The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Season 3 Episode 22

Remembrance of Things Past

2
Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Feb 17, 1973 on CBS
7.1
out of 10
User Rating
27 votes
1

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Episode Summary

EDIT
A former boyfriend visiting Minneapolis calls Mary who, deep down, wants to see him again but she has been hurt by him too many times before.

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Friday
No results found.
Saturday
No results found.
Sunday
No results found.
SUBMIT REVIEW
  • An old flame of Mary's is a Playa!

    6.0
    This season three filler was a disappointment in that nothing much happened, and worse, there was little comedy in it. Some ne'er-before-mentioned boyfriend of Mary's named Tom shows up in Minneapolis, and Mary breaks down and goes out with him, despite her better judgment. After their one date, which isn't even a date so much as it is Tom using her, he fails to call. When it's convenient, he shows up on her doorstep and pretends all is well.

    The hold Tom has over Mary in this episode doesn't make a whole lot of sense...it would be more understandable if he had been her fiance, or if their personalities meshed in a way that made him irresistible. Instead, Tom's kind of long in the tooth, too, and while attractive for an older guy, he could easily be Mary's dad. Plus, him using her and then saying he can't help the way he's made is a typical jackass response and I really wish Mary had made short work of him and tossed him bodily from her apartment, instead of sympathetically bidding him a fond farewell.moreless
Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman

Phyllis Lindstrom (1970-1975)

Betty White

Betty White

Sue Ann Nivens (1974-1977)

Georgia Engel

Georgia Engel

Georgette Franklin Baxter (1973-1977)

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Richards

John Amos

John Amos

Gordy Howard (1970-1973)

Ted Knight

Ted Knight

Ted Baxter

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

FILTER BY TYPE

More
Less