M*A*S*H

Dear Dad - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When you see the shadow of the helicopter on the ground, there is no shadow of Hawkeye who is supposedly standing in the door getting ready to be lowered to the ground. (00:23:00)

jle

Dear Dad - S1-E12

Revealing mistake: In Margaret's tent, while she is getting ready, if you look at the central pole you can see the cut where it is supposed to break when Frank hits it.

Movie Nut

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Suggested correction: Exactly. Hawkeye and Trapper cut the pole so that if it was knocked into the tent would collapse.

LorgSkyegon

Dear Dad - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: As Hawkeye writes a letter to his dad, he says "Christmas, here in Korea, as with you in Vermont, is soon upon us." Later, his dad is in Maine, and has lived there all his life.

Dear Dad - S1-E12

Other mistake: In this episode Max is wearing a red bandanna that he says "My mom gave me this when I shipped out. She said never take it off." However, in no episode before or after this does this good luck charm appear.

Movie Nut

Dear Dad - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: Frank hits the pole supporting the center of the tent, which lets the tent collapse. However, in later episodes, the tents, especially hers, has a sturdy wood frame and doesn't need a center pole.

Frank Burns: You disgust me!
Hawkeye: You're right, Frank... I discussed you with everyone I know and we all find you disgusting.

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Trivia: Gary Burghoff's left hand was slightly deformed, and he often hid it behind his clipboard during filming.

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Cease-Fire - S1-E23

Question: General Clayton says that he confirmed the news of a ceasefire with "CINCOMPAC" (according to the subtitles). What the heck is CINCOMPAC?

Answer: It is actually Cencompac for Central Command of the Pacific. It is like the headquarters for all military activity in the Pacific Region (Japan, Korea, Okinawa, etc. The newer version of that is United States Pacific Command (USPACOM).

EMTurbo

And the abbreviations were used mainly by the Navy. Especially CENCOMPAC.

Https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Indo-Pacific_Command.

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