Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976–1977)

TV Series   |  TV-PG   |    |  Comedy, Romance


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A small-town housewife struggles to cope with the increasingly bizarre and violent events unfolding around her.


7.6/10
987

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  • Louise Lasser in Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)
  • Mary Kay Place and Graham Jarvis in Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)
  • Louise Lasser and Greg Mullavey in Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)
  • Dody Goodman in Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)
  • Louise Lasser in Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)
  • Mary Kay Place, Philip Bruns, Dody Goodman, Graham Jarvis, Victor Kilian, Claudia Lamb, Louise Lasser, Greg Mullavey, and Debralee Scott in Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976)

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Creators:

Jerry Adelman, Daniel Gregory Browne, Norman Lear, Ann Marcus, Gail Parent

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31 May 2008 | melvelvit-1
10
| Candide in a consumer society
A sharply satirical soap opera about a modern-day "Candide" (Louise Lasser) and the dysfunctional pre-fab Americana she inhabits. In the opening episodes (beginning 1/76), Mary has to contend with her impotent husband, indifferent daughter, pervert grandpa, hot-to-trot sister, and the massacre of a local family (along with their 2 goats and 8 chickens) but it seems the waxy yellow build-up on her kitchen floor subliminally affected the mass media-influenced Mary more than all the domestic drama combined. The absence of a canned laugh track can make viewers feel they're either losing their mind or experiencing a darkly comedic, penetrating pop-culture parody. Possibly both. I loved it then and I love it now!

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