Mary is unusual in having had tremendous runs in two different sit-coms, first as Laura Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show and then as Mary Richardson The Mary Tyler Moore Show. It always seemed like two different actresses to me, though the roles were not that far apart in time. Maybe the characters were just so different or the change from B&W to color. ???
Sam "Mayday" Malone on Cheers,Ted Danson is celebrating his 65th birthday today.
Ted received 11 consecutive Emmy nominations for his role on Cheers.