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Set during the Korean War, 'M*A*S*H' follows a group of U.S. military doctors and support staff stationed overseas. As they treat wounded and experience the realities of war, the members of the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital use humor as a means of escape from the horror of their situation. After an 11-season run, more than 100 million viewers tuned in for the finale, a record that held until 2010.
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On February 28, 1983, the series finale, "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen," made television history by garnering the largest average number of viewers (105.9 million) and the largest total audience (121.6 million). The finale aired from 8 PM to 11 PM. At 11:03 PM, EST, New York City public works noted the highest water usage at one given time in the City's history. This was due to the fact that in the three minutes after the finale ended, approximately 77% of New York City flushed their toilets.