- — Marketplace (@MarketplaceAPM)Mon, May 06 2013 11:14:26We're talking the Mary Tyler Moore Show today. Who's been your favorite trailblazing female character on TV?
- — Tammi Gaw (@tammigaw)Mon, May 06 2013 11:53:22@MarketplaceAPM S. Epatha Merkerson (Law and Order) - longest running African-American character in TV history (male or female)
- — Jenni Simcoe (@jennisimcoe)Mon, May 06 2013 12:55:05@MarketplaceAPM Rhoda! She proved that you don't have to fit the mold. She rocked her unique look and had a spunky attitude.
- — Cody Lee Rhodes (@socialcody)Mon, May 06 2013 12:03:36@MarketplaceAPM Agent Dana Scully. Her character is so uniquely steadfast, cold. The antithesis to many female tropes.
- — Liza Mundy (@lizamundy)Mon, May 06 2013 13:07:41@MarketplaceAPM the characters created by Goldie Hawn and Lily Tomlin on Laugh In were comic trailblazers I think.
- — Fenbeast (@Fenbeast)Mon, May 06 2013 12:39:15
- — Gina Diamante (@gdiamante)Mon, May 06 2013 13:06:38@MarketplaceAPM Lots of great ones here. Got to add Lt. Uhura, who could do a lot more than say, "Hailing frequencies are open."
- — Charlie Hopper (@CharlieHopper)Mon, May 06 2013 13:17:06@MarketplaceAPM If you could watch Roseanne in a vacuum where you knew nothing of Ms. R. offscreen, you'd include her. Such a "real" show.
- — Poppa Stevie Rose (@dukehoops123)Mon, May 06 2013 12:21:21@MarketplaceAPM Maybe not a "character" in the vein you were asking about, but Carol Burnett was definitely a trailblazer.