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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 5/7/2013
What made The Mary Tyler Moore Show good television? A staff of young women writing comedy and slipping social issues into the 1970s backdrop of the show? A breakthrough lead character that became a feminist icon? Fashion forward style, character spin-offs and a series superfan?
Entertainment reporter Jennifer Keishin Armstrong writes an absorbing behind-the-scenes history of the trailblazing situation comedy that aired for seven seasons on CBS in Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic.