The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion

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The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion
Written by Dann Netter
A.D. Oppenheim
Directed by Gary Smith
Presented by Mary Tyler Moore
Starring Mary 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 origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Executive producer(s) Gary Smith
Producer(s) Dann Netter
A.D. Oppenheim
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Fox Television Studios
Smith-Hemion Productions
Release
Original network CBS
Original release May 13, 2002
Chronology
Preceded by Mary and Rhoda

The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion is a 2002 American television special celebrating the classic 1970–77 sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show which was broadcast on CBS on Monday, May 13, 2002 from 10:00 to 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.[1]

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A retrospective of The Mary Tyler Moore Show hosted by 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 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.

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