|Season 5, episode # 13|
|Network/Country:||CBS-TV / U.S.|
|Air date||December 20, 1976|
|Production code||513 (5x13)|
|Written by:||Thad Mumford|
|Directed by:||Hal Cooper|
|Guest starring:||Larry Gelman|
|IMDb:||Walter's Christmas Gift|
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Walter's Christmas Gift was the 13th episode of Season 5 of Maude, and the 106th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Thad Mumford, originally aired on CBS-TV on December 20, 1976.
|"Walter's Christmas Gift"|
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Since the Findlays' finances are so low, they decide to give homemade gifts for Christmas, while Arthur offers Walter a partnership in a new business.
With money tight since Walter's bankruptcy, the family decides to make homemade Christmas gifts for one another. Meanwhile, Walter gets a generous business offer from Arthur and a fellow doctor, Hubie Binder. It seems Arthur and Hubie want to start a appliance business and they want Walter to run it. Walter reluctantly agrees but soon becomes fed up with the novice Arthur.
Did You Know?
This episode marks the first appearance of Larry gelman as Hubie Binder.
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
- Hermione Baddeley as Mrs. Nell Naugatuck
Guest Stars/Recurring Cast
- Larry Gelman as Hubie Binder
- Cliff Norton as Tramp