M*A*S*H

None Like it Hot - S7-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Klinger's in Colonel Potter's office wearing the fur coat and rubber reducing suit, just as Potter says, "This one is definitely in the running," we can see the shadow of the boom mic shaking up and down on the wall, at the left side of the screen.

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Peace On Us - S7-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Radar gets off the phone with the guard at Panmunjom and tells Colonel Potter and BJ that Hawkeye's gone on ahead, at the start of the next shot we can see the back of the soundstage set at the top, right side of the screen. And notice that Hawkeye's and the guards' voices are echoey on the soundstage in this shot.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the opening scene where General Clayton is explaining the 4077 to the psychiatrist, the scene changes to the outdoor set and the camera pans to the right. As the camera pans past the hospital, a white 1970s era shuttle van can be seen driving into the set in the upper right corner of the screen. (00:01:35)

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Sometimes You Hear the Bullet - S1-E17

Henry Blake: All I know is what they taught me at command school. There are certain rules about a war, and rule number one is that young men die. And rule number two is that doctors can't change rule number one.

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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).

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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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