Can you guess who wrote these letters on M*A*S*H?

Crack the code on letters to Dad, Mildred, Peggy, Sis and Uncle Abdul.

On M*A*S*H, every character had plenty going on back at home, and we learned a little bit more about their backstory through the letters they wrote throughout the show.

Think you can tell who's writing who when it comes to M*A*S*H's most memorable letters home?

See if you can read through the lines below.
  1. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “Come to the mess tank with me, dad, and I’ll buy you a cup of coffee.”
  2. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “See, uncle, it’s not wonder I never got a Section 8. There’s nothing special about me. Everybody here is crazy.”
  3. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: "Pierce and Hunnicutt were regaling each other with their version of wit, dirty laundry and nose hair. Constant exposure to these two cretins annoys me.”
  4. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “It’s kind of funny being a civilian human again. There’s no one to give me orders, except mom, of course.”
  5. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “Our biggest enemy is boredom. We don’t know what to do with ourselves. I’ve taken to writing obscene prescriptions and throwing them into the nurse’s tent.”
  6. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “As for me, I’m still trying to get used to this outfit. It’s not easy. I’m the new kid on the block, and they’ve all got their own little ways.”
  7. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “I realize, sis, that you’ll get this letter around Ash Wednesday, but here it’s the week before Christmas. It’s a time of anticipation and hope.”
  8. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “Not 5 feet away from me, I see Trapper John McIntyre, cutting his toenails. He sells them to the tourists as war souvenirs.”
  9. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “Yes, I do get very close to the people we treat. In fact, there are some patients I don’t think I’ll ever forget.”
  10. Which character on M*A*S*H do you think wrote: “I remember reading Justice Holmes. He said, ‘War is an organized bored.’"
Can you guess who wrote these letters on M*A*S*H?

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TinaMarieHaddadRhodes 2 months ago
M*A*S*H it will never be a organized bore...
JoDeMarc 3 months ago
Thanks for the day-brightener!
My roomies & I tell our friends we have a doctor's appointment @ the 4077 - lol!
DonWolfer 4 months ago
As much as I love Mash, I would really really love it if we could watch Mash episodes as if they were new. Like no cutting clips out so there is more commercials. from the pilot - season 11, episode 18. plus goodbye & farewell....... please?
JeffTanner 4 months ago
You got 10 out of 10 -----------Congratulations, winner! ( That's definitely something to write home about!)
KevinMeerschaert 5 months ago
Hey MeTV! The "letter" regarding Trapper's toenails was a TAPE RECORDING! So Hawkeye didn't "write" it. Ferret Face!
djw1120 7 months ago
9 out of 10.
The only one I got wrong was number 6.
I thought it was BJ, but obviously it was Col. Potter.
Thinking back, I realize that it WAS Col. Potter.
mike3316 8 months ago
You got 9 out of 10 ... Congratulations, winner! (That's definitely something to write home about!)
Deepizzaguy 9 months ago
Three out of 10 on this quiz.
djw1120 Deepizzaguy 7 months ago
You must not watch M*A*S*H too much.
Jeffrey 9 months ago
You got 8 out of 10 --------------Congratulations, winner! (That's definitely something to write home about!)
anthony 9 months ago
If i'm not mistaken there was one with the psychiatrist Sydney Friedman called "Dear Sigmund"(as in Sigmund Freud)that I always thought was one of the better letter writing episodes.
daDoctah 9 months ago
Only one I missed was #6, and I knew someone who called himself the "new kid" wasn't going to be Frank Burns, but it could as easily been either Potter or B.J.
djw1120 daDoctah 7 months ago
That's what I thought too.
Obviously we were wrong.
JamesReyes 9 months ago
I got 8 out of 10 correct. Now that's something I would write home to
Gregory 9 months ago
Most of these are obviated by context. For instance, we know Hawkeye shares a tent with Honeycutt. We know Radar lives with his mom. Talking about Ash Wednesday and Christmas in the same letter is something Father Mulcahey would say. And "crazy" and Section 8, well, that's got to be Klinger.
DIGGER1 9 months ago
10/10. Sometimes I amaze even myself. I still can't believe that I got all these questions right. I never usually pay that attention to what the cast-members write down and speak in their minds when they're writing their letters to their loved ones. But when I read the clues in each question in this quiz, the answer just automatically popped into my head. I guess it's because I've watched "M.A.S.H." so many times over the years in syndication, that I've become quite an expert on it. Of course, I'm probably not the only one. There are probably some people on this site who are also knowlegible about the show as well.
JaySee 9 months ago
Pretty sure they went to the mess tent, not the mess tank.
teire 9 months ago
9/10. Always enjoyed the letter writing episodes.
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