Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show
|Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show|
|Written by||Marcia Lewis|
|Directed by||Jack Haley, Jr.|
|Presented by||Mary Tyler Moore|
Mary Tyler Moore|
|Music by||Pat Williams|
|Opening theme||"Love Is All Around" by Sonny Curtis|
|Country of origin||United States|
Jack Haley, Jr.|
James L. Brooks
|Running time||90 minutes|
|Production company(s)||MTM Enterprises|
|Original release||February 18, 1991|
|Preceded by||Lou Grant|
|Followed by||Mary and Rhoda|
Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show is a 1991 American television special commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 1970–77 sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show which was broadcast on CBS on February 18, 1991.
A 20th anniversary retrospective of The Mary Tyler Moore Show (hosted by Mary Tyler Moore) featuring a compilation of clips from the show's memorable moments and a reunion with co-stars Ed Asner, Georgia Engel, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, Gavin MacLeod and Betty White.
Mary introduces clips highlighting each of the show's individual characters, after which cast members comment on their character's specific traits and quirks. The cast also pays tribute to the late Ted Knight (who died in 1986) for his portrayal of TV anchor Ted Baxter.
The special concludes with the teary-eyed cast watching the final moments from the series finale, "The Last Show".
- Mary Tyler Moore (Host)
- Ed Asner (Guest)
- Valerie Harper (Guest)
- Gavin MacLeod (Guest)
- Betty White (Guest)
- Georgia Engel (Guest)
- Cloris Leachman (Guest)
Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show was a huge Nielsen ratings winner for CBS, earning an 11th-place finish and receiving a 17.4 rating (16.2 million households) for the week of February 18, 1991.
- ↑ Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show: The Paley Center for Media, retrieved July 26, 2015.
- ↑ Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show Nielsen ratings - Los Angeles Times, retrieved August 3, 2015.
- Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show at the Internet Movie Database
- Mary Tyler Moore: The 20th Anniversary Show at the TCM Movie Database