Lou Grant: Season 5, Episode 5

Risk (30 Nov. 1981)

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Sharon McNeil gets a story about child pornography by promising not to reveal the names of her source. A promise her superiors at the Trib' and the L.A. police department soon want her to ... See full summary »

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Jack Bannon ...
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Lynne Moody ...
Sharon McNeil
Michael Alldredge ...
Kario Salem ...
Mike Schrader
J. Jay Saunders ...
Frederick Gibbs
Ken Smolka ...
Larry Hockney
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Gloria
Kate Zentall ...
Maggie Stayskall
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Sharon McNeil gets a story about child pornography by promising not to reveal the names of her source. A promise her superiors at the Trib' and the L.A. police department soon want her to break. Art goes out on a helicopter jump with some volunteer rescuers and young reporter Lance has big dreams involving dating Billie and becoming the first newsman in space. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Lieutenant McPhee: [Sharon has promised not to reveal her sources] What about the school the girl attends? We know that, eh, teacher contacted Joe Rossi initially. Is there a connection? This girl attend the same school?
Sharon McNeil: I couldn't tell you that, Lieutenant.
Lieutenant McPhee: Naturally we assume a connection. But if there is none, you could save us a lot of wasted effort.
[Sharon avoids answering by sipping from her coffee]
Lieutenant McPhee: By not answering, are you letting me know that there is a connection?
Sharon McNeil: [slightly agitated] By not answering, I'm...
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