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Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (tv program)
'Mary Hartman,' one more time
'Mary Hartman,' one more time

Producer Norman Lear had turned the family sitcom on its head in 1971 with his groundbreaking CBS comedy series "All in the Family." Five years later, he revolutionized the soap opera with his weeknight satire "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman," starring Louise Lasser as a suburban housewife living in the fictional town of Fernwood, Ohio, obsessed with Reader's Digest and consumerism. In fact, in the series' first episode, Mary's more concerned about the waxy yellow buildup on her kitchen floor than an entire family — plus their goats and chickens — having been murdered in her neighborhood. Lear said recently that with "Mary Hartman"...

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