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Ted's pride over his first Teddy Award leads to a misunderstanding with Lou's old pal Walter Cronkite (appearing as himself), who pays a visit to the newsroom. Andy: John Gabriel. Ted: Ted Knight. Lou: Edward Asner. Murray: Gavin MacLeod. Georgette: Georgi (more…)
Lou dates Rhoda, which leads to a big misunderstanding. This is Valerie Harper's last regular appearance as Rhoda in the series. She would continue to play the character in the “Rhoda” spin-off. Sue Ann: Betty White. Lou: Edward Asner.
Ted joins Mary's creative writing class so he can compose his own news copy, but his ineptitude leads to stealing her idea for a paper. Nancy Walker (Ida Morgenstern) directed the episode. Mrs. Malone: Shirley O'Hara. Georgette: Georgia Engel.
The WJM staff haunts a singles bar for an unusual story but ends up scaring away all the customers. Moore won an Emmy for her work during the fourth season. Note the appearance of Penny Marshall as Toni. Dino: Richard Schaal. Alice: Arlene Golonka.
Mary refuses to reveal a source to a grand jury, and though she believes in a free press, she really doesn't want to go to jail. Ed. Weinberger and Stan Daniels earned an Emmy for their script, which opened the series' fifth season. Sherry: Barbara Colby (more…)
Ted takes advantage of Lou's feelings of remorse after Lou tosses him through the studio doors in a fit of anger. Former child actor Jackie Cooper directed this episode. Cooper also helmed several “M*A*S*H” episodes. Ted: Ted Knight. Lou: Edward Asner (more…)
Lou is intoxicated by a sexy barroom singer (Sheree North), until Murray and Ted start teasing him with stories about her past. North is best known for her scorching dance routine in the 1955 film “How to Be Very, Very Popular.” Drunk: Fred Festinger.
The newsroom staffers are annoyed when management hires a consultant (Richard Masur) to shape up the evening news. Peter Bonerz, Jerry the dentist from “The Bob Newhart Show,” directed this episode. Georgette: Georgia Engel. Sue Ann: Betty White.
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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)