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Nightmare Fuel / M*A*S*H S4 E6: The Bus

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  • A Laugh Track is usually prevalent throughout a M*A*S*H episode. The complete absence of it in this one gives off the feeling of a really creepy atmosphere whenever the moments are not comedic.
  • Frank Burns gets hit with an electric shock while trying to repair the bus. The unsettling part is how realistically the shock's displayed.
  • Colonel Potter's story about getting lost in World War One and being captured by the enemy as a result.
    Potter: I was taken prisoner. They shaved my head and beat me to a pulp.
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  • Avoiding his turn at telling the others a story about his first love, Hawkeye goes out to the bus door to call out for Radar who has gone for a toilet break. There is no response.
  • Frank turns legitimately menacing when he gets ahold of a machine gun.

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