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"Maude the Boss"
Season 3, episode # 11
# 57 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / USA
Air date November 25, 1974
Production code 310 (3x11)
Teleplay by: Rod Parker, Bob Schiller & Kim Weiskopf
Story by: Lloyd Garver & Ken Hecht
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Herb Edelman
Ted Chapman
Gerald Hiken
Brian Morrison
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Maude the Boss was the 11th episode of Season 3 of Maude, also the 57th overall episode in the series. Prepared for TV as a teleplay written by Rod Parker, Bob Schiller and Kim Weiskopf from a story penned by Lloyd Garver and Ken Hecht , the episode, which was directed by Hal Cooper, premiered on CBS-TV on November 25, 1974.

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Maude gets promoted to Office Manager at her work. One man that reports to her does not take her seriously and tries to sabotage Maude's work.


Maude is promoted at her real estate agency. She is now working as office manager with three men who report to her. Two of the men don't have a problem with a female boss, but one does and tries to sabotage Maude at every turn, which quickly makes the transition as uncomfortable as possible for everyone. Guest starring Herb Edelman, over a decade before he'd regularly appear with Arthur and McClanahan on The Golden Girls as Arthur's ex-husband.

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Herb Edelman (Woody) would go on to portray Dorothy Zbornak's (Bea Arthur) ex husband Stan Zbornak on the NBC-TV sitcom series The Golden Girls.

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Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Herb Edelman as Woody
  • Ted Chapman as Tony
  • Gerald Hiken as Bud
  • Brian Morrison as Phillip Traynor, Carol's son

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