|Season 6, episode # 21|
|Network/Country:||CBS-TV / U.S.|
|Air date||March 18, 1978|
|Production code||620 (6x21)|
|Written by:||Arthur Julian * Bill Davenport|
|Directed by:||Hal Cooper|
|Guest starring:||Darian Mathias|
|IMDb:||Phillip's Mature Romance|
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Phillip's Mature Romance was the 21st episode of Season 6 of Maude, and the 138th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Arthur Julian and Bill Davenport, originally aired on CBS-TV on March 18, 1978.
|"Phillip's Mature Romance"|
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Maude, who is happy to tell Carol that Phillip is in love with a new girlfriend, discovers that Phillip's girlfriend is four years older than him.
Maude is surprised when Victoria's father shows up for a visit and learns that his single daughter has gone away with her boyfriend on a camping trip. Fed up with Victoria living in a liberal household, Mr. Butterfield orders Victoria to move back to the West Indies with him. However, Maude runs into a double standard when the spy on Mr. Butterfield with an attractive younger woman.
Did You know?
The episode marks the final series apperance of Darian Mathias as Sam Harper.
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
- Marlene Warfield as Ms. Victoria Butterfield
Guest Stars/Recurring Cast
- Darian Mathias as Sam Harper
- Kraig Metzinger as Phillip Traynor, Carol's son
- Doney Oatman as Diane Ramsey