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"Walter's Temptation"
Season 6, episode # 5
# 122 overall in series (141 episodes)
"Maude" episode
Series: Maude
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date October 17, 1977
Production code 607 (6x5)
Written by: Arthur Julian & Bill Davenport
Directed by: Hal Cooper
Guest starring: Richard Kline
Marcia Rodd
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Walter's Temptation was the fifth episode of Season 6 of  Maude, and the 122nd overall episode in the series. Directed by Hal Cooper, the episode, which was written by Arthur Julian and Bill Davenport, originally aired on CBS-TV on October 17, 1977.

"Walter's Temptation"
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Walter is tempted by his assistant (Marcia Rodd) when she's grateful to him for giving her a raise — on Maude's advice.


Maude is excited about going on a local television show to discuss women's views and is even more excited when her recommendation to have Walter and his female employee, Leslie Perkins, come on with her is granted. That is until she learns Leslie has just recently made a pass at Walter resulting in him firing her.

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Marcia Rodd, guest starring in the role of Leslie Perkins, was the original Carol Traynor in the episode of "All In The Family" that served as the pilot for "Maude."

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Richard Kline as Tuggy McKenna
  • Marcia Rodd as Leslie Perkins

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