Good Evening Everybody, How the heck are ya? I'm going to have to work hard to get this one done before the day is officially over but I think I can do it.
Does everybody remember the classic show MASH? Its one of my favorites. I loved the banter back and forth between characters. My favorite character was Sherman T Potter, Col. Probably cause he was a farm boy and rode horses and I thought his plain spoken humor was damn funny. How can "Buffalo Bagels and Mule Fritters" not be funny? It wasn't till much later that I figured out just how left leaning and liberal that show really was. But in the fog of my youth, I couldn't find a better show to watch. Even though those characters fought and fought with each other, they could always count on each other in the end. If you remember Major Frank Burns, you can remember how much of a nitwit his character was. He was overly complicit to whatever he thought the government or army might want. Do you remember one of his famous sayings? "Individuality is great, as long as we all do it together!" He and Hawkeye and Trapper and later B.J. fought tooth and nail, but as in all great shows when the chips were down and you needed backup, they could always count on each other. They, for better or worse knew their circle. For the hardcore MASH fans, did you get the 'know your enema" reference? Now their circumstances were a little different. They had to count on each other or people died in their storyline, but you understand the point I'm making. You have to have people you can count on, in good times and trying times. ...Read more HERE