Klinger is as manic in the quest for cleanliness as he was for Section 8. His efforts seem “effortless” as he more than holds his own. As a matter of fact, he served in one of the bloodiest battles of the war. Alas, it’s all a blank. He fits into the dynamics of the Swamp perfectly; even Hawkeye admits, “hey- we got a new man for the act! But then, when he’s telling the story about operating in the back of the truck while operating , I find it so creepy. I’m an HP fan, an old XF fan back in the days of alt.
Overall, pretty good episode. Even as he is starting crack under the strain, he is very likeable and even funny “It’s just a little insomnia, but I’m not going to lose any sleep over it” That said, I think that his crack up, as sudden as it occurs is indeed the point here. I’ve mentioned Newsom’s character prior as an example of a one-shot character par excellance. If so, why was he allowed to serve as a replacement surgeon for the th? He had obviously suppressed some deep trauma from these experiences; an interesting question remains as to whether he might have had a breakdown had he been permitted to stay in Tokyo. A fine actor who always made every series he was on better. Klinger is as manic in the quest for cleanliness as he was for Section 8.
Full Cast and Crew. This would have scared all the doctors who thought they were handling being in the war really well. Retrieved May 13, I’m an HP fan, an old XF fan back in the days of alt. EH has such a baby face here. You must be going to Azkatraz, then, right?
Margaret is determined to get her CO well. And I did notice, first-watch, that when he and BJ are standing by the wall, both their hands are bright red with blood. Several changes were made in the cast line up during the year thsyelf.
I really wish they would have referenced him again, you know? Don’t know whether it’s just me, but this season seems particularly heavy going, emotionally. His efforts seem “effortless” as he more than holds his own.
I’m no MD, but you know we all face synopssis every day that mount up, and you have to wonder what is the point where we’d lose it? In the OR, Newsome falls apart–and Margaret, professional that she is, notices it. If so, why was he allowed to serve as a replacement surgeon for the th? The character fit in so well with our boys! Their angry discussion about music was also a highlight.
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I’m going to a Potter convention in San Fran this weekend – a friend told me Hexl should put ‘what would Col. Bernard Dilbert and Gary Markowitz Teleplay by: Why whatever could you mean. He leaves the OR and is nowhere to be found. Reply Parent Thread Link. Or ya gotta be an old calvary guy to appreciate him?
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I did not recall that. June 20, at nash Before long, though, cracks begin to appear. Season 8 Episode Potter’s gorgeous Navajo rug that he had in previous episodes seems to be gone. LOL I really wish they would have referenced him again, you know? I get the impression that he got out of Pusan spelling? Potter to tears at seeing this young guy lose his mind right before our eyes.
So far it’s been fun though a lot more low-key for me than Lumos the one in Vegas was but then I had a lot more to drink at that con. Charles gargles in the morning while everyone else is sleeping. But then, when he’s telling the story about operating in the back of the truck while operatingI find it so creepy. He just tears my heart out. Heal Thyself 14 Jan On the other hand, if he had never had any problems before the th, what was it about meatball surgery that pushed him over the edge?
Both actors play the scene very well. In its time, it might have been a somewhat nervy and certainly innovative move. Excellent episode especially seeing Edward Herrmann dominating the screen as he usually did. Alan Alda and Walter D. I agree rob- it is interesting to ponder the effect of having Newsom in a multi-episode story arc would have.
It makes it even harder to watch. I am exactly that crabby when I am sick. Powerful acting, with no words at all.