Did you know on this date in 1970, the Mary Tyler Moore Show premiered on CBS? Did you want to be Mary Tyler Moore? Do you remember the theme song to the Mary Tyler More Show? Do you know who other cast members of the show were?
The Mary Tyler Moore Show was one of the 70s sitcoms I remember watching as a kid in Oklahoma. My family and I would watch this show religiously every week. Once three of the characters sun off onto their own TV shows, we watched these characters throughout the series.
Theme Song of the Mary Tyler Moore Show
Mary Tyler Moore First Season Theme Song
The title of the Mary Tyler Moore Show theme song is “Love is All Around.” The theme song was written and performed by Sonny Curtis.1-2. There are reports that state Paul Williams sang the song. 3
Cast Members of the Mary Tyler Moore Show
Mary Tyler Moore – Mary Richards – who also had appeared on the Dick Van Dyke Show as Laura.
Gavin McCloud – Murray Slaughter – who went onto starring in the hit TV show “Love Boat.”
Ed Asner – Lou Grant – who starred in one of the three spinoffs of the Mary Tyler Moore Show, “Lou Grant.”
Ted Knight – Ted Baxter – who later had his own show, “The Ted Knight Show” and appeared on “Too Close For Comfort.”
Cloris Leachman – Phyllis Lindstrom – who starred in another spin off of the show, “Phyllis.”
Valerie Harper – Rhoda Morgenstern – who starred in the third spin off of the show, “Rhoda.”
Betty White – Sue Ann Nivens – who later went on to be one of the four stars in the show, “Golden Girls.”
In addition to a slue of other great actors who found there way onto other popular television shows such as M*A*S*H, Alice, Laverne & Shirley, and The Dead Zone.4
YouTube Videos of the Mary Tyler Moore Show
Mary Tyler Moore – Episode 1 – You Got Spunk Scene
This scene is when Mary is interviewing for the job on the show with Lou Grant.
Ted Baxter and Lou Grant
One of the funny moments between Asner and Knight on the Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Cloris Leachman and Mary Tyler Moore
Phyllis and Cloris on Phyllis trying to find a job.
Sue Ann Nivans – Mary Tyler Moore Show
With Betty White’s role of Sue Ann Nivans on the Mary Tyler Moore Show, White became a household name as this blonde (in the most derogative since of the word) a unique spin to the show.
For the Theme Song of the Mary Tyler Moore Show
Sound Tracks for “Mary Tyler Moore”>1
(Love is All Around by Paul Williams) Mary Tyler Moore Show Lyrics3
For the cast members of the Mary Tyler Moore Show
Full Cast and Crew of the “Mary Tyler Moore Show”