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"Lou Grant" (1977) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1977-1982

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Lou Grant: Season 3: Episode 24 -- Investigating allegations that a motorcycle being marketed to young people is unsafe, Rossi is offered proof by a whistle blower at the company, but Mrs. Pynchon refuses on principle to pay the $4000 he wants for the documents.
Lou Grant: Season 3: Episode 23 -- Francie Fitzgerald, whom Lou thinks is an Irish colleague, turns out to be a gunrunner for the IRA. The reporters of the Tribune learn more about the "Troubles" and Art gets annoyed when people think his Irish ancestry makes him an expert on the matter.
Lou Grant: Season 3: Episode 22 -- Lou has to decide how to handle a co-worker's drinking problem. Mrs. Pynchon gets courted by a group of prominent businessmen, who have a secret agenda.
Lou Grant: Season 3: Episode 21 -- After the theft of Mrs. Pynchon's dog Barney, the Tribune looks into the underreported problem of dogfighting. Rossi goes undercover to catch an interstate dogfighting ring.
Lou Grant: Season 3: Episode 20 -- A power outage cripples most of the city, including the offices of the L.A. Tribune. If the staff can't find a way to get the next paper out, it will be the first time in 64 years that the Trib misses a day.

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Release Date:
20 September 1977 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
After everyone on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" got fired, Lou Grant went to Los Angeles and became city editor of the L.A... See more »
Awards:
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 24 wins & 72 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
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Famed Production Manager Abby Singer Dead at 96
 (From Variety - TV News. 13 March 2014, 11:37 AM, PDT)

Production Manager Abby Singer Dies at 96
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 13 March 2014, 10:42 AM, PDT)

R.I.P. Character Actor Richard Bull
 (From Deadline TV. 4 February 2014, 10:24 PM, PST)

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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 198)

Edward Asner ... Lou Grant (114 episodes, 1977-1982)

Robert Walden ... Joe Rossi (114 episodes, 1977-1982)

Mason Adams ... Charlie Hume (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
Jack Bannon ... Art Donovan (114 episodes, 1977-1982)

Daryl Anderson ... Dennis "Animal" Price / ... (114 episodes, 1977-1982)

Nancy Marchand ... Mrs. Pynchon (114 episodes, 1977-1982)

Linda Kelsey ... Billie Newman (111 episodes, 1977-1982)
Allen Williams ... Adam Wilson (76 episodes, 1977-1982)
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Series Directed by
Alexander Singer (18 episodes, 1977-1982)
Roger Young (14 episodes, 1978-1982)
Burt Brinckerhoff (13 episodes, 1978-1982)
Gene Reynolds (11 episodes, 1977-1981)
Peter Levin (10 episodes, 1979-1982)
Mel Damski (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
Charles S. Dubin (6 episodes, 1977-1979)
Allen Williams (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
Alan Cooke (3 episodes, 1979-1982)
Seth Freeman (3 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jay Sandrich (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Harvey S. Laidman (2 episodes, 1978-1981)
Gerald Mayer (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Donald A. Baer (2 episodes, 1980)
Paul Stanley (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
 
Series Writing credits
James L. Brooks (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
Allan Burns (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
Gene Reynolds (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
Leon Tokatyan (114 episodes, 1977-1982)
Seth Freeman (21 episodes, 1977-1982)
Michele Gallery (18 episodes, 1978-1982)
Steve Kline (11 episodes, 1979-1982)
April Smith (11 episodes, 1980-1982)
David Lloyd (6 episodes, 1977-1982)
Bud Freeman (6 episodes, 1978-1981)
Gary David Goldberg (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Leonora Thuna (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
Johnny Dawkins (3 episodes, 1979-1981)
Michael Vittes (3 episodes, 1979-1981)
Patt Shea (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Harriett Weiss (2 episodes, 1980-1981)

Series Produced by
Seth Freeman .... producer / co-producer (92 episodes, 1978-1982)
Gene Reynolds .... executive producer / producer (69 episodes, 1977-1981)
Michael Vittes .... associate producer (44 episodes, 1979-1981)
Roger Young .... associate producer (32 episodes, 1977-1979)
James L. Brooks .... executive producer (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Allan Burns .... executive producer (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Gary David Goldberg .... producer (16 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Original Music by
Patrick Williams (54 episodes, 1977-1981)
Shirley Walker (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Cinematography by
Robert F. Liu (68 episodes, 1979-1982)
Robert Caramico (22 episodes, 1977-1979)
William K. Jurgensen (5 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Film Editing by
James Galloway (16 episodes, 1977-1981)
A. David Marshall (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
Douglas Hines (10 episodes, 1977-1979)
Tony de Zarraga (7 episodes, 1977-1978)
Bob Blake (7 episodes, 1979-1980)
Mike Wilcox (7 episodes, 1980-1981)
Michael Vittes (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Scott C. Eyler (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
 
Series Casting by
Fran Bascom (107 episodes, 1977-1982)
Eileen Mack Knight (7 episodes, 1981-1982)
 
Series Art Direction by
Richard Berger (28 episodes, 1980-1981)
Kenneth A. Reid (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
Sydney Z. Litwack (16 episodes, 1977-1978)
Elizabeth Bousman (10 episodes, 1979-1980)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Bob Gullickson (17 episodes, 1980-1981)
Charles Korian (14 episodes, 1978-1981)
Jacqueline S. Price (11 episodes, 1977)
Cloudia Rebar (11 episodes, 1978-1979)
Barbara Down (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Don Greenwood Jr. (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Makeup Department
Jean Austin .... hair stylist (90 episodes, 1977-1981)
Webster C. Phillips .... makeup artist (55 episodes, 1979-1981)
Frank Griffin .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1977-1978)
Dave Grayson .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Production Management
Ted Rich .... post-production supervisor (90 episodes, 1977-1981)
Robert S. Mendelsohn .... unit production manager (29 episodes, 1979-1980)
Donald A. Baer .... production manager (26 episodes, 1977-1979)
Carol Himes .... production manager (20 episodes, 1980-1981)
Abby Singer .... executive in charge of production (20 episodes, 1980-1981)
John Slosser .... unit production manager (15 episodes, 1980-1982)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carl Dubliclay .... second assistant director / first assistant director (52 episodes, 1977-1981)
Paul Nichols .... first assistant director / assistant director (19 episodes, 1977-1980)
Carol Smetana .... second assistant director (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
John Slosser .... first assistant director (14 episodes, 1978-1980)
Peter Bogart .... first assistant director (9 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jack Aldworth .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1977)
Shirleen Brazell .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1977)
Mel Efros .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1977)
Joseph M. Ellis .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1977)
Cyrus Yavneh .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1977)
William A. Morrison .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1978)
Stephen Lim .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1979)

Kalai Strode .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Gene Cox .... property master (90 episodes, 1977-1981)
Pat Grande .... construction coordinator (74 episodes, 1977-1980)
Jerry Fitzpatrick .... construction coordinator (16 episodes, 1980-1981)

Lloyd R. Apperson .... construction foreman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Dean Vernon .... sound mixer (90 episodes, 1977-1981)
Dale Johnston .... sound effects editor / sound editor (37 episodes, 1977-1980)
Jeff Clark .... assistant sound editor (36 episodes, 1980-1981)
Donald J. Malouf .... sound editor (29 episodes, 1980-1982)
David A. Whittaker .... sound editor (15 episodes, 1982)
Tony Garber .... sound effects editor (3 episodes, 1977)

John S. Coffey .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Jeremy Hoenack .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Charlie Picerni .... stunts (2 episodes, 1977)

Mickey Alzola .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Jean Coulter .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Tom Elliott .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Gene LeBell .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Jesse Wayne .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Walt Andrus .... assistant camera (90 episodes, 1977-1981)
Merle Miller .... electrical gaffer / electric gaffer (43 episodes, 1979-1981)
Charles R. Young .... camera operator (41 episodes, 1980-1982)
Tom Long .... key grip (30 episodes, 1978-1980)
Peter Hapke .... camera operator (24 episodes, 1979-1980)
Lowell Peterson .... first assistant camera (24 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jonathan West .... camera operator / assistant camera (23 episodes, 1977-1978)
Joe Meshelski .... key grip (22 episodes, 1978-1981)
Jack Harmon .... electrical gaffer / gaffer (20 episodes, 1977-1979)
Robert F. Liu .... camera operator (13 episodes, 1977)
William Santoro .... key grip / electrical gaffer (12 episodes, 1977-1978)
Wallace E. Johnson .... camera operator (7 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jay Johnson .... key grip (5 episodes, 1977)
Ron Knox .... electrical gaffer (5 episodes, 1977)
Dixon Wimpy .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
Robert E. Simpson .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1981)

Kenneth Zunder .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leslie Hall .... costumer: women / costumes: women (90 episodes, 1977-1981)
Louis Infante .... costumer: men (68 episodes, 1978-1981)
Ed Fincher .... costumer: men (13 episodes, 1977-1978)
Ronald Wind .... costumer: men (2 episodes, 1977)

Loree Parral .... set costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bob Young .... post-production assistant (20 episodes, 1980-1981)
Susan Heick .... assistant editor (19 episodes, 1979-1981)
Philip Carr Neel .... assistant editor (12 episodes, 1978-1981)
Joe Ann Fogle .... assistant editor (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
Daniel T. Cahn .... assistant editor (8 episodes, 1981-1982)
Gary Blair .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
John Heath .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Music Department
Daniel Allan Carlin .... music editor (45 episodes, 1977-1981)
Patrick Williams .... conductor / composer: theme music (31 episodes, 1977-1981)
Jim Weidman .... music editor (12 episodes, 1980-1981)
 
Series Transportation Department
Paul Shoemaker .... transportation captain (89 episodes, 1977-1981)
Frank Khoury .... transportation (3 episodes, 1978)
Chris Haynes .... driver (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Other crew
Janice Carr .... production coordinator (89 episodes, 1977-1981)
Bonnie Green .... assistant to executive producer / assistant to executive producers / ... (89 episodes, 1977-1981)
Meryl O'Loughlin .... executive in charge of talent / talent executive (70 episodes, 1977-1980)
Allan Burns .... executive consultant (68 episodes, 1978-1981)
Susan Freedman .... research assistant / research / ... (67 episodes, 1978-1981)
Michele Gallery .... story editor / research assistant / ... (44 episodes, 1977-1980)
April Smith .... story editor (37 episodes, 1979-1981)
Marybeth Roden .... assistant to producers / assistant to producer (32 episodes, 1979-1980)
Lionel A. Ephraim .... production executive: MTM Enterprises (26 episodes, 1977-1979)
Leon Tokatyan .... executive story consultant / creative consultant / ... (26 episodes, 1977-1979)
George Rutter .... script supervisor (26 episodes, 1979-1981)
Martin Ryan Rosenberg .... location coordinator (24 episodes, 1977-1979)
Gary David Goldberg .... creative consultant (24 episodes, 1979-1980)
Abby Singer .... production executive: MTM Enterprises (24 episodes, 1979-1980)
Seth Freeman .... story editor (22 episodes, 1977-1978)
Deborah Barylski .... assistant to the producer (20 episodes, 1980-1981)
Steve Kline .... script consultant (20 episodes, 1980-1981)
Maggie Wittenburg .... location manager (20 episodes, 1980-1981)
Carol Straughn .... assistant to executive producers (16 episodes, 1977-1978)
Joni Chadkin .... location manager (14 episodes, 1979-1980)
Bonnie Prendergast .... script supervisor (12 episodes, 1977-1978)
James L. Brooks .... executive consultant (10 episodes, 1978-1979)
Gail Bellamy .... script supervisor (8 episodes, 1980-1981)
Nancy Greene .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Veronica K. Ehrenreich .... assistant to producers / assistant to producer (4 episodes, 1978)
Cleo Anton .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1977)
David Lawson .... location manager / location coordinator (3 episodes, 1979)
Carol Johnsen .... assistant to producer (3 episodes, 1980)
Betty McKeller .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1978)
Sandy Nelson .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1979)
Lloyd Nelson .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1981)
Cynthia Shaha .... assistant to executive producer (2 episodes, 1981)

Art Scholl .... pilot (unknown episodes, 1981)
Jim Carberry .... location manager (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey A. Humphreys .... studio utility (unknown episodes)
 

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Germany:50 min (113 episodes) | USA:60 min (114 episodes)
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Trivia:
Mrs. Pynchon, the widowed owner of the fictional Los Angeles Tribune, was based on Katherine Graham, the real widowed owner of the Washington Post, and on Dolly Schiff.See more »
Quotes:
Mrs. Pynchon:[to a man in a crowded elevator who is smoking a cigar] Would you please put that thing out?
Man in elevator:Whaddya own the elevator or something?
Mrs. Pynchon:[haughtily] The elevator, the building, the block!
Man in elevator:Oh, well then you must own this, too.
[hands her the burning cigar and steps off the elevator]
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Wonderland (2003)See more »

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13 out of 65 people found the following review useful.
Bleeding Hearts Delight, 12 June 2003
Author: Robert W. Anderson (bayareabob@mac.com) from United States

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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