The More I See You

Season 4, Ep 22, Aired 2/10/76
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  • Episode Description
  • Hawkeye is reunited with a woman he thought was out of his life forever, but who never altogether leaves.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Larry Gelbart

  • Gene Reynolds

  • Blythe Danner

    Nurse Carlye Breslin Walton

  • Mary Jo Catlett

    Nurse Becky Anderson

  • Alan Alda

    Captain Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Old wounds resurface

    By XMLarry, Dec 20, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (7)

    • (BJ has expressed his disappointment that Hawkeye is dating a married woman) Hawkeye: Ever checked in somewhere without a toothbrush? BJ: Never. Hawkeye: Never been tempted? BJ: Tempted's another subject. Hawkeye: Ah, you have been tempted. BJ: Never. But it's another subject.

    • Hawkeye (to BJ, imitating Groucho Marx): Tell our first couple what else they've won, Fenneman. BJ (offering Welcome Wagon trinkets from a box to Carlye & Becky): This bar of soap...from those who'll be working closely with you in O. R. Please use at least once a week. Hawkeye (pulling a bottle of shampoo out of the box): Shampoo. BJ: Because we couldn't find any real poo.

    • Carlye (to Hawkeye): Look at yourself! Look where you are! You're trapped! You just proposed yourself into a corner! Hawkeye: So? However I did it, I did it. Carlye: You didn't propose to me, you proposed to yourself! Hawkeye: Well, I wanted to try it out on me first.

    • Hawkeye: Bored. BJ: So bored. Hawkeye: So bored it's boring. BJ: Boring-a-ding-ding. Hawkeye: Boronus, boretis, boremus. I came, I saw, I bored. BJ: He bored, she bored, they bored. Hawkeye: All aboard. BJ: I was going to say that.

    • Father Mulcahy: I'd like your permission to return these, sir. The quarter-master sent us a gross of new Bibles, and there seem to be quite a number of typographical errors. Colonel Potter: Oh? Father Mulcahy: Uh, here's the first one. "Thou shalt commit adultery." Colonel Potter: Well, that's the new Army, Father. Father Mulcahy: Let's hope it's a typo. These lads are trained to take orders.

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    Notes (4)

    • Larry Gelbart and Gene Reynolds received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series.

    • The song "The More I See You" is playing in the background as the jeep carrying Nurses Breslin and Walsh pulls into the compound.

    • Blythe Danner, of course, was married to director Bruce Paltrow, who's credits included The White Shadow and St. Elsewhere. Their daughter, Gwyneth Paltrow, later one a Best Actress Oscar for her role in the film Shakespeare In Love.

    • Neither Frank or Margaret appear in this episode.

    Trivia (2)

    • Hawkeye: There's been no one since you. Faint copies at best. Hawkeye seems to have forgotten that he planned to marry one of those "faint copies"--Lt. Erika Johnson, of the second season episode "Radar's Report".

    • While Klinger is posing for a painting by Col. Potter, he says, "I'd like to send my wife a copy". Klinger's wife is named Laverne. He married her over the radio during the episode "Springtime."

    Allusions (1)

    • Hawkeye (to BJ, imitating Groucho Marx): Tell our first couple what else they've won, Fenneman.
      Hawkeye is imitating Groucho Marx on his game show You Bet You Life, which began as a radio program in 1947, then ran on TV from 1950 to 1961. "Fenneman" refers to Groucho's announcer, George Fenneman

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