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"Walter's Holiday"
Season 2, episode # 3
# 25 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date September 25, 1973
Production code 202 (2x3)
Written by: Budd Grossman
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Rue McClanahan
Johnny Brown
Hal Collins
Brian Morrison
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Walter's Holiday was the third episode of Season 2 of  Maude, and the 25th overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Budd Grossman, originally aired on CBS-TV on September 25, 1973.

"Walter's Holiday"
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Walter declares the day "National I Love You Day" and gives gifts to one and all and plans to spend a romantic day with Maude. However, when a weepy, newly-divorced Vivian comes over for consolation from Maude, Walter's romantic plans get pushed aside and he takes refuge at the gym with Arthur.


Walter makes up a holiday called "National I Love You Day," hoping to have a romantic day alone with Maude. However, Vivian Cavender, recently divorced, comes over crying and Maude has to tend to her friend. With Walter's plans ruined, he takes out his frustrations at the gym with Arthur. Guest starring Johnny Brown as a salesman.

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Johnny Brown, who plays the salesman in this episode, would later appear in the recurring, then main character "Nathan Bookman" on the Maude spinoff series Good Times with future fellow castmates Esther Rolle and John Amos, who later appears on Maude as Henry Evans, Florida's husband.


Character error

Florida mentions her husband Henry. In Good Times, Florida's husband's first name would be changed by co-creators Mike Evans and Eric Monte to James. On both series, the role of Florida's husband is played by John Amos.

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