Lou Grant (1977–1982)

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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but ... See full summary »

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 Lou Grant (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
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 Joe Rossi (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
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 Charlie Hume (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
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 Art Donovan (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
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 Mrs. Pynchon (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
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 Billie Newman (111 episodes, 1977-1982)
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 Adam Wilson (89 episodes, 1977-1982)
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After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A. Tribune, owned by Mrs. Pynchon, with whom Lou often has loud but sympathetic arguments. Lots of social causes and interpersonal relationships. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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When CBS canceled the series in 1982, NBC considered picking it up, but ultimately decided against it. Grant Tinker, who was chairman of NBC at the time, later commented that the reason the network passed on the show was because they judged it as "a little tired". See more »

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Lou Grant: When I told you to pick a company to investigate sexual harassment, I didn't mean this one.
Billie Newman: I chose the Trib because that way, I felt the story would have the most impact.
Lou Grant: I have a feeling you're right.
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Bleeding Hearts Delight
12 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show started out with some fairly good episodes. But it quickly slid into series of boring episodes where the people who put this show together, including Edward Asner. Aired their politics, with thinly veiled episodes, where the watcher is lectured on evil war monger, or destroyers of the environment, some other cause. This wouldn't be so bad if they came even close to using factual information. A lot of the arguments they made on this show could not stand up to scrutiny. If your hearts bleeds for every loser you see, or find yourself going AWWWW! a lot during Ophra or Dr Phil, this is the show for you. Hated it when it was new, still hate it.


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