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"The Election (Season 5 episode)"
Season 5, episode # 7
# 100 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date November 1, 1976
Production code 507 (5x7)
Written by: Thad Mumford
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Michael O' Keefe
William Schallert
June Vincent
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The Election (Season 5 episode) was the seventh episode of Season 5 of  Maude, and the 100th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Thad Mumford, originally aired on CBS-TV on November 1, 1976.

"The Election (Season 5 episode)"
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Election day is approaching and Carol goes to help out. Maude finally gets a chance to meet Carol's new boyfriend, and she finds out he is ten years younger than Carol.


Mrs. Naugatuck is excited about voting for the first time in an American presidential election and debates voting for Ford or Carter. Meanwhile, the eve of the national election offers more than political worries for Maude as she meets Carol's latest boyfriend, a 21-year old, but not only is Maude worried about the age difference but also the fact that he is a Republican.

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Michael O' Keefe as Lee Harrison
  • William Schallert as Leon Harrison, Lee's father
  • June Vincent as Ursula Harrison, Lee's mother

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