By now, you've heard that actor Harry Morgan died on Wednesday at age 96. Morgan had over 150 acting credits, but his best known role was as the commanding officer of M*A*S*H 4077 in the hit TV series from 1975 to 1983. Colonel Potter, the fictional character, has his own biography at the M*A*S*H wiki. Here are a few of his notable moments.

General Steele

I once told about Harry Morgan's earlier role in M*A*S*H, in which he appeared with Colonel Blake as General Bradford Steele, and the person I was talking to thought I was crazy. But I'm not nearly as crazy as General Steele! They must have liked Morgan's performance, because they brought him back as Potter a year later.
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Colonel Potter Joins M*A*S*H 4077

Colonel Sherman T. Potter was brought in to replace the departing Colonel Henry Blake, who was sent home, only to die on the way. From the beginning, Potter was a completely different type of commander. He was "regular Army."
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Drinking and Singing

Before long, the personable side of Potter became apparent. "There's a Long Long Trail A-Winding" is a World War I song, here sung by Colonel Potter, Hawkeye, and B.J.
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Colonel Potter vs. Colonel Flagg

Potter isn't going to take nonsense from a nutso intelligence agent.
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The Shmoo

Everyone knows Colonel Potter's favorite comic strip was Li'l Abner.
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This Stupid War

The endless parade of misery gets to everyone sooner or later. Colonel Potter was also dealing with growing old and seeing his peer group die off.
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Great Caesar's Salad

The Colonel had the most imaginative curses, and all of them were OK for network TV. Harry Morgan made them believable.
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The Punch Line

Potter always had the perfect comeback!
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Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen

Colonel Potter says his farewells in the final episode of M*A*S*H. Then he rode off into the sunset.
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Rest in Peace, Colonel.