A Look Back at TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore's Legacy

The Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated actress was best known for her roles in the TV sitcoms, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
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Finally tonight, another chance to remember a star we will never forget. It's no secret Mary Tyler Moore shifted the landscape of women entertaining. Dancing into the hearts of fans on "The Dick Van Dyke show." Later her namesake "The Mary Tyler Moore show." She emboldened and influenced the lives of so many. She reaches out through the television set, says, I gotcha. That show was a big, big deal yeah. I think "Mary Tyler Moore had more influence on my career than any other single person or force. That show opened up a whole new world for girls who grew up watching it, including me. Reporter: When Katie couric had opportunity to interview the reunited cast of "The Mary Tyler Moore show" on the set of "Hot in Cleveland" in 2013, she couldn't say no. What is it like for you all working together after 40 years? Heaven. Yeah, it really is heaven. None of us has changed. We've done the best we can. Gravity has taken over. You could tell sitting in that room those women truly loved each other and it was so genuine. You can't fake that. It was really my opportunity to thank them, and Mary in particular, for being such a role model for me. Reporter: Earlier today, fans in her TV hometown of Minneapolis honoring the woman who inspired so many.

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