There's a Sharon Raydor podcast that asks, ''What would Sharon Raydor Do?''

By: Start TV Staff     Posted: December 18, 2023, 3:43PM    Tags: Major Crimes, Mary McDonnell, Sharon Raydor

Have you ever been in a situation and asked yourself, "What would Sharon Raydor do"? If you're a massive fan of the character played by Mary McDonnell on Major Crimes, your answer is probably yes. When the series ended, it left a bitter taste in the mouths of dedicated fans who became friends with the fictional witty woman.

Sharon Raydor might've left their TV screens but she didn't leave their home entirely. A podcast by McDonnell debuted in 2016 and has 14 episodes of the two-time Oscar-nominated actress giving takes on her character. She also spoke about her experience in the industry in today's society. In the introductory episode, she gave insight into Mary's childhood and why she made certain decisions.

McDonnell also took a deep dive into season five's premiere of Major Crimes, identifying some of Sharon's quirks and history, and touching on a few fan questions from previous seasons.

Raydor fans got to ask more questions while using the hashtag "#WWSRD" on the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. 

The "What Would Sharon Raydor Do?" podcast was mentioned in a Variety guest column that Mary McDonnell wrote, detailing her appreciation for her supporters and understanding their frustrations with how the show ended.

In her column, she wrote, "I'm very proud of the impression she has left, and I anticipate some tremendously interesting ongoing discussions about life, women, and politics through our podcast 'What Would Sharon Raydor Do?' That is one of the legacies of this solidly ethical character. 'WWSRD' will go on. And through her symbol, more lively engagement can occur. To me, that's a giant wow!"

The last episode, however, was published in 2017 on Christmas Eve.

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