Winner of 29 Emmys, 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' follows independent career woman Mary Richards (Mary Tyler Moore), an associate producer for an evening news program in Minneapolis. The job being a fresh start for her after a broken engagement, Mary makes new friends, encounters eccentric colleagues and deals with challenging yet sweet adversaries.
Did you know?
The shot in the opening credits where Mary Tyler Moore throws her hat into the air was shot at the corner of 7th Street and Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis. In May 2002 a statue of her was erected at that spot. The statue faces the opposite direction, however: the buildings that appear in the background of the shot were destroyed by a fire that took out an entire city block on Thanksgiving night in 1982. Many scenes in the opening credits (riding an escalator, window shopping) were shot within a one-block radius of this spot.