Lou Grant (season 3)

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Lou Grant (season 3)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Broadcast
Original channel CBS
Original run September 17, 1979 (1979-09-17) – March 24, 1980 (1980-03-24)
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List of Lou Grant episodes

This is a list of episodes for the third season of Lou Grant.

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production code
47 1 "Cop" Roger Young Seth Freeman September 17, 1979 (1979-09-17) 9504
Lou becomes suspicious when a patrol officer is assigned to investigate a murder that's happened on Lou's block, while the Tribune faces the ethics of naming five people who were killed in a fire at a gay bar.
48 2 "Expose" Gene Reynolds David Lloyd September 24, 1979 (1979-09-24) 9506
The Tribune's coverage of a politician's marriage problems is called into question when a magazine does a story about the Tribune newsroom.
49 3 "Slammer" Alexander Singer Johnny Dawkins October 1, 1979 (1979-10-01) 9501
Lou becomes an advisor to a group of prisoners trying to do a newspaper in the prison, while Mrs. Pynchon is called for jury duty.
50 4 "Charlatan" Roger Young Michael Vittes October 15, 1979 (1979-10-15) 9505
The Tribune's religious editor interferes with their investigation of possible financial misdeeds in a church, while Lou is summoned to testify on behalf of a pornographer trying to publish the identities of drug enforcement agents.
51 5 "Frame-Up" Burt Brinckerhoff Steve Kline October 22, 1979 (1979-10-22) 9507
Billie is set up after she exposes a manufacturing company's efforts to win government concessions.
52 6 "Hype" Peter Levin Michele Gallery October 29, 1979 (1979-10-29) 9503
Lou uncovers a scandal at a university where he volunteers as a subject in a medical study.
53 7 "Gambling" Alexander Singer Bud Freeman November 5, 1979 (1979-11-05) 9510
The staff of the Tribune look at the world of gambling from different perspectives.
54 8 "Witness" Peter Levin Gary David Goldberg November 12, 1979 (1979-11-12) 9502
Billie must go into protective custody when her investigation of a celebrity's murder leading to another celebrity makes her the best witness in the state.
55 9 "Kidnap" Alan Cooke Bud Freeman November 26, 1979 (1979-11-26) 9514
The Tribune investigates the disappearance of a chartered plane loaded with high-school athletes, while Mrs. Pynchon considers selling the paper again.
56 10 "Andrew: Part 1 - Premonition" Roger Young Seth Freeman December 3, 1979 (1979-12-03) 9508
Donovan's cousin Andrew is revealed to be seriously disturbed when he's released from a mental institute, leading Donovan and his aunt to worry about Andrew's perilous situation.
57 11 "Andrew: Part 2 - Trial" Peter Levin Seth Freeman December 10, 1979 (1979-12-10) 9509
Donovan's cousin Andrew is tried for murdering a young woman, and Donovan fears that the Tribune's coverage the case might ruin Andrew's chances at freedom.
58 12 "Hollywood" Burt Brinckerhoff Michele Gallery December 17, 1979 (1979-12-17) 9513
Lou uncovers a 30-year-old murder at a Hollywood nightclub, while Rossi tries to gain the confidence of the reclusive owner.
59 13 "Kids" Alexander Singer Michael Vittes & Shep Greene December 24, 1979 (1979-12-24) 9511
The staffers of the Tribune look for stories on children's issues.
60 14 "Brushfire" Donald A. Baer Allan Burns and Gene Reynolds January 7, 1980 (1980-01-07) 9516
A brush fire in the foothills of the Santa Monica mountains affects some staffers of the Tribune personally.
61 15 "Indians" Ralph Senensky April Smith January 14, 1980 (1980-01-14) 9512
The Tribune focuses on American Indians facing various problems in Los Angeles.
62 16 "Cover-Up" Gerald Mayer Paul Ehrmann January 21, 1980 (1980-01-21) 9518
A teacher from a private school where Mrs. Pynchon serves on the board is wrongly accused of sexual misconduct with a student, while other wrong accusations thwart an investigation of corruption within the film industry.
63 17 "Inheritance" Roger Young April Smith January 28, 1980 (1980-01-28) 9519
As Billie wonders if her mother took a discredited hormone treatment, Rossi gets involved with an Armenian woman who was disinherited from her father's will because she married a Turk and her family still blames the Turks for commiting genocide against the Armenians.
64 18 "Censored" Alexander Singer Joanne Pagliaro February 4, 1980 (1980-02-04) 9516
Lou learns the source of widespread censorship and intimidation in a small town where Rossi investigates it, while the Tribune considers removing a controversial comic strip.
65 19 "Lou" Roger Young Michele Gallery February 11, 1980 (1980-02-11) 9520
The staffers of the Tribune are concerned about Lou when he has a bad day.
66 20 "Blackout" Allen Williams Steve Kline February 18, 1980 (1980-02-18) 9521
The Tribune tries to get an issue out during a blackout in Los Angeles and Charlie offends the person most likely to help them.
67 21 "Dogs" Burt Brinckerhoff Seth Freeman March 3, 1980 (1980-03-03) 9522
Rossi investigates a dog-fighting ring when he investigates the disappearance of Mrs. Pynchon's beloved Yorkie.
68 22 "Influence" Gene Reynolds April Smith March 10, 1980 (1980-03-10) 9523
Mrs. Lynchon attends meetings of business insiders interested in an air project, while Adam's drinking problem worries everyone in the city room.
69 23 "Guns" Bob Sweeney Seth Freeman March 17, 1980 (1980-03-17) 9525
Lou is stunned that a man appreciated at McKenna's is accused of delivering stolen guns to terrorists in the Emerald Isle.
70 24 "Hazard" Burt Brinckerhoff Michele Gallery March 24, 1980 (1980-03-24) 9524
Rossi thinks about paying off a source for an exclusive story about a company trying to ignore the safety failures of their cheap motorcycles.