The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Season 2 Episode 17

The Slaughter Affair

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Aired Saturday 9:30 PM Jan 15, 1972 on CBS
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Murray takes on a night job as a cab driver in order to save up and buy his wife Marie a new car for their 10th wedding anniversary. However, Marie becomes suspicious about Murray's absences and fears that Murray is having an affair with Mary Richards.

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      • Rhoda: (about her ride home in a cab) The driver was Murray.
        Mary: Murray? My Murray?
        Rhoda: Yeah, from the newsroom.
        Mary: That's impossible. Murray's teaching at night.
        Rhoda: Yeah? Well, tell him the ashtrays are full in his classroom.

      • Mary: Murray is working nights driving a cab to earn extra money.
        Lou: Why didn't he just come and tell me he needed more money? Then I could have told him why I can't give it to him.

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      • This episode was filmed on October 29, 1971.

      • TV Guide writer Dwight Whitney spent the week on the set as the cast and crew worked on this episode. His experiences were then detailed in the four page article "'MARY, IT NEEDS ONE BEAT OF WISTFULNESS': A Week of Togetherness on the MTM set", published in the Feb 26 - Mar 3, 1972 issue of TV Guide.

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