Valerie Harper’s Favorite TV Moment: Groundbreaking Gay Scene From “Mary Tyler Moore”

Queerty
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March 12, 2013
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Like you, we were heartbroken to hear about Valerie Harper’s terminal brain-cancer diagnosis. In a special episode of The Doctors today, the vibrant actress-activist discusses her illness and shares memories from her storied career. In the snippet above, Harper recalls a legendary scene from The Mary Tyler Moore show with co-star Cloris Leachman, in which Rhoda has the distinct pleasure of telling Phyllis that her brother Ben is gay.