The Mary Tyler Moore Show : Father's Day (1973)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sitcom [TV], Workplace Comedy  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

The deep-set insecurities of pompous TV anchorman Ted Baxter (Ted Knight) are given quite a workout in this episode. With fear and loathing, Ted braces himself for a reunion with his father Robert -- who walked out on Ted when he was only a baby. Liam Dunn, a character actor most closely associated with the films of Mel Brooks, appears as the elder Baxter. "Father's Day" made its first network appearance on October 20, 1973.