Bill Idelson pens Tea and Empathy, which first aired on 17 January, 1978. It’s another of those episodes that has a lots going on. Hawkeye (Alan Alda) deals with a British Major, Ross (Bernard Fox), who demands that Hawkeye release his still injured soldiers so that they may return to action. B.J. (Mike Farrell) deals…
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M*A*S*H (1977) – The Grim Reaper, Comrades In Arms: Part One, and Part Two
Burt Prelutsky pens The Grim Reaper which sees Hawkeye (Alan Alda) running afoul of a goal focussed colonel, Bloodworth (Charles Aidman) in this episode that first aired on 29 November, 1977. Bloodworth is a frequent visitor to the 4077th warning of the number of casualties he expects from his assaults, and maneuvers against the enemy….
M*A*S*H (1977) – Post Op, Margaret’s Marriage, and Fade Out, Fade In
The penultimate episode of the fifth season is a hectic affair with a teleplay by Ken Levine and David Isaacs from a story by Gene Reynolds and Jay Folb. Post Op first aired on 8 March, 1977. There are patients everywhere, and more arriving all the time. The doctors and nurses of the 4077th are…
The X-Files (1999) – Two Fathers, and One Son
The mythology arc spins up in a big way with Two Fathers. Written by series creator Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz, the episode first debuted on 7 February, 1999, and sees the return of Cassandra Spender (Veronica Cartwright), the reveal to Mulder (David Duchovny), Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Skinner (Mitch Pileggi) that CSM (William B….
M*A*S*H (1972) – Bananas, Crackers and Nuts, Cowboy, and Henry, Please Come Home
I’m a little divided on the first episode of M*A*S*H up for review this week. Bananas, Crackers and Nuts was written by Burt Styler, and first debuted on 5 November, 1972 (it was a different time, I have to keep reminding myself) and while a lot of it is funny, and a solid commentary on…