Season 1, Episode 6 Support Your Local Mother

First Aired: October 24, 1970

Nancy Walker makes her first appearance as Ida, Rhoda's meddling mother, a product of the guilt-inducing school of parenting. But when Rhoda refuses to see her, it's up to Mary to reconcile them. This episode won Emmys for writers James L. Brooks and Allan Burns. Rhoda: Valerie Harper. Phyllis: Cloris Leachman. Lou: Edward Asner.

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  • Premiered: September 19, 1970
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: One of the medium's most beloved, sharply written and performed sitcoms, about the newswoman who could turn the world on with her smile. A winner of nearly 30 Emmys over its seven years, it consistently produced witty, sophisticated episodes, including the… (more)

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