People: Dec. 16, 1985

It's been eight lonely years since Mary Richards was fired from Minneapolis TV station wjm. Starting this week, fans will once again have the pleasure of Mary Tyler Moore's company in Mary, a new cbs series. This time Mary's Mary is a touch more contrary--"ten years older and a little bit wiser," says Moore, 47. In the script, Mary Brenner works for a paper called the Chicago Post. But as it happens, Chicago Vice Mayor Richard Mell publishes a real monthly community newspaper called--whoops!--the Chicago Post. Faced with serious legal problems, the show's technical wizards last week were reported busy exorcising...

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