Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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When a veteran reporter attempts suicide, Lou tries to help him by reuniting him with his family. Charlie is upset that Mrs. Pynchon overlooked him for a newly created position.

Director:

Peter Levin

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
Peter Hobbs ... George Driscoll
James Sloyan ... Hank Dougherty
Priscilla Pointer ... Elizabeth Driscoll
Sands Hall Sands Hall ... Amanda Driscoll
Jonathan Estrin Jonathan Estrin ... Dr. Schulman
Bart Burns ... Forbes
Ivan Bonar Ivan Bonar ... Schlosser
Allen Williams Allen Williams ... Adam Wilson
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Storyline

When a veteran reporter attempts suicide, Lou tries to help him by reuniting him with his family. Charlie is upset that Mrs. Pynchon overlooked him for a newly created position.

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 1981 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The press room, where the old reporter Driscoll works, is the "roll call" set from "Hill Street Blues." See more »

Quotes

Lou Grant: [sits down on side of George's bed in hospital room] Good evening, George.
George Driscoll: Where's Elizabeth?
Lou Grant: She went for coffee.
George Driscoll: Well you go with her. You get out of here!
Lou Grant: You wanna shout at me? Go ahead.
George Driscoll: I said get out!
Lou Grant: I mean it: scream, holler, throw a bedpan. Do anything you want, I'm not leaving. I'm one of those insensitive slobs who just doesn't care.
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