The Mary Tyler Moore Show: The Shame of the Cities (1975)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sitcom [TV], Workplace Comedy  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |  
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Tired of being chained to his desk, newsroom boss Lou Grant (Ed Asner) is eager to go back to reporting. Without consulting the research department, Lou assembles a sensational exposé of a "corrupt" local civic leader. There's only one problem: The civic leader is anything but corrupt. Sheree North makes her second and final appearance as Lou's saloon-singer girlfriend Charlene Maguire; also making an "appearance" via a wall photograph is Grant Tinker, MTM executive and the then-husband of Mary Tyler Moore. "The Shame of the Cities" initially aired on January 25, 1975.