Can you fill in the blanks to these Col. Potterisms?

Hopefully this quiz won't have your morale level 'lower than a gopher's basement.'

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If you need to get your point across or call somebody out without using profanity, seek advice from Col. Sherman T. Potter. 

The man in charge of the 4077th on M*A*S*H certainly had plenty of reasons and opportunities to swear, but generally kept things G-rated. What he lacks in actual swears he makes up for in creativity, alliteration and assertiveness. Of course, were talking about the "Potterisms." 

There's been too many across Harry Morgan's eight seasons on the show to count, but we can certainly highlight some of Col. Potter's best, and test your knowledge at the same time! 

Channel your inner-Potter to fill in the blanks to these various and often animal-food combos that created Col. Potter's eloquent language! 

Good luck! 

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  1. Complete this Potterism: "Pony _____!"
  2. Complete this Potterism: "Shiverin' ______!"
  3. Complete this Potterism: "Sufferin' buffalo _____"
  4. Complete this Potterism: "Mule ______!"
  5. You might hear Potter exclaim this while playing cards. Complete this Potterism: "Beaver _____"
  6. Complete this Potterism: "_____ Muffins"
  7. Complete this Potterism: "Holy ______!"
  8. Complete this all-time classic Potterism: "Horse _____!"
  9. One way to get a point across is to say, "That is grade-A, 100 percent ________!"
  10. Complete this Potterism: "_____ Bagels!"
  11. Complete this Potterism: "Sufferin' Sheep ____"
  12. Complete this Potterism: "_____ of beans..."

Can you fill in the blanks to these Col. Potterisms?

Your Result...

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95 Comments

STTOS 11 months ago
You got 12 out of 12 - Hot hushpuppies that's a fine score! Watch some of Col. Potter's best "Potterisms" by clicking here! Sweet limburger!!
KentuckyPhil69 11 months ago
Hot mustard!!! 12/12... I must be related to Hoops Potter!!!😁
Jon 15 months ago
11/12 - I know he said "Bushwa!" at least once, same episode when he said "Holy Hemostat!" ("April Fools"). BTW, I undsrstand that "April Fools" was the last time Klinger wore drag on the show (his Cleopatra outfit).
richaroo74 19 months ago
You got 12 out of 12
Hot hushpuppies that's a fine score!
JustGeri 19 months ago
Ouch…I’m ashamed of myself 5/12…phooey!
Kergooliewyn 20 months ago
12/12 and I laughed till my shin bones shivered on every one of them. A couple of them were guesses, but I know his character well enough.
ClassicTVnut 20 months ago
Holy meadow muffins! I got 12/12!
musicman37 20 months ago
11/12. Forgot about the bull cookies.
rlb2k1jr 20 months ago
8/12
Suffering’ bull cannons!
gockionni 20 months ago
9/12 - I should’ve taken the advice “go with your gut!”
SteveMcnary 20 months ago
10/12 & I guessed on all of them.
KellyTenace 20 months ago
Geez. A disproportionate number of his lil' sayings sure seem to relate to what an animal leaves behind. lol.
MetzgerField 20 months ago
Good Ole Col. Potter, an inspiration to us all. If you like his character in MASH, watch him in the movie the Flim Flam Man, he plays a southern sheriff.
UTZAAKE 20 months ago
6/12; 1, 2, 7, 9, 10 and 11. Somewhat disappointing.
8. Easiest one of the dozen. Surpassed by this, though.
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