Can you guess if these scenes are from the M*A*S*H TV show or movie?

For serious M*A*S*H fans, the difference is black & white.

M*A*S*H movie images: 20th Century Fox

After the M*A*S*H movie became one of 20th Century Fox's biggest hits of the 1970s, it was only natural to do a TV series – and the groundbreaking TV show that resulted arguably became even more popular than the film.
Fans know that when the TV show debuted in 1972, it shared much in tone and writing style with the movie, with both being based on the book by the same name. But as the television show stretched from season to season, it began to grow into its own thing.

Today, the movie and the TV show have firmly different legacies, but for casual fans or fans of just one over the other, it might be hard to tell the difference between the M*A*S*H camp from the big screen and the one that gripped us on the small screen.

Because the movie scenes are filtered with a greenish tint, we knew this quiz would be too easy for serious M*A*S*H fans, though, so we decided to make it into a real M*A*S*H challenge and convert scenes from both the TV show and the movie into black & white.

Think you can tell the difference between these separate M*A*S*H properties, even with all the color removed? That's your mission today! Good luck!
  1. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  2. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  3. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  4. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  5. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  6. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  7. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  8. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  9. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  10. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  11. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  12. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  13. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  14. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  15. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
  16. Is this scene from the M*A*S*H movie or TV show?
Can you guess if these scenes are from the M*A*S*H TV show or movie?

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Kat 20 days ago
Bring on patty duke show and more shows from the 50s please
anthony 20 days ago
15/16.Pictures were a little to dark.In was surprised I still did as well.Great idea for a quiz though.👍
Geronimo 20 days ago
Never watched the TV show or movie
12/16
tclark55 21 days ago
16/16 Easy if you have seen both--different actors in all the roles except Radar.
thedude1500 tclark55 21 days ago
There actually was another. The actor who played an orderly in the movie (Timothy Brown as Cpl. Judson) played "Spearchucker" Jones in the TV series (although very briefly). Brown acted again for Altman as singer Tommy Brown (modeled after Charlie Pride) in Nashville. There also were two other actors who did both the movie and TV series, but they were in smaller roles (G. Wood, and Corey Fischer).
Geronimo thedude1500 20 days ago
Who cares 👎🤐🤤😴
Lacey 22 days ago
16/16 - The problem is the cleaning up of the TV show stock and the graininess of the 1970s film stock.
Moody 25 days ago
16/16. I had to guess on several of them though.
Gerry 25 days ago
Pretty easy. I believe Gary Burghoff was the only actor who played in both the movie and the series, so I looked at the other actors in the pictures for my choices. Fr. Mucahy was played by Rene Auberjonois in the movie. Donald Sutherland was in the movie, etc...
Lacey Gerry 22 days ago
I think the visiting general in an early episode was also in the movie.
Wiseguy Lacey 21 days ago
Yes, G. Wood appeared as General Hammond in the first two (broadcast) episodes. Also Timothy Brown (Spearchucker in the series) and Corey Fischer (from "Five O'clock Charlie") appeared in the movie but in different roles.
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