Television: Viewpoints: Tiger on the Tube

A first glance at the new television season suggests that the mewing pussycat trademark of Mary Tyler Moore's M.T.M. Enterprises Inc. could turn out to be the tiger of TV situation comedy. M.T.M. is responsible for three of the five new sitcoms on the tube: Rhoda, Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers and The Texas Wheelers. All three seem to have the potential to join Moore's own show (and The Odd Couple, when it is at its erratic best) as the tube's few regular offerings showing something like recognizable human behavior.

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