M*A*S*H : Iron Guts Kelly (1974)

Genres - Comedy, Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Military Comedy, Satire, Sitcom [TV]  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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James Gregory, of Barney Miller fame, guest stars as celebrated American General "Iron Guts" Kelly. During his visit to the 4077th, Kelly abruptly dies in action -- said "action" being conducted in the bed of Maj. Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan (Loretta Swit). Hoping to head off an embarrassing public-relations boondoggle, Kelly's aide, Col. Wortman (Keene Curtis), conspires with Hawkeye (Alan Alda) and Trapper (Wayne Rogers) to fabricate a more "heroic" demise for the hapless general. "Iron Guts Kelly" first aired on October 1, 1974.