M*A*S*H/Bananas, Crackers and Nuts

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Bananas, Crackers and Nuts
Season 1, Episode 7
Airdate November 5, 1972
Production Number J-311
Written by Burt Styler
Directed by Bruce Bilson
Produced by Gene Reynolds
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Bananas, Crackers and Nuts is the seventh episode of the first season of M*A*S*H.

Starring: Alan Alda (Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce), Wayne Rogers (Capt. "Trapper John" McIntyre), McLean Stevenson (Lt. Col. Henry Blake), Loretta Swit (Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan), Larry Linville (Major Frank Burns), Gary Burghoff (Cpl. Walter "Radar" O'Reilly)

Stuart Margolin (Captain Sherman)

Marcia Strassman (Margie Cutler), Odessa Cleveland (Ginger)


Plot Overview

Hawkeye so wants to go on a much needed R&R that he pretends to crack-up in order to get the R&R. His plan backfires when Frank is left in charge of the Camp, and Margaret send for a Psychiatrist. The Psychiatrist, who was an old friend of Margaret, Doctor Sherman, comes to the Camp to talk to Hawkeye. After talking to Hawkeye, the Doctor determines that Hawkeye needs further observation. So, the Doctor takes Hawkeye with him to a Psychiatric hospital when he leaves. Hawkeye however comes up with a plan to prevent this from happening. With assistance from Trapper and Radar, they put in motion a plan that would put the Doctor in a comprimising position with Margaret...in her Tent.


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