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"Vivian's Problem"
Season 2, episode # 9
# 31 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date November 6, 1973
Production code 209 (2x9)
Written by: Pamela Herbert Chais
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Rue McClanahan
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Vivian's Problem was the ninth episode of Season 2 of  Maude, and the 31st overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Pamela Herbert Chais, originally aired on CBS-TV on November 6, 1973.

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Vivian is tired of all the blind dates that Maude sets up for her. She says she is giving up on men.


Maude is not hitting the right notes with Vivian when she fails in her matchmaking attempts for the divorcée. Vivian decides to date a 70-year-old retired general, and Maude is so convinced that she can do better that she fixes Vivian up with Arthur, whom Maude doesn't even like.

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  • The episode marks the first appearance of inside Arthur's home.

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