Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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Poison 

After Rossi's friend reveals that he has damaging information about the unsafe conditions at a nuclear plant, he is "accidentally" struck and killed by a car. Eager to prove that it was no ... See full summary »

Director:

Gene Reynolds

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 (credit only)
Belinda Montgomery ... Carol (as Belinda J. Montgomery)
Guy Boyd ... Sam Beecher
Paul Lambert ... Congressman Phelps
Jennifer Rhodes ... Dr. Roberta Giani
Carolyn Conwell Carolyn Conwell ... Mrs. Pratt
Arthur Batanides ... Stranger
Wayne Heffley ... Sheriff Turner
Michael Alldredge ... Worker #2
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Storyline

After Rossi's friend reveals that he has damaging information about the unsafe conditions at a nuclear plant, he is "accidentally" struck and killed by a car. Eager to prove that it was no accident, Rossi continues the investigation into the nuclear plant. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Trivia

When this episode originally aired, the name of the nuclear plant was still in the soundtrack. Later airings had every use of the original name re-dubbed with a new plant name (phonetically: "Tu-cor" or "Too-core") in all lines of dialog. See more »

Goofs

When Carol is taking the geiger counter around the first bedroom looking for radio-active material, she says "It's the same in my room," except that she had not gone into her room with the geiger counter. See more »

Quotes

Joe Rossi: And they can be subject to a years worth of radiation in a single day, right? Is that why you try to find new people?
Dr. Roberta Giani: Eh, that's generally right.
Joe Rossi: Generally right? Where specificaly am I not right? I don't wanna be inaccurate.
Dr. Roberta Giani: No, you're not inacurate.
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References Shane (1953) See more »

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1978 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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