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"The Case of the Broken Punch Bowl"
Season 4, episode # 15
# 84 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date January 5, 1976
Production code 417 (4x15)
Written by: Eliot Shoenman
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Dulcie Jordan
Lyle Waggoner
Dick Wilson
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The Case of the Broken Punch Bowl was the 15th episode of Season 4 of  Maude, and the 84th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Eliot Shoenman, originally aired on CBS-TV on January 5, 1976.

"The Case of the Broken Punch Bowl"
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Maude attempts to find out who broke her antique punch bowl.


Maude and Walter return home from their second honeymoon to discover that Maude's priceless antique crystal punch bowl was smashed during a party at the Harmons. Maude is soon presented with conflicting stories from both Vivian and Arthur of just how her punch bowl was broken.

Separating the truth from Arthur's, Vivian's, and Mrs. Naugatuck's perception of the truth proves a challenge, until Carol arrives and reveals what really happened.

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Dulcie Jordan as Woman
  • Lyle Waggoner as Jim
  • Dick Wilson as Man

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