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"Maude's Big Move: Part 2"
Season 6, episode # 23
# 140 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date April 15, 1978
Production code 623 (6x23)
Written by: Charlie Hauck
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Gene Blakely
Dennis Burkley
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Maude's Big Move: Part 2 was the 23rd episode of Season 6 of Maude, and the 140th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Charlie Hauck, originally aired on CBS-TV on April 15, 1978. It was the second episode in a series concluding three part story arc.

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Maude's friend Irene, a US Congresswoman, has died, Maude feels bereft. She's also sad, knowing Arthur, Vivian, Carol & Phillip are moving. Maude decides to run for the open position caused by Irene's death, and ends up appointed instead.


Part 2 of three part story. Maude is devastated by the death of her dear friend Irene, a U.S. Congresswoman and this compounds the fact that Carol and Phillip and Arthur and Vivian are moving away. At Irene's wake, Maude gets an inspiration and makes a decision to campaign for Irene's position. Just as Arthur and Vivian leave to move to Idaho, Maude, who's sank into deep depression over her friend's death, soon learns the news, she has been appointed as Irene's replacement.

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  • The episode marks the final series apperances of Conrad Bain and Rue McClanahan as Arthur and Vivian Harmon.

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