By John Miller on May 07, 2018
The laughs were non-stop in this dramatic comedy mainly because the cast of characters were so well-written and well-acted. Just say the name of the character, and a host of hilarious situations and one-liners come to mind. Hot Lips, Hawkeye, B.J. Radar, and Klinger will be bright stars in our minds forever. And it wasn't always the humans that took the spotlight. Don't forget Sophie the horse played a reoccurring role!
"M*A*S*H," one of the longest-running TV series, broke the mold in so many ways. For instance, it was one of the first to use the half-hour format to stage dual plot lines. It also effortlessly balanced the line between the deadly serious and the completely bonkers.
This bittersweet mixture recognized the truth of everyday life. No matter how silly the characters' and situations became, the ability to flip the switch was always at the ready for the characters. They were firmly grounded in the horrors of the situation around them.
Whether you remember who called the United States to order ribs or who craved tomato juice so much the entire platoon scrambled to get it, the memories alone are worth taking this quiz. You'll enjoy recalling the answers as much as watching the show. Start now.