On This Day…

M*A*S*H Goodbye, Farewell and Amen…..

February 28, 1983…..

The final episode of the TV series M*A*S*H is watched by a record 106 million viewers. The episode was originally written for 90 minutes. But, a brush fire broke out at the set in Malibu Creek State Park. The fire was filmed and worked into the script, adding an extra 30 minutes making it two hours long.