Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)
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In the hospital for a tonsillectomy, Mary must share a room with a very grumpy patient.

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Mary is reluctant to tell anyone that she is going into the hospital to remove a tonsil, which has regrown after being removed when she was a child, if only because it is, as she describes it, such a teensy-weensy issue that usually only affect little children. Her insurance only covers a semi-private room, but she welcomes having a roommate for the company and support. She may change her mind when she meets her roommate, Loretta Kuhne, who describes herself as the antithesis of Miss Congeniality. Regardless, Mary can't help but try to get involved with Loretta's seemingly troubled life, which not only includes the two reasons for her hospitalization - a broken leg and a inflamed ulcer - but also a strained marriage. Will Loretta eventually let her in? Written by Huggo

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6 February 1971 (USA)  »

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Rhoda Morgenstern: Now, little Mary Richards, you're going bye-bye to a nice white room. Yes, you are! You put your little headie down and go to sleep... and you have sweet dreams. And, then the Tonsil Fairy comes - and he yanks out your throat.
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Love Is All Around
Written and performed by Sonny Curtis
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Just a Little Sexist
1 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

Mary has a tonsil grow back and must have surgery to remove it. Since it is usually a kid problem, she is embarrassed to tell her co-workers. Lou gets it out of her and is quite critical. When she goes to the hospital, Rhoda substitutes a sexy little nightgown for her more conservative one. This is one of those instances where the producers played on Mary Tyler Moore's attractiveness for effect. It's a little thing but she was quite striking. When she meets her roommate, Loretta (played by Pat Carrol whom I remember from game shows), the woman is incredibly hostile to her. Mary, in her perky way, tries to befriend her but to no avail. At times this is funny, but ultimately, I found it to be a little sad. Another thing. I've had kids with tonsils removed as well as my own experience. Mary recovered awfully fast. It's not like that for a few days.


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