Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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Rossi does a story on a child actress who is secretly unhappy about being deprived of a normal childhood and decides to run away. Lou tries to spend more time with a kid from his baseball team who is neglected by his divorced parents.

Director:

Alexander Singer

Writers:

Allan Burns (created by), James L. Brooks (created by) | 4 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 (credit only)
Matthew Labyorteaux ... Mark Donner
Nicholas Pryor ... Al Mitchell
Jenny Sullivan ... Meg Donner
Elizabeth Bliss Elizabeth Bliss ... Carly Mitchell
Barbara Jane Edelman Barbara Jane Edelman ... Barbara Hodges
Melinda Cordell ... Helen Mitchell
Michael J. Fox ... Paul Stone
Peggy Ann Garner ... Dixie Collins
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Storyline

Rossi does a story on a child actress who is secretly unhappy about being deprived of a normal childhood and decides to run away. Lou tries to spend more time with a kid from his baseball team who is neglected by his divorced parents.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Due to the collection of seashells in her trailer, Rossi jokingly asks if they are filming "Jaws 3" nearby. In reality, Jaws 3 (1983) was released three and a half years after this episode was aired. See more »

Quotes

Joe Rossi: You know, people like to read stories with happy endings. And I think the story that I would write would mean something to a lot of people, a lot of kids and a lot of adults. Don't you think?
Carly Mitchell: Sure do, Joe.
Joe Rossi: So, with your permission, why don't we just take this whole beautiful story and put it on the record?
Carly Mitchell: Absolutely... not.
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Connections

References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 December 1979 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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