The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion
|The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion|
|Written by||Dann Netter|
|Directed by||Gary Smith|
|Presented by||Mary Tyler Moore|
|Starring||Mary Tyler Moore|
|Opening theme||"Love Is All Around" by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Gary Smith|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Fox Television Studios|
|Original release||May 13, 2002|
|Preceded by||Mary and Rhoda|
The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion is a 2002 American television special celebrating the classic 1970–1977 sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. It was broadcast on CBS on Monday, May 13, 2002 from 10:00 to 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.
A retrospective of The Mary Tyler Moore Show featuring Mary Tyler Moore who conducts one-on-one interviews with surviving cast members Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Gavin MacLeod, Georgia Engel, Betty White and Cloris Leachman, to reminisce about their time together on the show and featuring a montage of clips from past episodes. A special tribute segment to the late Ted Knight is also included with memorable scenes highlighting his character as Ted Baxter.
During the special, Mary reveals the result of an online poll conducted by CBS.com where fans were asked to vote for their favorite Mary Tyler Moore episode and the winner is "Chuckles Bites the Dust". The opening title sequence features the 1996 remake of the show's theme song "Love Is All Around" performed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.
- The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion - CBS Press Express, retrieved July 29, 2015.
- The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion - Entertainment Weekly, retrieved May 30, 2015.