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Mary and Rhoda (2000)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | TV Movie 7 February 2000
The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonah Seimeier
Cecile Andrews
Rose Cronin (as Joie Lenz)
Meredith Rousseau
Tommy Hollis ...
News Cameraman
Gang Shooter
Video Editor
Eddie Korbich ...
Estate Lawyer
Paul - The Doorman
Gallery Curator


The old friends from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," Mary and Rhoda, are reunited, only to discover that Mary has a daughter named Rose and Rhoda's daughter is named Meredith. Written by Matthew D. Wilson <mdw1900@rit.edu>

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Big city. New start. Best friends.


Comedy | Drama | Romance


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7 February 2000 (USA)  »

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Mary & Rhoda  »

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Did You Know?


This was intended as a pilot for a revival series. Although the movie was the most-watched program that night, fans and critics were disappointed. Plans for a series were scrapped. See more »


When Mary is leaving Jonah's office after being hired, her purse switches from on to off to back on her shoulder between shots. See more »


Mary Richards Cronin: Well, this stinks!
Rhoda Morgenstern Gerard Rousseau: Mary, you don't have to use profanity, you know.
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Follows The Betty White Show (1977) See more »


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Written by Sonny Curtis
Performed by Joan Jett and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (as The Blackhearts)
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Nothing wrong with nostalgia
7 February 2000 | by (Orlando, FL) – See all my reviews

So Mary and Rhoda have aged--who hasn't? I was a teen when Mary premiered, and a "young adult" when it left the air. Yes, it was great to see Mary and Rho together, and yes, maybe the film didn't sustain the comedy of the original series, but there were enough moments that recalled the spirit of the series to make this a fitting tribute. Example: the producer who hires Mary and then dictates the idea for a new series about "old people." Isn't this typical of the mentality of present-day Hollywood TV and film "bean counters?" This may not be THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW at its best--but it's a pretty damned good look back at one of the best shows we grew up with in the 70s.

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