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Ted develops a crush on the pretty daughter (Arlene Golonka) of Chuckles the Clown and struggles to keep his feelings under wraps. Golonka, a regular on “Mayberry, R.F.D.,” was a popular sitcom actress in the 1960s and '70s. Ted: Ted Knight. Murray: Ga (more…)
Mary becomes frustrated with her new boyfriend, a handsome politician who keeps breaking their dates. This episode was written by Pat Nardo and Gloria Banta, whose surnames were used for characters played by Marilu Henner and Tony Danza on “Taxi,” a sh (more…)
Mary hires an incompetent waitress (Barbara Sharma) as a secretary at WJM, but she still can't cut the mustard. Variety-show trivia alert: Sharma was a member of the “Laugh-In” cast, while the writers of this episode, Dick Clair and Jenna McMahon, also (more…)
Murray moonlights as a cab driver to surprise his wife with a car, but Marie (Joyce Bulifant) suspects he's cheating on her---with Mary. Murray: Gavin MacLeod. Lou: Edward Asner. Rhoda: Valerie Harper. Ted: Ted Knight.
Mary agrees to baby-sit Bess (Lisa Gerritsen) as a favor to Phyllis, but when she has to back out, Lou grudgingly fills in for her. Edward Asner won his second consecutive Emmy this season for his portrayal of Lou Grant. Sandy: Joshua Bryant. DeeDee: Lesli (more…)
Aghast at the prospect of Ted Baxter moving into their building, Mary and Rhoda team up to keep him out. Director Jay Sandrich also helmed most of the episodes of “The Cosby Show.” Michael Lee: Jack Bender. Ted: Ted Knight.