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    Robert Altman's opening, including the lyric from the song which became the TV theme, which made writer Mike Altman (the director’s son) rich, and an introduction of Colonel Blake (Roger Bowen) and Radar (Gary Burghoff), from M*A*S*H, 1970.

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