so according to “major topper,” charles was in the hasty pudding show for two years while in harvard which, according to wikipedia, is “known for its burlesque crossdressing musicals.”
"I read somewhere the UN was here to ‘liberate’ these people. Must have been a misprint."
There’s a very important context to understand M*A*S*H in, guys.
It started in 1972.
You know what was happening in 1972?
The Vietnam War.
All these bitter observations about the cruelties of war and white oppression — a subject they cover a lot — and imperialism etc etc were intentional commentary about the war that was actively going on at the time.
One of the most popular and watched shows in history, in the 1970s, talking on air about how the US government likes to invade other countries it has nothing to do with and oppress and kill the inhabitants.
I don’t give a shit if you’ve ever watched MASH.
But you’d damn well better respect it.
thank you so much!! i’m glad that someone finds the links useful :))
M*A*S*H appreciation gifset:
7. Charles Emerson Winchester the IIIrd
i get sexually frustrated just by looking at you