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After three daughters, Murray is desperate for a son, but Marie (Joyce Bulifant) is not about to go through another pregnancy. Then fate intervenes in the form of a young orphan. Le Chan: Michael Higa. Andy: John Gabriel. Phil: David Frescoe.
Lou decides to sell his house because he thinks he's found the perfect place to live---Mary's building. James Burrows, who co-directed this episode, later became the prinicipal director on “Cheers.” Bess: Lisa Gerritsen. David: Clifford David.
Lou decides to give Ted a female co-anchor. Mary wants the job, but she has to get past Sue Ann first. This episode demonstrates why Betty White won an Emmy for her work in the fifth season. Enid: Rosalind Cash.
Mary pushes Lou for the chance to produce an entire show, but the challenge of putting the newscast together almost breaks her. Mel: Anthony Holland. Gus: Phillip R. Allen. Georgette: Georgia Engel. Sue Ann: Betty White.
Ted astonishes everyone---luckless Lou especially---when he comes up with a winning system for betting on football games. Director Jay Sandrich snared an Emmy for this episode. Andy: John Gabriel. Al: Tom Pedi. Sue Ann: Betty White.
Pampered Phyllis is horrified when Lars takes away her credit cards. Cloris Leachman won an Emmy for this episode, her last regular appearance on Moore's series before starring in the “Phyllis” spin-off. Helen Farrell: Doris Roberts. Bess: Lisa Gerrits (more…)
Eager to return to active reporting, Lou goes in search of corruption to expose on the WJM news, but takes aim at a phantom target, a political figure with a flawless record. Charlene: Sheree North. Man: Robert Emhardt. Bartender: Chuck Bergansky.
While Murray and Marie celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary, a lonely Ted decides to propose to Georgette (Georgia Engel). Ellen: Eileen McDonough. Marie: Joyce Bulifant. Murray: Gavin MacLeod. Ted: Ted Knight.
Mary plays mother hen to a prostitute (Barbara Colby) who will have to go to jail unless she finds a steady, reputable job. Colby first played the character on the “Will Mary Richards Go to Jail?” episode. Lou: Edward Asner. Ted: Ted Knight.