The 'M.A.S.H' Characters Quiz
by Staff
At times you felt the tension right alongside the "M.A.S.H" characters while they fought to save lives in the operating room, only to be left laughing at their jokes and antics minutes later. Take this quiz to see how much you know about the 4077th.

What does MASH stand for?

  • Movable Army Surgical Hospital
  • Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
  • Mobile Armed Surgical Hospital

True or false: The TV series "M.A.S.H" is set during the Vietnam War.

  • true
  • false

Which doctor went by the nickname Hawkeye?

  • John McIntire
  • Frank Burns
  • Capt. Benjamin Pierce

What nickname did Hawkeye and Trapper give Frank Burns?

  • Ferret Face
  • Beaver Breath
  • Frank Furter

Who developed "M.A.S.H." for television?

  • Charles S. Dubin
  • Larry Gelbart
  • Gene Reynolds

What character did William Christopher play on "M.A.S.H"?

  • Col. Henry Blake
  • Klinger
  • Father Mulcahy

Who did Col. Sherman T. Potter replace as the commanding officer of the 4077th MASH unit?

  • Gen. Hamilton Steele
  • Maj. Frank Burns
  • Col. Henry Blake

What happens to Col. Blake after he is discharged and sent home?

  • He was killed when his plane was shot down over the Sea of Japan.
  • He returned home to his wife and three children.
  • He re-enlisted and returned to another MASH unit.

What actor played Maxwell Klinger on "M.A.S.H"?

  • Mike Farrell
  • Jamie Farr
  • Larry Linville

How does Klinger constantly try to get discharged from the Army?

  • by doing drugs
  • by being judged mentally unfit
  • by drinking too much

True or false: Radar's teddy bear was once housed at the Smithsonian and later sold at auction for more than $11,000.

  • true
  • false

True or false: The decision to end the series was determined by a vote by the show's cast members.

  • true
  • false

What is Captain B. J. Hunnicutt's full name?

  • Billy Joe
  • Bobby John
  • B. J.

What is career army nurse Maj. Margaret Houlihan's nickname?

  • Hot Lips
  • Nurse Ratched
  • Major Pain

Margaret Houlihan's father was a retired army colonel. What was his nickname?

  • Howitzer Al
  • Col. Killer
  • Hooah Houlihan

Which actor was the only one to appear in every episode?

  • Alan Alda
  • Loretta Swit
  • Jamie Farr

True or false: Both Margaret Houlihan and Klinger were married on the show and wore the same wedding dress.

  • true
  • false

How many episodes of "M.A.S.H" aired?

  • 152
  • 215
  • 251

Which three characters lasted from the original movie until the end of the TV series?

  • Hawkeye, Margaret and Radar
  • Hawkeye, Margaret and Klinger
  • Hawkeye, Margaret and Father Mulcahy

What novel inspired the 1970 film "MASH," which in turn inspired the TV show?

  • "Three Army Doctors"
  • "MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors"
  • "The 4077th"

How does Maj. Charles Winchester end up at the 4077th?

  • He volunteered.
  • He beat his commading officer at a game of cribbage.
  • He was drafted from Boston Hospital.

Where is Cpl. "Radar" O'Reilly from?

  • Galena, Illinois
  • Ottumwa, Iowa
  • Charlevoix, Michigan

What was Col. Potter's horse's name?

  • Sophie
  • Doris
  • Amanda

True or false: Alan Alda actually served in the Korean War.

  • true
  • false

How many awards was "M.A.S.H" nominated for?

  • 153
  • 132
  • 97

How many times did Alan Alda win Golden Globe and Emmy Awards for his role as Hawkeye Pierce?

  • seven
  • five
  • four

True or false: The title of the series finale was "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen."

  • true
  • false

True or false: As Hawkeye flies away in the series finale, "farewell" is spelled out in stones on the ground below.

  • true
  • false

How many viewers tuned in to watch the series finale of "M.A.S.H"?

  • 100 million
  • 125 million
  • 130 million

What do Pierce and Hunnicutt offer Col. Potter before they all finally part "the swamp"?

  • a salute
  • a bottle of whiskey
  • plans to return one day