TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy
The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.
Penny Marshall was on Mary Tyler Moore three different times; playing two different characters. She originally appeared on the "I Was a Single for WJM" episode playing a character named Toni who Mary meets at a singles bar. Then she was on the "Menage a Lou" episode playing one of characters neighbors; Paula Kovacs. She appeared as the recurring Paula character while she was still starring on Laverne and Shirley.
You know, Mary, you've got spunk.
Mary Richards: Why, thank you, Mr. Grant.
Lou Grant: I hate spunk.
Throughout the series there are several continuity errors involving the clocks mounted on the wall behind Mary and Murray's desks. However, looking closely, you can see that they are not even running, as the second hands remain stationary.
This series introduced the MTM Productions logo at the end - a tiny, meowing kitten. This is a parody of the MGM Studios roaring lion. The kitten logo (or variations thereof) would be used throughout the 1970s and 80s on a number of different TV series.
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