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"My Husband, The Hero"
Season 6, episode # 15
# 132 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date February 4, 1978
Production code 608 (6x15)
Written by: Sy Rosen
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Richard Kline
Kraig Metzinger
Jeannie Wilson
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My Husband, The Hero was the 15th episode of Season 6 of  Maude, and the 132nd overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Sy Rosen, originally aired on CBS-TV on February 4, 1978.

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Maude holds a TV musical fund raiser to raise money for a disabled former child tap dancer, but learns before the telethon goes on the air that the child is faking her condition.


Maude and the gang prepare a telethon to raise money for a Shirley Temple protege, named Baby Sally who has become wheelchair bound. As everyone rehearses there numbers, Maude makes a shocking discovery, it seems Baby Sally's illness is all a sham and now Maude finds herself in a bind between doing what's right and the manipulations of a shady organizer.

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This episode marks the final appearance of Richard Kline as Tuggy McKenna.

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  • Richard Kline as Tuggy McKenna
  • Kraig Metzinger as Phillip Traynor, Carol's son
  • Jeannie Wilson as Waitress

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