17 sweet and silly behind-the-scenes pictures from 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'
We would have loved to work at WJM.
Image: The Everett Collection
The passing of Mary Tyler Moore has us all revisting the groundbreaking brilliance of her 1970s sitcom. Much of the show's success stemmed from the chemistry of the cast. The love and affection between the actors was palpable through the TV screen.
Taking a peek behind the scenes reveals this to be true. Photos from the set of The Mary Tyler Moore Show ooze happy vibes. Good luck finding a shoot from the set without a smile. They will make you smile, too.
We dug through the archive for some touching and revealing glimpses of the cast at work. You can see the results for yourself, when The Mary Tyler Moore Show airs on MeTV, Sundays at 1AM | 12C.
Raise your hand if you love Mary.
Moore and Valerie Harper shake a fist.
Hot off the wire.
Moore directs Georgia Engel on set.
Ted 'n' Ed.
Time to shoot another one!
We never noticed that Lou Grant has a ring with the initials "E.A." Hmm… what could that stand for? (That's a joke.)
Moore, Betty White, Ted Knight and Ed Asner ALL won Emmys in 1976. What a cast! (Though, Asner took his home for Rich Man, Poor Man.)
Walter Kronkite stops by to give Ted some tips.
Moore and husband Grant Tinker celebrate the 100th episode with some cake.
WHAT?! I'M WORKING. EVERYTHING IS FINE.
Working with Betty and Mary must always be like this.
It's almost midnight in Minneapolis!
Reunited in '92.