Lou Grant

Takeover

Season 1, Ep 12, Aired 12/6/77
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  • Episode Description
  • A charming media mogul romances Mrs. Pynchon and attempts to add the Tribune to his somewhat disreputable media empire.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Allen Williams

    Adam Wilson

  • Edward Asner

    Lou Grant

  • Linda Kelsey

    Billie Newman McCovey

  • Mason Adams

    Charlie Hume

  • Robert Walden

    Joe Rossi

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Mrs. Pynchon: (On the idea of diversifying into the fast food business) I will not have us known as The Los Angeles Tribune and Enchilada Company!

    • Lou: What do you think?
      Art: Do I look younger than my age? That's cause I don't think, ... I think.

    • Lou: It really is a swell place to work. Friendly. Take Mrs. Pynchon. Busy woman, publisher. But she still calls the lobby guard by his first name. True, it is the wrong first name, but stil ...

    • Norman McAllister: On Wall Street loyalty is a quarter of a point.

    Trivia (1)

    • In this episode Wilson not only gets a first name (Adam), he also changes jobs. Once the Assitant Foreign Editor, he is now the Financial Editor.

    Allusions (1)

    • Mrs. Pynchon regrets that her sister never met Margaret Sanger before she had children, Mrs. Pynchon's odious nephews. Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) was an early birth control activist.

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