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Ted Baxter (Character)
from "Mary Tyler Moore" (1970)

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Mary Tyler Moore: Season 7: Episode 24 -- In the final episode, WJM is sold, and Mary, Lou, and Murray are astounded to learn that they've all been fired. Ted, meanwhile, has been spared the axe.

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It all started in a 5,000 Watt radio station in Fresno, California... See more »


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  1. "Mary Tyler Moore"
    ... aka "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - (new title), USA (promotional title)
        - The Last Show (1977) TV episode, Played by Ted Knight
        - Lou Dates Mary (1977) TV episode, Played by Ted Knight
        - Mary's Big Party (1977) TV episode, Played by Ted Knight
        - Mary's Three Husbands (1977) TV episode, Played by Ted Knight
        - Murray Ghosts for Ted (1977) TV episode, Played by Ted Knight
          (160 more)
  2. Of Thee I Sing (1972) (TV) Played by Ted Knight

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From "Mary Tyler Moore: The Critic (#7.14)" (1977)
Ted Baxter: Tonight, our critic-at-large turns his attention to the TV scene. Karl.
Murray Slaughter: [Mary and Murray in the newsroom, watching on Murray's TV] Well, I wonder who Jack-The-Ripper will attack tonight.
Karl Heller: I think it is only fair that we apply the same critical standards to television that we do to anything else.
Ted Baxter: Very sound thinking.
Karl Heller: [Without looking at Ted] Thank you.I think our first task out to be to putter own house in order.
Ted Baxter: Call them the way you see them, Karl. Let the' chiperinos' fall where they may.
Karl Heller: What you're watching at this very moment is a classic example of what's wrong with television in this town.
[Though Ted's smiling at Karl, he has no clue what Karl meant]
Karl Heller: It is the pursuit of personality at the expense of competence.
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