M*A*S*H

They Call the Wind Korea

Season 7, Ep 7, Aired 10/30/78
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  • Episode Description
  • A strong windstorm affects the M*A*S*H personnel in varying ways: Hawkeye and most of the unit busy themselves securing items that could blow away; Radar prepares his animal hutch for the worst; a disgusted Charles switches his Tokyo-leave transportation from air to ground, and runs into a difficult medical situation en route to Seoul.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ken Levine

  • David Isaacs

  • Charles S. Dubin

  • Tom Dever

    M.P.

  • Paul Cavonis

    Sergeant Cutrifiosis

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • This is a great "Charles" episode. If you weren't sure of his medical capabilities before, you will be after viewing this episode.

    By MrsMaxwell, Jan 08, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • Hawkeye: (after the lights go out in the OR) Margaret, get out of my light, I can't see the patient.

    • Hawkeye: (after Margaret yells at Bigelow) Oh, Margaret, it's you. I thought it was the storm.

    • (Charles tells Klinger to drive him to Seoul) Klinger: Hey, wait a minute. I ain't crazy. If I--You didn't hear that, sir.

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      Col. Potter: Now, what about--
      Radar: The tent flaps need to be secured.
      Col. Potter: Aha!
      Radar: What?
      Col. Potter: I gotcha! I was gonna say, 'nail down the windows in post-op.'
      Radar: Rats.

    • (Nurse Bigelow comes into the Swamp) Hawkeye: Beej, I'm ready to face the storm. Secure me to her!

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    Notes (1)

    • This is the last of 6 appearances by Tom Dever, in various roles. The first was episode 27.

    Allusions (2)

    • The episode title is a reference to the song 'They Call The Wind Maria,' a song from the 1951 Broadway musical Paint Your Wagon.

    • Charles says that with all the wind last night, he's surprised they're not in Oz. A clear reference to the movie The Wizard Of Oz and Dorothy's house getting carried to Oz by a tornado.

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