How well do you remember Col. Henry Blake's final episode of M*A*S*H, ''Abyssinia, Henry''?

McLean Stevenson's character of Henry Blake was undoubtedly a beloved one. That's why his final episode on the show was so emotional.

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The season three finale of M*A*S*H is one of the most memorable, dramatic, gut-wrenching and emotional episodes of the entire series. 

It's the final time fans saw Col. Henry Blake, played by McLean Stevenson, on the show. 

The natural progression of the episode initially left fans happy for the fictional character as he's set to be discharged from the M*A*S*H 4077th, but by episode's end, the earth-shattering twist caught viewers off guard. 

Blake's departure and how it was executed was so dramatic, most of the cast didn't learn of his fate until the scene was shot. 

"Abyssinia, Henry" is an episode that any true M*A*S*H fan will never forget. 

Put your knowledge of this all-time M*A*S*H episode to the test with our quiz below. (Spoilers!)

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  1. What hymn does Father Mulcahy hum in the opening operating room scene?
  2. Who initially informs Col. Blake he is heading home?
  3. When Henry learns that he is bound for home, he calls his wife. What is her name?
  4. On the same call, it's revealed someone has been wearing Henry's suits back in the States while he's been gone. Who was it?
  5. How does Hawkeye express his goodbye to Col. Blake?
  6. Col. Blake helps Klinger with his latest outfit before he leaves. What does he help with?
  7. After, Klinger asks Blake to carry a picture of him in his wallet. What dress is he wearing in the image?
  8. Hawkeye whispers into Col. Blake's ear before he leaves. What happens next?
  9. What does Col. Blake tell Radar before they hug goodbye?
  10. What happens after Radar informs the M*A*S*H 4077th of Col. Blake's fatal plane crash?

How well do you remember Col. Henry Blake's final episode of M*A*S*H, ''Abyssinia, Henry''?

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JHP 3 months ago
oh- the Chosen People makes me laugh almost to an accident in my chair

also "deal me out" is a very good ep

"cheese and crackers!"
"well Radar - their dogs in HERE!"

"If I want to chew fat - I'll have sandwich"

"hey up close you're a man"
"faraway too"

so many more:) X1000
TammyMeador 3 months ago
How well do you remember Col. Henry Blake's final episode of M*A*S*H, ''Abyssinia, Henry''?
You got 10 out of 10
Cougar90 6 months ago
Larry Linville got it right when he said, "After Henry Blake, the show stopped being a comedy, and became a drama with comedy in it."
Suzies1952 6 months ago
Only ones I didn’t like, were ones that frank and Margaret commented that what others were doing were immoral? When he was a married man
Suzies1952 6 months ago
I still watch every day it’s on
I love every Veterans Day they show the ending of the show, watch every year snd cry every time
STTOS 8 months ago
You got 10 out of 10 - How well did you remember Col. Blake's final episode? Is your score worthy of a salute? A very underutilized character. Some of my favorite episodes from seasons 1-3 were ones in which his was a prominent character: "The Trial of Henry Blake" (which he also wrote), "The Army Navy Game" (a story he inspired), "Deal Me Out", "Henry in Love", "The Chosen People", and "Private Charles Lamb".
Lillyrose 8 months ago
8 out of 10. That was a very sad episode. I only saw it once. It's too sad.
djw1120 8 months ago
10 out of 10
But no matter how many times I see this episode I still cry at the end when Radar comes into the operating room and tells everyone that Blakes plane was shot down and spun into the Sea of Japan and there were no survivors.
bnichols23 8 months ago
7. Thought I'd had it better than that.
Meme73 8 months ago
9/10 Best episode ever!!! I cried!!!!
DubSackSC 8 months ago
9/10. Fingers slipped on the “Who’s been wearing his clothing.” I was born when dad came home from Korea
saswifteagle 8 months ago
9/10. My Dad being career army, this episode hit home. Because I knew classmates who lost their own "Henry Blake". To me this was a realistic episode because war have its cost. I was fortunate to make it home from the Gulf War.
frenchman71 8 months ago
9/10. Who in the heck knows what hymn Mulcahy is ever singing. This episode punched every MASH fan right in the mouth. It woulda been so nice to see Henry & Lorraine showing up Saturday nite at the country club unannounced, back home from the war.
JohnGibbons frenchman71 8 months ago
Kinda have to piece that together with logic. God guides the surgeons hand so “guide the flock “ makes sense.
Spock123 8 months ago
It’s kinda crazy what you remember. Damn, I knew it was the pink dress, but the uniform thought got in my way. Great episode. Tim in CA
barrier 8 months ago
10 for 10. Still one of the best shows ever.
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