|Season 5, episode # 20|
|Network/Country:||CBS-TV / U.S.|
|Air date||March 7, 1977|
|Production code||518 (5x20)|
|Written by:||Bill Davenport|
|Directed by:||Hal Cooper|
|Guest starring:||Eve Arden|
J. Pat O'Malley
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Maude's Aunt was the 20th episode of Season 5 of Maude, and the 113th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Bill Davenport, originally aired on CBS-TV on March 7, 1977.
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Maude's aunt (Eve Arden) visits and proves to be just as caustic as she is.
Maude is thrilled to have her favorite aunt, Aunt Lola stay with the Findlay's while she visits Tuckahoe. Maude marvels at how free-spirited she is but soon realizes a not so nice side of her aunt. It seems there is bad blood between Lola and Mrs. Naugatuck and with Mrs. Naugatuck out of town, Lola takes one look at Bert and throws herself at him.
Cast (in Credits Order)
- Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay (as Beatrice Arthur)
- Bill Macy as Walter Findlay
- Adrienne Barbeau as Carol Traynor
- Conrad Bain as Arthur Harmon
- Rue McClanahan as Vivian Harmon
- Hermione Baddeley as Mrs. Nell Naugatuck
Guest Stars/Recurring Cast
- Eve Arden as Lola Ashburn, Maude's aunt
- J. Pat O'Malley as Bert Beasley