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“Lou Grant” :: Kids (December 24, 1978)

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BRIEF SERIES DESCRIPTION

After leaving WJM-TV (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show“), Lou Grant moves to Los Angeles to work on the Tribune newspaper.

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EPISODE PLOT DESCRIPTION

The Tribune covers a story about child problems. Billie works on a story about a lawyer whose specialty is children’s rights. Lou tries to help the teenage son of a single mother who is flirting with trouble .- Synopsis from The Canonical Lou Grant Episode Guide

GENERAL PROGRAM INFORMATION

GENRE: Drama
SETTING: Los Angeles, CA
STATION: CBS
AIR DATES: September 1977 – September 1982
NUMBER OF EPISODES: 114
NORMAL RUNNING TIME: 60 Minutes

“KIDS” EPISODE INFORMATION

AIR DATE: December 24, 1979
EPISODE NUMBER: 59
WRITER: Michael Vittes & Shep Greene
DIRECTOR: Alexander Singer

CREW AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION

CREATOR: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, Gene Reynolds
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns, Gene Reynolds

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CAST :: CHARACTER NAME…ACTOR NAME

Lou Grant…Ed Asner
Charlie Hume…Mason Adams
Dennis “Animal” Price…Daryl Anderson
Carla Mardigian…Rebecca Balding (1977)
Art Donovan…Jack Bannon
Chris…Thomas Carter
Foreign Editor…Laurence Haddon
Bille Newman McCovey…Linda Kelsey
Margaret Pynchon…Nancy Marchand
Joe Rossi…Robert Walden

GUEST CAST OF EPISODE “KIDS”

Mark Donner…Matthew Laborteaux
Al Mitchell…Nicholas Pryor
Helen Mitchell…Melinda Cordell
Dixie Collins…Peggy Ann Garner
Meg Donner…Jenny Sullivan
Carry Mitchell…Elizabeth Bliss
Paul Stone…Michael J. Fox

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EXTRAS

Related Sites

The Museum of Broadcast Communications’ Lou Grant Page

Tim’s Lou Grant Page
The Canonical Lou Grant Episode Guide

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