Rhoda is an American television sitcom starring Valerie Harper. It was a spin-off from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and ran for five seasons between 1974-1978. Harper played the lead role of Rhoda Morgenstern, who was the spunky, weight conscious, flamboyantly-fashioned best friend of Mary Richards who leaves Minneapolis and returns home to New York City. The series was a ratings success (even beating its parent show) and was also the winner of two Golden Globes and two Emmy Awards.
Rex Harrison, Cliff Robertson and Susan Hayward play in this funny comedy about a millionaire with too many mistresses. He decides to convince all of them that he is dying.
Another Life is a true story, Set in Edwardian London, it is the colourful and intensely moving account of Edith Thompson, a woman wrongly accused of the murder of her husband, a case which became a major ‘cause celebre’ of its time.
Riley was a prototype for later blue-collar sitcom characters like Ralph Kramden and Fred Flintstone.