Lou Grant (1977–1982)
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Lou, Charlie, and Donovan interview students from an inner city school for the purpose of awarding a college scholarship to a journalism major. While Charlie and Donovan recommend a ... See full summary »

Director:

Burt Brinckerhoff

Writers:

Allan Burns (created by), James L. Brooks (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 (credit only)
Lee Chamberlin ... Jenny Davis
Kevin Hooks ... Wesley
Jesse Jackson ... Himself (as Reverend Jesse Jackson)
Lloyd Hollar ... Neil Mahaffey
Justin Lord ... Haskell Wynn
Lorry Goldman Lorry Goldman ... Larry Dawson
Mary Carver ... Eileen McCormick
Veronica Redd Veronica Redd ... Wesley's Mother
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Storyline

Lou, Charlie, and Donovan interview students from an inner city school for the purpose of awarding a college scholarship to a journalism major. While Charlie and Donovan recommend a straight-A student, Lou pushes for a student who kicked a drug habit and got tutoring to improve his grades. Rossi and Billie uncover disturbing trends of violence at the same inner city school. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 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 show Room 222 (1969) takes place at the fictional Walt Whitman High School. The old building at Los Angeles High School, which was used for the exterior of Walt Whitman High, collapsed in the 1971 earthquake. The new building on that spot was used as the exterior for Whitman High in this series. See more »

Goofs

Boom mike (with rain cover) visible at Haskell Wynn's knees as he crouches behind a car with his friend after puncturing Jenny Davis' tires. See more »

Quotes

Lou Grant: Who's next?
Art Donovan: Unless it's Clark Kent, I think we've already found our winner.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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