Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976–1977)

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Set in fictional Fernwood, Ohio, this deliriously demented serial focused on the beleaguered heroine Mary Hartman, an average American housewife. In the first year, Mary suffered the ... See full summary »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 Tom Hartman (325 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Mary Hartman (325 episodes, 1976-1977)
Graham Jarvis ...
 Charlie Haggers (325 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Loretta Haggers (325 episodes, 1976-1977)
Dody Goodman ...
 Martha Shumway (325 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Cathy Shumway (325 episodes, 1976-1977)
Victor Kilian ...
 Raymond Larkin (325 episodes, 1976-1977)
Claudia Lamb ...
 Heather Hartman (322 episodes, 1976-1977)
Philip Bruns ...
 George Shumway / ... (250 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Merle Jeeter (148 episodes, 1976-1977)
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Set in fictional Fernwood, Ohio, this deliriously demented serial focused on the beleaguered heroine Mary Hartman, an average American housewife. In the first year, Mary suffered the travails of mass murder, adultery, venereal disease, homosexuality, religious cults, and UFO sightings, before she finally succumbed to a nervous breakdown on a syndicated talk show. Written by Mark Faulkner <mtfalknr@cc.memphis.edu>

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One of the first multi-camera American comedies not to use a studio audience or laugh track. This is due to the soap opera-style approach. See more »

Quotes

Mary Hartman: Everybody means everybody. And that means you.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Norman Lear/Boz Scaggs (1976) See more »

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Best show ever.
23 July 1999 | by (L.A.) – See all my reviews

MH2 is the greatest show ever on television. No show before or since has captured the pathos and absurdity of American life. Louise Lasser's performance was nothing short of genius.


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