Originally Posted by KC Tattoo
Radar announces death of Col Henry Blake. The reaction of the M.A.S.H unit during operation was very emotional.
The reaction was genuine - the cast had no idea what was going on. They were just told to adlib a surgery scene and Gary Burghoff was handed the note and told to walk in and read it.
I was a little kid when I first saw that. I cried like a baby.