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12 September 1972 (USA) See more »
liberal. independent. controversial. hilarious.
This "All In The Family" spin-off centers around Edith's cousin, Maude Findlay. She's a liberal, independent woman living in Tuckahoe... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 56)

Bea Arthur ... Maude Findlay (141 episodes, 1972-1978)

Bill Macy ... Walter Findlay (138 episodes, 1972-1978)

Conrad Bain ... Dr. Arthur Harmon (121 episodes, 1972-1978)

Rue McClanahan ... Vivian Cavender Harmon / ... (103 episodes, 1972-1978)

Adrienne Barbeau ... Carol Traynor (98 episodes, 1972-1978)

Series Directed by
Hal Cooper (126 episodes, 1973-1978)
Bill Hobin (10 episodes, 1972)
Robert H. Livingston (2 episodes, 1972)
Tony Csiki (2 episodes, 1976-1978)
Series Writing credits
Norman Lear (141 episodes, 1972-1978)
Charlie Hauck (18 episodes, 1975-1978)
Arthur Julian (17 episodes, 1976-1978)
Budd Grossman (16 episodes, 1972-1976)
Bill Davenport (15 episodes, 1976-1978)
Pamela Chais (12 episodes, 1973-1977)
Bob Schiller (11 episodes, 1973-1974)
Bob Weiskopf (11 episodes, 1973-1974)
Elliot Shoenman (10 episodes, 1974-1977)
Alan J. Levitt (8 episodes, 1972-1974)
Jay Folb (7 episodes, 1975-1976)
Rod Parker (5 episodes, 1972-1978)
Heywood Kling (5 episodes, 1972-1975)
Thad Mumford (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Susan Harris (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Phil Sharp (4 episodes, 1975-1976)
Dick Herlan (3 episodes, 1978)
Austin Kalish (2 episodes, 1972)
Irma Kalish (2 episodes, 1972)
Sybil Adelman (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Barbara Gallagher (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Michael Morris (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Lloyd Garver (2 episodes, 1974)
Ken Hecht (2 episodes, 1974)
Seaman Jacobs (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
Donald King (2 episodes, 1976)

Series Produced by
Rod Parker .... executive producer / producer (94 episodes, 1972-1978)
Hal Cooper .... executive producer (49 episodes, 1975-1978)
Rita Dillon .... associate producer (48 episodes, 1976-1978)
Charlie Hauck .... producer (48 episodes, 1976-1978)
Norman Lear .... executive producer (46 episodes, 1972-1974)
Gene Marcione .... associate producer / producer (23 episodes, 1972-1975)

Fern Field .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Marco Zappia (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Series Casting by
Jane Murray (141 episodes, 1972-1978)
Series Art Direction by
Edward Stephenson (93 episodes, 1972-1976)
Chuck Murawski (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Series Set Decoration by
Earl Carlson (22 episodes, 1972-1973)
Series Costume Design by
Rita Riggs (75 episodes, 1972-1977)
Sandra Baker (24 episodes, 1975-1976)
Series Makeup Department
Rita O'Dell .... makeup artist (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Carol Meikle .... hair stylist (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Series Production Management
Norman Lear .... production supervisor (7 episodes, 1975-1977)
Buddy Arnold .... post-production supervisor (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Richard Peterson .... unit manager (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hal Collins .... associate director: post production (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Tony Csiki .... associate director (5 episodes, 1977)
Series Sound Department
Kerry Boggio .... audio (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Hal Kolker .... audio consultant (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Art Warshaw .... audio consultant (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ben Wolf .... camera operator (69 episodes, 1972-1975)
Walter Glover .... lighting director (42 episodes, 1976-1978)
Robert A. Bowen .... camera operator (23 episodes, 1973)
Tom Schamp .... lighting director (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
George Schamp .... lighting director (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Frontis Chandler .... costumer (1 episode, 1975)
Series Music Department
Alan Bergman .... composer: theme music (139 episodes, 1972-1978)
Dave Grusin .... composer: theme music (139 episodes, 1972-1978)
Donny Hathaway .... singer: theme song (139 episodes, 1972-1978)
Marilyn Bergman .... composer: theme music (118 episodes, 1973-1978)
Series Other crew
Budd Grossman .... script editor / script consultant (23 episodes, 1972-1975)
Lorraine Sevre-Richmond .... assistant to producer / assistant to producers (8 episodes, 1973-1977)
Len Uslaner .... technical director (7 episodes, 1975-1977)
Bill Davenport .... script editor (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Fern Field .... assistant to executive producer / assistant to executive producers (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Charlie Hauck .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Arthur Julian .... script editor (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Travis McCulley .... stage manager (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Robert Zavala .... props (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Thad Mumford .... story editor (5 episodes, 1976-1977)

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30 min (141 episodes)
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The opening credits includes previously unused footage which was shot for the opening credits of "All in the Family: Justice for All" (1968). This explains why many of the cars seen are from the early 1960s.See more »
Factual errors: At the end of the series, the Governor of New York State appoints Maude to the House of Representatives, filling a vacancy caused by the death of her local Congresswoman. In fact, vacancies in the House of Representatives caused by the death, resignation, or expulsion of a member can be filled only by a special or general election. The rules for filling vacancies in the U.S. Senate, however, vary from state to state.See more »
Walter Findlay:[after giving Walter an uncooked chicken after an argument] That chicken is frozen.
Maude Findlay:You think that's frozen, wait and see what you get in bed tonight.
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9 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Maude Rules!, 13 September 2002
Author: raysond from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

I only got the chance to catch seldom episodes when it ran recently on Nick's TV Land,but I wanted to see more,but before I could seen them they took it right off the air. When CBS premiered this spin off from "All In The Family" in September of 1972,no one had the slightest idea that it would last until April of 1978 where it ran for an astounding six years.

"Maude" gave people a chance for the people of "All In The Family" to tackle the female side of creating a powerful,subtle and holds no punches as well as humorous and full of fight woman that had just as stronger views as Archie Bunker--who else couldn't keep her mouth shut! She spoke her mind on things and her her political views were extremely rare to boot! However,Maude's household was full of surprises cause you never know what can you expect especially the occurrences happening at the Findlay's. In other words,in Maude's house she didn't take no crap from any sucker cause she was the total boss of the dome! Tough-spirited yet gullible. Bill Macy was the perfect husband Walter who was an salesmen played it to the hilt! Also rounding out the cast were there next door neighbors--the nutty and slightly unpredictable Harmon's played by Rue McClanahan and Conrad Bain,and the Findley's daughter Carol played by Adrienne Barbeau and their housekeeper played by two different actresses(Seasons 1-2 played by Esther Rolle who played Florida who after this had a spin off from Maude as well called "Good Times")and Carol's son(from a previous marriage) and Maude's nephew Phillip(played by two different actors especially one of them who played the first Phillip went to star opposite Linda Lavin's son onanother CBS series "Alice").

One of the best three favorite episodes from the series was the one where Phillip was acting like a real brat. Carol and Walter were fed up with him,but Maude believed there was no such thing as a bad child. THEY WERE WRONG! She showed Phillip who was the boss around here especially when adults are in charge!

The other episode where Phillip had some friends over to the Findley's for a party complete with a live band. What made Maude so angry in that episode was that Phillip was with some friends in the back yard smoking pot while the rest of his friends really trashed the house! But anyway when Maude asked Phillip about the pot,he really gave his mom a hard time and his room and himself was smelling like pot as well and of course lied to her about it,but it was Maude that gave him a wicked back hand across his face for talking back to his mother and to her! In other words,Carol didn't know how to control Phillip when he got older,since she was a divorce parent who never took time out since Phillip's dad was never around,but it was Maude who really gave the kid a good advice and some common sense,and to Carol as well on how to raise her son!

The other episode was when The Harmon's had a special guest in the neighborhood and no one really knew it at first,but the beans leaked out and out of the blue comes the Duke himself---JOHN WAYNE! and also had a musical interlude by no other but Donny Hathaway in a rare TV appearance who also wrote and compose the show's theme song.


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