Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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Exposé 

The hard drinking husband of a popular female politician makes headlines while the Trib staff makes news itself in a gossip magazine. The Trib learns a hard lesson about what happens when ... See full summary »

Director:

Gene Reynolds

Writers:

Allan Burns (created by), James L. Brooks (created by) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Edward Asner ... Lou Grant
Robert Walden ... Joe Rossi
Linda Kelsey ... Billie Newman
Mason Adams ... Charlie Hume
Jack Bannon ... Art Donovan
Daryl Anderson ... Dennis "Animal" Price
Nancy Marchand ... Mrs. Pynchon
William Schallert ... Mark Worth
Louise Troy ... Bonita Worth
Richard Brestoff ... Mike Norvette
Julie Cobb ... Barbara Benedict
Ivan Bonar ... Foreign Editor
Emilio Delgado ... Rubin Castillo
Michael Irving Michael Irving ... Jayson
Allen Williams Allen Williams ... Adam Wilson
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Storyline

The hard drinking husband of a popular female politician makes headlines while the Trib staff makes news itself in a gossip magazine. The Trib learns a hard lesson about what happens when private lives become public from Rossi's tough coverage of elected official, Bonita Worth, and Lou's firing of a resentful reporter. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Mrs. Pynchon: We're going to have to let some people go.
Lou Grant: [stands up] That stinks! Why are you singling out my department?
Mrs. Pynchon: I'm not!
Lou Grant: How come the other departments aren't affected?
Mrs. Pynchon: They are!
Lou Grant: Why doesn't everyone share it equally?
Mrs. Pynchon: They will!
Lou Grant: It still stinks.
[sits down again]
Mrs. Pynchon: I agree! I hate firing people.
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References Lou Grant: Scandal (1978) See more »

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 1979 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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