Kenny Mittleider from Knights of the Guild Podcast, Simon Meddings from Waffle On Podcast, Al Kessel from Tales from the Mouse House Podcast and special guest hosts Harry Dauz & Joyce Kessel discuss one of the most successful and longest running television series in history.. M*A*S*H
Today we cover Season 1,Episode #12 - Dear Dad
Directed by Gene Reynolds
Written by Larry Gelbart
Production code J313
Original air date December 17, 1972
Set during the Korean War in the 1950’s
Plot Summary: In the first of the "Dear Dad" episodes, Hawkeye's letter home to his father details Christmas in Korea: Radar ships a jeep home to Iowa, one piece at a time. Henry presents the monthly medical lecture - on sex, only to be heckled. Trapper helps deliver a calf. Frank berates Klinger for wearing a bandana, and Klinger responds with physical violence. Hawkeye and Trapper sabotage Margaret's tent as a prank. Hawkeye even flies to the front line in a Santa suit in order to help a wounded soldier.