10 Memorable Things About 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'

5. MARY TYLER MOORE WASN’T AFRAID TO MOVE FORWARD
As the star of her own show, Mary Tyler Moore kicked things off with a progressive attitude. It was trait she’d carried with her throughout her career. In fact, on the Dick Van Dyke Show, Mary Tyler Moore insisted on wearing capris for at least one scene every episode. At that time it was tradition for women to wear dresses. “But Moore insisted all the housewives she knew wore pants. She was allowed to continue wearing them, helping capri pants become a popular fashion fad for women across America.”
Mary in capris
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