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Q: Why did McLean Stevenson leave the TV show mash?
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Famous for a series of flops after he left the show what MASH actor had wanted to play Hawkeye but instead played Col Henry Blake?

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Why did henry leave mash?

McLean Stevenson (11/14/27 - 02/15/96) played COL Henry Blake in the CBS television comedy M*A*S*H from 1974-75. He left the show at the Season 3 finale. He wanted more of a starring, instead of a supporting, role in the series, and he thought he could do better because "everyone loved Henry". Unfortunately he was right -- everyone loved Henry, but not necessarily McLean Stevenson.


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Why did colonel Henry Blake leave mash?

The character Henry Blake left the show because his discharge papers came through, but sadly on his flight home, his plane was show down over the Sea of Japan. He did not survive the crash. McLean Stevenson, who played the Colonel decided to leave the show because he was tired of his supporting role to Alan Alda and Wayne Rogers. He was also unsure of the success of the show. He admitted years later that he regretted his decision to leave.


Why did McLean Stephenson leave mash?

He maintained that he was denied simple comforts for himself and caste whilst on location. He wanted to be the star of the show but felt oppressed by other actors, particularly Alan Alda.


Why Henry Blake left mash?

The character Henry Blake left the show because he had earned his points and was sent home. Unfortunately, his character died when on his flight home, his plane was shot down by the enemy. The actor who played Henry, McLean Stevenson, left the show because he wanted to pursue other acting opportunities.


Mclean stevenson died on February 15 1996 the next day roger bowen died both men had played the same character bowen in a movie and stevenson in a tv show based on the movie what character is th?

Henry Blake?