Alan Alda reflected on the 50th anniversary of his beloved TV series, "M*A*S*H," discussing its enduring legacy and the real-life friendships of him and his former castmates.
Alan Alda played surgeon Capt. Benjamin Franklin Pierce/Hawkeye on the CBS sitcom "M*A*S*H." ((Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images)) The comedy-drama series, which followed a team of American doctors and support staff stationed in South Korea during the Korean War, still holds the record for the most watched finale in television history.
Alan Alda shared how he and his former costars were friends in real life, and not just on the screen. (. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images) ) "I'm not sure we ever knew what kind of impact it was having," Alda, who starred as Capt.
Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, told PEOPLE. "It took a while to catch on, lingering near the bottom of the ratings for the first season, We got used to coming to work, doing the best shows we could and not worrying about the numbers.Read more on foxnews.com