History Film / MASH

4th May '16 6:37:57 PM Mdumas43073
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* ScrewTheWarWerePartying: Pretty much the attitude of the entire 4077th staff (save for Frank Burns and Hot Lips) when they're not actually in surgery.
28th Apr '16 2:08:08 PM Ezclee4050
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* EveryoneWentToSchoolTogether: Hawkeye knows Trapper John looks familiar then finally recognizes him as a quarterback he played against in his college football days. Later they happen to bump into Hawkeye's boyhood chum Me Lay Marston at the Army hospital in Japan.
24th Apr '16 2:42:12 PM Ezclee4050
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* SoundtrackDissonance: It opens with an angsty folk song playing over scenes of wounded soldiers arriving by helicopters, and the other songs in the film also provide an ironic counterpoint to what's happening on screen, as well as the goofy loudspeaker announcements.
22nd Apr '16 10:35:01 PM Ezclee4050
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* DontCallMeSir: Hawkeye corrects anyone who calls him Captain Pierce.
22nd Apr '16 3:18:18 PM Ezclee4050
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* RedOniBlueOni: In the football game the serious ringer-filled 325th Evac team wears blue jerseys and the more boisterous 4077th wears red.
21st Apr '16 2:13:50 PM Ezclee4050
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** If anything, the novel is even ''more'' random and unstructured, and it's a testament to Ring Lardner Jr that he managed to [[AdaptationDistillation distill it]] into its final form.

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** If anything, the novel is even ''more'' random and unstructured, and it's a testament to Ring Lardner Jr that he managed to [[AdaptationDistillation distill it]] into its final form.something that at least had some slight organization.
21st Apr '16 2:11:52 PM Ezclee4050
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** If anything, the novel is even ''more'' random and unstructured, and it's a testament to Ring Lardner Jr that he managed to [[AdaptationDistillation distill it]] into its final form.
21st Apr '16 2:52:28 AM Ezclee4050
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* RhymingWithItself: The verses of "Suicide is Painless" follow an AAAA rhyme scheme, but the first and last verses both have the same word at the end of lines 1 and 4 ("see" and "me" respectively).
18th Apr '16 9:30:03 PM MasoTey
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* FakeAssistedSuicide: "Painless Pole" becomes suicidal after discovering he is impotent. His comrades arrange an elaborate [[AttendingYourOwnFuneral living funeral]] for him, capped off by a putative suicide pill -- but instead of dying he wakes up in bed beside a willing nurse, who [[IntimatePsychotherapy cures his affliction]].
30th Mar '16 2:37:59 AM Mdumas43073
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* ShoeShineMister: Snippets of the song "Tokyo Shoe Shine Boy" are played at various times. The song (an actual novelty record from 1951, which was also included on the soundtrack album to the movie) is sung in Japanese, except for the words "Tokyo Shoe Shine Boy" in English.

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* ShoeShineMister: Snippets of the song "Tokyo Shoe Shine Boy" are played at various times. The song (an actual novelty record tune from 1951, which was also included on the soundtrack album to the movie) is sung in Japanese, except for the words "Tokyo Shoe Shine Boy" in English.
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