S4 E20
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Season 4  "The Novocaine Mutiny"  4x20

Aired 45 years ago - Jan 27, 1976

Frank has Hawkeye up on charges of mutiny, for usurping his authority when Potter was away on leave, and Frank was the C.O. The Judge Advocate, Colonel Carmichael, tries the case; BJ, Potter, and Radar are in attendance of the preliminary hearing to offer support for Hawkeye. There are several versions of what happened: according to Frank, he was trying to hold the 4077th together during heavy casualties when everyone else was falling apart; according to The Eye Of The Hawk, BJ and Radar, it was Frank who was out of control with his regimen. Finding no evidence of the alleged mutiny, the judge drops all charges against Hawkeye and puts Frank in his place (but will he stay there?!).

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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 1
Your fly is open.
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Unaccustomed as I am to public lynching, let me say that even the army...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 3
might have been the cause for the alleged mutiny.
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- That's a lie! - Don't leave your unopened mail around.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 5
- and nothing but the truth, so help you God? - I do.
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Major, I know you're not giggling 'cause you're wearing feathered underwear.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 7
"Without discipline, an army is no more...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 8
Of course, sir. Have a nice time and, uh, don't do anything I wouldn't do.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 9
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 10
- Perverted? Loony? Loopy? - Dippy.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 11
So he had us break down the entire unit and move it across the road.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 12
More important, why is this chicken outfit crossing the road?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 13
Worst of all, I guess, Major Burns ordered...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 14
The Lord moves in mysterious ways.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 15
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 16
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 17
Now let's see if your freezer's equally amusing.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 18
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- You were robbed. No question. - You're right, sir. I must've been robbed.
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Well, don't fear, soldier. Nobody loses a dime while Frank Burns is at the tiller.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 21
I'm here to discuss something besides underwear.
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- He was playing poker with us. - Impossible.
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[Chuckles] Frank, your sanity's sprung a leak.
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- Why does he keep saying that? - It'll never happen.
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Gee, sir, I don't think we should be in here. It's like ransacking a church.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 28
- Cretin. C-R-l-T-E-N. Cretin. - Wrong.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 29
Degenerate. Now tell the truth. Would you be caught dead in this?
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You didn't run your fingers through Father Mulcahy's collars, sir.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 31
- Toward that end he dresses, uh... - In dresses.
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Frank, it wasn't stolen.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 34
They're the windows to the soul.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 35
That garbage is meant for our boys. It's not to be used to feed gophers.
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I knew I should've ripped the stuffings out of the bugger when I had the opportunity.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 38
With pleasure, sir.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 39
- You called, Doctor? - More wounded. Send me more wounded.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 40
What about all these wonderful freckled youngsters?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 41
- Oh, Lord, I'm losing this one! - Steady, Pierce.
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He's next. Give him a unit of whole blood.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 44
Back to the front, soldier. Keep 'em coming! Gloves.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 45
You're mad! Mad!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 46
It was October 11 and we were in Korea. Other than that...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 47
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 48
He sends the wounded in on an assembly line and we're supposed to attach the headlights.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 49
Now get out there and practice medicine or I'm gonna report you to Lionel Barrymore.
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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 2
Unaccustomed as I am to public lynching, let me say that even the army...
#2
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 3
might have been the cause for the alleged mutiny.
#3
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 4
- That's a lie! - Don't leave your unopened mail around.
#4
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 5
- and nothing but the truth, so help you God? - I do.
#5
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Major, I know you're not giggling 'cause you're wearing feathered underwear.
#6
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 7
"Without discipline, an army is no more...
#7
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 8
Of course, sir. Have a nice time and, uh, don't do anything I wouldn't do.
#8
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- Perverted? Loony? Loopy? - Dippy.
#10
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 11
So he had us break down the entire unit and move it across the road.
#11
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 12
More important, why is this chicken outfit crossing the road?
#12
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 13
Worst of all, I guess, Major Burns ordered...
#13
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 14
The Lord moves in mysterious ways.
#14
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Now let's see if your freezer's equally amusing.
#17
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- You were robbed. No question. - You're right, sir. I must've been robbed.
#19
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Well, don't fear, soldier. Nobody loses a dime while Frank Burns is at the tiller.
#20
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I'm here to discuss something besides underwear.
#21
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- He was playing poker with us. - Impossible.
#22
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[Chuckles] Frank, your sanity's sprung a leak.
#23
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- Why does he keep saying that? - It'll never happen.
#26
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Gee, sir, I don't think we should be in here. It's like ransacking a church.
#27
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- Cretin. C-R-l-T-E-N. Cretin. - Wrong.
#28
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 29
Degenerate. Now tell the truth. Would you be caught dead in this?
#29
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 30
You didn't run your fingers through Father Mulcahy's collars, sir.
#30
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 31
- Toward that end he dresses, uh... - In dresses.
#31
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Frank, it wasn't stolen.
#33
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They're the windows to the soul.
#34
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That garbage is meant for our boys. It's not to be used to feed gophers.
#35
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I knew I should've ripped the stuffings out of the bugger when I had the opportunity.
#37
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With pleasure, sir.
#38
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 39
- You called, Doctor? - More wounded. Send me more wounded.
#39
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What about all these wonderful freckled youngsters?
#40
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- Oh, Lord, I'm losing this one! - Steady, Pierce.
#41
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He's next. Give him a unit of whole blood.
#43
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 44
Back to the front, soldier. Keep 'em coming! Gloves.
#44
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 45
You're mad! Mad!
#45
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 46
It was October 11 and we were in Korea. Other than that...
#46
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He sends the wounded in on an assembly line and we're supposed to attach the headlights.
#48
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 4 Episode 20 (S04E20) - 49
Now get out there and practice medicine or I'm gonna report you to Lionel Barrymore.
#49
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