Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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When a man saves the governor's life and then flees the scene, the paper launches a campaign to find his identity. When they find him and write a story revealing that he has a criminal ... See full summary »

Director:

Mel Damski

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
Jim McMullan ... William Danvers
Marlene Warfield Marlene Warfield ... Joanne Bartlett
Doria Cook-Nelson Doria Cook-Nelson ... Leslie Williams (as Doria Cook)
William Bryant ... Marston
Marilyn Coleman Marilyn Coleman ... Corrie
Shirley Jo Finney ... Pat
Hazel Medina Hazel Medina ... Janey
Kerry Sherman ... Barbara
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Storyline

When a man saves the governor's life and then flees the scene, the paper launches a campaign to find his identity. When they find him and write a story revealing that he has a criminal record, he blames the paper for hurting his business and ruining his engagement. Billie is upset at the lack of support for a halfway house that is on the verge of closing due to lack of funding. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1978 (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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Did You Know?

Quotes

Joe Rossi: Well, they already dusted the gun, but they tell me you need a complete set of ten prints to make an identification.
Lou Grant: You gotta be kidding...
Charlie Hume: A complete set of ten prints? I wonder how many crooks take the time?
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Connections

References Cabaret (1972) See more »

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