Hawkeye (Alan Alda) is found starting the episode in a mental institute, being treated for some unknown psychological trauma.
All Hawkeye can remember is a jovial atmosphere with drinks and saving some refugees and their farm animals, but through some digging by his doctor, Hawkeye begins to remember what actually happened.
The show took a light-hearted view of war by focusing on Korea while the country was still fighting and later reeling from the scars of the Vietnam War.
The moment is known as one of the saddest on broadcast television, and with 125 million tuned in to the episode, it made for a controversial sendoff.
was focused on King Friday, the puppet king of the Land of Make Believe, stockpiling weapons and pondering issues of nuclear war. Rogers-ian way, the episodes were intended to help kids process a recent TV movie, .
Extremely bleak and realistic, the movie aired in primetime and portrayed the devastating effects of a nuclear explosion.
Even President Reagan remarked that the film affected him and changed his opinions on nuclear weapons upon viewing it.
Jambo Africa is our biggest production ever, with 65 boys, 150 scenes, over 50 documentaries and tons of gorgeous photo sessions that will run for 1 full week every month.
The documentary series ‘African Souvenirs’ starts on Friday the 15th of this month, and the series proper on the 29th.]Among the 65 models appearing in the production, you’ll see Jack Harrer, Kevin Warhol, Christian Lundgren, Helmut Huxley, Adam Archuleta, Rhys Jagger, Jon Kael, Jerome Exupery, Andre Boleyn, Hoyt Kogan, Bastian Dufy, Peter Annaud, and literally dozens more.In retrospect, the kiss itself isn't the act that is indeed controversial, and it was the UK who acted on the cruel nature of the episode.Until 1994, the episode was unaired by the BBC, who cited signed off in a controversial, yet honest fashion.As a dominant ethnic group in New York City, Puerto Ricans staged protests at NBC headquarters, 30 Rockefeller Center, and the network eventually offered an apology for the episode.Since the series wrapped only one week later, "The Puerto Rican Day" was more of a concern in syndication and didn't have a significant effect on the rest of the series.The first major snafu the show involves Kramer accidentally setting a Puerto Rican flag on fire and then proceeding to stamp it out.