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 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 Prisoner |
Mrs. Pynchon tries to reconcile Charlie and the wife of a dictator who once had him imprisoned.
|Oct. 02, 1978|
|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 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 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 Dying |
Donovan goes into denial about his mother's terminal illness and Billie does a story about it.
|Nov. 06, 1978|
|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 Slaughter |
While on a fishing trip with his old boss, Lou discovers a mysterious illness plaguing a small town.
|Nov. 27, 1978|
|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 Babies |
Rossi and Billie pose as husband and wife in an undercover sting operation investigating a baby-selling syndicate.
|Dec. 11, 1978|
|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 Denial |
Lou's daughter refuses to accept the fact that her son is deaf.
|Jan. 01, 1979|
|2x13 Fire |
The Tribune uncovers a scandal in a suburban fire department while investigating a series of apartment building fires.
|Jan. 08, 1979|
|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 Scam |
Lou discovers $15,000, which becomes part of an investigation regarding the intentions of Charlie's financial advisor.
|Jan. 22, 1979|
|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 Samaritan |
A psychopathic serial killer still on the loose gets the Tribune hopping.
|Feb. 12, 1979|
|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 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 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 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 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 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 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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