M*A*S*H : Synopsis, Pictures, Photos, Trivia, Filming Locations

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M*A*S*H Dates : 1972 - 1983
250 episodes of 25 min
First broadcasting : 7 Mars 1976
Creator(s) : Larry Gelbart
Producer(s) : Alan Alda, Larry Gelbart, Burt Metcalfe et Gene Reynolds
Music : Johnny Mandel
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This series recounts the life of a unit of the M.A.S.H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) during the Korean War. It stages American doctors and soldiers who let themselves go to humor, just to forget the pangs of a difficult daily life.

Humor, sympathetic and delusional characters with evocative nicknames (fire lips, lynx eye) and the customs of revelers, m*a*s is also the sunset of a war that strangely recalls that from Vietnam, contemporary with the creation of the series (1972).

Mas*H is an American television series which was broadcast from 1972 to 1983. The series takes place during the Korean War and follows the team of the 4077th mobile medical battalion of the American army, nicknamed "Mash" (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital). The medical center is installed in an area of ​​war and the characters in the series must face the horrors of war while trying to maintain their humanity and their sense of humor.

The main character in the series is corporal Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, a talented and charming surgeon. He is accompanied by his teammate and childhood friend, corporal Maxwell Q. Klinger, a man with desperate research of a means of leaving the army. The series also follows the adventures of the nurse Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan, the chief doctor of the battalion, Major Frank Burns, and the charismatic battalion surgeon, Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Blake.

The Mash series was a critical and commercial success, winning several awards and becoming one of the most popular series of all time. The series was also adapted to a film in 1970, which was a success at the box office. Mash remains considered one of the best series of all time and has left a lasting heritage in popular culture.

The Actors

Alan Alda - Hawkeye Pierce

Alan Alda

(Hawkeye Pierce)

David Ogden Stiers - Major Charles Emerson Winchester III

David Ogden Stiers

(Major Charles Emerson Winchester III)

Mike Farrell - Capitaine B J Hunnicut

Mike Farrell

(Capitaine B J Hunnicut)


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M*a*s*H is one of the most innovative sitcoms of the 70s'. His style and narration were very appreciated and helped him keep very high in the audiences. The popularity of M*a*s was the largest during season 78-79. CBS programmed it 7 times over a 5 -day week, an exceptional treatment for a series that is just as much. She even gave birth to a spin-off, aftermash, which was disseminated on CBS from 1983 to 1985. It is also one of the series to have been the most disseminated around the whole world.

This series is the adaptation of Robert Altman's film, produced in 1970.

The initials M A S H Mobile Army Surgical Hospital.


Filming locations:

20th Century Fox Studios - 10201 Pico Blvd., Century City, Los Angeles, California, USA (studio)

Malibu Creek State Park - 1925 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas, California, USA (M*A*S*H 4077 Campsite)

Authors of the card

  • Creation date: 2003/07/01 by abdest

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