Mary Tyler Moore: Season 1, Episode 1

Love Is All Around (19 Sep. 1970)

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On the rebound from a busted relationship, Mary Richards relocates to Minneapolis, where she quickly finds a new apartment, an associate producer's job at WJM-TV, and new friends.



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Thirty year old Mary Richards has just moved to Minneapolis to start a new life. She broke off a long term relationship with her now ex-boyfriend Bill. They were in a pre-engagement period for two years while Bill was going through medical school, he promising to marry her once he started his own practice. But when that time came, he didn't want to rush into marriage. In Minneapolis, Mary has to deal both with finding a place to live and finding a job. With the former, her friend, Phyllis Lindstrom, has found an apartment for her in the small building in which she herself lives. Mary will have to battle another tenant, Rhoda Morgenstern, a brash Jewish New Yorker, for that unit. With the latter, Mary applies for a secretarial job at WJM-TV News. After a less than conventional interview with the news' producer, Lou Grant, Mary instead is offered a job as associate producer, which is lower paid than the secretarial job and not very well defined in terms of the responsibilities. Mary's ... Written by Huggo

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In the first show, Phyllis's daughter Bess calls her mom and mother. In all other episodes she calls her Phyllis See more »


Lou Grant: Look, Miss, I was just about to have a drink, and I wouldn't mind some company. Want one?
Mary Richards: Oh, no thank you.
Lou Grant: I said I wouldn't mind some company.
Mary Richards: Well, all right, I'll... I'll have a Brandy Alexander.
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