Season Cast 39

  1. Mary Tyler Moore
  2. Ed Asner

    Ed Asner

    Lou Grant (24 Episodes)

  3. Gavin MacLeod
  4. Ted Knight

    Ted Knight

    Ted Baxter (24 Episodes)

  5. Valerie Harper
  6. Cloris Leachman
  7. Georgia Engel
  8. Bill Quinn

    Bill Quinn

    (3 Episodes)

  9. John Amos

    John Amos

    Gordy Howard (2 Episodes)

  10. Nanette Fabray

    Nanette Fabray

    (2 Episodes)

  11. Beverly Sanders

    Beverly Sanders

    (1 Episode)

  12. Florida Friebus

    (1 Episode)

  13. Beth Howland

    Beth Howland

    (1 Episode)

  14. Craig T. Nelson

    Craig T. Nelson

    (1 Episode)

  15. Nancy Walker

    Nancy Walker

    (1 Episode)

  16. Joe Warfield

    (1 Episode)

  17. Joyce Bulifant
  18. Jerry Van Dyke

    Jerry Van Dyke

    (1 Episode)

  19. Molly Dodd

    (1 Episode)

  20. Herbie Faye

    Herbie Faye

    (1 Episode)

  21. Robert Moore

    (1 Episode)

  22. Lois Nettleton

    Lois Nettleton

    (1 Episode)

  23. Joseph Campanella

    Joseph Campanella

    (1 Episode)

  24. Lurene Tuttle

    Lurene Tuttle

    (1 Episode)

  25. Peter Haskell

    Peter Haskell

    (1 Episode)

  26. Russ Grieve

    Russ Grieve

    (1 Episode)

  27. Harold Gould

    Harold Gould

    (1 Episode)

  28. Henry Corden

    Henry Corden

    (1 Episode)

  29. Michael Tolan

    Michael Tolan

    (1 Episode)

  30. Louise Lasser

    Louise Lasser

    (1 Episode)

  31. Stuart Margolin

    Stuart Margolin

    (1 Episode)

  32. Art Gilmore

    (1 Episode)

  33. Ethelreda Leopold

    Ethelreda Leopold

    (1 Episode)

  34. Bert Convy

    Bert Convy

    (1 Episode)

  35. Robert Karvelas

    (1 Episode)

  36. Jack Riley

    Jack Riley

    (1 Episode)

  37. Gordon Jump

    Gordon Jump

    (1 Episode)

  38. Lew Horn

    (1 Episode)

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Season Crew 18

Directing

  1. Jay Sandrich

    Director (16 Episodes)

  2. Peter Baldwin

    Peter Baldwin

    Director (3 Episodes)

  3. Jerry Belson

    Jerry Belson

    Director (2 Episodes)

Production

  1. Michael Zinberg

    Michael Zinberg

    Producer (24 Episodes)

  2. James L. Brooks
  3. David Davis

    Producer (24 Episodes)

  4. Grant Tinker

    Producer (24 Episodes)

  5. Stan Daniels

    Producer (24 Episodes)

  6. Ed. Weinberger

    Producer (24 Episodes)

  7. Lorenzo Music

    Producer (24 Episodes)

Writing

  1. Earl Pomerantz

    Writer (24 Episodes)

  2. Elias Davis

    Writer (3 Episodes)

  3. David Pollock

    Writer (3 Episodes)

  4. Dick Clair

    Writer (2 Episodes)

  5. Treva Silverman

    Writer (2 Episodes)

  6. Jim Mulholland

    Writer (1 Episode)

  7. James L. Brooks

    James L. Brooks

    Writer (1 Episode)

Show

Episodes 24

September 16, 1972

Mary is given the task of making The Six O'clock News more upbeat, and her plans are on target to succeed until they're frustrated by Ted.

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September 23, 1972

Mary is interviewed by a newspaper columnist and ends up telling a little too much.

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September 30, 1972

Lou is promoted to the position of program director but has to decide to whom his old job should go. Meanwhile, The Six O'clock News begins falling apart without him.

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October 7, 1972

Ida Morgenstern, Rhoda's mother, mistakenly believes that her husband is seeing other women, so Rhoda and Mary try to clear things up between them.

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October 14, 1972

When Lou's trip to Las Vegas is cancelled, Mary organizes a poker game at the office where Murray loses a substantial amount to Ted.

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October 21, 1972

After losing 20 pounds, Rhoda enters a beauty contest at work, but continues to put herself down.

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October 28, 1972

Mary is worried that her parents, who have moved to the Twin Cities to be close to her, may pry into her life too much.

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November 4, 1972

Mary begins dating the writer of the Chuckles the Clown show, whose real ambition is to become a stand-up comedian.

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November 11, 1972

Ted refuses to sign his contract renewal until Lou agrees to let him pursue other ventures, a decision he soon regrets when Ted begins appearing in commercials.

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November 18, 1972

Two of Mary's friends separate and Mary accepts a date from the husband.

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November 25, 1972

Mary becomes concerned when her father, newly retired, appears to have no friends or hobbies in Minneapolis, and tries to take on the role herself.

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Directed by: Jerry Belson

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December 2, 1972

Bess's 15-year-old boyfriend falls in love with Mary and begins to surprise her with visits to her apartment and her work.

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December 9, 1972

Lou goes to hospital to have a piece of World War II shrapnel removed and, surprisingly, he and Ted become best friends.

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Rhoda decides to move back to New York but Mary is taking the whole thing with a grain of salt.

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Mary runs into her former boyfriend Dan Whitfield in an elevator by chance. Subsequently, Dan realizes he still has feelings for Mary, breaks off his engagement, and begins dating her again.

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Lou's Place

January 6, 1973

Lou spots an opportunity to buy a bar after realizing a lifelong dream. However, he is short of several thousand dollars and Ted is the only one who can come to his aid.

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January 13, 1973

Phyllis wants to set up her visiting brother with Mary, but instead he hits it off with Rhoda and begins spending time with her to Phyllis's disapproval.

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January 20, 1973

Mary and Rhoda try to encourage Georgette to take a stand for herself after seeing how Ted takes advantage of her.

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January 27, 1973

Rhoda introduces Mary to a very irritating Warren Sturges, who tries everything including a giant billboard across the road from the WJM-TV offices to get her to accept his marriage proposal.

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The new station manager, an attractive woman, falls for Lou.

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February 10, 1973

Murray becomes depressed when he realizes that the years are passing him by, after he learns that a contemporary has won a Pulitzer Prize.

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February 17, 1973

A former boyfriend visiting Minneapolis calls Mary who, deep down, wants to see him again but she has been hurt by him too many times before.

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February 24, 1973

Everything goes right for Rhoda and everything goes wrong for Mary on a disastrous day when she is due to go to the Teddies.

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Mary lends Rhoda almost $1,200 to start a new venture and worries she may never see her money again, after Rhoda postpones repayment, hires Georgette full-time and begins expanding her business.

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