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--> '''Henry''': If I'm any judge of the 19ths.

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--> '''Henry''': If I'm any judge of the 19ths.19's.


* RoleReprisal: Loudon Wainwright III as Captain Spaulding


* BigShutUp: Well, what would you do if you had Frank Burns giving orders loudly through a megaphone extremely close to your head

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* BigShutUp: Well, what would you do if you had Frank Burns giving orders loudly through a megaphone extremely close to your headhead?


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* GeniusBonus: Margaret tells Frank that her father fought with [=MacArthur=] against "the Huks...a rebellious native tribe." The Hukbalahap Rebellion was staged by a guerrilla army that had originally fought against the Japanese occupation of the Philippines in WWII. After the war ended, they decided they were tired of being exploited by wealthy landowners and took up armed resistance. The Philippine government brutally put down the rebellion with assistance from the CIA, who were always happy to assist quashing any movement that looked remotely like socialism.

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* FlatJoy: Hawkeye and Trapper's reaction when the official announcement of [=MacArthur=]'s visit is made.


* InsultBackfire: Frank gets this in a spectacular CrowningMomentOfFunny fashion.

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* InsultBackfire: Frank gets this in a spectacular CrowningMomentOfFunny SugarWiki/{{Funny|Moments}} fashion.


!!The Big Mac is coming! Yes, the Big Cheese . . . No, not the McDonald's item

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!!The Big Mac is coming! Yes, the Big Cheese . . . No, not the McDonald's [=McDonald=]'s item


** Klinger fails to realise the reason for Henry Blake calling him to the office is because he wants him to forgo his prove-he's-crazy scheme and get into a military uniform for the duration of [=MacArthur's=] visit.



** Klinger fails to realise the reason for Henry Blake calling him to the office is because he wants him to forgo his prove-he's-crazy scheme and get into a military uniform for the duration of [=MacArthur's=] visit.


--. '''Frank''': Super-duper! That little twerp did a really good job.

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--. --> '''Frank''': Super-duper! That little twerp did a really good job.


* CutHisHeartOutWithAS: After Hawkeye has already given him a strong death threat for his BookBurning, Frank pushes his button further by ordering him and Trapper to clean up the Swamp, otherwise he'll do it himself. Hawkeye angrily retaliates with this gem.

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* CutHisHeartOutWithAS: CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon: After Hawkeye has already given him a strong death threat for his BookBurning, Frank pushes his button further by ordering him and Trapper to clean up the Swamp, otherwise he'll do it himself. Hawkeye angrily retaliates with this gem.


* CutHisHeartOutWithAS: After Hawkeye has already given him a strong death threat for his BookBurning, Frank pushes his button further by ordering him and Trapper to clean up the Swamp, otherwise he'll do it himself. Hawkeye angrily retaliates with this gem.
--> '''Hawkeye''': You touch one dirty sock, you remove one layer of crud, you kill one cockroach, Frank, and I will personally grind you into a fine powder and sprinkle you on [=MacArthur's=] oatmeal.
--> '''Trapper''': What he said.



* ImpliedDeathThreat: After Hawkeye has already given him a strong death threat for his BookBurning, Frank pushes his button further by ordering him and Trapper to clean up the Swamp, otherwise he'll do it himself. Hawkeye angrily retaliates with this gem.
--> '''Hawkeye''': You touch one dirty sock, you remove one layer of crud, you kill one cockroach, Frank, and I will personally grind you into a fine powder and sprinkle you on [=MacArthur's=] oatmeal.
--> '''Trapper''': What he said.


* HistoricalDomainCharacter: UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur does in fact appear onscreen.



* ShaggyDogStory: At the end of the episode, [=MacArthur=] just passes on straight through the camp and continues on down the road instead of making the scheduled stop, which renders all of the camp's preparations meaningless.



--> '''Hawkeye''': Then it's agreed. We'll do a hysterectomy on Major Burns..

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--> '''Hawkeye''': Then it's agreed. We'll do a hysterectomy on Major Burns..Burns.
* WhamLine: The [=MASHers=] are in the middle of rehearsing for General [=MacArthur's=] arrival when the PA Announcer comes on, delivering the following message in an [[OOCIsSeriousBusiness urgent, panicked voice]].
--> ''Attention! All personnel! General [=MacArthur=] has just passed Checkpoint Able. He'll be here in'' seconds. ''[[ThisIsNotADrill This is not a rehearsal. This is a REAL emergency.]]''


* BerserkButton: Given the historical allusion for it, which for the time MASH is set in would only be recent memory, it's no wonder Hawkeye is furious with Frank's decision to start burning books that only the major would deem as
filthy material.
--> '''Hawkeye''': Frank. You burn one more book, I'm gonna give you a dancing lesson in the minefield. Now, knock it off, gnat brain!* BlackComedy: Hawkeye and Margaret both suggest inviting the general to view the OR in action as a way of demonstrating the unit's efficiency. [[OnlySaneMan The difference is that Margaret is being genuine.]]

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* BerserkButton: Given the historical allusion for it, which for the time MASH is set in would only be recent memory, it's no wonder Hawkeye is furious with Frank's decision to start burning books that only the major would deem as
as filthy material.
--> '''Hawkeye''': Frank. You burn one more book, I'm gonna give you a dancing lesson in the minefield. Now, knock it off, gnat brain!* brain!
* BigShutUp: Well, what would you do if you had Frank Burns giving orders loudly through a megaphone extremely close to your head
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BlackComedy: Hawkeye and Margaret both suggest inviting the general to view the OR in action as a way of demonstrating the unit's efficiency. [[OnlySaneMan The difference is that Margaret is being genuine.]]



* BrickJoke: The "Welcome General [=MacArthur=]" sign is falling down.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When Colonel Whiteman exclaims the word "Lunch', majority of the main characters take it to mean he's calling for a break. He is instead continuing the iteration the general's schedule.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: ChewingTheScenery: Klinger makes his own addition to the rehearsal of [=MacArthur's=] visit, a move that [[ActuallyPrettyFunny Hawkeye and Trapper find very funny as do some of the nurses.]]
* ComicallyMissingThePoint:
**
When Colonel Whiteman exclaims the word "Lunch', "Lunch", majority of the main characters take it to mean he's calling for a break. He is instead continuing the iteration the general's schedule.schedule.
** Klinger fails to realise the reason for Henry Blake calling him to the office is because he wants him to forgo his prove-he's-crazy scheme and get into a military uniform for the duration of [=MacArthur's=] visit.



* ImpliedDeathThreat: After Hawkeye has already given him a strong desath threat for his BookBurning, Frank pushes his button further by ordering him and Trapper to clean up the Swamp, otherwise he'll do it himself. Hawkeye angrily retaliates with this gem.
--> '''Hawkeye''': You touch one dirty sock, you remove one layer of crud, you kill one cockroach, Frank, and I will personally grind you into a fine powder and and sprinkle you on [=MacArthur's=] oatmeal.

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* ImpliedDeathThreat: After Hawkeye has already given him a strong desath death threat for his BookBurning, Frank pushes his button further by ordering him and Trapper to clean up the Swamp, otherwise he'll do it himself. Hawkeye angrily retaliates with this gem.
--> '''Hawkeye''': You touch one dirty sock, you remove one layer of crud, you kill one cockroach, Frank, and I will personally grind you into a fine powder and and sprinkle you on [=MacArthur's=] oatmeal.



* IAmWhatIAm: Hawkeye intends for [=MacArthur=] to see the people at MASH 4077 for who they truly are, as civlian doctors, nurses and other medical staff.

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* IAmWhatIAm: Hawkeye intends for [=MacArthur=] to see the people at MASH 4077 for who they truly are, as civlian civilian doctors, nurses and other medical staff.



* NoNameGiven: Before this episode, Margaret's dad was always referred to as "Margaret's dad" or "the colonel". Here, he is given the name Howitzer Al Houlihan, a name that actually stays with the character for the rest of the series.



* PetTheDog: Frank praises Radar's work in setting up the VIP tent for [=MacArthur's=] stay.
--. '''Frank''': Super-duper! That little twerp did a really good job.



* RunningGag: Klinger is in a different dress every time he appears.
* ShoutOut: Hawkeye and Trapper introduce themselves to the fake General [=MacArthur=] at the rehearsal as Sodom and Gomorrah.



* SkewedPriorities: Lampshaded by Hawkeye when he learns all the hospital orderlies are outside manicuring the rocks instead of working in surgery and post-op.
--> '''Hawkeye''': Are we running a hospital or a motel for visiting demigods?!
--> '''Trapper''': It's Frank, the all-purpose idiot. He's been acting like a crazed weasel ever since this thing started.
--> '''Hawkeye''': Why don't we have his legs ironed for the inspection?



--> '''Frank''': As adjutant and [[ContinuityNod Assistant Cheif Surgeon]], I'd like to volunteer for that operation.

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--> '''Frank''': As adjutant and [[ContinuityNod Assistant Cheif Chief Surgeon]], I'd like to volunteer for that operation.


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* WhatTheHellHero: Margaret gives Hawkeye and Trapper this for drinking alcohol so close to the general's arrival.


* TheAce: MASH 4077 on a whole. The reason [=MacArthur=] is visiting the camp is because the work of the staff has achieved the recognition of the unit being named the most impressive medical station in Korea.
--> '''Henry''': That's north, south, east or west. We're the MASH that is the best.
* BlackComedy: Hawkeye and Margaret both suggest inviting the general to view the OR in action as a way of demonstrating the unit's efficiency. [[OnlySaneMan The difference is that Margaret is being genuine.]]

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* TheAce: TheAce:
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MASH 4077 on a whole. The reason [=MacArthur=] is visiting the camp is because the work of the staff has achieved the recognition of the unit being named the most impressive medical station in Korea.
--> ---> '''Henry''': That's north, south, east or west. We're the MASH that is the best.
** When Henry asks for quiet from the camp, it's an EpicFail. When Radar does it, the effect is instantaneous. Hawkeye and Trapper lampshade the ability.
* BerserkButton: Given the historical allusion for it, which for the time MASH is set in would only be recent memory, it's no wonder Hawkeye is furious with Frank's decision to start burning books that only the major would deem as
filthy material.
--> '''Hawkeye''': Frank. You burn one more book, I'm gonna give you a dancing lesson in the minefield. Now, knock it off, gnat brain!*
BlackComedy: Hawkeye and Margaret both suggest inviting the general to view the OR in action as a way of demonstrating the unit's efficiency. [[OnlySaneMan The difference is that Margaret is being genuine.]]



* BookBurning: Hawkeye and Trapper find Frank doing this, with the major explaining he's doing it because he doesn't want [=MacArthur=] to know about any filthy material the camp is reading. After making a dark HistoricalInJoke to insult him, they examine the books he is about to destroy.
--> '''Trapper''': Frank, what are you doing?
--> '''Frank''': [[BrutalHonesty Burning books]].
--> '''Hawkeye''': Oh. Any special reason, Dr [[UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler Hitler]]?
--> '''Frank''': One of the greatest living Americans is coming and I am not going to let him see the trash that's read around here.
--> '''Trapper''': [[Literature/TheRepublic Plato's Republic?]] The Life of Red Grange?
--> '''Hawkeye''': Revolutionaries.
--> '''Frank''': Right.
--> '''Trapper''': Literature/RobinsonCrusoe ?
--> '''Hawkeye''': Everybody runs around half-naked.
--> '''Trapper''': Creator/NormanMailer.
--> '''Frank''': It's got that word in it.
* BuffySpeak: Henry telling the [=MASHers=] the camp is in bad condition and in quick need of clearing up in preparation for [=MacArthur's=] arrival.
--> '''Henry''': We've got very little time before the bestowment of this honour and this place is a shambles. So we've got to, as quickly as possible, uh, uh, "deshambilise".



* ImpliedDeathThreat: After Hawkeye has already given him a strong desath threat for his BookBurning, Frank pushes his button further by ordering him and Trapper to clean up the Swamp, otherwise he'll do it himself. Hawkeye angrily retaliates with this gem.
--> '''Hawkeye''': You touch one dirty sock, you remove one layer of crud, you kill one cockroach, Frank, and I will personally grind you into a fine powder and and sprinkle you on [=MacArthur's=] oatmeal.
--> '''Trapper''': What he said.
* IAmWhatIAm: Hawkeye intends for [=MacArthur=] to see the people at MASH 4077 for who they truly are, as civlian doctors, nurses and other medical staff.
** Averted with Frank. He wants the unit to be seen by the general as being 100% military.



* KickTheDog: While Henry finds Spaulding's first song catchy, Frank tells the guitar player he's not in the least bit clever.



* OhCrap: Henry and Radar are left stunned by the revelation of General MacArthur paying the 4077 a visit.
--> '''Henry''': He's coming here. [[TheDreaded Him]]. Here. [[WhamLine General UsefulNotes/Douglas MacArthur]].

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* NotableOriginalMusic: Spaulding writes two songs to celebrate [=MacArthur's=] visit and presents a demo performance of the first one to Henry and Frank.
* OhCrap: Henry and Radar are left stunned by the revelation of General MacArthur [=MacArthur=] paying the 4077 a visit.
--> '''Henry''': He's coming here. [[TheDreaded Him]]. Here. [[WhamLine General UsefulNotes/Douglas MacArthur]].General]] UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur.



--> '''Radar''': [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Him?!]] '''[SuddenlyShouting HERE?!]'''

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--> '''Radar''': [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Him?!]] '''[SuddenlyShouting HERE?!]''''''[[SuddenlyShouting HERE?!]]'''



* RoleReprisal: Loudon Wainwright III as Captain Spaulding



* WhamShot: One for Colonel Whiteman. When he arrives at the 4077th, he4 is astonished to see that the sentry guard (Klinger) is wearing a dress.

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* TwistingTheWords: When Frank claims Hawkeye and Margaret's suggestion of showing a medical demonstration to [=MacArthur=] as his own and volunteers to handle it, Hawkeye gets back at him through this.
--> '''Frank''': As adjutant and [[ContinuityNod Assistant Cheif Surgeon]], I'd like to volunteer for that operation.
--> '''Margaret''': How splendid, Major.
--> '''Henry''': [[SarcasmMode Very good, Frank.]]
--> '''Trapper''': Lovely.
--> '''Hawkeye''': Then it's agreed. We'll do a hysterectomy on Major Burns..
* WhamShot: One for Colonel Whiteman. When he arrives at the 4077th, he4 he is astonished to see that the sentry guard (Klinger) is wearing a dress.


* BlackComedy: Hawkeye and Margaret both suggest inviting the general to view the OR in action as a way of demonstrating the unit's efficiency. [[OnlySaneMan The difference is that Margaret is being genuine.]]
--> '''Whiteman''': The general's visit is a tribute to your unit's efficiency. A demonstration of your function would be most apropos.
--> '''Hawkeye''': We could do an operation for him.
--> '''Henry''': [[DudeNotFunny Pierce.]]
--> '''Frank''': [[DontSaySuchStupidThings Don't be a simp!]]
--> '''Margaret''': We operate every day. Perhaps the general would like to observe our surgeons at work.
--> '''Trapper''': Yeah, with a stitch-by-stitch commentary.
--> '''Hawkeye''': After a big finish, a post-op infection.
--> '''Whiteman''': [[DumbassHasAPoint It has possibilities, Colonel]].
--> '''Henry''': Well, that's just what I was thinking. It'd be a real eye-popper.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When Colonel Whiteman exclaims the word "Lunch', majority of the main characters take it to mean he's calling for a break. He is instead continuing the iteration the general's schedule.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Colonel Whiteman strongly advises Henry not to have the same man on sentry duty when the General arrives. Upon being told by Radar that the current man on duty is Klinger, Henry promises that [[TemptingFate Klinger won't be seen]].



--> ''Henry''': Yeah. Yeah, and let me tell you something, little friend. My price for a tonsillectomy just went from fifty to seventy-five bucks a tonse.
* OhCrap: Henry and Radr are left stunned by the revelation of General MacArthur paying the 4077 a visit.

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--> ''Henry''': '''Henry''': Yeah. Yeah, and let me tell you something, little friend. My price for a tonsillectomy just went from fifty to seventy-five bucks a tonse.
* OhCrap: Henry and Radr Radar are left stunned by the revelation of General MacArthur paying the 4077 a visit.


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* ProfessionalButtKisser: Margaret swears to Colonel Whiteman that the disrespectful attitude Hawkeye and Trapper are displaying is in no way shared by her or Frank. This sets her up for [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar a verbal jab from Trapper]].


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* {{Troll}}: Hawkeye and Trapper go into this mode when Frank and Margaret turn up the sycophancy for Colonel Whiteman.
--> '''Frank''': I think the colonel might like to know that Major Houlihan's father was under General [=MacArthur=] in the cavalry.
--> '''Hawkeye''': Her father was a horse. Did you know that?
--> '''Trapper''': Our engagement is off.

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* TheAce: MASH 4077 on a whole. The reason [=MacArthur=] is visiting the camp is because the work of the staff has achieved the recognition of the unit being named the most impressive medical station in Korea.
--> '''Henry''': That's north, south, east or west. We're the MASH that is the best.
* CaptainObvious: Henry gets the word that the special visit will be happening on the 19th of the month. The colonel stammers, pointing out that would be between the 18th and the 20th.
--> '''Henry''': If I'm any judge of the 19ths.


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* NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity: Henry believes [=MacArthur's=] visit will bring glory and respect to everyone at the 4077th, including himself.
--> '''Henry''': And the Daily Bloomington Pantagraph. Oh boy, I can just see it. "Supreme Commander Inspects Local Doctor", in type about yea big.
--> '''Radar''': You'll be famous, sir.
--> ''Henry''': Yeah. Yeah, and let me tell you something, little friend. My price for a tonsillectomy just went from fifty to seventy-five bucks a tonse.
* OhCrap: Henry and Radr are left stunned by the revelation of General MacArthur paying the 4077 a visit.
--> '''Henry''': He's coming here. [[TheDreaded Him]]. Here. [[WhamLine General UsefulNotes/Douglas MacArthur]].
--> '''Radar''': [[{{Gasp}} Ohhh!]]
--> '''Henry''': The head man. The chief cheese is coming here.
--> '''Radar''': [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Him?!]] '''[SuddenlyShouting HERE?!]'''
--> '''Henry''': Here. Himself. The big monk. The biggest, highest, monkiest of them all.
--> '''Radar''': Wow.
--> '''Henry''': They don't come any monkier.


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* TheReveal: About three and a half minutes into the episode, it is unveiled what the important telephone call was about. The 4077th is going to be paid a visit by none other than General UsefulNotes/DouglasMacArthur.
* SilentWhisper: Henry gets the news Radar has received over the phone. Henry responds with an EyeTake.
* WhamShot: One for Colonel Whiteman. When he arrives at the 4077th, he4 is astonished to see that the sentry guard (Klinger) is wearing a dress.
--> '''Whiteman''': Must be... therapy for the mental cases.

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