From the M*A*S*H Library 18: “The Real M*A*S*H” (Documentary)

What is it? Lee, Min Sook, dir. The Real M*A*S*H. Toronto, Ontario: Storyline Entertainment, 2012. Why should M*A*S*H fans care? This documentary places the series in the context of the Korean War and real MASH units in Korea. The interviews with veterans and their MASH stories make this documentary worthwhile. As a M*A*S*H fan, what part(s) should I watch?Continue reading “From the M*A*S*H Library 18: “The Real M*A*S*H” (Documentary)”

Press Pass 11: “Will Real Jamie Farr Please Stand Up?”

In the 1970s, fans of television relied on local news publications, national publications such as TV Guide, and talk shows to learn about their favorite actors. Networks and production studios would release information about upcoming seasons of a series and the next week’s episode. Occasionally they would release what are sometimes called “feel good” piecesContinue reading “Press Pass 11: “Will Real Jamie Farr Please Stand Up?””

From the M*A*S*H Library 3: Hababy’s Christmas Eve

What is it? Farr, Jamie & Joy. Hababy’s Christmas Eve. Asheville, NC: Back of the Mouse Books, 2010. Why should M*A*S*H fans care? It is a children’s book written by our favorite corpsman, Jamie Farr! As a M*A*S*H fan, what part should I read? All of it; it is only 28 pages long! TL;DR Review HababyContinue reading “From the M*A*S*H Library 3: Hababy’s Christmas Eve”