Ed Asner, Lou Grant, and "I Hate Spunk"

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TVC 524.2a: From May 2013: Jennifer Armstrong, author of Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted and All the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic, talks to Ed about the difficulty that Ed Asner initially had with delivering the now iconic line “I hate spunk” during the original taping of the pilot for The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Ed Asner passed away this past Sunday, Aug. 29 at age 91.

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