By the show's third year ratings were high enough to give the writers and creators more leverage with the network and thus a bit less trouble with the censors. In addition, the show's writers were more experienced with the TV format and had more in-depthknowledge of the characters. By this time they could also gauge how much serious material the audience would accept mixed in with their comedy. But most importantly, between the second and third seasons Larry Gelbart and Gene Reynolds visited Korea, atrip that they say affected the stories in the third season.
All 24 episodes from the third season─including "The General Flipped at Dawn," "Adam's Ribs," "Private Charles Lamb," "Big Mac," and "Abyssinia, Henry"─are featured in a three-disc set. 10 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, Spanish Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish. **24 episodes on 3 discs. 10 1/4 hrs.**