Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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Christmas 

Lou gets homesick with Christmas approaching. Billie does a story on a family that is homeless for the holidays and public donations begin to pour in. After Rossi improperly uses a quote, ... See full summary »

Director:

James Burrows

Writers:

James L. Brooks (created by), Allan Burns (created by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Asner ... Lou Grant
Robert Walden ... Joe Rossi
Linda Kelsey ... Billie Newman
Mason Adams ... Charlie Hume
Jack Bannon ... Art Donovan
Daryl Anderson ... Dennis "Animal" Price
Nancy Marchand ... Mrs. Pynchon
Verna Bloom ... Emily
Tim O'Connor ... Malcolm Findlay
Ben Hayes Ben Hayes ... Walter Harper
Carol O'Leary Carol O'Leary ... Kay Findlay
Bob Basso Bob Basso ... Santa Claus
Vivian Brown Vivian Brown ... Waitress
Allen Williams Allen Williams ... Adam Wilson
Pat Van Patten Pat Van Patten ... Alma Findlay (as Patricia Van Patten)
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Storyline

Lou gets homesick with Christmas approaching. Billie does a story on a family that is homeless for the holidays and public donations begin to pour in. After Rossi improperly uses a quote, Lou punishes him by assigning him to a boring story that turns out to be a juicy story. Written by Anonymous

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christmas episode | christmas | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 1977 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Mrs. Pynchon: Well, it's Christmas Eve again... do you ever get the feeling, that whoever is in charge of the time machine, is turning that handle just a tiny bit faster every year.
Charlie Hume: Seems like yesterday was summer.
Lou Grant: It was. It was 85 degrees.
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Connections

Referenced in Lou Grant: Exposé (1979) See more »

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