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.'

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...

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque nec ante ipsum. Mauris viverra, urna et porta sagittis, lorem diam dapibus diam, et lacinia libero quam id risus.
 
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richaroo74 22 days ago
You got 12 out of 12
Hot hushpuppies that's a fine score!
JustGeri 29 days ago
Ouch…I’m ashamed of myself 5/12…phooey!
Kergooliewyn 29 days 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 29 days ago
Holy meadow muffins! I got 12/12!
musicman37 1 month ago
11/12. Forgot about the bull cookies.
rlb2k1jr 1 month ago
8/12
Suffering’ bull cannons!
gockionni 1 month ago
9/12 - I should’ve taken the advice “go with your gut!”
SteveMcnary 1 month ago
10/12 & I guessed on all of them.
KellyTenace 1 month ago
Geez. A disproportionate number of his lil' sayings sure seem to relate to what an animal leaves behind. lol.
MetzgerField 1 month 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 1 month ago
6/12; 1, 2, 7, 9, 10 and 11. Somewhat disappointing.
8. Easiest one of the dozen. Surpassed by this, though.
AlF 1 month ago
One of my favorite actors. Hope to share a glass of Scotch with him one day. "Smoooth..."
Spock123 1 month ago
I thought I did pretty good on this. At least A “ C” it’s been awhile. I heard him ordering a deli sandwich one day. No one recognized him , then he spoke
Tim Randolph Healdsburg, CA
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