Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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Sports 

The paper faces a public backlash after Lou runs a story about an NCAA investigation into the possible recruiting violations by a popular local college football team.

Director:

Harvey S. Laidman

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
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
John Randolph ... Sid Locke (as John A. Randolph)
David Ackroyd ... Mike Kessler
Sandy Kenyon ... Eddie Talbert
Keene Curtis ... Coach Diehl
Mike Henry ... Frank (as Michael D. Henry)
Grand L. Bush ... Henry Spence (as Grand Lee Bush)
Vaughn Armstrong ... Rick Waterhouse
Laurence Haddon Laurence Haddon ... Foreign Editor
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Storyline

The paper faces a public backlash after Lou runs a story about an NCAA investigation into the possible recruiting violations by a popular local college football team.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1978 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (DeLuxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Sid Locke is loosely based on real-life sports reporter Sid Hartman who worked at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune newspaper where Lou Grant came from. See more »

Quotes

Lou Grant: When Charlie gets through working you over, you never know whether you've been assaulted or massaged.
Art Donovan: I hate to get chewed out by Charlie. 'Cause he's kind and calm. You almost hate yourself for putting him through it.
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Connections

References Gilligan's Island (1964) See more »

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