Which TV series was NOT set during World War II?
-Band of Brothers
Answer: The television series M*A*S*H followed a team of doctors and support staff stationed at the “4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital” in Uijeongbu, South Korea, during the Korean War.
The series premiered in the U.S. on September 17, 1972, and ended on this day in 1983, with the finale, “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen”, becoming the most watched and highest rated single television episode in U.S. television history at the time, with a record-breaking 125 million viewers according to the New York Times. The finale remains the most-watched series finale of all time.
The series is centered upon the interrelationships, stress and trauma involved in being a part of Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. They survive insuperable odds with the help of practical jokes and fun.
First episode date: 17 September 1972
Final episode date: 28 February 1983
Production location: Los Angeles County, California (Century City, Malibu Creek State Park)