Quiz: How Well Do You Remember "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"?

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Take this tv trivia quiz and see how well you remember the classic 1970s series, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" starring Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner and Valerie Harper!

 Dec 29, 2018

1 of 22Choose Your Answer:

What prompted Mary to move to a Minneapolis in the first place?
She was kicked out of her parents’ house
She was dumped by her boyfriend
She was chasing a career opportunity

2 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Mary ends up getting a job at a _______ station.
Train
News
Radio

3 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Who is Mary’s downstairs landlady?
Phyllis Lindstrom
Sue Ann Nivens
Georgette Franklin

4 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Upon meeting her for the first time, what did Lou both love and hate about Mary?
That she was naive
That she was funny
That she had spunk

5 of 22Choose Your Answer:

What are the station’s call letters?
WJM
WOR
WEP

6 of 22Choose Your Answer:

While everyone else calls him Lou, what does Mary call her boss?
Mr. Grant
Producer Lou
Mr. Lou

7 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Whom did Ted Baxter idolize?
Neil Armstrong
Ronald Reagan
Walter Cronkite

8 of 22Name This Character:

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Lou Grant
Ted Baxter
Murray Slaughter

9 of 22Choose Your Answer:

What names does Ted often mispronounce?
Politician names
Country names
Celebrity names

10 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Sue Ann Nivens hosted a passsive-aggressive news feature called _____.
So, Sue Me!
The Happy Homemaker
Deep Thoughts

11 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Who becomes Mary’s best friend?
Rhoda Morgenstern
Georgette Franklin
Sue Ann Nivens

12 of 22Choose Your Answer:

While at a convention, Sue Ann arranged for herself and Mary to go out on a date with two _____.
Bankers
Rabbis
Morticians

13 of 22Choose Your Answer:

What were The Teddys?
Ted’s barbershop quartet
The Television Editors Awards
Awards given by Ted to coworkers

14 of 22Name This Character:

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Phyllis Lindstrom
Mary Richards
Rhoda Morgenstern

15 of 22Choose Your Answer:

At whose funeral did Mary laugh uncontrollably?
Lou Grant
Chuckles the Clown
Her podiatrist

16 of 22Choose Your Answer:

What did Rhoda do for a living?
Window dresser
Bank teller
Advice columnist

17 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Rhoda eventually moves to _____ and falls in love.
Los Angeles
Chicago
New York City

18 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Mary overcomes an addiction to _____.
weed
sleeping pills
alcohol

19 of 22Choose Your Answer:

After failing to _____, Mary ends up in jail for contempt of court.
reveal a news source
pay her taxes
appear for her court date

20 of 22Choose Your Answer:

How many times does Mary get engaged over the years?
Never
Twice
Once

21 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Who was the only person NOT ultimately fired from the station?
Murray Slaughter
Ted Baxter
Gordy Howard

22 of 22Name This Character:

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Georgette Franklin Baxter
Sue Ann Nivens
Phyllis Lindstrom
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

“Mary Tyler Moore” is a 1970s television series about the lives and obstacles of a young single woman, Mary Richards, and her friends both at work and at home. The MTM Show was ground breaking for women both on and off the television screen. It was one of the first shows to peek behind the curtain of being a bachelorette as well as having an unmarried female lead character who works a 9 to 5 job in attempt to make it in the world.