This helped cement the series' unjust reputation as one of if not the worst spin-offs in television history. Elsewhere, the Klinger baby is christened and named. In those moments, the show was about a chaplain in Korea! The three vets carried on and showed some real settling-in pains, particularly Max and the Padre, whose finale storylines carried over into the new show. The book's characters have even less warmth than the movie ones, so for me there was nothing to, er, hook into. Obviously the ad guy in charge felt the potential viewers needed a little more context to fully understand what they were going to watch. Potter, Klinger, Mulcahy, and Dr. Griffin are pretty lousy and just silly.
So I thought I should at least give it a read. The Hornberger books continue the characters as he established them in the original novel, and with much the same tone--silly and irreverent, but with at least some underlying seriousness at times. Watched it and was amazingly. Colonel more recently, in as this one. Lenore Dudziak 1984-1985 2 5 Bonnie Hornbeck 1983 1 4 Carolsue Walker Sarah prostitute turned Recovery Room waitress 1983-1984 1 4 Tom Isbell Dr. The next day, the paper runs a story about the crack staff, and how generally useless Wainwright is. Still, if I had seen this at a toy store when I was a kid, I would have picked it up, stat! This episode is the last appearance of Jay O.
The Padre's hearing problem was addressed, with some bureaucratic red tape thrown in for good measure. No one said running a magazine would be easy. I wrote in the hows and whys of every contradiction except Radar reading Jan and Hank's wedding issue of Avengers. By this time, the show was in its fifth season, and more popular than ever. Boyer decide on a very 4077th thing to do--have a card game. I mean, they were reffed as being written to, with Radar actually appearing and Sidney the intended recipient of a letter from Potter.
And, I wanted to like it. The only real notable thing here is the card art--I don't believe I've seen that particular piece of art before, featuring semi-caricatures of the gang. Meanwhile, Boyer flirts with Dudziak, Potter tries to connect with a silent patient, and Wainwright decides to serve deluxe meals in the cafeteria to prevent malcontent from the patients. Sidney Freeman about recent events at the hospital, including news of the hospital's brand new psychiatrist, Dr. One final ep was never broadcast, though even it was not a finale by any means. Favorite Line: An announcement comes over the loud speaker, stating that due to the worsening storm, there are casualties from a collapsed building. Klinger suddenly went from building a new life, back to the scams.
Not that it's not nifty it is , but it still leaves me baffled. Maine is interesting in that it goes into some detail regarding Hawkeye's trials in establishing a civilian surgical career and training as a thoracic surgeon; Mania presents an older, more curmudgeonly Hawkeye in middle age. Improbably, one of the places he sees himself in is. Character actors , , and all appeared as patients. The series takes place immediately following the end of the and chronicles the adventures of three characters from the original series: played by , played by and played by. Lenore Dudziak Wendy Girard , arrived to begin the daunting task of evaluating Klinger, while Potter was horrified that Wainwright assigned Alma Cox as his new secretary. I have no idea where these were offered or who made them.
Why in the world was this painting even commissioned, when they had the photo already? The series was canceled after twenty-nine broadcast episodes. While it was meant to be a neat twist and show off a different side of Potter, I just kept waiting for the writers to wise up and put him back in charge. Lenore Dudziak Wendy Girard , who has arrived to perform Klinger's psychological evaluation. Gene Pfeiffer, the first appearance of David Ackroyd as Dr. So I doubt a crossover combining elements of the two shows would've been doable, outside of fanfic. Dubin Jay Folb October 30, 1984 1984-10-30 2W06 The Klinger baby causes friction between Mr. See the in the , December 11, 1984, p.
Meanwhile, Doctor Boyer finds it hard to approach women at a local bar. I watched it until it was, mercifully, pulled from the air. Maybe he could have been humbled and humanized somewhat by divorce. Maybe if they had made it a series of two tv-movies per year, each focusing on someone different at home, ending in a true reunion. David Ackroyd was promoted to a regular cast member after multiple guest appearances in the second half of the first season.
He writes a letter to a struggling Klinger, offering him the job of secretary, and Klinger accepts. Mark Boyer 1984-1985 1 second half —2 14 Nurse Coleman 1984-1985 1-2 13 Dr. The Fantastic World of D. C'mon, Netflix, get with it! Col Donald Penobscott , even though he doesn't appear in the episode! That's right, none of them. It finished 10th out of all network shows for the 1983-1984 season according to television ratings. Also on hand was the idealistic, talented, and often hungry young resident surgeon Gene Pfeiffer , attractive secretary Bonnie Hornbeck , who had an eye for Klinger, and old-timer Bob Scannell who served under then-Sergeant Potter in World War I and was now a hospital resident of 35 years thanks to his exposure to.
Potter, Klinger, and Mulcahy--not to mention the real-life people who made the show--deserved better. Even better, they share some scenes like together, like this one early in the movie: As the title suggests, the plot concerns an alien that comes to Earth, that just happens to look like a kitty cat. Pfeiffer was suddenly pulled from the cast after Dr. Flagg made an appearance at Max's S2 trial, sadly more caricatured than ever. Just because a movie is for kids doesn't mean it has to be bad, and all the proceedings here are so dull that it's a shame such a talented cast is wasted including Roddy McDowall, who spends so much of the movie by himself I'm betting he shot almost all of his scenes over a weekend, then headed off for another Apes project. Potter writes a letter to , who is mentioned as now working at the , but does not appear in the episode. Colonel Potter wrote to him and offered him a job as his administrative assistant.
Its neither the greatest nor the worst, and at a cheap price, it'll do something besides take up storage space in a vault. As we know, Harry Morgan could be very funny, even when playing a mean guy, but here he's just a one-note jerk. I hope there's a Sidney one! The season closed in March with Klinger being arrested for decking a shady real estate agent as pregnant Soon Lee went into labor. Notably, Potter's daughter and grandchildren, who were often mentioned in the original series, appear in this episode. Alma also calls in the head of the hospital, Wally Wainwright--but in this case it's not so much devotion to duty, but the desire for a relationship. Dear Bill, I hope you don't mind me calling you Bill, considering that we've never met. Potter heads for the local bar for a meal and someone to talk to.