How Well Do You Remember The First Episode of M.A.S.H.?

M.A.S.H. is one of those shows that will always be remembered for its amazing acting, stand out writing, and moments of emotion. Do you consider yourself a true M.A.S.H. fan? Do you think you know the very first episode better than most? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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In the opening scene of the first episode, what sport are Trapper John and Hawkeye playing?
Baseball
Golf
Croquet

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What is blatantly different about Father Mulcahy in the first episode?
He has a full beard
He is wearing an eye patch
It is a different actor playing the character

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What drinks are Trapper John and Hawkeye sipping out of martini glasses?
Waters
Vodka martinis
Gin made from a still

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In the opening sequence, what is revealed about the setting on the screen?
Korea, 1950, someplace we can't say
Korea, 1950, a hundred years ago
Korea, 1950, a beautiful place now

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What is the name of Hawkeye's love interest who only appears in this and one other episode?
Lt. Doll
Lt. Bird
Lt. Dish

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Why are Hawkeye and Trapper John trying to raise money for Ho-Jon in this episode?
To raise tuition so he can attend Hawkeye's alma mater
To rebuild his family's home after a bombing
To send him to Tokyo to escape the war

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How do Hawkeye and Trapper John raise the money for Ho-Jon?
Raffle off a nurse
Stage a poker game
Sell homemade alcohol

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What classic American song is being sung in Japanese over the loudspeaker when Blake leaves?
"Over the Rainbow"
"This Land Is Your Land"
"Happy Days are Here Again"

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What do they do to Burns to get him out of the way of the party?
Inject him with sedatives
Bonk him over the head
Spike his drink

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What is Radar wearing on his head when he greets Brig. General Charlie Hammond?
A bedpan
A sombrero
A cowboy hat

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This is the only episode to give a story credit to whom?
"Based on a novel by Richard Hooker"
"Based on a war by Kim Il-sung"
"Based on a film by Robert Alman"

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When did the first episode of M.A.S.H. air?
September 17, 1972
September 10, 1971
September 25, 1972

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The first episode of M.A.S.H. will go down in history as one of the greatest television pilot’s of all time! While you might not have a great deal of knowledge on this iconic moment in TV history, you still demonstrated a great understanding of M.A.S.H. characters, major themes, and the premise of this television first.

M.A.S.H. Pro

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true M.A.S.H. pro! The first episode of M.A.S.H. is widely regarded as one of the greatest TV pilots to ever hit the airwaves. We commend you for being a true M.A.S.H. fan who knows this iconic first better than the average joe. It’s clear that this show holds a special place in your heart.

M.A.S.H. Master

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We bow down to you, the master of all things M.A.S.H. related! The first episode of M.A.S.H. will always be beloved in the hearts of television fans all over the world. It’s clear to us that you know this episode and series the way only a true fan really could. We commend you for a job well done!
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1
In the opening scene of the first episode, what sport are Trapper John and Hawkeye playing?
Baseball
Golf
Croquet
2
What is blatantly different about Father Mulcahy in the first episode?
He has a full beard
He is wearing an eye patch
It is a different actor playing the character
3
What drinks are Trapper John and Hawkeye sipping out of martini glasses?
Waters
Vodka martinis
Gin made from a still
4
In the opening sequence, what is revealed about the setting on the screen?
Korea, 1950, someplace we can't say
Korea, 1950, a hundred years ago
Korea, 1950, a beautiful place now
5
What is the name of Hawkeye's love interest who only appears in this and one other episode?
Lt. Doll
Lt. Bird
Lt. Dish
6
Why are Hawkeye and Trapper John trying to raise money for Ho-Jon in this episode?
To raise tuition so he can attend Hawkeye's alma mater
To rebuild his family's home after a bombing
To send him to Tokyo to escape the war
7
How do Hawkeye and Trapper John raise the money for Ho-Jon?
Raffle off a nurse
Stage a poker game
Sell homemade alcohol
8
What classic American song is being sung in Japanese over the loudspeaker when Blake leaves?
"Over the Rainbow"
"This Land Is Your Land"
"Happy Days are Here Again"
9
What do they do to Burns to get him out of the way of the party?
Inject him with sedatives
Bonk him over the head
Spike his drink
10
What is Radar wearing on his head when he greets Brig. General Charlie Hammond?
A bedpan
A sombrero
A cowboy hat
11
This is the only episode to give a story credit to whom?
"Based on a novel by Richard Hooker"
"Based on a war by Kim Il-sung"
"Based on a film by Robert Alman"
12
When did the first episode of M.A.S.H. air?
September 17, 1972
September 10, 1971
September 25, 1972

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