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Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid 

While on a break from her job at a department store as one of Santa's helpers, Ann tells Donald about a Christmas she spent with one of her students while she was a teacher at a boarding ... See full summary »

Director:

John Erman

Writers:

Bill Persky (created by), Sam Denoff (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Marlo Thomas ... Ann Marie
Ted Bessell ... Donald Hollinger
Lew Parker Lew Parker ... Lew Marie
June Vincent ... Tommy's Mother
John Fiedler ... Mr. Merriman
Christopher Shea ... Tommy Phillips (as Chris Shea)
Jean-Michel Michenaud ... Roger Green (as Gerald Michenaud)
Don Keefer ... Mr. Carson
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Storyline

While on a break from her job at a department store as one of Santa's helpers, Ann tells Donald about a Christmas she spent with one of her students while she was a teacher at a boarding school. A little boy name Tommy, who has always spent Christmas in hotels, is stuck at the school while his parents finish working on a movie. Since she's isn't allowed to bring him home with her, Ann stays at the school with him to give him his first happy Christmas. Written by A Girl

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1966 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Daisy Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

James L. Brooks, the writer of this episode, would write a sequel of sorts but as the first Christmas special for The Mary Tyler Moore show in 1970 called Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid II. See more »

Goofs

The phone doesn't ring just before Mr. Marie picks it up to talk to Ann. See more »

Quotes

Donald 'Don' Hollinger: If you don't really know her, why did she buy you a present?
Ann Marie: Well, her son's a friend of mine.
Donald 'Don' Hollinger: Yes, she told me that.
Ann Marie: Did she also tell you about the time I almost ruined his Christmas?
Donald 'Don' Hollinger: Why? You tell him there was no Santa Claus?
Ann Marie: There's no what...?
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Connections

Referenced in Mary Tyler Moore: Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid II (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

That Girl Theme Song
(uncredited)
Written by Sam Denoff and Earle Hagen
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