Lou Grant

1977, TV Show

Full Episodes(70)

Latest Episode: Hazard

Mar 24, 1980 Season 3 Episode 24 watch on Hulu (Free)

Investigating allegations that a motorcycle being marketed to young people is unsafe, Rossi is offered proof by a whistle blower at the company, but Mrs. Pynchon refuses on principle to pay the $4000 he wants for the documents.

Guns

Mar 17, 1980 Season 3 Episode 23

Francie Fitzgerald, whom Lou thinks is an Irish colleague, turns out to be a gunrunner for the IRA. The reporters of the Tribune learn more about the "Troubles" and Art gets annoyed when people think his Irish ancestry makes him an expert on the matter.
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Influence

Mar 10, 1980 Season 3 Episode 22

Lou has to decide how to handle a co-worker's drinking problem. Mrs. Pynchon gets courted by a group of prominent businessmen, who have a secret agenda.
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Dogs

Mar 03, 1980 Season 3 Episode 21

After the theft of Mrs. Pynchon's dog Barney, the Tribune looks into the underreported problem of dogfighting. Rossi goes undercover to catch an interstate dogfighting ring.
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Blackout

Feb 18, 1980 Season 3 Episode 20

A power outage cripples most of the city, including the offices of the L.A. Tribune. If the staff can't find a way to get the next paper out, it will be the first time in 64 years that the Trib misses a day.
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Lou

Feb 11, 1980 Season 3 Episode 19

Several members of the Tribune's staff clash with Lou, who is having a really bad day.
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Censored

Feb 04, 1980 Season 3 Episode 18

A story on the banning and burning of books strikes close to home when Charlie Hume refuses to publish a controversial political cartoon, and an old friend of Lou's turns out to be behind a new book-burning crusade.
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Inheritance

Jan 28, 1980 Season 3 Episode 17

While researching the cancer-causing effects that the artificial hormone DES has among young women, Billie discovers that she is a "DES daughter." Meanwhile, Rossi covers the legal struggle of a young woman who has been disowned by her family.
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Cover-Up

Jan 21, 1980 Season 3 Episode 16

When a teacher in a private school is accused of sexual misconduct with a student, Mrs. Pynchon tries to stop the board from making a hasty decision about the future of a promising teacher. Meanwhile, Billie tries to uncover corruption in a film studio.
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Indians

Jan 14, 1980 Season 3 Episode 15

While covering an Indian marathon organized to protest the treatment of Indians in South America, the reporters of the Tribune meet several Native Americans.
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Brushfire

Jan 07, 1980 Season 3 Episode 14

Rossi and Billie cover a devastating local brush fire, and Animal's photos serve to lead police to the arrest of an arsonist. Meanwhile, struggling to save their home from the conflagration, Charlie Hume and his wife Marion reconcile their differences.
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Kids

Dec 24, 1979 Season 3 Episode 13

Billie researches an article about the suicide of two teenagers and the effects on their families, while Rossi does a story about the personal and professional pressures on child star Carly Mitchell. Meanwhile, Lou tries to help a troubled youngster.
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Hollywood

Dec 17, 1979 Season 3 Episode 12

The reporters of the Tribune get interested in the murder of a boxer thirty years ago. It leads them into the world of Hollywood's Golden Age.
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Andrew, Pt. II: Trial

Dec 10, 1979 Season 3 Episode 11

Cousin Andrew goes on trial for murder and the Trib staff feels the strain of covering the story because of Donovan’s close relationship to the defendant. Even as Andrew continues his erratic behavior in jail, Donovan argues that the legal system is better equipped to punish crime than prevent it.
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Andrew. Pt. I: Premonition

Dec 03, 1979 Season 3 Episode 10

Donovan's cousin Andrew is a mental patient whose own mother says he's like a ticking bomb, but nobody knows how to prevent the explosion. While Donovan's Aunt Edna worries over Andrew's increasingly hostile behavior, the Trib staff is enthralled by the purple prose that mysteriously turns up in the city room computers.
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Kidnap

Nov 26, 1979 Season 3 Episode 9

When Lou sends both Billie and Rossi to cover the kidnapping of a small town's high school basketball teams, they clash about who will beat the other to the scoop. Meanwhile, Mrs. Pynchon mulls over an offer to sell the Tribune to a large newspaper chain.
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Witness

Nov 12, 1979 Season 3 Episode 8

After a thug confesses to Billie about being hired to intimidate a lawyer in an investigation, the thug is murdered and Billie is threatened. She gets police protection, but has a hard time getting along with the officer assigned to guard her.
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Gambling

Nov 05, 1979 Season 3 Episode 7

A proposed ballot initiative raises the issue of illegal gambling. Lou is forced to fire the paper's business reporter when he violates conflict-of-interest rules in an attempt to pay off his gambling debts.
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Hype

Oct 29, 1979 Season 3 Episode 6

Rossi and Billie research a story about new medicine development at the L.A. University Medical Center, which provides critical funding for its continuation. The pressure causes a young researcher to falsify his results for a new arthritis medicine.
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Frame-Up

Oct 22, 1979 Season 3 Episode 5

Billie and the Tribune receive much criticism after her article describing a company as a big polluter causes it to cancel a planned move to L.A. Later Billie learns it was all just a ploy for the company to negotiate for more incentives and tax breaks.
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Charlatan

Oct 15, 1979 Season 3 Episode 4

The Trib's religion writer is critical of Rossi and Billie's article about an evangelist's financial irregularities. Lou wants to defend the right of a pornographer to print the names and addresses of undercover law enforcement officers in his magazine.
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Slammer

Oct 01, 1979 Season 3 Episode 3

Lou and Rossi work with prison inmates who are creating their own newspaper, but find that over-enthusiasm can lead to a dangerous situation. Meanwhile Charlie has to take on Mrs. Pynchon's tasks when she is called for jury duty.
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Expose

Sep 24, 1979 Season 3 Episode 2

A tabloid journalist interviews the city room staff for a feature on the Tribune. The resulting article paints a pretty negative picture, undermining the Tribune’s trustworthiness just when it has a scoop about a politician’s personal problems.
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Cop

Sep 17, 1979 Season 3 Episode 1

When a neighbor of his is murdered, Lou meets a young cop who has to hide his homosexuality from everyone else at the police force.
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