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Lou Grant

A continuation of the character of Lou Grant, created by Edward Asner on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." Lou Grant moves to Los Angeles where he becomes the city editor of the fictitious Los Angeles Tribune. The program attempts to provide a look at the workings of a large city newspaper and provides a forum for airing and debating topical issues.

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Last Episode

05x24 Charlie Aired: Sep. 13, 1982

Charlie has a bad day when he has to fire misfits and deal with complaints from reporters regarding their jobs.

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Lou Grant is Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 114 episodes air between 1977 and 1982.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 20, 1977
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
60 min.
Aired:
1977 - 1982
To-Date:
5 Seasons
114 Episodes
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The show Room 222 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…
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    The show Room 222 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.
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  • When the series aired on CBS on Monday nights, journalism classes would dismiss early, so that the faculty and students could watch the new episodes and discuss them in class.
  • The Trib uncovered numerous scandals in the small city of Newton, California. Newton is the name of an LAPD district, but there is no city of Newton, California.
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