The Mary Tyler Moore Show : Hail the Conquering Gordy (1977)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sitcom [TV], Workplace Comedy  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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John Amos, riding high as one of the stars of the landmark miniseries Roots, guest stars as former WJM-TV weatherman Gordy Howard. Having become a successful New York talk show host, Gordy returns triumphantly to the old Minneapolis newsroom. Both impressed and envious, anchorman Ted Baxter (Ted Knight) tries to wangle a job as Gordy's co-host -- and it's "open mouth, insert foot" all over again. "Hail the Conquering Gordy" was first telecast on February 5, 1977.