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"Mary Tyler Moore" (1970) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1970-1977

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Mary Tyler Moore: Season 3: Episode 24 -- Mary and Rhoda’s friendship is strained after Rhoda borrows money to set up her new plant store and then doesn’t pay Mary back.
Mary Tyler Moore: Season 3: Episode 23 -- Once Mary gets nominated for a Teddy Award everything starts going disastrously wrong for her at work—and at the awards dinner.
Mary Tyler Moore: Season 3: Episode 22 -- Against her better judgment, Mary gets drawn back into a romantic affair when an ex-boyfriend who broke her heart returns to Minneapolis.
Mary Tyler Moore: Season 3: Episode 21 -- Murray sinks into a deep depression and feels life has totally passed him by after he learns that a former writing classmate has won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism.
Mary Tyler Moore: Season 3: Episode 20 -- Lou Grant realizes he's in over his head when the new boss at the Television station turns out to be a woman—who promptly falls in love with him.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Release Date:
19 September 1970 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home. Full summary »
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Awards:
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 37 wins & 80 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(509 articles)
The 50 Funniest Women of the Past 50 Years: #40-31
 (From Hitfix. 14 October 2014, 11:53 AM, PDT)

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 (From Variety - TV News. 29 September 2014, 9:00 AM, PDT)

Is Television 'A Woman's Medium'?
 (From Moviefone. 5 September 2014, 6:00 AM, PDT)

User Reviews:
She really DID make it after all. See more (36 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 62)

Mary Tyler Moore ... Mary Richards (168 episodes, 1970-1977)

Gavin MacLeod ... Murray Slaughter (168 episodes, 1970-1977)

Edward Asner ... Lou Grant (166 episodes, 1970-1977)

Ted Knight ... Ted Baxter / ... (165 episodes, 1970-1977)

Valerie Harper ... Rhoda Morgenstern / ... (92 episodes, 1970-1977)
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Series Directed by
Jay Sandrich (119 episodes, 1970-1977)
Peter Baldwin (10 episodes, 1970-1973)
Alan Rafkin (4 episodes, 1970-1974)
John C. Chulay (4 episodes, 1973-1974)
James Burrows (4 episodes, 1974-1976)
Marjorie Mullen (4 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jerry Paris (3 episodes, 1971)
Jerry Belson (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Hal Cooper (2 episodes, 1972)
Nancy Walker (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
 
Series Writing credits
James L. Brooks (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
Allan Burns (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
David Lloyd (31 episodes, 1973-1977)
Ed. Weinberger (20 episodes, 1972-1977)
Treva Silverman (16 episodes, 1970-1974)
Bob Ellison (15 episodes, 1975-1977)
Stan Daniels (11 episodes, 1973-1977)
Steven Pritzker (8 episodes, 1970-1972)
Lorenzo Music (8 episodes, 1970-1971)
Martin Cohan (8 episodes, 1971-1973)
David Davis (7 episodes, 1970-1971)
Susan Silver (5 episodes, 1971-1972)
Elias Davis (4 episodes, 1972-1974)
David Pollock (4 episodes, 1972-1974)
Dick Clair (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Jenna McMahon (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Monica Mcgowan Johnson (3 episodes, 1973-1974)
Marilyn Suzanne Miller (3 episodes, 1973-1974)
Earl Pomerantz (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Bob Rodgers (2 episodes, 1970)
Gloria Banta (2 episodes, 1972-1976)
Patricia Nardo (2 episodes, 1972-1976)
Martin Donovan (2 episodes, 1972)
Jerry Mayer (2 episodes, 1973-1975)
Karyl Miller (2 episodes, 1973-1974)
Burt Prelutsky (2 episodes, 1976)

Series Produced by
James L. Brooks .... executive producer / producer (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
Allan Burns .... executive producer / producer (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
Ed. Weinberger .... producer / associate producer (120 episodes, 1972-1977)
Lionel A. Ephraim .... associate producer / assistant producer (72 episodes, 1970-1973)
Budd Cherry .... associate producer / producer (72 episodes, 1974-1977)
Stan Daniels .... producer / associate producer (72 episodes, 1974-1977)
David Davis .... producer (48 episodes, 1970-1972)
Michael Zinberg .... assistant producer / associate producer (48 episodes, 1972-1974)
 
Series Original Music by
Patrick Williams (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
 
Series Cinematography by
Paul Uhl (96 episodes, 1970-1974)
William T. Cline (72 episodes, 1974-1977)
 
Series Film Editing by
Douglas Hines (167 episodes, 1970-1977)
 
Series Casting by
Meryl O'Loughlin (23 episodes, 1975-1976)

Ethel Winant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Lewis E. Hurst Jr. (120 episodes, 1970-1975)
Kenneth A. Reid (55 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Raymond Boltz Jr. (65 episodes, 1970-1973)
James Hassinger (48 episodes, 1973-1975)
Warren Welch (24 episodes, 1975-1976)
Edward M. Parker (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Joseph Reith (6 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Makeup Department
Donna Cox .... hair stylist (131 episodes, 1970-1977)
Ben Nye Jr. .... makeup artist (108 episodes, 1970-1974)
Ray Steele .... makeup artist (58 episodes, 1974-1977)
Barbara Lorenz .... hair stylist (16 episodes, 1974-1975)
Ruby Ford .... hair stylist / makeup artist (5 episodes, 1974-1975)
Linda Trainoff .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1975-1977)
Mary Keats .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1970)
Pepper .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1977)
Lola Kemp .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1975)
Janice D. Brandow .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Production Management
Lionel A. Ephraim .... production executive: MTM Enterprises / production manager / ... (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
Ted Rich .... post-production supervisor (63 episodes, 1974-1977)
Abby Singer .... unit production manager / production manager (48 episodes, 1974-1976)
Les Sheldon .... production manager (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John C. Chulay .... assistant director / first assistant director (162 episodes, 1970-1977)
Martin Cohan .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Art Department
Gene Cox .... property master (120 episodes, 1972-1977)
Lloyd R. Apperson .... construction foreman (2 episodes, 1971-1973)
 
Series Sound Department
Cam McCulloch .... sound mixer / production mixer / ... (120 episodes, 1972-1977)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Roy Kight .... key grip / first assistant camera (120 episodes, 1972-1977)
Don Bustany .... camera coordinator (94 episodes, 1970-1974)
Rod Everson .... gaffer (72 episodes, 1974-1977)
Sam Ozment .... gaffer (47 episodes, 1972-1974)
Gil Clasen .... camera coordinator (2 episodes, 1970-1974)
 
Series Casting Department
Nancy E. Barr .... casting assistant (unknown episodes, 1976)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leslie Hall .... costumer: women / costumes: women / ... (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
Donald MacDonald .... costumer: men / costumes: men (167 episodes, 1970-1977)
John Weitz .... men's wardrobe designer: Palm Beach (22 episodes, 1970-1971)
 
Series Music Department
Sonny Curtis .... composer: theme music / performer: theme music (168 episodes, 1970-1977)
Patrick Williams .... conductor (167 episodes, 1970-1977)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Other crew
Marjorie Mullen .... script supervisor (155 episodes, 1970-1977)
David Davis .... title designer: main titles / story consultant / ... (121 episodes, 1970-1977)
Don Bustany .... technical coordinator (72 episodes, 1974-1977)
David Lloyd .... creative consultant / executive story editor (72 episodes, 1974-1977)
Lorenzo Music .... assistant to producers / story consultant (48 episodes, 1970-1972)
Margo Husin Call .... assistant to the producers (48 episodes, 1974-1976)
Bob Ellison .... executive story editor (48 episodes, 1975-1977)
Cheryl Blythe .... production assistant / assistant to producers (43 episodes, 1972-1974)
Karen Ziff .... assistant to producers / production assistant / ... (40 episodes, 1973-1975)
Louise A. Stephens .... assistant to executive producers / assistant to the executive producers (35 episodes, 1975-1977)
Carol Straughn .... assistant to executive producers (35 episodes, 1975-1977)
Reza Badiyi .... title visualization / title designer (24 episodes, 1970-1971)
James L. Brooks .... script consultant (24 episodes, 1972-1973)
Allan Burns .... script consultant (24 episodes, 1972-1973)
Treva Silverman .... executive story consultant (24 episodes, 1973-1974)
William Schwartz .... production assistant (24 episodes, 1975-1976)
Marianne Giammarino .... assistant to producers (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Bonnie Green .... assistant to producers (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Meryl O'Loughlin .... executive in charge of talent (24 episodes, 1976-1977)
Darlene E. Ferrona .... assistant to the producers (20 episodes, 1974-1975)
Barbara Carleton .... assistant to the producers (16 episodes, 1975-1976)
Milton Hubatka .... assistant: to executive producers (14 episodes, 1974)
Paula Spector .... assistant to the producers (9 episodes, 1975)
Dorothy Aldworth .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 1970-1971)
Rosemary Dorsey .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1970-1973)
 
Series Thanks
John C. Urban .... special thanks: for his assistance (1 episode, 1973)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - USA (promotional title)
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Runtime:
30 min (168 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
W.J.M. stands for "Wild" Jack Monroe. He was the station owner.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Exteriors of Mary's residence show that the apartment with the balcony (which would be Mary's, based on the interior shots of her apartment) is on the top floor, yet Rhoda's apartment is upstairs from Mary's.See more »
Quotes:
Mary Richards:I'm an experienced woman. I've been around... Well, all right, I might not've been around, but I've been... nearby.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Mary and Rhoda (2000) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Love Is All AroundSee more »

FAQ

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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
She really DID make it after all., 24 June 2003
Author: DragonMasterHiro from USA

The backstory: Mary Richards moves to Minneapolis, MN, specifically into an apartment with a sunken in living room. She applies for a job at a local television newsroom with high aspirations. The show not only deals with situation comedy, but with how a woman could "make it after all" in a male dominated workforce. Mary becomes close with her newsroom family, from tough-love boss Lou Grant to bumbling news anchorman Ted Baxter. She also deals with wacky neighbor Phyllis and of course, wise cracking Rhoda. The show is great because you care about all the characters and while funny, it can still deliver a strong message. Truly one of the best shows on television.

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