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"Arthur Moves In"
Season 1, episode # 17
# 17 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date February 6, 1973
Production code 117 (1x17)
Teleplay by: Pamela Herbert Chais
Story by: Norman & Harriet Belkin
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Dick Wesson
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Arthur Moves In was the 17th episode of Season 1 of  Maude, and the 17th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written as a teleplay by Pamela Herbert Chais from a story penned by Norman & Harriet Belkin, originally aired on CBS-TV on February 6, 1973.

"Arthur Moves In"
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Arthur is staying with the Findlay's, but he is overstaying his welcome.


Arthur quickly wears out his welcome with both Maude and Florida after he must move in due to fire damage at his house. After one demand too many, Maude insists that Walter tell Arthur to get out.

Did You Know?[]


  • Maude turns the TV set on to hear that Betty White was mentioned as one of Johnny Carson's guests. Betty White, who over a decade later, would go on to co-star with Bea Arthur and Rue McClanahan in NBC-TV's The Golden Girls.



One of Arthur's "grenades" is shown rolling towards the back of the white chair.


Soundtrack Credits
  • And Then There's Maude (series theme song) - Lyrics by Marilyn Bergman (as Marilyn) and Alan Bergman, Music by Dave Grusin, performed by Donny Hathaway

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Dick Wesson as Ernie

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