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"The Fling"
Season 4, episode # 8
# 77 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date November 3, 1975
Production code 407 (4x8)
Written by: Phil Sharp
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Paul Barselou
Mary Elizabeth Corrigan
William Redfield
Bob Harks
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The Fling was the eighth episode of Season 4 of  Maude, and the 77th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Phil Sharp, originally aired on CBS-TV on November 3, 1975.

"The Fling"
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Vivian's ex-husband Chuck (William Redfield) comes back to town, wealthier and more charming than ever. Vivian falls under his spell, and Maude decides she must take action to prevent an affair between the two.


While having dinner with Vivian at a restaurant, Maude spots Vivian's ex-husband, Chuck, who has been enjoying living the swinging single life. When Chuck invites Vivian to his hotel room, Maude tries to prevent her best friend from having an affair, only to find Chuck could easily take her instead.

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Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Paul Barselou as Mr. Plummer
  • Mary Elizabeth Corrigan as Mrs. Plummer
  • William Redfield as Chuck Cavender, Vivian's ex-husband
  • Bob Harks as Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

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