Friday, August 19, 2022

TV Quote of the Day (‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ With Her Latest Party Disaster)

[Mary Richards is anxious to make a good impression on a congresswoman coming to her dinner party. Unfortunately, the food is not cooperating.]

“Happy Homemaker” Sue Ann Nivens [played by Betty White]: “Mary, dear, do you have any idea what happens when you let Veal Prince Orloff sit in an oven too long?”

Mary Richards [played by Mary Tyler Moore]: “No, what?”

Sue Ann: “He dies.” —The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Season 4, Episode 10, “The Dinner Party,” original air date November 17, 1973, teleplay by Ed. Weinberger, directed by Jay Sandrich

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