The Mary Tyler Moore Show/Hi There, Sports Fans

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Hi There, Sports Fans
Season 4, Episode 5
Airdate October 13, 1973
Production Number 7302
Written by Jerry Mayer
Directed by Jay Sandrich
Produced by Ed. Weinberger
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Hi There, Sports Fans is the fifth episode of the fourth season of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and the seventy-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: Dick Gautier (Ed Cavanaugh)

Additional Cast: Gordon Jump (Hank Morton), Chanin Hale (Waitress)

and John Gabriel (Andy Rivers)


Plot Overview

When Mary asks Lou for more responsibility in the newsroom, he assigns her the task of hiring a new sportscaster, but first she must fire the old one.


Arc Advancement





The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments