Title: Lou Grant
Series: 5
Episodes: 114
First Transmission: 1977

Lou Grant, the editor from The Mary Tyler Moore Show, turns serious and moves to LA to work as head editor for a major metropolitan newspaper. In this loose sequel to the popular comedy that takes a turn to the dramatic, Lou takes a bevy of young reporters under his wing and deals with the topical issues of the day.

Best Episode

Hollywood (1979) – Lou is intrigued by the closed restaurant down the street, which turns out to have been the scene of a famous murder 25 years earlier. Animal is sent in for pictures, and becomes friends with the reclusive owner, the woman who found the celebrity’s body 25 years ago.

Worst Episode

Campesinos (1981) – Rossi is asked to cover a migrant workers strike in California’s Central Valley and gets so involved he ends up in jail wit them. The fight between the two faction leaders becomes personal as more Tribune reporters gather at the location.

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Cophouse (1977)
#2 Hostages (1977)
#3 Hoax (1977)
#4 Henhouse (1977)
#5 Nazi (1977)
#6 Aftershock (1977)
#7 Barrio (1977)
#8 Scoop (1977)
#9 Judge (1977)
#10 Psych-Out (1977)
#11 Housewarming (1977)
#12 Takeover (1977)
#13 Christmas (1977)
#14 Airliner (1978)
#15 Sports (1978)
#16 Hero (1978)
#17 Renewal (1978)
#18 Sect (1978)
#19 Scandal (1978)
#20 Spies (1978)
#21 Poison (1978)
#22 Physical (1978)
#23 Pills (1978)
#24 Prisoner (1978)
#25 Hooker (1978)
#26 Mob (1978)
#27 Murder (1978)
#28 Dying (1978)
#29 Schools (1978)
#30 Slaughter (1978)
#31 Singles (1978)
#32 Babies (1978)
#33 Conflict (1978)
#34 Denial (1979)
#35 Fire (1979)
#36 Vet (1979)
#37 Scam (1979)
#38 Sweep (1979)
#39 Samaritan (1979)
#40 Hit (1979)
#41 Home (1979)
#42 Convention (1979)
#43 Marathon (1979)
#44 Bomb (1979)
#45 Skids (1979)
#46 Romance (1979)
#47 Cop (1979)
#48 Exposé (1979)
#49 Slammer (1979)
#50 Charlatan (1979)
#51 Frame-Up (1979)
#52 Hype (1979)
#53 Gambling (1979)
#54 Witness (1979)
#55 Kidnap (1979)
#56 Andrew: Part 1 (1979)
#57 Andrew: Part 2 (1979)
#58 Hollywood (1979)
#59 Kids (1979)
#60 Brushfire (1980)
#61 Indians (1980)
#62 Cover-Up (1980)
#63 Inheritance (1980)
#64 Censored (1980)
#65 Lou (1980)
#66 Blackout (1980)
#67 Dogs (1980)
#68 Influence (1980)
#69 Guns (1980)
#70 Hazard (1980)
#71 Nightside (1980)
#72 Harassment (1980)
#73 Pack (1980)
#74 Sting (1980)
#75 Goop (1980)
#76 Libel (1980)
#77 Streets (1980)
#78 Catch (1981)
#79 Rape (1981)
#80 Boomerang (1981)
#81 Generations (1981)
#82 Search (1981)
#83 Strike (1981)
#84 Survival (1981)
#85 Venice (1981)
#86 Campesinos (1981)
#87 Business (1981)
#88 Violence (1981)
#89 Depression (1981)
#90 Stroke (1981)
#91 Wedding (1981)
#92 Execution (1981)
#93 Reckless (1981)
#94 Hometown (1981)
#95 Risk (1981)
#96 Double-Cross (1981)
#97 Drifters (1981)
#98 Friends (1981)
#99 Jazz (1982)
#100 Ghosts (1982)
#101 Cameras (1982)
#102 Review (1982)
#103 Immigrants (1982)
#104 Hunger (1982)
#105 Recovery (1982)
#106 Obituary (1982)
#107 Blacklist (1982)
#108 Law (1982)
#109 Fireworks (1982)
#110 Unthinkable (1982)
#111 Suspect (1982)
#112 Beachhead (1982)
#113 Victims (1982)
#114 Charlie (1982)