I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Friday, March 11, 2016
Your Mental Sorbet: Lou Grant - Hollywood
It was one of those Sundays where you don't wanna heat up the kitchen.
And making a sandwich only reminds you you're cooking for one.
So I figured I'd heat up Phil's kitchen.
I didn't realize half of Echo Park had the same idea.
Lou's fascination with an abandoned canteena prompts the Trib to investigate an unsolved murder committed there some 30 years earlier. It has the feel of a 1940's film noir
Lou: Edward Asner. Rossi: Robert Walden. Billie: Linda Kelsey. Animal: Daryl Anderson. Art Donovan: Jack Bannon. Charlie Hume (Mason Adams) Wild Man Moran: Howard Duff. Thea Taft: Margaret Hamilton. Coral Mayberry: Marie Windsor. Mrs. Polk: Nina Foch.