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The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Farmer Ted and the News

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Farmer Ted and the News
Season 3, Episode 9
Airdate November 11, 1972
Production Number 7212
Written by Martin Donovan
Directed by Jay Sandrich
Produced by Ed. Weinberger
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The Mary Tyler Moore ShowSeason Three
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Farmer Ted and the News is the ninth episode of the third season of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and the fifty-seventh episode overall.

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore (Mary Richards)

Co-Starring: Edward Asner (Lou Grant)

with Valerie Harper (Rhoda Morgenstern), Gavin MacLeod (Murray Slaughter), Ted Knight (Ted Baxter)

Guest Star: Lorene Tuttle (Bella Swann)


Plot Overview

Lou realizes he’s made a big mistake after he signs a new contract that allows Ted to earn extra money appearing in TV commercials on several local television stations.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments