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VIDEO: 15 Heart-Warming Classic TV Christmas Moments and Miracles

Originally posted 12/09/2015 04:15PM

Television shows didn't invent the idea of a Christmas miracle, but they sure help remind us that come Dec. 25, there's a chance that whatever woe and strife we're facing could vanish in a single, magical instant. And while not every show has a Christmas moment – and not every Christmas episode delivers a miracle – we thought we'd celebrate the season with 15 of our favorites.

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10 Years Later: Revisiting the Six Feet Under Finale, Plus More of TV's Most Unforgettable Goodbyes

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10 Years Later: Revisiting the Six Feet Under Finale, Plus More of TV's Most Unforgettable Goodbyes

Originally posted 08/21/2015 02:05PM

It's a sad but true fact of life that everything must eventually come to an end – and when it comes to TV shows, some of those endings are much more satisfying than others.

Ten years ago, Six Feet Under set the bar with one of the greatest series finales of recent years: "Everyone's Waiting." In honor of the show's decade-long reign as the standard to which all other finales should be held, we're looking back at some of the greatest finale episodes of all time.

You're going to want to make sure you have plenty of tissues handy (warning: spoilers ahead).

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Betty White Remembers Her First Emmys – in 1951! | Betty White

Betty White Remembers Her First Emmys – in 1951!

Originally posted 08/23/2014 05:40PM

Betty White can't remember what she wore to her first Emmys, but she has a good excuse – it was 63 years ago!

"I haven't a clue," White tells PEOPLE of her first time at the ceremony in 1951. "I'm sorry. I should, but I don't have a clue."

But the Hot in Cleveland star – who is nominated this year for hosting Betty White's Off Their Rockers on Lifetime – has no trouble recalling her win for most outstanding female personality, a Los Angeles regional award she won in 1952.

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Valerie Harper Says Her Cancer Isn't Progressing

Valerie Harper Says Her Cancer Isn't Progressing

Originally posted 06/03/2014 10:35AM

A year and a half after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, Valerie Harper continues to defy the odds.

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Valerie Harper Reunites with Mary Tyler Moore Cast on Hot in Cleveland | Betty White, Cloris Leachman, Jane Leeves, Valerie Bertinelli, Valerie Harper, Wendie Malick

Valerie Harper Reunites with Mary Tyler Moore Cast on Hot in Cleveland

Originally posted 04/05/2013 08:00AM

Time can't alter solid friendships. Just ask Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman and Georgia Engel – who reunited with Betty White this week to tape an upcoming episode of the TVLand sitcom Hot In Cleveland.

It made for an emotional week, agreed the women, who gathered Thursday afternoon for a press conference on the CBS Radford studio lot, where the classic The Mary Tyler Moore Show was filmed from 1970-77.

"The tears come up, but then they're part of the laughter," said Harper, 73. "Did you ever laugh till you cried? That's been happening a lot. It's been so full of life and joy and love. And fun!"

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Valerie Harper to Appear on Betty White's Hot in Cleveland | Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper to Appear on Betty White's Hot in Cleveland

Originally posted 03/22/2013 07:45AM

Valerie Harper and the other girls from The Mary Tyler Moore Show are getting together for one last hurrah – in front of the cameras.

Harper, who has terminal brain cancer, will join Mary Tyler Moore and Cloris Leachman as guests on an episode of TV Land's Hot In Cleveland, which stars other Mary Tyler Moore Show alums Betty White and Georgia Engel, PEOPLE has confirmed.

A source tells PEOPLE: "The cast is really excited to have Valerie guest star. They feel she is a true icon, and they are touched by her story."

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Ed Asner, 83, Hospitalized After Troubles Onstage | Ed Asner

Ed Asner, 83, Hospitalized with Exhaustion After Troubles Onstage

Originally posted 03/13/2013 01:00PM

Mary Tyler Moore show star Ed Asner is recovering in the hospital after cutting short a one-man show in Indiana when he struggled to deliver his lines and appeared to be confused.

The 83-year-old actor was taken by ambulance to a Chicago-area hospital for exhaustion and was "resting comfortably" on Wednesday, his publicist Charles Sherman tells the Associated Press.

After conducting an acting workshop on Tuesday, Asner took the stage 45 minutes late at the Marquette Pavilion in Gary, Ind., to portray Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the sold-out show FDR.

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Mary Tyler Moore 'Absolutely Devastated' by Valerie Harper's Cancer News | Mary Tyler Moore, Valerie Harper

UpdatePosted 03/07/2013 04:00AM

Mary Tyler Moore Reacts to Valerie Harper's Cancer Diagnosis

Originally posted 03/06/2013 05:00PM

They are among television's first and most enduring BFFs – and for more than four decades, Valerie Harper has considered Mary Tyler Moore "a great girlfriend" in real life as well.

Now one of Hollywood's longest-standing bonds is bringing comfort and support to Harper as she faces terminal brain cancer.

"I'm absolutely devastated by this news," says Moore, 76, who herself underwent surgery in 2011 for a benign tumor in the protective membrane around the brain – the same spot where Harper's malignant cancer cells are located.

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Celebrating Rhoda: Her Best TV Moments

Originally posted 03/06/2013 07:20PM

The snarky jokes! The sassy way she handled her bad dates! And her fabulous accent!

Valerie Harper's iconic TV character, Rhoda Morganstern, was the quintessential scene-stealing best friend since her first appearance on The Mary Tyler Moore show in 1970. So beloved, she eventually landed her very own sitcom, Rhoda (and ended up netting Harper four Emmy Awards for her portrayal of the brash, beloved single girl).

From girl talk with Mary to her battles with Joe – and her wedding on Rhoda, where she raced through the New York City streets, clad in her wedding dress! – check out Harper's best moments as the sassy, savvy Rhoda and relive falling in love with her.

Support, Prayers Pour in for Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper's Fans, Friends & Colleague Send Support, Prayers

Originally posted 03/06/2013 03:10PM

After Valerie Harper revealed she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer on Wednesday, her fans, friends and colleagues shared an outpouring of prayers and love for the star.

Harper, 73, has leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a rare condition that occurs when cancer cells spread into the fluid-filled membrane surrounding the brain. Her doctors say she has as little as three months left to live.

The overwhelming support solidifies Harper's role as a television icon. Here's what you had to say:

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