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Old 07-13-2019, 04:23 PM   #1
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Default When MASH became Alan Alda’s show

I don’t know which season of MASH was the first one with Alan Alda at the reins. Some people claim the series lost its appeal when AA turned it into a soapbox for his liberal politics. Yet the ratings remained high for most of the show’s run, so a lot of people must have liked what Alda had to say.
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When did Alan Alda take control of “MASH”? Did Burt Metcalfe and Gene Reynolds leave because of him?
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Larry Gelbart left after season 4, Gene Reynolds left after season 5. Alan Alda and Burt Metcalf took over at the beginning of season 6 and stayed in charge for the remainder of the series.
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Larry Gelbart left after season 4, Gene Reynolds left after season 5. Alan Alda and Burt Metcalf took over at the beginning of season 6 and stayed in charge for the remainder of the series.
Alda was already of the main writers and directors by season six.
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