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"Music Hath Charms"
Season 2, episode # 13
# 35 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date December 11, 1973
Production code 212 (2x13)
Teleplay by: Bob Schiller, Bob Weiskopf, Lloyd Turner & Gordon Mitchell
Story by: Lloyd Turner & Gordon Mitchell
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Rue McClanahan
Phil Leeds
Arthur Peterson
Kwith Taylor
Johnny Silver
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Music Hath Charms was the 13th episode of Season 2 of  Maude, and the 35th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was prepred for TV as a teleplay penned by Bob Schiller, Bob Weiskopf, Lloyd Turner and Gordon Mitchell from a story written by Turner and Mitchell, originally aired on CBS-TV on December 11, 1973.

"Music Hath Charms"
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Maude gives Walter an electric organ as an anniversary gift. Unfortunately, he plays it all the time and has no musical talent.


Maude's gift-giving backfires again when she presents Walter with an electric organ as a present for their fifth wedding anniversary. Walter loves the gift, but he plays long and loud, annoying everyone. An argument leads Walter to drive off and crash his car into a tree; when he is unhurt, the house finds peace... temporarily. Later on, an argument over a past done steak, leads Maude and Walter to have a public fight in a restaurant.

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Rue McClanahan as Vivian Cavender
  • Phil Leeds as Waiter Phillipe
  • Arthur Peterson as Man
  • Keith Taylor as Delivery Boy
  • Johnny Silver as 2nd Waiter (uncredited)

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