S2 E17
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Season 2  "For Want of a Boot"  2x17

Aired 45 years ago - Jan 12, 1974

A riotous episode in which Hawkeye will do anything to get a new pair of boots: In order to get Zale to get him some, he must get an appointment for Zale with Futterman, the camp dentist, who will only do it if Henry will give him a pass to Tokyo, and Henry will only grant the pass if Houlihan will get off his back, which she will do only if the guys throw a party for Frank's birthday, with a cake, and Radar will only help get the cake if he gets a date with Nurse Murphy, who will only date someone with a hair dryer, and Klinger won't give up the hair dryer unless he gets a section 8 (and Frank won't sign). Inevitably, the deal falls through, much to the Hawkeye's chagrin.

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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 1
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I want that card out of your boot pronto! And that's an order!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 3
I think we should go lean on the supply sergeant.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 4
I hope he had somebody carry his bags for him.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 5
You want to see a 101/2-C hole? Look at this. Huh?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 6
No chance! I need them to chew with.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 7
No experience necessary.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 8
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 9
- What about him? - I want you to give him his bridge.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 10
Fair enough. If you help me.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 11
I love that land, from the top of Fujiyama to the bottom of its sea,
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 12
My life there has only been prologue to my final destiny:
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 13
Okay. We'll see Henry.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 14
which states that you merely initialed the forms that required signing.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 15
Oh, pooh! I got a bucket of golf balls to wash.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 16
Major Houlihan, huh?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 17
which she had been typing with the wrong side of the carbon facing.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 18
- She spelled "bungler" wrong. - Uh, no, that's "bumbler," sir.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 19
- Are you in, Henry? - I'm in enough to ask you to get out.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 20
Not unless you want it turned down. Then it's ideal.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 21
It never fails. One hand washes the other.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 22
- My report is going to Gen. Mitchell. - Come on, reconsider.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 23
He will never again wake up with nail polish and mascara.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 24
- It's a deal. - It is not!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 25
Hah! A party for Frank Burns?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 26
- Radar, what are you doing? - Sorting the mail.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 27
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 28
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 29
a man's best years are between 19 and 25.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 30
- Murphy. - Murphy. - Murphy.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 31
Well, he's a little more "ish" than "Cooper."
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 32
Part of this deal has to be that I have a hair dryer.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 33
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 34
Ah! I looked it up.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 35
But what's the use? Majors Burns or Houlihan, they wouldn't sign.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 36
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 37
- Frank! - Giddy-up!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 38
just to get four kids to show up.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 39
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 40
Be quiet! Hide! Shh! Shh!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 41
Sure it is, you silly goose.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 42
Aw, you two palookas.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 43
that I think you're all a bunch of swell eggs.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 44
Now, this first present is from all the gang in X-Ray.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 45
- Be in my chair, 10:00. Don't be late. - You got it.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 46
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 47
Geez, I gotta get outta here. I got a date.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 48
- They love you, Frank. - It was their hatred that fooled me.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 49
- With the whole world. - Sign this.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 50
Hey, what are you doing?

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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 2
I want that card out of your boot pronto! And that's an order!
#2
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 3
I think we should go lean on the supply sergeant.
#3
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 4
I hope he had somebody carry his bags for him.
#4
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 5
You want to see a 101/2-C hole? Look at this. Huh?
#5
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 6
No chance! I need them to chew with.
#6
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 7
No experience necessary.
#7
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- What about him? - I want you to give him his bridge.
#9
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 10
Fair enough. If you help me.
#10
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 11
I love that land, from the top of Fujiyama to the bottom of its sea,
#11
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 12
My life there has only been prologue to my final destiny:
#12
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 13
Okay. We'll see Henry.
#13
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 14
which states that you merely initialed the forms that required signing.
#14
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 15
Oh, pooh! I got a bucket of golf balls to wash.
#15
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 16
Major Houlihan, huh?
#16
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 17
which she had been typing with the wrong side of the carbon facing.
#17
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 18
- She spelled "bungler" wrong. - Uh, no, that's "bumbler," sir.
#18
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- Are you in, Henry? - I'm in enough to ask you to get out.
#19
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Not unless you want it turned down. Then it's ideal.
#20
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It never fails. One hand washes the other.
#21
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 22
- My report is going to Gen. Mitchell. - Come on, reconsider.
#22
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 23
He will never again wake up with nail polish and mascara.
#23
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 24
- It's a deal. - It is not!
#24
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 25
Hah! A party for Frank Burns?
#25
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 26
- Radar, what are you doing? - Sorting the mail.
#26
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 27 #27 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 28 #28 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 29
a man's best years are between 19 and 25.
#29
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 30
- Murphy. - Murphy. - Murphy.
#30
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 31
Well, he's a little more "ish" than "Cooper."
#31
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 32
Part of this deal has to be that I have a hair dryer.
#32
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Ah! I looked it up.
#34
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But what's the use? Majors Burns or Houlihan, they wouldn't sign.
#35
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- Frank! - Giddy-up!
#37
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just to get four kids to show up.
#38
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Be quiet! Hide! Shh! Shh!
#40
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 41
Sure it is, you silly goose.
#41
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 42
Aw, you two palookas.
#42
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 43
that I think you're all a bunch of swell eggs.
#43
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 44
Now, this first present is from all the gang in X-Ray.
#44
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 45
- Be in my chair, 10:00. Don't be late. - You got it.
#45
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Geez, I gotta get outta here. I got a date.
#47
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 48
- They love you, Frank. - It was their hatred that fooled me.
#48
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 49
- With the whole world. - Sign this.
#49
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 2 Episode 17 (S02E17) - 50
Hey, what are you doing?
#50