Confrontation with US Intelligence: M*A*S*H Officer of the Day Refuses to Release Wounded Korean Soldier

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – In the latest episode of the popular TV show “M*A*S*H,” tensions rise as Hawkeye, played by Alan Alda, finds himself at odds with the military intelligence over the fate of a wounded Korean soldier. The episode titled “Officer of the Day” follows Hawkeye as he clashes with Colonel Flagg, played by Edward Winter, over his refusal to release the soldier under US Intelligence’s watch.

With Henry away in Seoul, Hawkeye takes on the role of the officer of the day, which gives him the authority to make important decisions about the patients’ care. When a wounded Korean soldier is brought in and identified as someone wanted by US Intelligence, Hawkeye’s unwavering dedication to the medical treatment clashes with the military’s agenda.

The confrontation between Hawkeye and Colonel Flagg becomes the central conflict of the episode. Hawkeye staunchly believes in his duty as a doctor to save lives regardless of political considerations, while Colonel Flagg is determined to capture the Korean soldier for interrogation.

As tensions escalate, the episode explores the moral dilemmas faced by medical professionals in wartime. Hawkeye’s commitment to his patients’ well-being clashes with the military’s strategic objectives, raising questions about the priorities of those involved in a conflict.

The episode showcases the talented ensemble cast of “M*A*S*H,” including Wayne Rogers as Trapper John, Loretta Swit as Nurse Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan, and Larry Linville as Major Frank Burns. The chemistry between the actors brings depth to the story, as their characters navigate the complexities of the Korean War and the challenges of military medicine.

Viewers can expect an engaging and thought-provoking episode as tensions between Hawkeye and Colonel Flagg reach a boiling point. Will Hawkeye be able to stand his ground in the face of military pressure? Tune in to find out.

Following “M*A*S*H” on MeTV is another fan-favorite, “The Andy Griffith Show,” which airs at 8:00PM. So, after experiencing the intense drama of the Korean War, viewers can unwind with a dose of lighthearted comedy in the quaint town of Mayberry.

Don’t miss this gripping episode of “M*A*S*H” filled with moral dilemmas, sharp wit, and stellar performances. Tune in to witness the clash between Hawkeye and Colonel Flagg in this unforgettable installment of the iconic television series.