Mary’s guest of honor at her latest dinner party is none other than Johnny Carson, but a blackout dims her plans.
After yet another disastrous date, Mary takes Georgette’s unlikely advice and decides to ask Lou out.
While discussing Mary’s marital status, Murray, Ted and Lou fantasize about what it would be like to be married to her.
Murray agrees to write a small article for Ted for $200, but when the article becomes a success, Ted takes all of the credit for himself.
Mary becomes the butt of numerous jokes when she accepts a date with a charming, older man who turns out to be Murray’s father.
The news staff is thrilled when WJN’s former weather man returns for a visit after landing a highly successful network job in New York. As usual, though, Ted has a scheme.
When the Happy Homemaker show gets cancelled, Sue Ann finagles her way into a newsroom job.
The Baxters become the stars of their own hit variety show, but success comes with a price.
In order to return a favor, Lou reluctantly agrees to set his old army buddy up on a date with Mary. To make matters worse, Lou must negotiate with Ted’s new agent—Georgette.
The staff is upset when the station manager hires a renowned critic who viciously attacks Minneapolis and its denizens.
Hoping to increase their leverage against the station, Lou and Mary join forces to demand a raise, but the scheme backfires.
At a convention in Hollywood, Ted is terrified and befuddled when an attractive young newspaper reporter tries to seduce him.
Lou is afraid that Mary is becoming addicted to sleeping pills when, after too many sleepless nights, she turns to prescription medication for help.
As the station prepares for the annual Teddy Awards, Murray is convinced that he will be overlooked yet again.
Lou may have finally met his match when he proposes to Mary’s Aunt Flo, a dedicated, hard-nosed journalist like himself.
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Audiences follow the daily trials and tribulations of Mary Richards, an up-and-coming associate producer at WJM-TV fighting to make a place for herself in a man's world. At work, she befriends her tough-but-lovable boss Lou Grant (Edward Asner; Up), compassionate long-suffering news writer Murray Slaughter (Gavin MacLeod; "The Love Boat") and pretentious anchorman Ted Baxter (Ted Knight; "The Love Boat"). At home Mary's corky acquaintances include upstairs neighbor Rhoda Morgenstern (Valerie Harper; "Rhoda"), a self-deprecating ex-New Yorker who becomes her best friend and their neurotic, self-involved landlady, Phyllis Lindstrom (Cloris Leachman; "Dancing with the Stars"). In the fifth season of the Emmy-winning hit show, Mary and her hilariously eccentric friends at WJM-TV weather a few storms -- sometimes literally. If her love life isn't challenging enough, Mary takes a crack at producing the news, and even has a brush with the law! Laughs are the lead story when a consultant turns the newsroom on its ear, Lou becomes Mary's neighbor, and Ted starts a rumor that he and Mary are dating. Featuring some of television's most memorable characters and story lines, this inimitable series belongs in every DVD collection.
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Over its seven-year run, The Mary Tyler Moore Show won twenty-nine Emmy Awards, more than any other comedy in television history.
o longer the new girl in town, Mary has come to think of the newsroom staff as family. But along with the good times and close friendships come the often trying?and ultimately hilarious?situations every family faces.
Classy, smart, funny, and confident--Mary Richards is the very embodiment of the independent career woman of the 1970s. As news producer for WJM-TV, Mary, along with her eclectic and hilarious cast of friends and co-workers, confronts some of life's biggest challenges head on--career advancement, dating, marriage, death and divorce--all with varying degrees of success, but always with a sense of humor and an optimistic outlook. Season Four of The Mary Tyler Moore Show shows why this endearing and enduring TV classic was the inspiration for a young generation who discovered that they, too, were "gonna make it after all."
In its third season, this groundbreaking comedy explored topics previously taboo on network television.
From the love and laughter of Mary's dinner parties to the chaos and camaraderie of the WJM-TV newsroom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show will always be known as the groundbreaking sit-com that turned the world on with a smile. Don't miss out on Season 6! Love is all around in this Emmy Award-winning classic, one of the best--and best loved--television shows of all time.
From the love and laughter of Mary's dinner parties to the chaos and camaraderie of the WJM-TV newsroom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show will always be known as the groundbreaking sit-com that turned the world on with a smile. Don't miss out on Season 7! Love is all around in this Emmy Award-winning classic, one of the best - and best loved -television shows of all time.
From the love and laughter of Mary's dinner parties to the chaos and camaraderie of the WJM-TV newsroom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show will always be known as the groundbreaking sit-com that turned the world on with a smile. Don't miss out on Season 5! Love is all around in this Emmy Award-winning classic, one of the best--and best loved--television shows of all time.
Mary Tyler Moore stars in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, one of the most realistic, well written and enduring situation comedies of all time. The supporting cast is one of the best ever ensembled for a sitcom.