and Charles, who both quickly get a closer look at the kind of guy DuPree is.Â, DuPree is a 1944 graduate from the University of Arkansas, and he is also a full-fledged Southern "good ol' boy". Meanwhile, Charles invites Lorraine over to observe him working on another patient. Later in the Mess Tent, Lorraine is regaling Charles, B.J. Dupree is just a boor and causes most of his own problems as a character, although maybe they just know him better at the 8063rd. Itâs all on Hulu. It’s depressing. This is a list of characters from the M*A*S*H franchise, covering the various fictional characters appearing in the novel Both visitors from the 8063rd get their own story line and unfortunately that means neither are able to develop fully. An entire episode about Captain Roy Dupree or an entire episode about Captain Lorraine Anderson would have worked. When B.J. year. but can’t remember it now. Except for one that I could never find out the actressâ real name. You can step on his hat if you want to.”. Lorraine suggests that Margaret should let her hair down with her friends once in a while. A temporary staff exchange sends Hawkeye and Nurse Bigelow to the 8063rd for a week, while another surgeon and nurseÂ from their camp come to the 4077th. Probably. I believe the camp library only showed in âM*A*S*H â The Pilotâ during Hawkeyeâs pursuit of Lieutenant Dish. There’s so much going on that Hawkeye really isn’t missed. CBS aired five hour-long episodesââWelcome to Koreaâ (Season 4), âBug Outâ (Season 5), âFade Out, Fade Inâ (Season 6), âOur Finest Hourâ (Season 7), and âThatâs Show Bizâ (Season 10)âthat were produced as two half-hour episodes. These are my nurses and I'll handle the situation I know, but it's easy way to solve this. Quickly picking up on Charles' train of thought, B.J. B.J. The series finished the 1974-1975 season in 5th place, down one slot from the previous season. B.J. Speaking of Charles, why is he carrying a big sharpened stick while watching Roy riding Sophie? Roy asks Colonel Potter for a permanent transfer and later drunkenly returns to the Swamp after discovering Rosie’s bar, presumably that night. a) It is a mainly Hawkeye free episode, If Roy really is beloved by the 8063rd but can’t see it and wants to transfer to the 4077th where he thinks he’ll be happy even though people clearly don’t like him there, that seems sad. MASH4077TV.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. reminds him his stay is only temporary, DuPree says that he intends to make a permanent change to the 4077th, which B.J. "M*A*S*H" TM & © Twentieth Century Fox/The Walt Disney Company. What aspect of her haircut did you find unlikable? Admittedly, I’m reading a lot into a relatively one-dimensional, one-off character. Temporary Duty was the 22nd episode of Season 6 of the M*A*S*H TV series, also the 144th overall series episode. hatch a plan to turn Potter against Roy, which works. b) Charles adds Boston to the signpost, Winchester And Mr. Hyde' and 'Major Topper' do sort of hearken to the lighter side of MASH from those earlier days of yore. When George was later cast as Goober, he said he was never sure if Andy even liked him. A fast-paced and fun-filled series relating the antics of a mobile army surgical hospital crew during the Korean war. Required fields are marked *. I always thought this was one of the more interesting and unique episodes of the whole series. Why else would he want to leave the 8063rd–where apparently everyone liked him? (He finally pronounces it correctly after stumbling in from Rosie's Bar). I forgot to mention that in the days before I actually started watching M*A*S*H, i got a glimpse of this episode while channel surfing one evening: it was when Margaret was chewing out Lorraine for flirting with Charles in O.R., followed by this exchange: DUPREE: Hey, Spitfire! It would face The ABC Movie of the Week and The CBS Tuesday Night Movie.M*A*S*H easily beat its competition and would top the Nielsen charts for potentially the first time with the final two episodes of the season.. M*A*S*H is an American television series developed by Larry Gelbart and adapted from the 1970 feature film MASH (which was itself based on the 1968 novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors by Richard Hooker). Charles chides DuPree's mawkish sense of humor and boorish personality, but DuPree overlooks it saying he still likes Charles, though he wrongly guesses that he went to Yale, which Charles aggressively corrects. Charles and B.J. Dupree repeatedly mispronounces B.J. is such a nice guy. Aside, of course, from the fact that she is the polar opposite of Margaret: happy, fun-loving, flirtatious. With 14 Emmy Awards and an audience of over 100 million viewers, the TV show M*A*S*H helped the nation come to grips with the harsh and â¦ I believe that it was the Seduction of Joe Tynan it was filmed that year. It follows a team of doctors and support staff stationed at the 4077th MASH (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) in Uijeongbu, South Korea, during the Korean War. In some episodes, we only see one or two. George Lindsey seemed to be a sensitive kind of guy. When B.J. He can’t stop being friendly and drinking and partying and laughing. wasn’t quite as upfront with his dislike of Roy but didn’t he say something like “Why don’t you give your mouth a rest?” straight to his face in the mess tent while Roy was talking to Father Mulcahy? Dupree was boisterous,wild, and more homespun than bootleg whiskey. 1) As you said, very little Alda, George, who was born in Fairfield, a town in Jefferson County, Alabama, graduated from Walker High School there in 1946, and then attended Kemper Military School in Boonville, Missouri. Either Potter sent the two back to the 8063rd early or somehow a week passed without anyone noticing. and Charles have to put up with Hawkeye's replacement while the temporary nurse reconnects with Margaret, who is an old friend. Remind Me Every Monday, I spotlight a random episode of M*A*S*H, providing a brief review and asking readers to offer their thoughts. and Father Mulcahy with a funny story from their nursing school days, and Margaret leaves in disgust (this part is usually cut out of syndicated airings). When asked why she changed, Margaret explains that one night she was partying it up, but the very next day she found herself in Korea in charge of ten nurses; she felt that she had to toughen up to keep her nurses from going soft. M*A*S*H (an acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) is an American war comedy-drama television series that aired on CBS from 1972 to 1983. Temporary Duty February 13, 1978. Margaret can’t start, although she takes a tentative step forward at the end of the episode. actually, I think I’m missing a lot here, because I don’t recall both B.J. When she calls him “one of a kind” he’s taken aback, unsure whether it’s a complim ent or an insult. To B.J. That’s a little unbelievable because Charles made attempts to befriend Margaret earlier in the season and the two must have some sort of relationship outside of the operating room. His words don't sit very well with Mulcahy, but he still forgives him and excuses himself from the table. First Aired: February 13, 1978 An exchange program with the 8063rd brings a boorish doctor (George Lindsey) and a fun-loving nurse (Marcia Rodd) for temporary duty. Margaret tells Lorraine she supervises 10 nurses at the 4077th. Hawkeye complains that the surgeons and staff at the 8063rd hated him, thought that he was dull, and that "the 4077th had gotten the better end of the deal." Unless I’m mistaken, “Temporary Duty” was as close as M*A*S*H came to an episode without Hawkeye. Hopefully when Roy gets back to the 8063rd he’ll realize that he has friends there and can make it the home he hoped the 4077th would be. Written by Larry Balmagia The next morning, Roy is severely hungover and leaves alongside Lorraine. But when Margaret says she has no friends in camp, Lorraine encourages Margaret to open up to her campmates, and let them know what she's always known, what a warm and caring person she truly is. and Charles are lamenting about the probability of DuPree's permanent residence with them, with Charles remarking "It'll be like living in a prairie purgatory". Created by Larry Gelbart. Margaret finally opens up about what's been bothering her: She resents that Lorraine is still as free and open as they both were in the past while Margaret is not. The B Story is all about Margaret and not at all about Lorraine, who we learn almost nothing about over the course of the episode. But he’s also a sad character. Realizing Lorraine is right, Margaret gives her a hug.Â, The next morning, Lorraine and DuPree are ready to head back to the 8063rd. Lo-rraine Anderson has THE worst haircut of all time in the history of worst haircuts of all time. In others, it seems like they are dozens. In this episode Potter states the 8063rd's CO, a Colonel Wheatley, is nicknamed 'Ol' White-Walls' (this contradicts ". are incredibly rude to his face. And B.J. Does Roy drink too much? Episode guide, trailer, review, preview, cast list and where to stream it on demand, on catch up and download. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. ... All the TV Shows That Are Ending in 2020 Including Supernatural, GLOW, and dozens more; Fox's 2020-2021 Fall TV â¦ The two leave and an hour later Roy and Lorraine arrive at the 4077th. Comely, dark-haired Kansas-born musical and legit actress Marcia Rodd, born on July 8, 1940, was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and tasted theatre life at an early age when she played "Priscilla Alden" at a grade school â¦ and Charles. 's name throughout the episode, calling him "J.B.", "J.J.", "B.G. He did some research and found that open casting calls tend to involve tons of people and tons of time â a resource he doesnât have to spare. All Rights Reserved. True, it’s not nearly as bad as Charles telling Roy he had a “boorish” personality. about plans to add some decorations to the Swamp. Fearing this to be permanent, Charles and B.J. Summary: With a temporary transfer of personnel between the 4077th and the 8063rd, Captain Roy Dupree replaces Hawkeye, whilst Lorraine Anderson makes eyes at Charles. This episode seemed strange with Hawkeye virtually absent for its length. was turned off by his boorish personality); likewise, I don’t recall Dupree being lonely and isolated at all, just a little abrasive and brash. The episode, which was written byÂ Larry Balmagia, was directed byÂ Burt Metcalfe and was originally aired on CBS-TV on February 13, 1978. Roy is as outgoing as Margaret is closed-off and yet he apparently feels just as isolated and alone as she does. "Â, Later, Lorraine returns to Margaret's tent only to find her belongings packed, with Margaret coldly mentioning that she thought Lorraine would prefer bunking with the other nurses. When Margaret asks if B.J. After remarking on how good the food is compared to the 8063rd, DuPree talks to B.J. Discuss: Would You Watch a M*A*S*H Remake. The timeline in this episode doesn’t make much sense. Radar, Klinger, Father Mulcahy, and Colonel Potter contribute very little to the episode. While Hawkeye (Alan Alda) and Nurse Bigelow (Enid Kent) are temporarily assigned to the 8063rd, the 4077th have to deal with a loud happy-go-lucky cowboy Captain Roy Dupree (played by George Lindsey) and a smart, but very open old girlfriend of Margaret's, Lorraine Anderson (Marcia Rodd). The part of Nurse Anderson was played by actress Marcia Rodd. Lorraine Anderson was a temporarily assigned nurse normally assigned to the 8063rd MASH unit who made a one-time appearance on the CBS-TV series M*A*S*H, appearing in the Season 6 episode titled "Temporary Duty". He appears only briefly at the beginning of the episode then disappears until the tag scene at the end. She just got to Korea. Although Charles is clearly interested in Lorraine, apparently she was just flirting with him to pass the time. The next scene takes place in the mess tent and it’s implied Roy is tasting 4077th food for the first time. Colonel Henry Blake, a surgeon and the base commander; Loretta Swit as Major Margaret \"Hot Lips\" Houlihan, the head nurse; Larry Linville as Major Frank Burns, another surgeon; and Gary Burghoff as Corporal Walter \â¦ Find out when M*A*S*H is on TV, including Series 6-Episode 22: Temporary Duty. George Lindsey wrote about his experience on MASH in his bio, GOOBER IN A NUTSHELL. Lindsey also said that Mike Farrell & David Ogden Stiers were not kind to him that week, or maybe it was just BJ & Charles’ aversion to Roy Dupree that rubbed off on him. then tackle a very surprised Hawkeye with a big bear hug. and Charles want to get a cup of coffee and talk, the two are noticeably surprised and confused. delights in Charles' sneakiness and asks where he learned to be so underhanded; he replies he learned it from watching him and Hawkeye, and they both happily venture out from the Swamp to watch DuPree make a fool of himself. Your email address will not be published. Before she leaves, Lorraine again remarks about how Margaret has changed, and hits a nerve when she points out that Margaret sounds like "one of those rigid, sour old nurses we used to make fun of". and Charles being rude to Dupree to his face (well, not B.J. remarks on how the camp also likes their peace and quiet. But then the two temporary replacements arrive in camp, Captain Roy DuPree, a surgeon, and Captain Lorraine Anderson, a nurse. He wants to transfer permanently to the 4077th because he feels like it could be his home, which means he most not feel that way about the 8063rd. Fearing this to be permanent, Charles and B.J. When they mention Sophie is a horse, the "camp mascot", DuPree begs them to let him take her for a ride, and they cautiously agree, telling him Sophie's stable is right behind the motor pool. They thought he was dull and that the 4077th got the better deal in the temporary transfer. When Potter enters the Mess Tent, DuPree catches up to him and makes his request to be reassigned to the 4077th. It was Jon’s comment because of George Lindsay’s wrote that Alan Alda didn’t appear in that episode that Alan Alda was busy on another project I guessed the movie I mentioned because plays along and says it's his turn. He’s clearly a gifted surgeon, although sadly that aspect of his character was barely touched upon. After a few moments of feigning with B.J. and Charles must contend with an annoying doctor from the 8063rd while Margaret is reunited with an old friend. DuPree eagerly takes off, and B.J. She was on Season 1, episode 9, titled âHenry, please come homeâ . A multi-Emmy-winning series about Army surgeons trying to save lives, while clinging to their own sanity, in a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital during the Korean War. who's turn it was to take Sophie for a walk. Monster M*A*S*H is a FANDOM TV Community. Charles finally adds Boston to the signpost in this episode. Of course, for all our âgolden age of historical dramaâ talk of today, 1970s-90s TV really knew how to bust out historical shows. S06E21 Temporary Duty Summary With a temporary transfer of personnel between the 4077th and the 8063rd, Captain Roy Dupree replaces Hawkeye, whilst Lorraine Anderson makes eyes at Charles. Lorraine asks about Margaret, who is an old friend whom she hasn't seen in three years. He then attended the University of North Alabama, where he earned a B.A. In the full, unedited episode, Winchester is shown nailing a Boston directional sign to the top of the iconic fingerpost sign that stands outside the Swamp. Although he jokes about their hurtful comments, is anybody surprised the man drank a lot? anyway; Charles definitely was, but I just got the impression B.J. So it'll be an even horse tray the 8063 or send over their chest cutter and a nurse to observe our methods while you to sniff around their ballpark for a week. M*A*S*H was moved again for its third season, this time to Tuesdays at 8:30PM. Yet when Hawkeye returns, he tells B.J. I thought there was something else B.J. Degree in bioscience in 1952. Most scenes took place in only a handful sets: the Swamp, the O.R., post-op, the company clerkâs office, the commanding officerâs office and the mess tent. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Nurses of the 4077th: Same Face, Different Name. It feels like he eventually decides it’s somewhat insulting. That evening, Hawkeye and Bigelow return. successfully conspire to have Dupree permanently removed from the 4077th. Some sets and locations only appeared a handful of times, like the kitchen or the minefield. MARGARET: Oh yeah? But Margaret raises an eyebrow when Charles and Lorraine start flirting with one another during surgery and admonishes Lorraine to keep the dialogue professional in OR. MASH4077TV.com Copyright © 1999-2021 RJ. The casting call brought the idea front and center, Stenger said, but he never actually went to it. Capt. You shore kicked up a lot of dust in there! Definitely. âM*A*S*Hâ remains the gold standard for TV writing; in 2013, the Writers Guild of America voted it the fifth best-written TV series of all time. She’s always been afraid. M*A*S*H (TV Series 1972â1983) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Initially confused, they agree, looking at each other in slight amazement as to her change.Â. I considered Roy Dupree as very funny especially when he says he found himself a home Capsule Summary: Hawkeye and Lt. Bigelow are sent to the 8063rd for a week. Margaret’s story is more interesting, I imagine she got a lot of her character from her father, and the fact that she was a female officer who outranked most of the men at the 4077th who sometimes treated her with disdain if not disrespect. It was funny, and I love how Charles finally opened up to Hawkeye at the end. Potter’s reaction to Roy riding around the camp on Sophie is amusing: “Come on, Soph. 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