M*A*S*H

Season 1 Episode 17

Sometimes You Hear the Bullet

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Aired Unknown Jan 28, 1973 on CBS
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Sometimes You Hear the Bullet
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Frank throws his back out whilst spending the evening with Margaret, and ends up in traction. He promptly applies for the Purple Heart, having been 'technically' wounded at a frontline unit. Tommy Gillis, an old friend of Hawkeye's, is writing a book about the war, and pays him a visit. Later, Tommy is brought into the camp, seriously wounded, and Hawkeye can't save him. A 15-year-old kid is in the hospital to have his appendix out. He joined up to be a hero back home, but Hawkeye has him sent home, giving him Frank's purple heart.moreless

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Gary Burghoff

Gary Burghoff

Corporal Walter Eugene "Radar" O'Reilly (Season 1-8)

Larry Linville

Larry Linville

Major Franklin Delano Marion Burns (Season 1-5)

Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit

Major Margaret J. "Hot Lips" Houlihan

McLean Stevenson

McLean Stevenson

Lt. Colonel Henry Braymore Blake (Season 1-3)

Alan Alda

Alan Alda

Captain Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce

Wayne Rogers

Wayne Rogers

Captain John Francis Xavier "Trapper" McIntyre (Season 1-3)

James Callahan

James Callahan

Tommy Gillis

Guest Star

Ron Howard

Ron Howard

Wendell Peterson

Guest Star

Fred Lerner

Fred Lerner

Patient #1

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Lynette Mettey

Lynette Mettey

Lt. Nancy Griffin

Recurring Role

John Orchard

John Orchard

Ugly John

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William Christopher

William Christopher

Father John Patrick Francis Mulcahy

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