When looking at the history of MAS*H, one cannot discount the role showrunners Gene Reynolds and Larry Gelbart had on it. Both were experienced individuals in the world of comedy and did get the classic TV show off the ground. But there are pressures involved with a network TV show and it just became too much for them. They high-tailed it out of the world of the 4077th after the show’s fourth season.
September 9, 2022