Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

The BEST episodes of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Louise Lasser delivers a masterful performance in the title role of Norman Lear's sublimely twisted soap opera, Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman -- at once a parody of the format and a twisted satire of American media/consumer culture. In the fictional town of Fernwood, Ohio, suburban housewife Mary Hartman seeks the kind of domestic perfection promised by Reader's Digest and TV commercials. Instead she finds herself suffering the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune -- mass murders, low-flying airplanes, and waxy yellow buildup on her kitchen floor.

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Episode 118
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10.00
1 votes

#1 - Episode 118

Season 1 - Episode 118 - Aired 6/16/1976

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Episode 130
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10.00
1 votes

#2 - Episode 130

Season 1 - Episode 130 - Aired 7/2/1976

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Episode 131
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10.00
2 votes

#3 - Episode 131

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/4/1976

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Episode 135
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10.00
1 votes

#4 - Episode 135

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/8/1976

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Episode 139
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10.00
1 votes

#5 - Episode 139

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/14/1976

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Episode 141
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10.00
1 votes

#6 - Episode 141

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/18/1976

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Episode 178
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10.00
1 votes

#7 - Episode 178

Season 2 - Episode 48 - Aired 12/8/1976

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Episode 210
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10.00
1 votes

#8 - Episode 210

Season 2 - Episode 80 - Aired 1/21/1977

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Episode 214
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10.00
1 votes

#9 - Episode 214

Season 2 - Episode 84 - Aired 1/27/1977

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Episode 024
star
9.00
5 votes

#10 - Episode 024

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 2/5/1976

Tragedy strikes the Haggers in the form of a stationwagon full of nuns. Mary does her best to comfort Charlie. Neither Tom nor Mary can get any sleep.

Directors: Jim Drake
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Episode 045
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9.00
2 votes

#11 - Episode 045

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired 3/5/1976

George gets a "visitor" and then a "surprise." The Hartmans get a call from Tom's ex's ex. George returns home in a panic.

Directors: Jim Drake
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Episode 049
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9.00
2 votes

#12 - Episode 049

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired 3/11/1976

Mary tells Tom that it'll be 23 years before their sexual desires are synchronized again. Tom is angered by Mary's need for "something else" that she can't explain. Mary seeks answers to happiness from Grandpa Larkin who surmises she doesn't quite fit in anywhere. Mary hides under the kitchen sink. Cathy worries that she's losing Steve. Loretta has inspiration for a new song, Ballad of a Legless Woman. Mary cries and shares a lunch meat sandwich with Grandpa.

Directors: Jim Drake
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Episode 107
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9.00
1 votes

#13 - Episode 107

Season 1 - Episode 107 - Aired 6/1/1976

Tom gets a boost from his thermos. Mary tries helping herself by helping others. Martha finds out she didn't help her parents' marriage.

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Episode 140
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9.00
2 votes

#14 - Episode 140

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/15/1976

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Episode 273
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9.00
1 votes

#15 - Episode 273

Season 2 - Episode 143 - Aired 1/21/1977

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Episode 302
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9.00
1 votes

#16 - Episode 302

Season 2 - Episode 172 - Aired 3/3/1977

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Episode 319
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9.00
1 votes

#17 - Episode 319

Season 2 - Episode 189 - Aired 6/23/1977

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Episode 013
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8.67
3 votes

#18 - Episode 013

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/21/1976

Cathy brings Steve over to meet her parents. Fanny is too much for Raymond. The mass murderer is revealed and Heather, Trudy, and Mary's lives are in danger.

Directors: Joan Darling
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Episode 003
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8.63
8 votes

#19 - Episode 003

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/7/1976

Mary is interviewed by a reporter; Young Heather Hartman displays suspicious behavior when asked about the recent murders; Grampa Larkin is arrested again.

Directors: Joan Darling
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Episode 006
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8.50
2 votes

#20 - Episode 006

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/12/1976

Grampa Larkin visits a psychiatric social worker; Mary gets some sex books; a strange man follows Heather home from school.

Directors: Joan Darling
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Episode 037
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8.50
2 votes

#21 - Episode 037

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 2/24/1976

Mary makes a discovery about Heather. The Hartmans make a parental decision. Tom and Mary get high for the Lord.

Directors: Jim Drake
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Episode 039
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8.50
2 votes

#22 - Episode 039

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired 2/26/1976

Tom and Mary owe Heather an explanation. Loretta is still looking up. The Friendly Loan Company drops in on the Haggers. Mae drops in on the Hartmans.

Directors: Joan Darling
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Episode 043
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8.50
2 votes

#23 - Episode 043

Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired 3/3/1976

Loretta starts to regain feeling in her feet, while Mae considers leaving Fernwood. Mary makes Coach Fedders some chicken soup for his cold, with disastrous results.

Directors: Jim Drake
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Episode 056
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8.50
2 votes

#24 - Episode 056

Season 1 - Episode 56 - Aired 3/22/1976

Mary is too busy preparing food products without food to care about Cathy's relationship with Dennis. Loretta receives a phone call from another Mrs. Haggers. Mona arrives at the Hartman house to carry out Mary's plan. Loretta confronts Charlie about his past.

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Episode 057
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8.50
2 votes

#25 - Episode 057

Season 1 - Episode 57 - Aired 3/23/1976

Mary and Tom have a surrogate. Loretta gets a non-obscene phone call. Mary leaves Tom alone with Mona.

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