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Old 10-20-2011, 04:31 AM   #1
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Default This show was absolutely horrible!

Why?

1. It centered the show NOT on the original members of MASH, but on some stupid unknown and awful supporting characters that should not have been the center of attention. The show should have focoused on the original characters of MASH and made Col. Potter the head of the hospital. Instead they made him a lackee and it just did not go over at all.

2. It was simply NOT FUNNY! The comedy scenes were horrendous at best.

3. It was not serious either. The serious scenes lacked any imagination. No real drama like the Original MASH had.

4. The writing, directing and acting made the show seem ...."thrown together at the last minute".

5. Other than Radar making a guest apperance, not much worth salvaging out of this show.

6. The head of the hospital and ESPECIALLY that STUPID IDIOTIC HEAD NURSE really annoyed me more than anything. It made the show hard to keep interested in, when you wanted to reach out and slap the snot out of that idiot.

Oh and the new smartaleic doctor they have on there needs to be slapped as well.

And having potter and klinger take it from her made it just that much worse!

My opinion of this show was not very high to begin with. As a MASH fan and having seen all of the episodes of MASH, I thought I would watch this...I wish I hadn't!

I can give you three words to describe this show and you can pick which one fits it best...DUMB...DUMBER...or...DUMBEST! You decide.

If it was a horse, it should have been shot and put out of it's misery long ago. I know Col. Potter would have done that to Sophie if she was suffering like this show was!

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You are correct, not a very good show. Actually it was pretty bad.
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Old 10-22-2011, 12:47 AM   #3
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As far as the second year goes...they made klinger a MENTAL PATIENT? What kind of fools wrote this insane dribble?

As I said before.....if this series was a horse, it should have been shot a long time ago.

No wonder they only made 7 episodes of season 2...it was worse than season 1!
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Why did it get a 2nd season anyway?
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Why did it get a 2nd season anyway?

LOL! You got me on that one. I could not figure that one out myself.

I even watched the unaired episode of a show called W.A.L.T.E.R which was about walter O Riley (also known as Radar from M.A.S.H)

He was supposed to have lost the farm, lost his newly married wife and became a police officer. Not very good either. About as bad as after mash...no wonder the networks refused to touch it.
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I had completely forgotten about this show. We didn't watch it at my house, sounds like we didn't miss anything.
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I had completely forgotten about this show. We didn't watch it at my house, sounds like we didn't miss anything.


Don't worry...you didn't!
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Old 10-24-2011, 04:50 PM   #8
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I remember when AfterMASH first came out. I was very excited about following the lives of some of the characters as they adjusted back to civilian life after Korea. After mid-way through the first season, it just did not stick for me and I lost interest after that.
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I even watched the unaired episode of a show called W.A.L.T.E.R which was about walter O Riley (also known as Radar from M.A.S.H)
Actually, W*A*L*T*E*R did air on CBS -- during the summer of 1984.

Back then, networks didn't waste anything and would air pilots that didn't make it to series as "specials."
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Actually, W*A*L*T*E*R did air on CBS -- during the summer of 1984.
Actually, it was only aired on the East Coast. It was cancelled before it would air on the West Coast. I only just watched it recently on YouTube!
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Actually, it was only aired on the East Coast. It was cancelled before it would air on the West Coast. I only just watched it recently on YouTube!
Did not know that. Hmmm..

I guess I lucked out then.
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I have never seen it.Sounds like i didn't miss anything though.But for some odd reason i still want to see it,Cus i loved Mash and atleast some of the charecthors are on it.
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This show sounds like a classic case of good ideas but horrible execution!!
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Most of you might know this, but in 1982 or so, the MASH cast members sat down and had another vote to continue the series into 1983 and BEYOND (MASH being on 11 years about a 3 year war), with Morgan, Farr and Christopher voting in the minority to continue the show. I think epecially with Christopher and Farr this was the best gig they ever had and did not want to let go of it.

CBS did not want to let go of the audience that MASH brought in and spun AfterMash. I dont remember too much about the series except the one where Gary Burghoff guest starred as Radar, something about Radar having a girl and having sex for the first time (which was Radar's choice, he had one nurse wanting to jump his bones, and then there was Nurse Kellye, who would have hooked up with Radar.).

They had a Frank Burns like character for the first season and an Alan Alda/Hawkeye like doctor. The series was trying to be too much like MASH. It wasn't a bad idea in my opinion, but badly executed. Harry Morgan and Jamie Farr were actually very good and funny together in MASH (Jamie Farr cracks me up just looking at his face).

I think the writers were the same MASH writers, and I feel that for a show like this to succeed which is a spinoff of a previous show without the show's star, that new writers should be brought in who are familiar with the characters and did something new and different. Old writers, old scripts, bad ideas.
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Most of you might know this, but in 1982 or so, the MASH cast members sat down and had another vote to continue the series into 1983 and BEYOND (MASH being on 11 years about a 3 year war), with Morgan, Farr and Christopher voting in the minority to continue the show. I think epecially with Christopher and Farr this was the best gig they ever had and did not want to let go of it.

CBS did not want to let go of the audience that MASH brought in and spun AfterMash. I dont remember too much about the series except the one where Gary Burghoff guest starred as Radar, something about Radar having a girl and having sex for the first time (which was Radar's choice, he had one nurse wanting to jump his bones, and then there was Nurse Kellye, who would have hooked up with Radar.).

They had a Frank Burns like character for the first season and an Alan Alda/Hawkeye like doctor. The series was trying to be too much like MASH. It wasn't a bad idea in my opinion, but badly executed. Harry Morgan and Jamie Farr were actually very good and funny together in MASH (Jamie Farr cracks me up just looking at his face).

I think the writers were the same MASH writers, and I feel that for a show like this to succeed which is a spinoff of a previous show without the show's star, that new writers should be brought in who are familiar with the characters and did something new and different. Old writers, old scripts, bad ideas.

I can see why they didn't want it to end.The 3 who didn't because it was truly greatness.Wish they could of done it with more successNobody could possibly replace Hawkeye.There will never be another Mash.I still got to see this show just to see for myself.
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