The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion

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The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion
Written byDann Netter
A.D. Oppenheim
Directed byGary Smith
Presented byMary Tyler Moore
StarringMary Tyler Moore
Ed Asner
Valerie Harper
Gavin MacLeod
Georgia Engel
Betty White
Cloris Leachman
Opening theme"Love Is All Around" by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Gary Smith
Producer(s)Dann Netter
A.D. Oppenheim
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Fox Television Studios
Smith-Hemion Productions
Original networkCBS
Original releaseMay 13, 2002
Preceded byMary 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.[1]


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.[2]

During the special, Mary reveals the result of an online poll conducted by 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.


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