M*A*S*H (1977/1978) – The Merchant of Korea, The Smell of Music, and Patent 4077

B.J. (Mike Farrell) runs afoul of Charles (David Ogden Stiers) in The Merchant of Korea. Written by Ken Levine and David Isaacs, this episode was first broadcast on 20 December, 1977. When B.J.’s wife Peg sends him a telegram about the availabilty of some land they’ve always wanted, he has to scrounge up some much…

Shadow of a Doubt (1943) – Alfred Hitchock

It’s time for a little more Hitchcock as I dive into another old favourite, Shadow of a Doubt starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten. A coming-of-age tale with a twist of murder, this film remains completely captivating thanks to the direction, the leading and the wonderful supporting cast which are all recognisable to anyone who…

Magnum, p.i. (1986) – Little Girl Who and Paper War

  It’s back to Hawaii! And Thomas (Tom Selleck) is in for a bit of an emotional┬áride this week. First up is Little Girl Who. This one was penned by Deborah Pratt and had an original airdate of 5 November, 1986. Emotions and memories are brought to the fore, when Michelle (Marta DuBois), Magnum’s ex-wife,…