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'M*A*S*H' 30th Anniversary Finale: Looking Back On The Event

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the series finale of "M*A*S*H." Having been a writer on the show for four of its eleven years, here are some random thoughts and reflections from inside the Swamp.
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Today marks the 30th anniversary of the series finale of "M*A*S*H." For many years it was the single highest-rated television program in history. Not sure what finally eclipsed it -- either a Super Bowl or the "Celebrity Fit Club" episode where Chaz Bono lost seven pounds. In any event, it was an event.

Having been a writer on the show for four of its eleven years, here are some random thoughts and reflections from inside the Swamp.