Maj. Gen. Lyle Weiskopf
Maj. Gen Lyle Weiskopf
Walter Brooke as General Weiskopf in "Hot Lips is Back in Town" in Season 7.
M*A*S*H character
Vital information
Rank: Major General (O-8), U.S. Army
Job/Role in Unit: High ranking General who visits old flame Margaret the 4077th M*A*S*H
Home: ????
Hair Color: Black, Slightly Grey
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Family/Personal Information
Born: 1890-1900 (?)
Birthplace: ????
Spouse(s): Not Mentioned
Relatives/Children: None/Single
First appeared in: "Hot Lips is Back in Town" (Season 7)
Last appeared in: N/A, one-time appearance
Appeared on/or in: M*A*S*H in guest appearances
Played by: Walter Brooke

Major General Lyle Weiskopf was a character who appeared in the Season 7 episode of the CBS-TV series M*A*S*H titled "Hot Lips is Back in Town". The part of Gen. Weiskopf is played in the episode by veteran TV and film character actor Walter Brooke.

About Brooke and "Hotlips"Edit

Gen. Lyle Weiskopf arrives at the 4077th, just in time for wounded to arrive, to visit one time flame Margaret, fresh off the heels of her divorce from Lt. Colonel Donald Penobscott.

Later, Weiskopf and Margaret meet for drinks back in her tent. He seems more interested in going back to the "good old days"--namely, when he and Margaret were an item, and Margaret was "Hot Lips."

Margaret is confused and angry, wanting to talk about her plans to improve medical procedures--not just at the 4077th, but maybe in the entire Theater of Operations. Weiskopf goes along, but he makes it clear that while he'd promote Margaret to Lt. Colonel, he expects her to go back to being his mistress, with her grandiose plans being much less important.

Margaret, realizing Weiskopf only wants one thing, demands he leave. He protests, saying she's making a big mistake, but Margaret insists. Alone in her tent, she raises a glass, and toasts herself for standing her ground: "Here's to me."

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