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The Mary Tyler Moore Show

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Season: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
9/19/1970 Ep 1: Love is All Around
Mary Richards decides to move to Minneapolis after being jilted by her fiancé and there joins her friend, Phyllis. Mary's life changes forever when she applies for a secretarial job at WJM-TV and when she moves into her new apartment.
9/26/1970 Ep 2: Today I Am a Ma'am
Mary is upset because she is outside the 15-29 demographic group, which the news channel considers young. However, she really cannot believe it when the mailroom boy calls her Ma'am. Rhoda soon takes it upon herself to get Mary to call her old boyfriend.
10/3/1970 Ep 3: Bess, You is My Daughter Now
Against her will, Mary finds herself the adoptive mother of her next door neighbor's child.
10/10/1970 Ep 4: Divorce Isn't Everything
Mary and Rhoda find out that divorcees at the Better Luck Next Time club can get group rates on charter flights to Paris and decide to join. However, Mary proves a hit with the club's members and gets elected to its board.
10/17/1970 Ep 5: Keep Your Guard Up
A football player turned insurance salesman applies for a job as a sportscaster and attaches himself to Mary. Mary and Rhoda discover that he hasn't had much success at anything and encourage him to pursue his dreams.
10/24/1970 Ep 6: Support Your Local Mother
Rhoda's mother, Ida, comes visiting and Rhoda refuses to see her. Ida stays with Mary but drives her crazy.
10/31/1970 Ep 7: Toulousse-Lautrec is One of My Favorite Artists
Mary begins seeing an author who appeared as a guest on WJM-TV's 'Scrutiny,' and becomes extremely self-conscious after discovering he is several inches shorter than her.
11/7/1970 Ep 8: The Snow Must Go On
A snowstorm leaves Mary producing her first program, broadcasting the results of the local elections. The show has to remain on until a winner is declared, but no word is received at the newsroom.
11/14/1970 Ep 9: Bob & Rhoda & Teddy & Mary
Mary is nominated for her first Television Editors' Award (the "Teddies"), but at home Rhoda's boyfriend, Bob, takes more of an interest in Mary than in Rhoda.
11/21/1970 Ep 10: Assistant Wanted, Female
Mary's workload gets too much so Lou allows her to hire an assistant. She chooses Phyllis who hinders more than she helps.
11/28/1970 Ep 11: 1040 or Fight
Mary is audited by the IRS, and the shy auditor takes an interest in her. Unfortunately, he has great difficulty telling her how he feels.
12/5/1970 Ep 12: Anchorman Overboard
Ted loses his self-confidence after speaking at Phyllis's club and Mary has to find a way to get Ted back on a high.
12/12/1970 Ep 13: He's All Yours
After Mary invites Lou's nephew home for dinner, she must confront false rumors in the newsroom the following day.
12/19/1970 Ep 14: Christmas and the Hard Luck Kid
Mary is forced to work not only on Christmas Day but Christmas Eve, too.
1/2/1971 Ep 15: Howard's Girl
Mary begins seeing Paul Arnell, the brother of her former boyfriend, Howard Arnell, and is shocked to discover that the brothers' parents still believe that she and Howard are an item.
1/9/1971 Ep 16: Party is Such Sweet Sorrow
Mary gets a tempting offer from a rival television station, but becomes reluctant to leave when her WJM-TV colleagues throw a farewell party for her.
1/16/1971 Ep 17: Just a Lunch
Mary reluctantly finds herself romantically involved with a married man.
1/23/1971 Ep 18: Second Story Story
Mary's apartment is burglarized, with only her clothes, stereo and television taken. Then next night, however, the whole apartment is cleaned out.
1/30/1971 Ep 19: We Closed in Minneapolis
Murray's play, "All Work and No Play," is finally produced but his happiness is short-lived when he discovers that the leading role will be played by Ted.
2/6/1971 Ep 20: Hi!
Mary is admitted into the hospital to have her tonsils removed, and shares a room with a grouchy woman who refuses to get along with anyone.
2/13/1971 Ep 21: The Boss Isn't Coming to Dinner
Mary discovers the real reason Mr. Grant has been turning down her dinner invitations—he and his wife have separated.
2/20/1971 Ep 22: A Friend in Deed
An irritating childhood friend drops by Mary's apartment, making use of her connection as Mary's former camp mate to introduce herself to the newsroom's staff.
2/27/1971 Ep 23: Smokey the Bear Wants You
Rhoda falls in love with a top executive, and is shocked to find that he wants to give up the high-flying lifestyle to become a forest ranger.
3/6/1971 Ep 24: The 45-Year-Old Man
When Lou is fired, Mary goes to confront the station owner, Wild Jack Munroe.
Season: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
9/18/1971 Ep 25: The Birds ... and ... um ... Bees
In the second-season premiere, after Mary Richards produces a "What's Your Sexual IQ?" documentary for the Six O'Clock News, Rhoda confesses to failing and Phyllis says that young Bess watched it.
9/25/1971 Ep 26: I Am Curious Cooper
Mary is intrigued by the voice of Lou Grant's friend, Mike Cooper, and asks to be set up with him. Lou breaks his policy of not matchmaking friends and colleagues.
10/2/1971 Ep 27: He's No Heavy ... He's My Brother
Mary and Rhoda take an unplanned vacation to Mexico but have to do a strange favor for a Mexican restaurant owner for reservations.
10/9/1971 Ep 28: Room 223
Mary and Rhoda enroll in a night school course in journalism and Mary begins dating the lecturer.
10/16/1971 Ep 29: A Girl's Best Mother Is Not Her Friend
When Ida, Rhoda's mother, visits, she sees how well Phyllis and Bess get on, and how closely Mary appears to her mother when they chat on the telephone, so she tries to be Rhoda's "friend."
10/23/1971 Ep 30: Cover Boy
Jack Cassidy guest stars as professional model Hal Baxter, who comes to visit his brother Ted at WJM-TV. Immediately, the two engage in a heated battle of sibling rivalry. In an effort to size up his brother, Ted claims that Mary is his girlfriend. Ted and Hal decide to go on a double-date with Mary and Rhoda.
10/30/1971 Ep 31: Didn't You Used to Be ... Wait ... Don't Tell Me
Mary attends her high school reunion and meets up with her former boyfriend, Howard Arnell, who continues to have feelings for her. Meanwhile, Rhoda tags along believing that people will "remember" her although she didn't attend Roseburg High.
11/6/1971 Ep 32: Thoroughly Unmilitant Mary
The writing and technical unions go on strike, leaving only Lou, Mary and Ted in the newsroom. WJM-TV makes Lou second cameraman on 'The Chuckles the Clown Show.' Because an upset Murray is on strike, Mary has to write the news stories. They are terrible, and when Lou criticizes them, she starts crying.
11/13/1971 Ep 33: And Now, Sitting in for Ted Baxter
Ted is forced to take a vacation, and the anchorman hired to sit in for him becomes a huge success.
11/20/1971 Ep 34: Don't Break the Chain
Mary gets a chain letter from Lou, and she is persuaded to send it on. To her surprise, one of the recipients comes for a visit, giving Mary a less than pleasant time dealing with him.
11/27/1971 Ep 35: The Six-and-a-Half-Year Itch
Mary, Rhoda and Lou go to a John Wayne movie, where they spot Lou's son-in-law with an unknown woman.
12/4/1971 Ep 36: ... Is a Friend in Need
Rhoda loses her job as a window-dresser and isn't in a hurry to find something new. When there is a job opening at WJM-TV, Mary lies to Rhoda and tells her the job has been filled, to Lou's surprise.
12/11/1971 Ep 37: The Square-Shaped Room
When Edie is out of town, Lou hires Rhoda to redecorate his living room. However, Rhoda's tastes are too modern.
12/18/1971 Ep 38: Ted Over Heels
After Ted appears on 'The Chuckles the Clown Show,' he falls in love with Chuckles' daughter.
1/1/1972 Ep 39: The Five-Minute Dress
After volunteering some of her spare time for a worthy cause, Mary begins dating the Governor's aide. Unfortunately, the aide's duties cause him to break every date.
1/8/1972 Ep 40: Feeb
After an incompetent waitress is fired after Mary complains about her poor service, Mary feels obliged to hire her when she applies for an assistant's job at WJM-TV.
1/15/1972 Ep 41: The Slaughter Affair
Murray takes on a night job as a cab driver in order to save up and buy his wife, Marie, a new car for their 10th wedding anniversary. However, Marie becomes suspicious about Murray's absences and fears that Murray is having an affair with Mary Richards.
1/22/1972 Ep 42: Baby Sit-Com
Mary agrees to babysit Bess for the weekend, but then a former boyfriend, in town for a few days, asks her out. When she can't find a babysitter for Bess on such short notice, she ends up asking Lou.
1/29/1972 Ep 43: More Than Neighbors
After being persuaded by Phyllis, Ted moves into a vacant apartment below Mary's but Mary and Rhoda are not thrilled by the prospect.
2/5/1972 Ep 44: The Care and Feeding of Parents
Bess gets top marks for a report she wrote for school, and Phyllis pressures her to write a book based on it, calling on Mary for help.
2/12/1972 Ep 45: Where There's Smoke, There's Rhoda
When Rhoda's apartment is destroyed by fire, she moves in with Mary. The two find that while they are best friends, they make awful roommates.
2/19/1972 Ep 46: You Certainly Are a Big Boy
Mary begins dating an architect and is astonished to learn that his son is only six years younger than she is.
2/26/1972 Ep 47: Some of My Best Friends Are Rhoda
Through a minor car accident, Mary befriends a young woman, Joanne. Rhoda becomes jealous when Mary spends a lot of time with Joanne, but Mary quickly ends the new friendship when she discovers Joanne is anti-Semitic and disapproves of Rhoda.
3/4/1972 Ep 48: His Two Right Arms
Mary gets City Councilman Pete Peterson to appear on 'Face the People' and discovers that he is completely incompetent. She and his aides try to bring him up to speed on current events so he can make a good impression on the show.
Season: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
9/16/1972 Ep 49: The Good-Time News
Mary is given the task of making The Six O'clock News more upbeat, and her plans are on target to succeed until they're frustrated by Ted.
9/23/1972 Ep 50: What is Mary Richards Really Like?
Mary is interviewed by a newspaper columnist and ends up telling a little too much.
9/30/1972 Ep 51: Who's in Charge Here?
Lou is promoted to the position of program director, but has to decide to whom his old job should go. Meanwhile, The Six O'clock News begins falling apart without him.
10/7/1972 Ep 52: Enter Rhoda's Parents
Ida Morgenstern, Rhoda's mother, mistakenly believes that her husband is seeing other women, so Rhoda and Mary try to clear things up between them.
10/14/1972 Ep 53: It's Whether You Win or Lose
When Lou's trip to Las Vegas is cancelled, Mary organizes a poker game at the office where Murray loses a substantial amount to Ted.
10/21/1972 Ep 54: Rhoda the Beautiful
After losing 20 pounds, Rhoda enters a beauty contest at work, but continues to put herself down.
10/28/1972 Ep 55: Just Around the Corner
Mary is worried that her parents, who have moved to the Twin Cities to be close to her, may pry into her life too much.
11/4/1972 Ep 56: But Seriously, Folks
Mary begins dating the writer of 'The Chuckles the Clown Show,' whose real ambition is to become a stand-up comedian.
11/11/1972 Ep 57: Farmer Ted and the News
Ted refuses to sign his contract renewal until Lou agrees to let him pursue other ventures, a decision he soon regrets when Ted begins appearing in commercials.
11/18/1972 Ep 58: Have I Found a Guy for You
Two of Mary's friends separate and Mary accepts a date from the husband.
11/25/1972 Ep 59: You've Got a Friend
Mary becomes concerned when her father, newly retired, appears to have no friends or hobbies in Minneapolis, and tries to take on the role herself.
12/2/1972 Ep 60: It Was Fascination, I Know
Bess's 15-year-old boyfriend falls in love with Mary and begins to surprise her with visits to her apartment and work.
12/9/1972 Ep 61: Operation: Lou
Lou goes to hospital to have a piece of World War II shrapnel removed and, surprisingly, he and Ted become best friends.
12/16/1972 Ep 62: Rhoda Morgenstern: Minneapolis to New York
Rhoda is offered a job at Bloomingdale's in New York City, and much to Mary's surprise, she accepts it.
12/23/1972 Ep 63: The Courtship of Mary's Father's Daughter
Mary runs into her former boyfriend, Dan Whitfield, in an elevator. Subsequently, Dan realizes he still has feelings for Mary, breaks off his engagement and begins dating her again.
1/6/1973 Ep 64: Lou's Place
Lou spots an opportunity to buy a bar after realizing a lifelong dream. However, he is short of several thousand dollars and Ted is the only one who can come to his aid.
1/13/1973 Ep 65: My Brother's Keeper
Phyllis wants to set up her visiting brother with Mary, but instead he hits it off with Rhoda and begins spending time with her to Phyllis's disapproval.
1/20/1973 Ep 66: The Georgette Story
Mary and Rhoda try to encourage Georgette to take a stand for herself after seeing how Ted takes advantage of her.
1/27/1973 Ep 67: Romeo and Mary
Rhoda introduces Mary to a very irritating Warren Sturges, who tries everything including a giant billboard across the road from the WJM-TV offices to get her to accept his marriage proposal.
2/3/1973 Ep 68: What Do You Do When the Boss Says, "I Love You"?
WJM has yet another new program director, but this time it's a woman. And she's got a crush on Lou.
2/10/1973 Ep 69: Murray Faces Life
Murray becomes depressed when he realizes that the years are passing him by, after he learns that a contemporary has won a Pulitzer Prize.
2/17/1973 Ep 70: Remembrance of Things Past
A former boyfriend visiting Minneapolis calls Mary who, deep down, wants to see him again but she has been hurt by him too many times before.
2/24/1973 Ep 71: Put On a Happy Face
Everything goes right for Rhoda and everything goes wrong for Mary on a disastrous day when she is due to go to the Teddies.
3/3/1973 Ep 72: Mary Richards and the Incredible Plant Lady
Mary lends Rhoda almost $1,200 to start a new venture and worries she may never see her money again, after Rhoda postpones repayment, hires Georgette full-time and begins expanding her business.
Season: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
9/15/1973 Ep 73: The Lars Affair
Phyllis finds out that Lars has been having an affair with Sue Ann Nivens, the star of WJM-TV's 'The Happy Homemaker.'
9/22/1973 Ep 74: Angels in the Snow
Mary begins dating a younger man and soon discovers there is a generation gap when they go to his friends' party.
9/29/1973 Ep 75: Rhoda's Sister Gets Married
Rhoda and Mary fly to New York for Rhoda's younger sister's wedding. Rhoda's mother downplays the whole thing fearing that Rhoda is envious.
10/6/1973 Ep 76: The Lou and Edie Story
On the advice of their marriage counselor, Lou's wife, Edie, decides to move out. Lou is heartbroken by the prospect.
10/13/1973 Ep 77: Hi There, Sports Fans
Mary asks for more responsibility and Mr. Grant gives it to her: hire a new sportscaster, and fire the old one.
10/20/1973 Ep 78: Father's Day
Ted meets his father, who deserted him as a baby.
10/27/1973 Ep 79: Son of "But Seriously Folks"
Mary's former boyfriend, Wes Callison, gets a job in the newsroom but his affection for Mary gets in the way of his work.
11/3/1973 Ep 80: Lou's First Date
Lou gives Mary the task of finding him a date for an awards ceremony. A name mix-up means that Lou winds up taking out an 80-year-old woman.
11/10/1973 Ep 81: Love Blooms at Hemples
Rhoda begins dating the boss of Hemple's and falls deeply in love with him. She wants to tell him how she feels, but Mary warns her to take things slowly.
11/17/1973 Ep 82: The Dinner Party
Mary invites Congresswoman Geddes to a fancy dinner at her home, trying hard to ensure that everything is perfect.
11/24/1973 Ep 83: Just Friends
Lou is still heartbroken over Edie's departure and asks Mary to help them get back together.
12/1/1973 Ep 84: We Want Baxter
Phyllis persuades Ted to stand for local government. Ted agrees and goes so far as to quit his job at WJM-TV.
12/8/1973 Ep 85: I Gave at the Office
Murray's daughter, Bonnie, is looking for a job and Mary is persuaded into giving her one, but Bonnie is not as efficient as everyone had hoped.
12/15/1973 Ep 86: Almost a Nun's Story
Georgette finds Ted making out with a woman in his dressing room. She then decides to enter a nunnery, but the head nun talks her out of it.
12/22/1973 Ep 87: Happy Birthday, Lou!
Lou is closing in on 50 and today is his birthday. Mary can't stand the thought of the now-separated Lou celebrating his birthday all alone, so she arranges a surprise party for him. That evening, she invites Lou over for a drink and the doorbell rings
1/5/1974 Ep 88: WJM Tries Harder
Mary begins dating the anchorman from Minneapolis's top news show and becomes ashamed of WJM-TV's smaller news operation.
1/12/1974 Ep 89: Cottage for Sale
Phyllis, who has gotten her real estate license, persuades Lou to sell his house. However, Lou hasn't really made up his mind whether he wants to move.
1/19/1974 Ep 90: The Co-Producers
Mary and Rhoda are given permission to develop a new show for WJM but their dreams begin to fade when they find out that the hosts will be Ted and Sue Ann, who both begin to interfere with their plans.
1/26/1974 Ep 91: Best of Enemies
When Rhoda tells Mary's secret—that she never graduated from college as she claimed on her job application—their friendship is suddenly put at risk.
2/2/1974 Ep 92: Better Late ... That's a Pun ... Than Never
Working into the early morning and delirious, Mary and Rhoda take some artistic liberties updating WJM's obituaries, and, when one of them is read on the air, there are serious consequences.
2/9/1974 Ep 93: Ted Baxter Meets Walter Cronkite
After a heavy self-promotion campaign, Ted wins his first Teddy Award. When Walter Cronkite comes to the newsroom, Ted assumes that he will be hired.
2/16/1974 Ep 94: Lou's Second Date
Lou and Rhoda find they have a lot in common and begin seeing each other on a casual basis but everyone assumes that the romance is serious.
2/23/1974 Ep 95: Two Wrongs Don't Make a Writer
Ted joins Mary at a night-school class in creative writing, and winds up plagiarizing her assignment.
3/2/1974 Ep 96: I Was a Single for WJM
Mary goes to a singles bar to research a documentary, but on the night the crew arrives for filming, the same people who were willing to tell Mary everything don't want to be seen on camera.
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9/14/1974 Ep 97: Will Mary Richards Go to Jail?
Mary faces the possibility of a term behind bars when she refuses to reveal her source for a story about graft in high places.
9/21/1974 Ep 98: Not Just Another Pretty Face
Mary's new romance with a tall, dark and very handsome man seems to be progressing quite well, until her friends convince her that she's attracted to him only because he's so attractive.
9/28/1974 Ep 99: You Sometimes Hurt the One You Hate
Mary comes to regret her advocacy of non-violence when Ted Baxter takes advantage of Lou Grant's new image as the office "pussycat" and becomes more insufferable than ever.
10/5/1974 Ep 100: Lou and That Woman
Lou's prospective new girlfriend is a lounge singer with a shady past.
10/12/1974 Ep 101: The Outsider
Tensions mount and morale drops when a young consultant, hired by Lou Grant to boost the ratings, begins usurping Mary's responsibilities and ordering changes in Ted's on-the-air delivery and Murray's copy.
10/19/1974 Ep 102: I Love a Piano
Lou puts on a brave face when he learns that his ex-wife, Edie, is remarrying.
10/26/1974 Ep 103: A New Sue Ann
Lou has spent the night with Sue Ann, and confides in Mary. Their friendship is almost ruined when Mary is unable to keep the secret.
11/2/1974 Ep 104: Menage-a-Phyllis
John Saxon guest stars as Mike Tedesco, the man Phyllis Lindstrom dates for intellectual purposes, who creates a rather unusual triangle when he begins taking Mary out as well.
11/9/1974 Ep 105: Not a Christmas Story
An invitation from Sue Ann Nivens to Christmas dinner—in the middle of November—is the last thing Mary and the newsroom staff want, but it is exactly what they get.
11/16/1974 Ep 106: What Are Friends For?
When Mary and Sue Ann attend a broadcaster’s convention in Chicago, Mary learns that Sue Ann is actually a very lonely person.
11/23/1974 Ep 107: A Boy's Best Friend
Ted Baxter's mother decides to live with her boyfriend rather than marry him.
11/30/1974 Ep 108: A Son for Murray
Murray Slaughter, the father of three daughters, suddenly decides that he wants a son, a desire that creates not only a rift between Murray and his wife, Marie, but between Mary and the men in the newsroom.
12/7/1974 Ep 109: Neighbors
Lou Grant moves into Rhoda's old apartment and takes over Mary's private life in much the same way he runs things at the office.
12/14/1974 Ep 110: A Girl Like Mary
Lou decides to add a female newscaster to his staff and gives orders to find a "girl like Mary," which leads Mary, as well as Sue Ann Nivens, to audition for the job.
12/21/1974 Ep 111: An Affair to Forget
Are Mary and Ted having a romance? And who would believe it? Maybe no one, but Ted is dropping little hints around the newsroom that Mary is denying like crazy.
1/4/1975 Ep 112: Mary Richards: Producer
Producer of WJM-TV's news program in name only, Mary asks Lou for the chance to actually produce the show on her own, and she gets it—along with the last-minute problems and decisions that go with the job.
1/11/1975 Ep 113: The System
Gambling fever takes over the WJM newsroom when Ted, who knows nothing about gambling, invents a "can't-miss" system for betting on football games.
1/18/1975 Ep 114: Phyllis Whips Inflation
Phyllis suffers the ultimate indignation when she's forced to seek a job after Lars suggests she live within a budget and cuts off her credit cards.
1/25/1975 Ep 115: The Shame of the Cities
Lou tries to recapture the dynamism of the crusading reporter he once was by launching an investigation into corruption in big-city politics.
2/1/1975 Ep 116: Marriage Minneapolis Style
Ted gets swept up in the spirit of Murray's 20th wedding anniversary party and chooses the most public place possible to pop the question to Georgette.
2/8/1975 Ep 117: You Try To Be a Nice Guy
Mary takes on the frustrating task of helping Sherry Ferris, a girl with whom she once shared a jail cell, "go straight," even though the girl herself doesn't seem too thrilled with the idea.
2/15/1975 Ep 118: You Can't Lose 'em All
Lou Grant wins an award but is terrified at the thought of making an acceptance speech.
2/22/1975 Ep 119: Ted Baxter's Famous Broadcasters' School
Ted and Georgette decide to adopt a son after Ted is informed he cannot have children.
3/8/1975 Ep 120: Anyone Who Hates Kids and Dogs
Mary is in a quandary when she realizes that she just can't stand the young son of the handsome man she's been dating.
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9/13/1975 Ep 121: Edie Gets Married
When Lou's ex-wife remarries, he tries to pretend that it doesn't bother him.
9/20/1975 Ep 122: Mary Moves Out
Depressed and in a rut, Mary moves to a new apartment.
9/27/1975 Ep 123: Mary's Father
Guilt plagues Mary Richards when a handsome priest confides in her that he is going to leave the church and she suspects it's all because of her.
10/4/1975 Ep 124: Murray In Love
Murray has secretly been in love with Mary for years, and he can't keep his feelings hidden any more.
10/11/1975 Ep 125: Ted's Moment of Glory
Ted auditions to be a game show host in New York.
10/18/1975 Ep 126: Mary's Aunt
Eileen Heckart guest-stars as Mary Richards' Aunt Flo, a prestigious newspaper journalist and an overwhelming prima donna.
10/25/1975 Ep 127: Chuckles Bites the Dust
Everyone in the office is laughing about the amusing demise of Chuckles the Clown—everyone except Mary.
11/1/1975 Ep 128: Mary's Delinquent
Mary and Sue Ann try their hand at being big sisters to two delinquent girls.
11/8/1975 Ep 129: Ted's Wedding
A quiet luncheon Mary hosts for Ted and Georgette turns into an erratic, spontaneous wedding when Ted pops the question.
11/15/1975 Ep 130: Lou Douses an Old Flame
Lou contends with the return of an old flame that dumped him 30 years ago.
11/22/1975 Ep 131: Mary Richards Falls in Love
Mary believes she's found true love.
11/29/1975 Ep 132: Ted's Tax Refund
Ted is overjoyed when he gets a tax refund and splurges out on everyone at the newsroom, but is later shocked when the IRS informs him that he will be audited.
12/6/1975 Ep 133: The Happy Homemaker Takes Lou Home
Trapped, hooked and reeled in, Lou Grant discovers he's been had when Sue Ann Nivens, WJM-TV's "Happy Homemaker," finally maneuvers him to her apartment for a romantic dinner.
12/13/1975 Ep 134: One Boyfriend Too Many
Mary Richards finds herself in a complicated situation when she is pursued by two charming bachelors, each of whom is seeking her constant companionship.
12/20/1975 Ep 135: What Do You Want to Do When You Produce?
Murray, looking for a higher salary and career advancement, unwisely accepts the position of producer of Sue Ann's 'Happy Homemaker.'
1/3/1976 Ep 136: Not With My Wife, I Don't
Georgette wants to leave Ted.
1/10/1976 Ep 137: The Seminar
Lou refuses to admit he has lost touch with the prestigious contacts he once knew in Washington, D.C., when he takes Mary to the capital city for a press seminar.
1/17/1976 Ep 138: Once I Had a Secret Love
Lou has a fling with Sue Ann, and then moves mountains to try to keep his co-workers from finding out.
1/24/1976 Ep 139: Menage-a-Lou
Lou is jealous of an ex-girlfriend's new flame.
1/31/1976 Ep 140: Murray Takes a Stand
Murray is the sole protestor of the unpopular policies of WJM-TV's new owner.
2/7/1976 Ep 141: Mary's Aunt Returns
Mary's Aunt Flo bets Lou she can write a better news story than he can.
2/21/1976 Ep 142: A Reliable Source
Mary tries to protect an old friend who is running for Congress from some incriminating news.
2/28/1976 Ep 143: Sue Ann Falls in Love
Sue Ann's new flame makes a play for Mary.
3/6/1976 Ep 144: Ted and the Kid
Ted and Georgette find they cannot have children; Lou is stuck taking care of an unwanted and obnoxious dog.
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9/25/1976 Ep 145: Mary Midwife
Georgette gives birth at Mary's dinner party. With the hospital and doctor too far away, Lou and Mary help deliver the baby.
10/2/1976 Ep 146: Mary the Writer
Mary decides to take a creative writing course, and is less than delighted with the criticism Lou levels at her efforts.
10/9/1976 Ep 147: Sue Ann's Sister
Sue Ann becomes deeply depressed when her sister arrives and gets an offer to do a competing homemaker show in Minneapolis.
10/16/1976 Ep 148: What's Wrong with Swimming?
Mary hires a new sportscaster who refuses to cover any sports but swimming and is faced with the prospect of firing her.
10/23/1976 Ep 149: Ted's Change of Heart
Ted suffers a heart attack on the air and for the next few days becomes conscious of how precious life is.
10/30/1976 Ep 150: One Producer Too Many
Lou promotes Murray to co-producer against Mary's wishes to prevent him from accepting a producer's job at a rival television station.
11/6/1976 Ep 151: My Son, the Genius
Ted and Georgette are initially disturbed to find that their son, David, is not doing well at school, but a psychiatrist's test shows that he is a genius. Unfortunately, David lets this go to his head and takes advantage of Ted.
11/13/1976 Ep 152: Mary Gets a Lawyer
Mary faces a contempt charge for not revealing her news source. Lou recommends a lawyer friend who takes a romantic interest in Mary.
11/20/1976 Ep 153: Lou Proposes
Lou realizes that he has feelings for Mary's Aunt Flo, a journalist with a similar pride and passion in the news profession.
11/27/1976 Ep 154: Murray Can't Lose
Lou learns from a source on the Teddy Award's panel that Murray will finally win an award for his news writing.
12/4/1976 Ep 155: Mary's Insomnia
Mary is having trouble sleeping and resorts to pills, which has Lou concerned that she's become addicted to them.
12/11/1976 Ep 156: Ted's Temptation
Mary and Murray find it hard to believe that an attractive young journalist has tried to seduce Ted while they are at a convention in Hollywood.
12/25/1976 Ep 157: Look at Us, We're Walking
Mary and Lou threaten to quit after the new station manager refuses to give them a raise.
1/8/1977 Ep 158: The Critic
The new Six Oclock News critic starts attacking the residents of Minneapolis.
1/15/1977 Ep 159: Lou's Army Reunion
Lou desperately wants to find a way to return a favor to an army buddy but is distraught when he asks Lou to fix him up on a date with Mary.
1/22/1977 Ep 160: The Ted and Georgette Show
Ted and Georgette successfully audition for their own variety show, which becomes a big hit, but Georgette eventually finds that she would prefer being a wife and mother.
1/29/1977 Ep 161: Sue Ann Gets the Ax
Sue Ann's 'Happy Homemaker' show is canceled, but she is determined to stay at WJM and asks Mary to give her a job in the newsroom.
2/5/1977 Ep 162: Hail the Conquering Gordy
WJM's former weatherman, Gordy Howard, returns to visit Minneapolis after becoming a highly successful network presenter in New York. Ted is desperate for a chance to join Gordy.
2/12/1977 Ep 163: Mary and the Sexagenarian
Mary happily accepts a date from a charming older man without realizing that he's Murray's father, but everyone else has difficulty coming to terms with the difference in their ages.
2/19/1977 Ep 164: Murray Ghosts for Ted
Ted offers Murray $200 to write an article on his behalf. The article becomes a success, but Ted refuses to share the credit with Murray.
2/26/1977 Ep 165: Mary's Three Husbands
Murray, Ted and Lou fantasize about being married to Mary.
3/5/1977 Ep 166: Mary's Big Party
Mary has planned a fancy party at her apartment, with a mystery guest of honor, but the power in the building goes before he arrives.
3/12/1977 Ep 167: Lou Dates Mary
Mary has another disastrous date and worries she'll never meet the right man, until Georgette points out that every quality she seeks can be found in Lou Grant.
3/19/1977 Ep 168: The Last Show
In the upside world of WJM, there's a shakeup in the newsroom and everybody but Ted gets fired, including Mary, who is left to turn out the lights.