M*A*S*H/Hot Lips and Empty Arms

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Hot Lips and Empty Arms
Season 2, Episode 14
Airdate December 15, 1973
Production Number K-414
Written by Linda Bloodworth &
Mary Kay Place
Directed by Jackie Cooper
Produced by Gene Reynolds and
Larry Gelbart
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Hot Lips and Empty Arms is the fourteenth episode of the second season of M*A*S*H, and the thirty-eighth episode overall.

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)

Odessa Cleveland (Ginger), Sheila Lauritsen (Nurse Watson), Kellye Nakahara (Nurse Yamato)


Plot Overview

Margaret gets fed up with her life and requests a transfer, which is granted. At her goodbye party, she gets drunk, and when casualties are to arrive, Hawkeye and Trapper spend time helping her to sober up. This causes her to change her mind about leaving.


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