S5 E8
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Season 5  "Mulcahy's War"  5x8

Aired 44 years ago - Nov 16, 1976

After Frank discovers that Danny Fitzsimmons has shot himself to get out of combat, Father Mulcahy is called in. Realizing his lack of understanding of the fighting, Mulcahy accompanies Radar to an aid station, where they encounter the real war at first hand. Mulcahy performs an emergency tracheotomy, guided by Hawkeye over the radio.

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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 1
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- He saved my life. - Lift him out.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 3
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 4
- He says he has someone he wants you to talk to. - Well, certainly.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 5
So he tripped it... saved my life.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 6
- Forget it. - Hawkeye? There's someone you want me to talk to?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 7
- Oh, Frank, um... - Huh?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 8
He tripped a land mine on purpose. We have a witness.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 9
- I knew he'd get it. - I'm not operating on any damn dog.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 10
And it wouldn't look very good, Frank, if... if, uh... What's his name?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 11
You're gonna be okay, boy.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 12
- Father, do you know how he got his name Boom Boom? - No, I don't.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 13
- Neither do I. - You know, Father Gallagher...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 14
Well, you're young. You're far from home. You made a mistake.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 15
One night, I was in a foxhole with four other guys.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 16
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 17
Well, let's not talk about Boom Boom. Let's talk about you.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 18
Well, at least my cheeks won't be bloodshot.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 19
Father, you've got the toughest job in camp...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 20
Heard about him. He was famous for the poker games...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 21
Yeah, right. We don't have any choppers, and you don't have any ambulances.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 22
Do you think you and Igor could grab a jeep and go get him?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 23
You don't belong up there.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 24
- Yes, sir. Sorry I interrupted your service, Father. - [Mulcahy] Hmm?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 25
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 26
Uh, Father, you gotta get permission. I only got orders for Igor and me.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 27
- I can't argue with that... - [Engine Starts]
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 28
That's a bad chest wound.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 29
Nah. They're too smart to get wounded.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 30
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 31
Radar, I want to thank you for bringing me along on this. I really needed the experience.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 32
- Also, he gave me three dollars. - [Laughs]
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 33
No, thanks. I had that for breakfast.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 34
- a hole in a foot. - Spare me.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 35
- How's Corporal Cupcake? - [Frank] Who?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 36
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 37
- What's the matter? - Help me.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 38
Right.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 39
- Put it on the speaker. - What's the problem, Radar?
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 40
- Hardly any at all. - Tracheotomy.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 41
All right, Father, here we go.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 42
- Don't you have anything else? - I've got my Tom Mix pocketknife.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 43
- Is a pencil okay? - No, it has to be something hollow. Think!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 44
Oh, okay, okay. We're doing it.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 45
- Oh! Oh, sure. Okay. - [Incoming Shell]
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 46
That tissue is fibrous. It's not going to be easy to cut.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 47
which we are about to receive from thy bounty...
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 48
He's breathing!
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 49
Good work, Padre. Get that man back here as fast as you can.
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 50
- Radar, you all right? - Oh, yeah. Sure. I'm just a little carsick.

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Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 2
- He saved my life. - Lift him out.
#2
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 3 #3 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 4
- He says he has someone he wants you to talk to. - Well, certainly.
#4
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 5
So he tripped it... saved my life.
#5
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 6
- Forget it. - Hawkeye? There's someone you want me to talk to?
#6
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 7
- Oh, Frank, um... - Huh?
#7
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 8
He tripped a land mine on purpose. We have a witness.
#8
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 9
- I knew he'd get it. - I'm not operating on any damn dog.
#9
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 10
And it wouldn't look very good, Frank, if... if, uh... What's his name?
#10
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 11
You're gonna be okay, boy.
#11
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 12
- Father, do you know how he got his name Boom Boom? - No, I don't.
#12
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 13
- Neither do I. - You know, Father Gallagher...
#13
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 14
Well, you're young. You're far from home. You made a mistake.
#14
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 15
One night, I was in a foxhole with four other guys.
#15
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 16 #16 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 17
Well, let's not talk about Boom Boom. Let's talk about you.
#17
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 18
Well, at least my cheeks won't be bloodshot.
#18
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 19
Father, you've got the toughest job in camp...
#19
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 20
Heard about him. He was famous for the poker games...
#20
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 21
Yeah, right. We don't have any choppers, and you don't have any ambulances.
#21
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 22
Do you think you and Igor could grab a jeep and go get him?
#22
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 23
You don't belong up there.
#23
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 24
- Yes, sir. Sorry I interrupted your service, Father. - [Mulcahy] Hmm?
#24
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Uh, Father, you gotta get permission. I only got orders for Igor and me.
#26
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 27
- I can't argue with that... - [Engine Starts]
#27
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 28
That's a bad chest wound.
#28
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 29
Nah. They're too smart to get wounded.
#29
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 30 #30 Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 31
Radar, I want to thank you for bringing me along on this. I really needed the experience.
#31
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 32
- Also, he gave me three dollars. - [Laughs]
#32
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 33
No, thanks. I had that for breakfast.
#33
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 34
- a hole in a foot. - Spare me.
#34
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 35
- How's Corporal Cupcake? - [Frank] Who?
#35
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- What's the matter? - Help me.
#37
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 38
Right.
#38
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 39
- Put it on the speaker. - What's the problem, Radar?
#39
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 40
- Hardly any at all. - Tracheotomy.
#40
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 41
All right, Father, here we go.
#41
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 42
- Don't you have anything else? - I've got my Tom Mix pocketknife.
#42
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 43
- Is a pencil okay? - No, it has to be something hollow. Think!
#43
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 44
Oh, okay, okay. We're doing it.
#44
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 45
- Oh! Oh, sure. Okay. - [Incoming Shell]
#45
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 46
That tissue is fibrous. It's not going to be easy to cut.
#46
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 47
which we are about to receive from thy bounty...
#47
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 48
He's breathing!
#48
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 49
Good work, Padre. Get that man back here as fast as you can.
#49
Recap of M*A*S*H Season 5 Episode 8 (S05E08) - 50
- Radar, you all right? - Oh, yeah. Sure. I'm just a little carsick.
#50