub, Klinger tries to sweat his way of the Army, and Radar needs a tonsillectomy.|
|155||8||"They Call the Wind Korea"||Charles Dubin||Ken Levine & David Isaacs||October 30, 1978||T-407|
|A Manchurian wind threatens to cancel Charles' plans for R&R in Seoul, so he enlists Klinger to take him there.|
|156||9||"Major Ego"||Alan Alda||Larry Balmagia||November 6, 1978||T-412|
Charles' ego inflates when a reporter comes to the 4077th to do a story about him after he saves a life in the OR.Note – Gary Burghoff does not appear in this episode.
|157||10||"Baby, It's Cold Outside"||George Tyne||Gary David Goldberg||November 13, 1978||T-403|
During a cold snap, Charles makes everyone jealous with his winter coat, while Hawkeye must treat a patient with severe hypothermia and Klinger loses his hearing in a land mine explosion.|
Gary David Goldberg won the Writers Guild Award for this episode.
|158||11||"Point of View"||Charles Dubin||Ken Levine & David Isaacs||November 20, 1978||T-415|
The 4077th is seen from the perspective of a Private Rich, who is brought in for throat surgery after being wounded by shrapnel. A foul-tempered Colonel Potter admits to Rich that he forgot to call Mildred on their anniversary; Rich later passes the message to Hawkeye, who gets Radar to call Mildred so she and Potter can talk.|
Charles Dubin received Primetime Emmy and Directors Guild Award nominations for this episode, while Ken Levine and David Isaacs received Primetime Emmy and Writers Guild Award nominations.
|159||12||"Dear Comrade"||Charles Dubin||Tom Reeder||November 27, 1978||T-413|
Charles' new houseboy is actually a North Korean spy sent to discover the secret of the 4077th's success in medicine.Note – Gary Burghoff does not appear in this episode.
|160||13||"Out of Gas"||Mel Damski||Tom Reeder||December 4, 1978||T-411|
|Father Mulcahy volunteers to deal with black marketeers when the camp runs short of sodium pentothal anesthetic.|
|161||14||"An Eye for a Tooth"||Charles Dubin||Ronny Graham||December 11, 1978||T-414|
Father Mulcahy is unhappy about not being promoted, while Hawkeye and B.J. start a prank war with Charles and Margaret using a visiting chopper pilot's counterweight dummy.Note – Gary Burghoff does not appear in this episode.
|162||15||"Dear Sis"||Alan Alda||Alan Alda||December 18, 1978||T-417|
|Father Mulcahy writes to his sister at Christmas about feeling useless at the 4077th, but his deeds convince him otherwise.|
|163||16||"B.J. Papa San"||James Sheldon||Larry Balmagia||January 1, 1979||T-402|
|B.J. cares for a poor Korean family, while a general is unamused by Hawkeye's bedside manner.|
|164||17||"Inga"||Alan Alda||Alan Alda||January 8, 1979||T-420|
A female Swedish surgeon (Mariette Hartley) proves herself superior to Hawkeye and Charles – who vie for her affection.
|165||18||"The Price"||Charles Dubin||Erik Tarloff||January 15, 1979||T-418|
|Hawkeye and B.J. keep a Korean draft dodger hidden, while Klinger tries to bribe his way out of the Army and Potter's mare disappears.|
|166||19||"The Young and the Restless"||William Jurgensen||Mitch Markowitz||January 22, 1979||T-421|
The surgeons of the 4077th, particularly Charles and Potter, are envious of a brilliant youngster who bruises their egos.|
Mitch Markowitz received a Writers Guild Award nomination for this episode.
|167||20||"Hot Lips is Back in Town"||Charles Dubin||Story by : Bernard Dilbert and Gary Markowitz |
Teleplay by : Larry Balmagia and Bernard Dilbert
|January 29, 1979||T-419|
|Margaret gets divorced from Donald, while Radar tries to assert himself with an attractive young nurse.|
|168||21||"C*A*V*E"||William Jurgensen||Larry Balmagia and Ronny Graham||February 5, 1979||T-423|
When the 4077th is forced to evacuate to a cave during an artillery barrage, Hawkeye wrestles with his claustrophobia and Margaret fights back her unexpected terror at loud noises.Note – Gary Burghoff does not appear in this episode.
|169||22||"Rally Round the Flagg, Boys"||Harry Morgan||Mitch Markowitz||February 14, 1979||T-425|
|Colonel Flagg accuses Hawkeye of being a Communist for giving surgical priority to a wounded North Korean. This was Flagg's final appearance in the series.|
|170||23||"Preventative Medicine"||Tony Mordente||Tom Reeder||February 19, 1979||T-416|
|Hawkeye plots to put a visiting commanding officer with the highest casualty rate in Korea off duty while also wrestling with BJ about the ethics of the situation.|
|171||24||"A Night at Rosie's"||Burt Metcalfe||Ken Levine & David Isaacs||February 26, 1979||T-426|
|The whole camp seeks refuge at Rosie's to get away from the war. This episode marks the first of three appearances of Sergeant Jack Scully (Joshua Bryant)|
|172||25||"Ain't Love Grand?"||Mike Farrell||Ken Levine & David Isaacs||March 5, 1979||T-422|
Klinger falls for a classy nurse while Charles tries to reform a Korean business girl at Rosie's.Note – Gary Burghoff does not appear in this episode. But Radar is mentioned
|173||26||"The Party"||Burt Metcalfe||Alan Alda and Burt Metcalfe||March 12, 1979||T-424|
|B.J. tries to arrange a party for the staff's stateside families, amid skepticism that it'll ever happen.|
- Titles taken from DVD
- Credits from episode title cards
- Production Code from end credits