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Mary Tyler Moore (Photo credit: Getty Images/CBS Photo Archive/Contributor)

Mary Tyler Moore (Photo credit: Getty Images/CBS Photo Archive/Contributor)

(Photo credit: Getty Images/CBS Photo Archive/Contributor)

(Photo credit: Getty Images/CBS Photo Archive/Contributor)

The show may have ended, but the jumpsuit lives on.

36 years ago today, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” ended its 7 year run.

Pictured to the right is Mary, wearing the infamous jumpsuit. “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” of the 1970s profiled a single 37-year-old woman who put her career ahead of her love life. Its discussion of topics like pre-marital sex and homosexuality were risqué for the decade, according to reports – and paved the way for other female-centric shows like “Girls” and “Sex and the City”.

Read more from The Huffington Post.


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