Mary Richards

“Mary Tyler Moore really opened the door for women not defined by a relationship, for women trying to have a career."
"Building your career is another really viable option that can lead to happiness and fulfillment."
When the terribly sad news of Moore’s death was released Wednesday, I suspect most fans first thought of Mary Richards, Moore’s
"Let me get this straight? The only reason he was paid more than I am is because he was a man?"
"You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you."
Forty years ago, on Oct. 28, 1974, 52 million viewers tuned in to watch Rhoda Morgenstern marry Joe Gerard on the TV show
I grew up idolizing both Barbara Walters and Mary Richards. I moved to a big city, became a journalist, and lived the better part of the last decade as a single, independent, successful (if I do say so) career woman. I don't think this is a coincidence.
I'm not one of those people who say there is nothing great on now. I love "Modern Family," "The Middle" and can appreciate "30 Rock, but the connection the MTM characters had, their reality, their humanity, seems to have jumped into the living rooms of the viewers and stayed until now!
36 years ago today (on Mar.19), "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" ended its seven year run. In this photograph we see Mary Tyler
Hard to believe now, but 45 years ago my character, Ann Marie, was the only girl in town. In this season's television lineup, there are nearly a dozen new shows starring bright, funny young women.