Season 3 Episode 24

Abyssinia, Henry

Aired Unknown Mar 18, 1975 on CBS



  • Notes

    • The final O.R scene where Radar announces Henry's death was not included in the script distributed to the actors, who, apart from Alan Alda knew nothing of the shock ending, so that when they read the script minutes before shooting the scene, they would show some real shock...and it worked! The filming was organized so that the O.R scenes would be the last to be shot. First they shot the opening scene where Henry was told he is going home. The crew assumed this was the end of the filming but then Gelbart handed out the final page of the script. The scene was shot without a rehearsal but because of a technical problem it had to be done a second time.