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Lou Grant

Home (Season 2, Episode 19)
TV Episode | 47 min | Drama

A helpless old lady in a wheelchair is dumped in a county office because of a bureaucratic wrangle, and this sets the staff onto a searing Tribune expose of shoddy nursing home practices. Billie gets a job at a nursing home for a shocking ...See moreA helpless old lady in a wheelchair is dumped in a county office because of a bureaucratic wrangle, and this sets the staff onto a searing Tribune expose of shoddy nursing home practices. Billie gets a job at a nursing home for a shocking insider's report on care for the elderly, while Lou learns from a retired hat maker that, in too many cases, this country's old people are regarded as non-persons. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Allan Burns (created by) | James L. Brooks (created by) | Gene Reynolds (created by) | Leon Tokatyan (developed by) | Gary David Goldberg
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Fran Bascom (as Fran F. Bascom)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Feb 26, 1979

Release date
Feb 26, 1979 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Edward Asner
Lou Grant Lou Grant   See fewer
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Robert Walden
Joe Rossi Joe Rossi   See fewer
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Linda Kelsey
Billie Newman Billie Newman   See fewer
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Mason Adams
Charlie Hume Charlie Hume   See fewer
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Jack Bannon
Art Donovan Art Donovan   See fewer
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Daryl Anderson
Dennis "Animal" Price Dennis "Animal" Price   See fewer
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Nancy Marchand
Mrs. Pynchon Mrs. Pynchon   See fewer
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Jack Gilford
Fred Horton Fred Horton   See fewer
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Edward Grover
John Bertram (as Ed Grover) John Bertram (as Ed Grover)   See fewer
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Patricia Smith
Dr. Kalman Dr. Kalman   See fewer
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Lee Kessler
Leslie Keaton Marianni Leslie Keaton Marianni   See fewer
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Eve McVeagh
Elizabeth Benson Elizabeth Benson   See fewer
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Nina Wilcox
Barbara Corwin Barbara Corwin   See fewer
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Erica Yohn
La Cresta Nurse La Cresta Nurse   See fewer
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Jessamine Milner
Mrs. Keaton Mrs. Keaton   See fewer
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Mari Gorman
Evelyn Morgan Evelyn Morgan   See fewer
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John Devlin
Dr, Haleston Dr, Haleston   See fewer
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Lisle Wilson
Counselor Counselor   See fewer
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Allen Williams
Adam Wilson Adam Wilson   See fewer
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Jed Mills
Orderly Orderly   See fewer
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Rory Stevens
Teenager Teenager   See fewer
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Curt Ayers
Teenager Teenager   See fewer
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Ann Nelson
Sara Ford Sara Ford   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 13 votes