S2 E12
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Season 2  "The Incubator"  2x12

Aired 45 years ago - Dec 01, 1973

Hawkeye and Trapper recover from an all night party. Henry gets a barbecue, and Hawkeye puts in a request for an incubator. The Quartermaster turns him down. They locate a Major with 3 incubators, but he won't let them have one. A Colonel tries to sell them one, and then they get into trouble with a General at a press conference. Finally, Radar trades the barbecue for an incubator.

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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 1
- Is he alive? - Yes, but his guts are in bad shape.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 2
- Is that coffee? - Oh, yeah, I figured you'd need some.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 3
- No. It was ten to 4:00. - Did we say why?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 4
- No comment about this? - About us?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 5
- Aw, please, Frank. - Come on, Mom. Please.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 6
I don't have to take that from you.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 7
Twelve hours of I.V., then put a ticket on him to Tokyo.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 8
Nurse, give me an ice pack here.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 9
He had a full course of penicillin. He's not responding.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 10
We'll know what he has in 72 hours, then you can treat him.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 11
I want you to secure legs "A," "B," "C" and "D" to the fire bowl.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 12
You know, sir, I have a friend down in the 331 st Evac.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 13
You betcha. I want you to go see the cook.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 14
They gotta scream when you cut into 'em. I fix 'em my own way.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 15
I'd have bet anything you couldn't get four people inside a sleeping bag.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 16
- How do we requisition an incubator? - Now just hold it!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 17
- All because we don't have an incubator. - All right, that's a point.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 18
The war's been running for two years.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 19
- Colonel. - Captain. Radar, would you...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 20
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 21
Oh, Captain Sloan, these are Captain Pierce...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 22
Maybe I'll have that drink.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 23
Um, "inhalator, indicator, innoculator, infusilator..."
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 24
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 25
Hey, that would be great on movie nights.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 26
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 27
Does the book allow us any ground, Captain?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 28
We're gonna get that incubator. We're gonna go forth and part the red tape.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 29
Well, everybody, happy days.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 30
I'm doing just fine!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 31
Three of them at the 728th Evac in Pusan. A Major Arnold Morris.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 32
May I remind you both that not everybody you'll meet down there...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 33
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 34
- You want an incubator. No dice. - But you've got three.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 35
- That's a sick attitude. - Well, they're mine.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 36
Well, look, Major, we're not here from True Confessions.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 37
- Where would we find him? - Nowhere on the base, that's for sure.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 38
For the simple purpose of practicing better and more efficient medicine.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 39
Okay, Daddy.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 40
An even thousand should handle it.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 41
and, with a week's notice, the odd B-52.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 42
Why should the sergeants have all the fun? [Chuckles]
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 43
for $627, cost.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 44
That would lead you to General Mitchell.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 45
Is there anything you can add?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 46
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 47
I'm sure the answer will too.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 48
- Security reasons. - Exactly.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 49
- Who's your commanding officer? - We'd rather not say.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 50
Which makes you the next contestant, General.

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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 2
- Is that coffee? - Oh, yeah, I figured you'd need some.
#2
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 3
- No. It was ten to 4:00. - Did we say why?
#3
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 4
- No comment about this? - About us?
#4
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 5
- Aw, please, Frank. - Come on, Mom. Please.
#5
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 6
I don't have to take that from you.
#6
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 7
Twelve hours of I.V., then put a ticket on him to Tokyo.
#7
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 8
Nurse, give me an ice pack here.
#8
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 9
He had a full course of penicillin. He's not responding.
#9
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 10
We'll know what he has in 72 hours, then you can treat him.
#10
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 11
I want you to secure legs "A," "B," "C" and "D" to the fire bowl.
#11
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 12
You know, sir, I have a friend down in the 331 st Evac.
#12
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 13
You betcha. I want you to go see the cook.
#13
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 14
They gotta scream when you cut into 'em. I fix 'em my own way.
#14
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 15
I'd have bet anything you couldn't get four people inside a sleeping bag.
#15
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 16
- How do we requisition an incubator? - Now just hold it!
#16
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 17
- All because we don't have an incubator. - All right, that's a point.
#17
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 18
The war's been running for two years.
#18
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 19
- Colonel. - Captain. Radar, would you...
#19
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 20 #20 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 21
Oh, Captain Sloan, these are Captain Pierce...
#21
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 22
Maybe I'll have that drink.
#22
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 23
Um, "inhalator, indicator, innoculator, infusilator..."
#23
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 24 #24 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 25
Hey, that would be great on movie nights.
#25
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 26 #26 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 27
Does the book allow us any ground, Captain?
#27
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 28
We're gonna get that incubator. We're gonna go forth and part the red tape.
#28
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 29
Well, everybody, happy days.
#29
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 30
I'm doing just fine!
#30
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 31
Three of them at the 728th Evac in Pusan. A Major Arnold Morris.
#31
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 32
May I remind you both that not everybody you'll meet down there...
#32
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 33 #33 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 34
- You want an incubator. No dice. - But you've got three.
#34
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 35
- That's a sick attitude. - Well, they're mine.
#35
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 36
Well, look, Major, we're not here from True Confessions.
#36
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 37
- Where would we find him? - Nowhere on the base, that's for sure.
#37
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 38
For the simple purpose of practicing better and more efficient medicine.
#38
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 39
Okay, Daddy.
#39
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 40
An even thousand should handle it.
#40
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 41
and, with a week's notice, the odd B-52.
#41
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 42
Why should the sergeants have all the fun? [Chuckles]
#42
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 43
for $627, cost.
#43
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 44
That would lead you to General Mitchell.
#44
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 45
Is there anything you can add?
#45
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 46 #46 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 47
I'm sure the answer will too.
#47
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 48
- Security reasons. - Exactly.
#48
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 49
- Who's your commanding officer? - We'd rather not say.
#49
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 12 (S02E12) - 50
Which makes you the next contestant, General.
#50