Sep. 20, 1977
60 min.
CBS TV Network

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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.

Lou Grant Season 2 (1978-1979)

2x01 2 2x01 Pills
Rossi investigates an amoral doctor who over-prescribes pills for his patients, then faces a moral dilemma when he's offered stolen medical records.
Sep. 25, 1978
2x02 2 2x02 Prisoner
Mrs. Pynchon tries to reconcile Charlie and the wife of a dictator who once had him imprisoned.
Oct. 02, 1978
2x03 2 2x03 Hooker
While investigating a prostitute's murder, Billie does a profile of a hooker who wants out of the business.
Oct. 16, 1978
2x04 2 2x04 Mob
An old time mobster is spotted at an expensive resort by Lou and Rossi, but the story refuses to fall into their laps.
Oct. 23, 1978
2x05 2 2x05 Murder
Rossi's story about an old woman fighting a home invader is getting more coverage than Billie's story about a young ghetto mother's murder.
Oct. 30, 1978
2x06 2 2x06 Dying
Donovan goes into denial about his mother's terminal illness and Billie does a story about it.
Nov. 06, 1978
2x07 2 2x07 Schools
The Tribune does a coverage about the issue of violence in an inner-city high school and Lou works to get a student from that school a scholarship.
Nov. 20, 1978
2x08 2 2x08 Slaughter
While on a fishing trip with his old boss, Lou discovers a mysterious illness plaguing a small town.
Nov. 27, 1978
2x09 2 2x09 Singles
Rossi and Billie do a series of stories about singles in Los Angeles to make the Tribune appealing to younger readers, while Lou clashes with a newspaper consultant.
Dec. 04, 1978
2x10 2 2x10 Babies
Rossi and Billie pose as husband and wife in an undercover sting operation investigating a baby-selling syndicate.
Dec. 11, 1978
2x11 2 2x11 Conflict
Rossi causes discord in the Tribune when he finds conflicts of interest as a newly-appointed in-house ethics czar.
Dec. 18, 1978
2x12 2 2x12 Denial
Lou's daughter refuses to accept the fact that her son is deaf.
Jan. 01, 1979
2x13 2 2x13 Fire
The Tribune uncovers a scandal in a suburban fire department while investigating a series of apartment building fires.
Jan. 08, 1979
2x14 2 2x14 Vet
Lou tries to help an unemployed vet find work, while Animal deals with the fallout from his service in the Vietnam War.
Jan. 15, 1979
2x15 2 2x15 Scam
Lou discovers $15,000, which becomes part of an investigation regarding the intentions of Charlie's financial advisor.
Jan. 22, 1979
2x16 2 2x16 Sweep
The Tribune does a story about illegal immigration in Los Angeles, while Lou discovers the secret of Mrs. Pynchon's college-aged niece, whom he hires as a flunky.
Feb. 05, 1979
2x17 2 2x17 Samaritan
A psychopathic serial killer still on the loose gets the Tribune hopping.
Feb. 12, 1979
2x18 2 2x18 Hit
Rossi gets personally involved with a woman searching for her son's hit-and-run killer, while Lou becomes offended at the increasing violence in society.
Feb. 19, 1979
2x19 2 2x19 Home
Billie goes undercover to investigate a nursing home that just kicked out an old woman, while Lou interviews an involuntarily retired old man to examine the plight of the elderly.
Feb. 26, 1979
2x20 2 2x20 Convention
Lou, Charlie and Mrs. Pynchon attend a newspaper convention where a rumor spreads about a potential kidnapping, while Billie looks up an old college acquaintance who's now a suspected ...
Mar. 05, 1979
2x21 2 2x21 Marathon
As the Tribune does a story about a tunnel collapse at an excavation, Donovan cosiders a job offer from the governor.
Mar. 19, 1979
2x22 2 2x22 Bomb
A group of terrorists has threatened to blow up Los Angeles with a nuclear bomb, so the Tribune races to find out who came up with the plans.
Mar. 26, 1979
2x23 2 2x23 Skids
Lou reunites with his old doctor when the Tribune investigates the murders of alcoholic bums, while Rossi worries about his father's new sobriety.
Apr. 02, 1979
2x24 2 2x24 Romance
As Billie gets involved with a story about a high-school girl trying to get pregnant on purpose, Rossi interviews a rock star being sued for "palimony" by a figure skater and Lou talks ...
May. 07, 1979
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