3/14/2017 12:18:41 AM
I can't recall the episode, even after doing some online research for the title, but there was an episode where a general ordered Potter to get rid of all booze on base. When the general asked about the O-Club and if it was officially sanctioned Potter replied "Well sir, technically it is not..." General Mitchell was the one who green-lighted the O-Club going up in the first place as a way to express his thanks to the 4077th for saving his son's life. The writers goofed in this episode. I always thought to myself, why didn't Potter explain that General Maynard M. Mitchell authorized the O-Club?
3/14/2017 11:15:25 PM
I wonder if they let their liquor license lapse....
You think when General Mitchell was relocated any formal recognition by Special Services was also revoked? Or maybe the writers just goofed or had to use it to get the story line across (and I can't even realize what the general was trying to accomplish with the alcohol ban}. Maybe he was an old temperance movement supporter and was still stinging even after 20 years of the 18th Amendment being repealed.
3/19/2017 12:07:19 PM
Actually that general said he was impressed with the 4077th, but that one of the people who were working on him before surgery had the smell of booze on his breath, and that's what prompted the general to ask Potter about the O-Club.