The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Season 4 Episode 6

Father's Day

Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Oct 20, 1973 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Continuity Goof: In this episode, Ted tells his absentee father that he had to learn about sex "on the streets", whereas in the season 2 episode "The Birds... and... um... Bees" Ted told Murray that he found out about it by reading a book called God's Little Acre.

    • Continuity Goof: In the season 1 episode "Anchorman Overboard," Ted indicates that his mother and father were the first to leave when giving a speech to a women's club. In this episode we learn that Ted's father deserted him when he was a boy.

  • Quotes

    • Ted: (telling the father he never knew about where he learned about sex) I had to pick it up on the streets!
      Ted's Father: Good. I'd hate to have you learn about something like that from your mother.

  • Notes

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