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 3 (1979-1980)
|3x01 Cop |
Lou becomes suspicious when a patrol officer is assigned to investigate a murder that's happened on Lou's block, while the Tribune faces the ethics of naming five people who were killed ...
|Sep. 17, 1979|
|3x02 Expose |
The Tribune's coverage of a politician's marriage problems is called into question when a magazine does a story about the Tribune newsroom.
|Sep. 24, 1979|
|3x03 Slammer |
Lou becomes an advisor to a group of prisoners trying to do a newspaper in the prison, while Mrs. Pynchon is called for jury duty.
|Oct. 01, 1979|
|3x04 Charlatan |
The Tribune's religious editor interferes with their investigation of possible financial misdeeds in a church, while Lou is summoned to testify on behalf of a pornographer trying ...
|Oct. 15, 1979|
|3x05 Frame-Up |
Billie is set up after she exposes a manufacturing company's efforts to win government concessions.
|Oct. 22, 1979|
|3x06 Hype |
Lou uncovers a scandal at a university where he volunteers as a subject in a medical study.
|Oct. 29, 1979|
|3x07 Gambling |
The staff of the Tribune look at the world of gambling from different perspectives.
|Nov. 05, 1979|
|3x08 Witness |
Billie must go into protective custody when her investigation of a celebrity's murder leading to another celebrity makes her the best witness in the state.
|Nov. 12, 1979|
|3x09 Kidnap |
The Tribune investigates the disappearance of a chartered plane loaded with high-school athletes, while Mrs. Pynchon considers selling the paper again.
|Nov. 26, 1979|
|3x10 Andrew, Part 1: Premonition |
Donovan's cousin Andrew is revealed to be seriously disturbed when he's released from a mental institute, leading Donovan and his aunt to worry about Andrew's perilous situation.
|Dec. 03, 1979|
|3x11 Andrew, Part 2: Trial |
Andrew is tried for murdering a young woman, and Donovan fears that the Tribune's coverage of the case might ruin Andrew's chances at freedom.
|Dec. 10, 1979|
|3x12 Hollywood |
Lou uncovers a 30-year-old murder at a Hollywood nightclub, while Rossi tries to gain the confidence of the reclusive owner.
|Dec. 17, 1979|
|3x13 Kids |
The staffers of the Tribune look for stories on children's issues.
|Dec. 24, 1979|
|3x14 Brushfire |
A brush fire in the foothills of the Santa Monica mountains affects some staffers of the Tribune personally.
|Jan. 07, 1980|
|3x15 Indians |
The Tribune focuses on American Indians facing various problems in Los Angeles.
|Jan. 14, 1980|
|3x16 Cover-Up |
A teacher from a private school where Mrs. Pynchon serves on the board is wrongly accused of sexual misconduct with a student, while other wrong accusations thwart an investigation ...
|Jan. 21, 1980|
|3x17 Inheritance |
As Billie wonders if her mother took a discredited hormone treatment, Rossi gets involved with an Armenian woman who was disinherited from her father's will because she married a Turk ...
|Jan. 28, 1980|
|3x18 Censored |
Lou learns the source of widespread censorship and intimidation in a small town where Rossi investigates it, while the Tribune considers removing a controversial comic strip.
|Feb. 04, 1980|
|3x19 Lou |
The staffers of the Tribune are concerned about Lou when he has a bad day.
|Feb. 11, 1980|
|3x20 Blackout |
The Tribune tries to get an issue out during a blackout in Los Angeles and Charlie offends the person most likely to help them.
|Feb. 18, 1980|
|3x21 Dogs |
Rossi investigates a dog-fighting ring when he investigates the disappearance of Mrs. Pynchon's beloved Yorkie.
|Mar. 03, 1980|
|3x22 Influence |
Mrs. Lynchon attends meetings of business insiders interested in an air project, while Adam's drinking problem worries everyone in the city room.
|Mar. 10, 1980|
|3x23 Guns |
During a celebration on St Patrick's Day, held at McKenna's pub, The Trib reporters start off a research about the money and gun support some American sympathizers provide and send ...
|Mar. 17, 1980|
|3x24 Hazard |
Rossi thinks about paying off a source for an exclusive story about a company trying to ignore the safety failures of their cheap motorcycles.
|Mar. 24, 1980|
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