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 4 (1980-1981)

4x01 4 4x01 Nightside
While taking his turn on the night shift, Lou sees an article about a wrecked yacht and sends Rossi and Billie to investigate.
Sep. 22, 1980
4x02 4 4x02 Harassment
Lou gives Billie permission to do a story on sexual harassment at a big company and is shocked at the company she's chosen to expose.
Sep. 29, 1980
4x03 4 4x03 Pack
Billie follows a senate candidate and struggles to deal with the pack mentality of the other journalists. Lou meets up with his old friend, Flo.
Oct. 27, 1980
4x04 4 4x04 Sting
Charlie and Marian rent out their house to get a taste of living in an urban apartment, but the renter's unorthodox uses of the house surprises Charlie when the Tribune inve ...
Nov. 17, 1980
4x05 4 4x05 Goop
Rossi and Billie reluctantly agree that Billie must go undercover as an employee of a chemical comapany to get the scoop on their illegal dumping.
Nov. 24, 1980
4x06 4 4x06 Libel
A supermarket tabloid sues the Tribune for libel.
Dec. 08, 1980
4x07 4 4x07 Streets
Rossi clashes with a black reporter as they investigate a murder in the ghetto, while the Tribune comes up with a new section to make them more appealing.
Dec. 15, 1980
4x08 4 4x08 Catch
Billie gets close to baseball player Ted McCovey during her investigation of a financial scandal; the Tribune deals with computer troubles.
Jan. 05, 1981
4x09 4 4x09 Rape
A reporter for the Tribune is robbed and raped in her own home.
Jan. 12, 1981
4x10 4 4x10 Boomerang
Rossi and Billie investigate the exporting of illegal goods in America and instead of taking Lou's advice on how to handle the story, they side with a visiting star reporter.
Jan. 19, 1981
4x11 4 4x11 Generations
Charlie and Marian struggle to deal with Charlie's father when he moves in with him, while Lou tries to help an elderly neighbor being picked on by teenagers.
Jan. 26, 1981
4x12 4 4x12 Search
Rossi assists an adopted photographer for the Tribune on a search for her birth parents, while Lou finds it difficult to enjoy his favorite restaurant after Corrine writes a ...
Feb. 09, 1981
4x13 4 4x13 Strike
The editorial staff of the Tribune goes on strike.
Feb. 16, 1981
4x14 4 4x14 Survival
Rossi's investigation of survivalists gets him and Lou stranded in the forest during a rainstorm.
Feb. 23, 1981
4x15 4 4x15 Venice
Animal struggles to understand a woman's suicide at Venice Beach.
Mar. 09, 1981
4x16 4 4x16 Campesinos
Rossi does a report on a migrant workers' strike in Central Valley.
Mar. 16, 1981
4x17 4 4x17 Business
The Tribune's investigation of a company's dishonesty leads to bad publicity with investors.
Mar. 23, 1981
4x18 4 4x18 Violence
Rossi and Billie do a story about a brutal football player and the man he crippled, while Lou disagrees with a film critic over the use of violence in movies.
Apr. 06, 1981
4x19 4 4x19 Depression
Lou tries to help when a depressed Tribune reporter attempts suicide.
Apr. 13, 1981
4x20 4 4x20 Stroke
Mrs. Pynchon has a stroke, leading her nephews to try taking over the paper.
May. 04, 1981
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