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"Love and Marriage"
Season 1, episode # 7
# 7 overall in series (141 episodes)
Maude ep. 1x7 - Love and Marriage
Maude and Walter, who feels as if Maude's been neglecting him, get into a heated argument, where they begin breaking dishes, destroying the kitchen, as they prove that marriage isn't all that it's cracked up to be in "Love and Marriage" in Season 1 (ep. #7).
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Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / USA
Air date October 24, 1972
Production code 108 (1x7)
Written by: Ralph Goodman & Budd Grossman
Directed by: Bill Hobin
Guest starring: Frank Aletter
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Love and Marriage was the seventh episode of Season 1 of Maude, also seventh in the series. Written by Ralph Goodman and Budd Grossman, the episode, which was directed by Bill Hobin, originally aired on CBS-TV on October 24, 1972.

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Tired of being single, Carol agrees to marry a man she doesn't love, much to Maude's chagrin.


Tired of being 27 years old living with her mother and stepfather and wanting a father figure for Phillip, Carol decides to propose marriage to George Snyder (Frank Aletter), a businessman friend of Walter's whom she's been dating that she doesn't really love. Meanwhile, married life doesn't seem to be all what it's cracked up to be for Maude and Walter, who's tired of Maude neglecting him, as their dish-breaking argument leads to "total destruction" the kitchen.

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  • And Then There's Maude (series theme song)

Lyrics by Marilyn Bergman and Alan Bergman, Music by Dave Grusin, Performed by Donny Hathaway

  • The Second Time Around - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen, lyrics by Sammy Cahn, Performed by Bill Macy

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Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Frank Aletter as George Snyder

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