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

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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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19 September 1970 (USA) See more »
Being Gal Friday at a television station lands beautiful Mary in hilarious jams seven days a week. Watch Saturdays and see. (season 1)
The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home. Full summary »
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 38 wins & 81 nominations See more »
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 (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)

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 Stunts
Bob Herron .... stunts (1 episode, 1976)
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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Also Known As:
"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" - (new title), USA (promotional title)
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30 min (168 episodes)
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Murray was the only member of the WJM news staff who never won a Teddy. Coincidentally, Gavin MacLeod, who played Murray, was the only regular cast member to never be nominated for an Emmy.See more »
Factual errors: On the newsroom wall there are various world clocks like you would see in a typical newsroom of that era. In the center is the Minneapolis/St. Paul clock, and to its left is a Chicago clock. Minneapolis and Chicago are both in the central time zone, so there is no need to have two different clocks. Furthermore it can be seen that the Chicago clock is set roughly an hour ahead.See more »
Lou Grant:You want a raise, is that it?
Ted Baxter:Lou, I've written a figure on this pad.
Lou Grant:Ted, I've written two words on this pad.
Ted Baxter:Lou, I thing there's some room for negotiation between that figure and those words.
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Love is all around..oh yes, 27 February 2011
Author: gian-lazarou from Greece

As i am writing this review (February of 2011), i have been watching all the episodes of the MTM show nonstop actually for some time now although i m just midway through season 5. I live in Greece and although we do love our US TV shows here too, Mary Tyler Moore was not exactly our icon through the 70's especially if you consider all the problems my country was going through at least up to 1974. I m 31 now (born in 79), and i ve known of MTM for quite some time and was always aware of the show and had heard from a lot of American friends and the web of course that the specific show was somewhat of a TV legend or a "sacred cow" especially for the people who watched it while it was on the air, and you know what?? I couldn't agree with them more! I LOVE THIS SHOW! i cannot find one thing that i don't like no matter how hard i try. i ve been laughing or at least smiling nonstop for 5 seasons now something that has happened (to me at least) only with a couple of shows p.e. Friends, Will and Grace. The feel of it, the look, the theme song, the opening credits, the characters, the actors (OMG!), and of course the writing. Quick, sharp, very very funny and with some subtext in a lot of cases considering the era! One thought that has occurred to me is that Mary Tyler Moore is the least egocentric actress in her or any other lifetime. I ve never seen an actress as famous as her, with her own show by the way, that didn't at some point sooner or later become obnoxious or cocky or have the writing serve her look or status. (God bless her but Lucille Ball take a bow!) Concluding i would like to say that it is incredible for a show to stand the merciless test of time (40 years!), and in 2011 i m proud to say that i d watch reruns of the MTM show any day than spend time watching some trash reality show about putting your hand in a box of cockroaches with order to win money. and you know what? i might just make it after all !

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