10 Worst Episodes of M*A*S*H

The 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is stuck in the middle of the Korean war. With little help from the circumstances they find themselves in, they are forced to make their own fun. Fond of practical jokes and revenge, the doctors, nurses, administrators, and soldiers often find ways of making wartime life bearable.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 04, 2023.

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M*A*S*H - S2E10

#10 - The Sniper (Season 2 - Episode 10)

A lone sniper has the 4077th pinned down - including Radar and Henry in the shower. The poor boy thinks he's firing on McArthur's headquarters, and a chopper finally comes by and wounds him with gunfire from above, ending the siege. Hawkeye walks out to into the bush to tend to the wounded soldier.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 214 votes.

M*A*S*H - S2E16

#9 - Henry in Love (Season 2 - Episode 16)


Henry returns from a week in Tokyo, to announce that he is in love with a 20-year old girl called Nancy Sue Parker. She arrives for the weekend, and Henry shows her off. Nancy comes on to Hawkeye while Henry is in surgery. Henry is reminded of his wife back home when Radar places a call for him, and he realises it's his wife he loves.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 201 votes.

M*A*S*H - S1E24

#8 - Showtime (Season 1 - Episode 24)

Captain Kaplan is to be shipped home, but becomes paranoid that something will happen to him before he leaves. He takes the wheel of the jeep to drive to Kimpo himself, but crashes and ends up in plaster. Henry's wife is in labor and gives birth while he has Radar calling the hospital every 5 mins.An entertainer, Jackie Flash, visits the camp to entertain the troops.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 215 votes.

M*A*S*H - S1E14

#7 - Love Story (Season 1 - Episode 14)


Radar gets a Dear John recording from home. Hawkeye and Trapper try to set him up with a date, but fail. Radar is taken by a new nurse at the camp and she is into poetry and music, so they coach him. Margaret wants to stop the relationship, so Hawkeye and Trapper get between her and Frank until she relents. Radar's "Ahhhh, Bach!" and "That's highly significant," quotes win him the girl.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 257 votes.

M*A*S*H - S1E23

#6 - Cease-Fire (Season 1 - Episode 23)

General Clayton calls so say that a ceasefire is to be declared. The camp celebrates, Klinger gives away his dresses and locals start to take pieces of the camp. But Trapper does not believe it. Hawkeye claims he is married to avoid promises he made to several nurses. The party to celebrate the cease-fire, which never really took place, is interrupted by incoming wounds.

The episode was rated 7.74 from 223 votes.

M*A*S*H - S6E18

#5 - Your Hit Parade (Season 6 - Episode 18)


With the arrival of a shipment of records, Radar plays the part of a disc jockey and helps to get everyone through the incredibly long deluge of wounded.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 169 votes.

M*A*S*H - S4E18

#4 - Hawkeye (Season 4 - Episode 18)

Hawkeye is injured in a jeep accident and, aware he has a concussion, babbles to a Korean family to keep himself awake.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 128 votes.

M*A*S*H - S2E19

#3 - The Chosen People (Season 2 - Episode 19)


A Korean family set up camp in the middle of the compound. A Korean woman with a baby comes looking for the father, and names Radar. Civilian affairs relocates the family and blood tests prove Radar is not the father.

The episode was rated 7.70 from 179 votes.

M*A*S*H - S10E1

#2 - That's Show Biz (Season 10 - Episode 1)

A touring USO show brings an unexpected touch of vaudeville to the 4077th when the star showgirl requires an emergency operation. And wouldn't you know, the comedian is Klinger's hero!

The episode was rated 7.60 from 118 votes.

M*A*S*H - S7E4

#1 - Our Finest Hour (Season 7 - Episode 4)


Newscaster Clete Roberts, reprising an earlier interview appearance, returns to update Korean War conditions, when he conducts a series of television talks with the leading characters of the 4077th.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 138 votes.

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