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M*A*S*H stars pose with the signpost in a storage area of the National Museum of American History

The penultimate script page of the final episode of M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H Signpost
1983

Pointing the way home
Declaring the distances to such places as Boston, San Francisco, and Toledo, this signpost graced the set of M*A*S*H during the show's 11-year run. Set in Korea during the 1950s, the show revolved around the work and antics of the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH). Its final episode on February 28, 1983, was the most-watched television program of all time.

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Gift of Twentieth Century-Fox, 1983
M*A*S*H--The Pilot, aired September 17, 1972.
The television series lasted 11 years with 251 episodes made.
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· The end of the script for the final episode of M*A*S*H (excerpt)

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