In this episode of MASH Matters, Jeff & Ryan welcome writer/director/producer Michael Hirsh, the driving force behind two beloved documentaries: 1981’s “Making M*A*S*H” and 1991’s “Memories of M*A*S*H.” Michael shares some wonderful behind-the-scenes stories about writing with Larry Gelbart, battling the studio, working on AfterMASH, and much more. You’ll also hear about the mischievous side of David Ogden Stiers and the REAL reason that McLean Stevenson left the show.
Learn more about – and watch a short snippet from – the documentary Making M*A*S*H
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Purchase Michael Hirsh’s novel Fly Unzipped
Watch a segment of Mastergate – written by Larry Gelbart and featuring David Ogden Stiers
See Shelley Long in one of her many Chicagoland furniture commercials
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