Bridget Loves Bernie

  • 1972
  • 1 Season

A Jewish writer marries an Irish-Catholic teacher, with ensuing (and predictable) culture clashes between their families. Ratings were good, but some religious groups were uneasy with the interfaith-marriage concept, and CBS yanked the sitcom---which was sandwiched between `All in the Family' and `The Mary Tyler Moore Show'---after one season. Stars Mer (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 10 A Little White Lie That Grew and Grew and Grew

First Aired: November 18, 1972

Mission impossible: convince Bernie's devout aunt that Bridget is Jewish. Bernie: David Birney. Aunt Ruthie: Nancy Walker. Bridget: Meredith Baxter. Otis: Bill Elliott.

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