The Ultimate 'M.A.S.H' Quiz
by Staff
You can hardly turn on the TV without running across a rerun of "MASH," that 1970s show about the 1950s Korean War that made people laugh, cry and think. See how much you remember about this groundbreaking sitcom with our "MASH" quiz.

How long did MASH run?

  • 11 years
  • 7 years
  • 5 years

What does "MASH" stand for?

  • Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
  • Major Army Survival Hospital
  • Massive Army Surgical Hospital

Who was the first commanding officer?

  • Maj. Frank Burns
  • Lt. Col. Henry Blake
  • Col. Sherman Potter

Who was the original company clerk?

  • Cpl. Max Klinger
  • Cpl. Walter O'Reilly
  • Capt. Jonathan Tuttle

Radar had a borderline super power. What was it?

  • He could find anything that anybody lost.
  • He could anticipate events.
  • He could heal sick animals.

Though it was an ensemble show, there was definitely a star. Who was it?

  • Loretta Swit
  • Alan Alda
  • Wayne Rogers

Only one woman was a regular on the series. Who was she?

  • Loretta Swit
  • Bea Arthur
  • Carol Burnett

When McLean Stevenson (Henry Blake) left the show, how was he written out?

  • He went back home to private practice.
  • He was killed.
  • He was promoted and sent back to the States.

"MASH" was an ensemble show and, much like a real military conflict, characters came and went. How many stayed for the entire run?

  • 2
  • 4
  • 6

Several episodes are framed as letters that Hawkeye writes home. To whom is he writing?

  • his mom
  • his girlfriend
  • his dad

Cpl. Max Klinger, a regular for the entire show, was so desperate for a discharge that he did this most of the time -- though he stopped during the later seasons?

  • stole from the other residents
  • threatened to shoot up the place
  • dressed in women's clothing

Who took over as permanent commanding officer following Henry's death?

  • Maj. Margaret Houlihan
  • Maj. Frank Burns
  • Col. Sherman Potter

Who were the original roommates in the swamp?

  • Hawkeye, Trapper and Frank
  • Hawkeye and BJ Hunnicutt
  • Hawkeye, Trapper, Frank and Spearchucker Jones

When Trapper, Hawkeye's best friend, leaves, who replaces him?

  • Capt. Jonathan Tuttle
  • Capt. BJ Hunnicutt
  • Maj. Charles Winchester

How did Trapper leave?

  • He went home to be with his sick mother.
  • He was discharged.
  • He was killed by a sniper.

Self-righteous, poor surgeon, gung-ho about the war -- these all describe which character?

  • Cpl. Max Klinger
  • Maj. Charles Winchester
  • Maj. Frank Burns

Frank may have been a stickler for the rules, but he was breaking this biggie on a regular basis. What is it?

  • undermining the commands of officers Blake and Potter
  • stealing from the army
  • having an affair

War meant a lot of rotations of personnel, so it seemed natural in the course of the show for people to come and go. When Frank leaves, who replaces him?

  • Dr. Sidney Freedman
  • Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester
  • Col. Flagg

When did "MASH" debut?

  • Sept. 17, 1972
  • Aug. 3, 1973
  • Sept. 3, 1970

Was "MASH" a comedy or a drama?

  • comedy
  • drama
  • dramedy

Who was Capt. Tuttle?

  • a nurse
  • an imaginary friend
  • a visiting dignitary

What was Frank Burns nickname?

  • Weasel
  • Rat Fink
  • Ferret Face

Which two main characters got married (not to each other) during the show?

  • Trapper and Margaret
  • Margaret and Klinger
  • Frank and Klinger

Which two actors actually served in Korea?

  • Wayne Rogers and Alan Alda
  • Harry Morgan and Jamie Farr
  • Alan Alda and Jamie Farr

True or False: The show had a laugh track.

  • TRUE

What does the BJ stand for in Hunnicutt's name?

  • nothing
  • Bobby Joe
  • Billy John

Who was the only series regular who wasn't replaced after leaving the show?

  • Margaret
  • Radar
  • Father Mulcahy

The final episode has everyone leaving when the war is over. Which character stays behind in Korea?

  • Father Mulcahy
  • Max Klinger
  • Margaret Houlihan

What was the name of the final episode?

  • "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen"
  • "Who Knew?"
  • "Say No More"

The final episode held the record for most-watched broadcast for years. What knocked it out of position?

  • World Series game 7 in 1995
  • Super Bowl XLIV
  • NCAA basketball championship in 2002