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Mrs. Li (Oksun Li's mother)

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Mrs. Li
Angry Mrs. Li
An irate Mrs. Li (Shizuko Hoshi), with pitchfork in hand, distrustfully threatens Klinger, who actually stops her daughter, Oksun, from prostituting herself at Rosie's Bar in the M*A*S*H episode "Private Finance" in Season 9 of the TV series.
M*A*S*H character
Vital information
Rank: None
Job/Role in Unit: Farmer/widow, mother of Oksun Li, laundry/cleaning girl on the 4077th MASH base
Home: Same as birthplace
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 135 lbs.
Family/Personal Information
Born: 1905 (?)
Birthplace: Wijambu, Korea
Nationality/Race: Korean
Relatives/Children: Oksun Li (daughter)
Unnamed Husband, drafted into S. Korean Army (deceased)
2 sons in S. Korean Army, 1 M.I.A., one deceased
Appearances
First appeared in: Private Finance (TV series episode)
Last appeared in: N/A (one time guest appearance)
Appeared on/or in: M*A*S*H TV Series
Played by: Shizuko Hoshi

Mrs. Li was the mother of Oksun Li, a poor Korean girl who worked as a laundry girl on the 4077th MASH base, they both appear in the Season 9 episode of M*A*S*H titled Private Finance. The part of Mrs. Li is played in the episode by Shizuko Hoshi, who appeared in three other episodes in different roles, which included Rosie of Rosie's Bar, a role which she originated  in the Season 3 episode "Mad Dogs and Servicemen"

About Oksun Li's motherEdit

When Klinger offers financial help to Oksun Li, who he knows as a cleaning girl on the base, his gesture is mistaken as a proposal of prostitution by her angry Mrs. Li, as Mrs. Li is quite distrustful of military people, as both her husband and two sons were involuntarily drafted into the South Korean Army and both her husband and one son were killed in action, and the other son wound up M.I.A. Colonel Potter and Margaret both try to help smooth things out between Klinger and the irate Mrs. Li, who finally warms up to him when she realizes his intentions were honest. However, when Klinger, who actually stopped Soon Li from prostituting herself to help her money strapped family as a "working girl" at Rosie's Bar!

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