Was flipping through channels, and happened upon an old rerun of M*A*S*H. The episode was Dear Sigmund, where psychiatrist Sidney Freedman deals with depression by a visit to the 4077 MASH unit. I'd forgotten how good they mixed comedy and drama in 30 minutes.
I'm not sure I buy it, though, someone able to deal with depression by visiting the 4077. No, it's not clinical depression, it's experiential, so other experiences and ways of thinking can help one get out of it. But as someone in a situation that's sometimes not so good, not sure experiencing people deal with it will help.
But don't overthink it. If you haven't seen it for a while, apparently it's on YouTube. Definitely worth a rewatch.
Posted on November 5, 2015, 10:02 pm
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