Kenny Mittleider from Knights of the Guild & Confessions of a Fanboy Podcasts, Simon Meddings from Waffle On Podcast, Al Kessel from Tales from the Mouse House, Fast Forward & Just Because Podcast and our special guest Harry Dauz discuss one of the most successful and longest running television series in history.. M*A*S*H
Today we cover Season 1, Episode #15 -Tuttle
Directed by William Wiard
Written by Bruce Shelley & David Ketchum
Production code J315
Original air date January 14, 1973
Set during the Korean War in the 1950’s
Plot Summary: Hawkeye creates a fake doctor (based on his imaginary friend from childhood), Captain Jonathan S. Tuttle, to give supplies to the local orphans. Henry wants Tuttle to be officer of the day, so Hawkeye creates a fake personnel file, and all his back pay is given to the orphanage. When General Clayton wants to reward his generosity by placing his picture in the newspaper and awarding him a medal. Hawkeye is forced to invent a story about Tuttle jumping from a chopper without his parachute! Of course, Trapper's new friend, Major Murdoch, obtained the fake dog tags and parachute...!