Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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While helping test a new drug, Lou learns about the "publish or perish" research at a medical center with a publicity seeking director. Eager for new grants and honors, Dr. Duncan puts ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Levin

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
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
Harold Gould ... Dr. David Duncan
David Huffman ... Daniel Todson
Craig Wasson ... Michael Avenik
Silvana Gallardo Silvana Gallardo ... Rita Silvera
Paul Sparer Paul Sparer ... Damon Forrest
Will Buchanan Will Buchanan ... Clarke Gordon (as William Buchanan)
James Saito ... Steve Nakajima
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Storyline

While helping test a new drug, Lou learns about the "publish or perish" research at a medical center with a publicity seeking director. Eager for new grants and honors, Dr. Duncan puts pressure on youthful scientist, Todson, to speed up his experiments. At the same time, another young man surprises Lou with his occupation: human guinea pig. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1979 (USA) See more »

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MTM Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Michael Avenik: I'm leaving my body to science while I'm still alive.
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