The personal and professional misadventures of an opinionated but beloved woman working as a TV journalist.
Murphy Brown is a very selfish, stubborn, extremely hot-tempered but also talented, resourceful, clever and caring middle-aged reporter who works for FYI News Network and at the same time tries to raise her child as an unmarried, working woman. Her friends and co-workers, Corky, Jim, Frank and Miles, try to balance between her outbursts of anger and her family, personality or even financial crises. It's a difficult life for Murphy but she's got the guts to live it...
14 Nov 1988Description ▼
After spending months at the Betty Ford Center, TV reporter Murphy Brown tries to re-enter her life. The task is complicated by the addition to her show of a former Miss America as co-reporter, and a new Executive Producer who's half her age.
2Devil with a Blue Dress On
21 Nov 1988Description ▼
Murphy's animosity towards Corky grows when she's forced to take her on to help with an important story.
3Nowhere to Run
28 Nov 1988Description ▼
Miles becomes the target of death threats when the show investigates the dealings of a mob boss.
4Signed, Sealed, Delivered
05 Dec 1988Description ▼
Murphy struggles to maintain her professionalism when her next interview is a man she was married to twenty years before.
11 Dec 1988Description ▼
Shortly before Christmas three children show up at FYI with a note from their mother. She says she cannot take care of them anymore and thinks Murphy would make a good mother.
12 Dec 1988Description ▼
A friend of Murphy's is having a baby and Murphy starts to wonder if something is missing in her life.
7Set Me Free
19 Dec 1988Description ▼
Murphy's having a rotten day, complicated by a gunman who interrupts the show and demands they read his statement on the air and it gets capped off by the painter she hired to do her kitchen sticking around to finish "extending myself." During this whole ordeal, she is craving cigarettes and a drink, and definitely a soft number 2 pencil.
8And So He Goes
02 Jan 1989Description ▼
The man that Murphy has been in a prank war for decades with dies suddenly, and asks that she eulogize him.
9I Would Have Danced All Night
09 Jan 1989Description ▼
Murphy can't understand why she isn't invited to the Inaugural Ball, and can't get anyone to take her.
16 Jan 1989Description ▼
Murphy's story gets an innocent inmate released. Everyone feels sorry for him, so they give him a job as Murphy's secretary.
11Off the Job Experience
23 Jan 1989Description ▼
When Murphy humiliates on air an US army militant- Miles takes the decision to suspend her from work.
12Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
13 Feb 1989Description ▼
Frank & Murphy fix each others blind dates, while Miles has to deal with his break up with Jackie and Jim wonders what to do with an attractive lady that wants him. We learn more than what we would have wanted to for Phil's marriage life.
20 Feb 1989Description ▼
Murphy get furious when she is denied an access into the last gentlemen's only club in Washington. That makes her relationship with Jim uptight and stirs a war between the sexes into the office.
14It's How You Play the Game
27 Feb 1989Description ▼
When the FYI show goes lower onto the ratings - the network suggests to it's journalists to make the news more pleasant and easy to the public. Though the FYI team wouldn't like to be less professional - they struggle with the reality of having to face a tough decision and compromise for the sakes of Frank's touching story for the homeless being seen by a larger sum of people.
06 Mar 1989Description ▼
Murphy's mom whom she was never close to comes for a visit. And she spends all the time fawning after Murphy which has Murphy perplexed.
16Moscow on the Potomac
13 Mar 1989Description ▼
The FYI show accepts a guest from the USSR - the newswoman Vladia.
17My Dinner with Einstein
20 Mar 1989Description ▼
Murphy is excited to meet "the nowadays's Einstein" Victor Rudman. She tries to challenge herself on a date with him, since "You can't judge a book by it's cover", but discovers that geniuses can also be unpleasant people.
10 Apr 1989Description ▼
Murphy tries to deliver a joke, but her insulting comment is aired on Tv. She is faced with the consequences the next day as a cartoonist, named Pat O'Shea started a column in the newspaper, named "The adventures of Mouthy Brown".
19The Unshrinkable Murphy Brown
01 May 1989Description ▼
Murphy is not her usual driven self after a guilty judge drop dead during a live broadcast.
20The Summer of '77
08 May 1989Description ▼
Miles needs a story for FYI and Corky suggests covering Phil's 70th anniversary. The celebration causes flashbacks to 1977 when Frank and Murphy auditioned for the show with Murphy's primary competition being Linda Ellerbee.
15 May 1989Description ▼
Murphy is involved in a fender bender with a seemingly sweet old couple who bring her home made cookies. She changes her opinion when they sue her for $1.5 million dollars. Frank's fear of the dentist causes him to accidentally break Jim's coffee cup which turns out to be a big deal.
22The Morning Show
22 May 1989Description ▼
Murphy and Corky are asked to fill in on a morning show. They quickly discover that Corky is perfect for the time and format, while Murphy berates a children's author and turns a cooking segment into a disaster.
1The Brothers Silverberg
18 Sep 1989Description ▼
Miles' brother comes to town and romances Murphy to Miles' chagrin.
25 Sep 1989Description ▼
Jim is sent on foreign assignment for two weeks and Miller Redfield, a pretentious lightweight, is to fill in. Murphy and her colleagues decide to sabotage Miller on air to ensure Jim's job remains his.
3The Memo That Got Away
02 Oct 1989Description ▼
Murphy is asked by management to write a critique of her friends and she agrees. But when teenager Louis hacks her computer, she must either comply with his blackmail or he will print her much too honest comments.
4TV or Not TV
16 Oct 1989Description ▼
The network ask the FYI staff to cooperate with the making of a sitcom based on the news show. Resistant at first, everybody goes overboard when they learn Julia St Martin will star, Murphy being the worst offender.
5Miles' Big Adventure
23 Oct 1989Description ▼
Miles reluctantly takes a tropical island vacation but while there a stolen jet arrives. For Murphy and the rest of FYI the question is, can Miles land the big story on his own?
30 Oct 1989Description ▼
Murphy and Frank are put in competition for a hot story by Miles. Their friendship is at risk as they both resort to underhanded means to succeed.
7Whose Garbage Is It Anyway?
06 Nov 1989Description ▼
Conservative nemesis Jerry Gold accuses the FYI staff of not following through on their convictions about the environment. Murphy and her colleagues accept the challenge to go two weeks being eco-friendly. They find it more difficult than anticipated.
8And the Whiner Is...
13 Nov 1989Description ▼
Murphy is very disgruntled when Corky wins the Humboldt, a news casting award she expected to win. She is further annoyed when Corky is assigned a major story and refuses to help when her colleague is overwhelmed by the job.
20 Nov 1989Description ▼
Jim's twenty-five years at the network pass by unacknowledged and Murphy decides to host a roast by his friends. But Jim takes the insults to heart and becomes even more depressed. Murphy questions him about what's really wrong.
10Brown Like Me: Part 1
27 Nov 1989Description ▼
Coincidentally Murphy's father, young wife and new baby visits and then her mother shows up.
11Brown Like Me: Part 2
27 Nov 1989Description ▼
After Murphy's estranged parents both arrive to see her presented with a prestigious award, she must act as a referee. Murphy just wants them to act like average people for once so she can enjoy the moment.
11 Dec 1989Description ▼
When the crew of FYI goes on strike, Murphy serves has a mediator between the production members and Network's management.
13Here's to You, Mrs. Kinsella
18 Dec 1989Description ▼
Mikes has an anonymous relationship with an older woman and is stunned to learn she is the wife of his boss, Eugene Kinsella. He tries to confess but Mr. Kinsella thinks he is covering for Frank.
14What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
01 Jan 1990Description ▼
The gang relives Murphy's past exploits before she was sober as New Year approaches and Corky decides to host a party. Back home by herself Murphy debates about taking a drink.
08 Jan 1990Description ▼
After Murphy's expose airs on FYI, she is asked to reveal her anonymous source and refuses. She is sent to prison and is letdown that it is more like a country club than a jail cell which leaves her depressed.
16I Want My FYI
29 Jan 1990Description ▼
The network decides to put in production a kid's version of FYI and asks the senior staff to act as mentors. Reluctant at first, Murphy and her friends become over involved with the youngsters taking on characteristics of their role models.
05 Feb 1990Description ▼
Frank starts dating accomplished and beautiful Alexandra but Murphy is not impressed. Because they are best friends, Murphy tries to warm to Alexandra and as soon as she does, Frank gets cold feet.
18The Murphy Brown School of Broadcasting
12 Feb 1990Description ▼
Murphy's beloved teacher Mr. Hamilton, who encouraged her broadcasting interest, is retiring and intends to open a journalism school. He wants to name it after Murphy but when she visits, she thinks his ideas are outdated and perhaps he's lost his touch. She struggles with how to tell him.
19 Feb 1990Description ▼
For sweeps Miles needs a big story so he cajoles Murphy and Corky to dress as hookers to uncover an oil industry scandal. Murphy is made to feel old and they keep encountering other reporters doing the same report.
20Heart of Gold
26 Feb 1990Description ▼
Jerry Gold drops by Phil's and immediately antagonizes everyone but Murphy. She sees past his rudeness and they start dating, which the FYI staff find irksome. Murphy starts to see herself change in ways she doesn't like.
21On the Road Again
05 Mar 1990Description ▼
Murphy and Jim go on an affiliate tour, thinking they will end up in Hawaii, but a snowstorm strands them in Kansas. Jim deals with temptation after meeting Nancy, an attractive woman, in the hotel bar.
22But First a Word from Our Sponsor
19 Mar 1990Description ▼
Murphy and Miles try very hard to have a controversial segment air on FYI after a viewer sent a letter of disapprouval to every board member of the network and the show's sponsors.
09 Apr 1990Description ▼
The pranks Murphy and Frank play on each other become more elaborate and annoying to their friends. When one embrasses the FYI show, it looks like Miles will get fired for letting things get out of hand. Murphy and Frank try frantically to save his job.
24Fax or Fiction
30 Apr 1990Description ▼
Miles receives an anonymous love letter but doesn't know how to respond so Murphy plays Cyrano and writes a response. When an intriguing reply comes over the fax the deception continues, with Murphy becoming fascinated with the other writer. A meeting is arranged with everyone in for a surprise.
25The Bitch's Back
07 May 1990Description ▼
Miles is stressed with Jim vacationing so he institutes relaxation exercises for everyone. Murphy approaches it unwilling and is furious when she is hospitalized with a back injury. Everyone must deal with her temper while still putting on a show.
26Goin' to the Chapel: Part 1
14 May 1990Description ▼
When Corky gets engaged to an old highschool friend, Murphy throws her a shower at Phil's.
27Goin' to the Chapel: Part 2
21 May 1990Description ▼
Murphy, maid of honor, is having difficulties planning Corky and Will's wedding.
1The 390th Broadcast
17 Sep 1990Description ▼
Research indicates news shows are getting stale so Miles hires consultant Chris Bishop to shake things up at FYI. Jim gets a perm, Frank wears leather and Murphy gets a segment where she will interview an average citizen on their views. The interview takes an unexpected turn.
2Brown and Blue
24 Sep 1990Description ▼
Murphy's idea to interview Tony Rocket, a vulgar comedian, back fires when she has trouble controlling her emotions and her temper around him.
01 Oct 1990Description ▼
Frank feels an obligation to give his parents an 50th anniversary party but does so reluctantly because of their negativity. As his family gathers at Murphy's home, Frank keeps finding reasons to avoid the celebration and deal with his parent's disapproval.
15 Oct 1990Description ▼
The on air talent at FYI goes on strike and Miles struggles to put on a show. Miles learns to appreciate what Murphy and the rest do when he attempts to replace them with Miller, Gene Kinsella and himself.
5The Gold Rush
22 Oct 1990Description ▼
Network executives hire Jerry Gold to appeal to a conservative crowd, dismaying the FYI staff. Miles has the idea to team Murphy and Jerry in a debating segment which rekindles their opposite attracts romance.
6Bob & Murphy & Ted & Avery
05 Nov 1990Description ▼
Murphy's mother Avery arrives for a visit and meets a charming gentleman Theodore. It turns out he has a son Bob, who is Murphy's age, so Avery talks her daughter into a double date.
7The Last Laugh
12 Nov 1990Description ▼
Murphy causes Jim to laugh during a live broadcast and he becomes upset over his lack of professionalism. Murphy goes overboard in trying to make amends.
19 Nov 1990Description ▼
Murphy's practical jokes have alienated the FYI staff so when she is taken hostage by environmentalists, they don't believe her. The kidnappers have their hands full as it's Murphy who is making all the demands.
9The Bummer of 42
26 Nov 1990Description ▼
Murphy had said she wished for a sibling so Frank hires an actress to portray her sister for Murphy's 42nd birthday. But Maddy does her job too well and Murphy's happiness soon turns to irritation.
10Trouble in Sherwood-Forrest
10 Dec 1990Description ▼
Corky is trying hard to be the perfect wife to Will while still having a career but finds it increasingly difficult. She confides in Murphy which inspires Corky to host a dinner part with disastrous results.
11Jingle Hell, Jingle Hell, Jingle All the Way
17 Dec 1990Description ▼
Getting co-workers Christmas gifts is causing unhappiness so Murphy suggests they donate to charity instead. But after Murphy secretly buys presents anyway, the rest become frantic trying to purchase items at the last minute.
07 Jan 1991Description ▼
Miles thinks the on air FYI staff need to bond closer so he schedules a retreat run by an over enthusiastic director Justin. Murphy is only interested in the bonding that comes with getting revenge on the other participants.
13Eldin Imitates Life
14 Jan 1991Description ▼
Murphy has a party and a guest offers to buy one of Eldin's art pieces.
21 Jan 1991Description ▼
Murphy's contract is up and other news organizations make a huge effort to sign her, to the distress of Miles. With Murphy having the upper hand, she makes outrageous demands and things turn contentious.
04 Feb 1991Description ▼
Murphy loses her voice right after getting her credentials restored to the White House press room. She desperately needs a quote from the president for an important story.
11 Feb 1991Description ▼
Jim writes a novel where a desirable reporter seems to be based on Murphy and Jim's wife becomes concerned.
17Terror on the 17th Floor
18 Feb 1991Description ▼
Murphy and Miles face off with a team of cost cutters that threaten the ability of FYI to put on a good news program.
18On Another Plane: Part 1
25 Feb 1991Description ▼
Murphy and Frank are questioning putting their jobs before everything else when the plane they are traveling on experiences difficulties.
19On Another Plane: Part 2
25 Feb 1991Description ▼
Murphy and Frank are questioning putting their jobs before everything else when the plane they are traveling on experiences difficulties.
20Driving Miss Crazy
04 Mar 1991Description ▼
Murphy writes her will, at times while driving, when the gang car pools to work during a snow storm.
21Everytime It Rains... You Get Wet
18 Mar 1991Description ▼
The gang of FYI goes out into the city seeking a "happy" story for a new segment on the show. A simple task that not an easy one after all.
08 Apr 1991Description ▼
Corky lands her first tv special and manipulates Murphy in appearing as a guest.
29 Apr 1991Description ▼
Murphy's little joke about short men gets her into big trouble.
24The Usual Suspects
06 May 1991Description ▼
Murphy is outraged when a tabloid declares she has started drinking again and says the source is on the FYI staff. Murphy makes every effort to uncover the person's identity.
25Q & A on FYI
13 May 1991Description ▼
Miles arrange for the gang of FYI to appear on a popular tv Q and A game show.
26Uh-Oh: Part 1
20 May 1991Description ▼
Jake, Murphy's ex husband, and Jerry Gold, Murphy's ex boyfriend are both back in town and ready to resume their relationship with her.
1Uh-Oh: Part 2
16 Sep 1991Description ▼
Murphy tells her friends at FYI that she's pregnant and that she is having doubts about having the baby and what kind of mother she would be.
2Uh-Oh: Part 3
16 Sep 1991Description ▼
Murphy tells her friends at FYI that she's pregnant and that she is having doubts about having the baby and what kind of mother she would be.
3I'm as Much of a Man as I Ever Was
23 Sep 1991Description ▼
Murphy, desperate to show that her pregnancy is not going to change her ability to do her job well, goes after the President for a quote.
30 Sep 1991Description ▼
Frank, Jim and Miles attend a new men organisation work shop to get in touch with their feelings.
5The Square Triangle
07 Oct 1991Description ▼
Murphy hires Audrey as her secretary which leads to Miles breaking up with her. Things get worse when Frank than becomes interested in Audrey.
14 Oct 1991Description ▼
Murphy's mother Avery dies and her father Bill arrives to help her deal with things. While reminiscing they discover unpleasant truths.
7The Smiths Go to Washington
28 Oct 1991Description ▼
The gang of FYI goes out of their ways to charm a family of out of towers who caught a cheating Senator on tape.
8It Came from College
04 Nov 1991Description ▼
Murphy gets an idea of her future as a mother when the daughter of some friends stays with her.
9The Queen of Soul
11 Nov 1991Description ▼
Murphy lands an interview with her idol, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. When Aretha's train is delayed and she can't get to the studio on time for the live broadcast, the FYI gang is left stretching their way out of the one hour long program to fill in the dead air time.
10Inside Murphy Brown
18 Nov 1991Description ▼
Jim escorts Murphy to the gynecologist and they both get to see the baby for the first time. Murphy is surprises when she hears she's expecting a boy and she was so sure she was expecting a girl.
25 Nov 1991Description ▼
Murphy and the gang volunteers at à homeless shelter for Thanksgiving.
12Be It Ever So Humboldt
09 Dec 1991Description ▼
Frank wins an award and becomes annoying talking about it. His co-workers decide he needs to be taught a lesson.
13Love Is Blonde
16 Dec 1991Description ▼
Murphy and the rest of FYI staff reluctantly attend a sponsor event. Corky and Miller start bonding over shared experiences.
06 Jan 1992Description ▼
The sudden death, at the network, of the Sunday night news anchor makes Jim and Murphy compete for the new job opening.
15Guess Who's Coming to Luncheon
13 Jan 1992Description ▼
Corky receives an invite to the White House and Murphy flatters her so she can go along. Once there Murphy goes snooping despite Corky's protests.
20 Jan 1992Description ▼
Jerry Gold moves in with Murphy after she is diagnosed with preterm labor and forces to rest at home for 2 weeks.
03 Feb 1992Description ▼
Stress overcomes Miles at his 30th birthday celebration.
18Send in the Clowns
24 Feb 1992Description ▼
Murphy is subpoena by the Senate to appear at a hearing demanding the name of her source that leaked a rapport her way which leaded to a story on FYI.
19Murphy Buys the Farm
02 Mar 1992Description ▼
Murphy thinks a place in the country will help her relax and she brings the entire gang along to check out a farm she's thinking of buying. While Murphy tries to convince her friends how charming things are, everyone else is just bored.
20Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are
04 Mar 1992Description ▼
Rick is an attractive gay man doing some temporary work for FYI and Miles becomes concerned when he has a dream about him. Miles attempts to discover why it happened.
21Rage Before Beauty
16 Mar 1992Description ▼
Murphy cuts her hair short despite an appearance clause in her contract. When viewer response ignores her reporting she becomes upset over the focus on superficialities.
22Phil's Not So Silent Partner
23 Mar 1992Description ▼
Murphy offers money to Phil who's in financial trouble. But Murphy soon drives Phil crazy with unwelcome suggestions.
23He-Ho, He-Ho, It's Off to Lamaze We Go
27 Apr 1992Description ▼
Murphy decides to take a Lamaze birth class and asks Eldon to be her coach. Once there she manages to alienate the instructor and her classmates but luckily Eldon pays attention.
24On the Rocks
04 May 1992Description ▼
Hillary, a new anchorwoman, replaces Murphy, but Hillary has a secret problem and it's getting out of control.
25A Chance of Showers
11 May 1992Description ▼
Murphy is feeling even crankier at the end of her pregnancy and isn't happy that Corky is throwing her a baby shower. But she changes her mind when she realizes she will be getting terrific gifts from her peers that work in national news.
18 May 1992Description ▼
Murphy finally gives birth and all of her friends are trying to help the best they can.
1You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato: Part 1
21 Sep 1992Description ▼
Murphy is adjusting to motherhood, interviewing Nannies, trying to decide on a name for the baby and trying to get a good night sleep.
2You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato: Part 2
21 Sep 1992Description ▼
Dan Quayle publicly attacks Murphy Brown for glamourising single motherhood.
3Life After Birth
28 Sep 1992Description ▼
Murphy is back from having her baby, but her obsession with over protecting her baby, is causing problems where ever she goes and driving her co-workers crazy.
4Black, White & Brown
05 Oct 1992Description ▼
The FYI staff are concerned about their futures when they learn their boss, Eugene Kinsella, is being replaced. Murphy's co-workers look to her to resist the changes Mitchell Baldwin proposes but are surprised at her attitude.
5I Never Sang for My Husband
12 Oct 1992Description ▼
Jim Dial's wife Doris is dissatisfied with her life and an offhand remark by Murphy leads Doris to try to become a cabaret singer. Jim struggles to understand her change in behavior.
6Night of Living News
26 Oct 1992Description ▼
Murphy and Frank anchor an overnight news show with Frank hoping to make a good impression to advance his career. What happens during the program might have the opposite effect.
7A Year to Remember
02 Nov 1992Description ▼
An election year has the gang reminiscing about the first time they voted. Corky recalls wanting to elect the first woman vice-president while Murphy's memory involves handcuffs.
8Midnight Plane to Paris
09 Nov 1992Description ▼
Murphy needs to fly overseas for a story but after Avery gets an earache she must make a choice about going. Using Eldin as a sounding board, she debates her future as a mother and a news person.
9Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much
16 Nov 1992Description ▼
Miles is caught in a lie when his friends find out his parents aren't dry cleaners but political activists. When they arrive in Washington for a demonstration, Miles is embarrassed and frantically works to keep them out of trouble.
10Winners Take All
23 Nov 1992Description ▼
The show and staff of FYI is being honored with a banquet in New York. When it comes time to choose past footage everyone starts to lobby Miles to favor their own stories.
11Till Death or Next Thursday Do We Part
07 Dec 1992Description ▼
Corky's life is in turmoil due to lack of intimacy in her marriage and that her husband Will is being sued for plagiarism. Things look bleak until Murphy learns Corky kept a journal which could clear Will but has embarrassing details about everyone.
12I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas
14 Dec 1992Description ▼
Murphy is looking forward to her first Christmas as a mother and intends to do every tradition. But the arrival of her father and her Aunt Brooke turns Murphy into a referee as they resume their years long feuding.
13Games Mother Play
04 Jan 1993Description ▼
After observing Murphy interact with Avery, Eldin invites some of the other new mothers over, hoping she might learn something. Murphy is unimpressed and ends up trying to turn the gathering into competition.
14The British Invasion
11 Jan 1993Description ▼
Miles and Audrey are happy after moving in together when her attractive ex-boyfriend Colin shows up from England. He ends up staying with them making Miles uncomfortable, then refuses to leave.
15Back to the Ball
18 Jan 1993Description ▼
With a new presidential administration beginning, Murphy's reputation is forgotten and she receives an invitation to the inaugural ball. Her new difficulty is finding a date.
01 Feb 1993Description ▼
FYI has a new intern and to everyone's surprise Amy Shoemaker has memories that go back to the 1920's. Everyone treats her with kid gloves and do things typically done by the intern, leading to some near disasters.
17Trickster, We Hardly Knew Ye
08 Feb 1993Description ▼
Jim Dial and his wife Doris are devastated when their beloved terrier Trickster dies. The rest of the staff are sympathetic to Jim's grief except Murphy who remains cynical until her part in the dog's wake.
18The World According to Avery
15 Feb 1993Description ▼
Eldon is sick and has to forego his babysitting duties. Murphy takes Avery to work with her and everyone takes turns watching the baby, sharing their secrets before the show starts.
19Bump in the Night
21 Feb 1993Description ▼
Frank is excited to be a guest on the Letterman show but makes the mistake of asking Murphy to wait backstage with him. She ends up sabotaging the other guests and endangering Frank's appearance.
20To Market, to Market
01 Mar 1993Description ▼
Murphy irritates her co-workers by needing to grocery shop on carpool day. Things turn chaotic as Frank hits on a woman, Jim takes over sandwich making and Corky discovers her ex is dating from a magazine cover.
21Two for the Road
15 Mar 1993Description ▼
Murphy and the rest of the FYI staff are still struggling to adapt to their new boss Mitchell Baldwin and his ideas. As Murphy schemes to get her way, she and Mitchell are locked in together for a night forcing them to learn more about each other.
22Murphy and the Amazing Leaping Man
22 Mar 1993Description ▼
Without Murphy to hang out with Frank is feeling adrift and resists being labeled a confirmed bachelor by Corky. Within a week he makes such radical changes to his life that his friends are concerned.
23The Egg & I
03 May 1993Description ▼
When Murphy learns her competitors will interview the new president first, her competitive nature kicks in. Using her son Avery as a cover, she goes to the White House Easter Egg to ambush the president with questions.
24Ship of Phil's
01 Jan 1993Description ▼
Phil hosts an after hours poker game at his bar for the FYI gang and Murphy's competitive nature leads to contention. The betting limit is removed and the stakes get dangerously high.
17 May 1993Description ▼
Murphy plans a memorable cowboy themed birthday for Avery but then overchedules herself with a trip to NYC on the same day. A surprise song from a well known singer makes it all worth it.
1The More Things Change
20 Sep 1993Description ▼
Murphy asks Miles to cut back her hours and assignments but then takes a dislike to Peter Hunt, the reporter hired to fill in. She fuels the outrage by the other correspondents to the annoyance of Miles.
2Angst for the Memories
27 Sep 1993Description ▼
Nick Brody, a counter culture hero of Murphys from the 60's, returns to the limelight to promote a book. During an interview she discovers he has changed to a conservative, leaving her questioning her belief system.
3Black and White and Read All Over
04 Oct 1993Description ▼
Murphy needs a date for a function and asks Mitchell to be her guest. But they start seeing each other in a serious way, getting some diverse reactions because of the race issue. They start wondering if they have a future.
11 Oct 1993Description ▼
A little bantering on FYI offends various groups by what they considered insensitive remarks. To become aware of what's considered deragotory everyone attends a seminar then hold a live forum where things get out of hand.
5The Young & the Rest of Us
18 Oct 1993Description ▼
Corky is upset that she is turning thirty and her friends try to cheer her up by throwing her a last minute party. But their efforts are disastrous so Peter steps in to take Corky on a not to be forgotten adventure.
6Ticket to Writhe
25 Oct 1993Description ▼
Murphy and Peter are in competition for the same stories, stressing Miles with their arguing. A pair of tickets to the Redskins football game seem to bring bad luck to whoever currently has them.
7I Don't Know You from Madam
01 Nov 1993Description ▼
A professional madam might be about to name clients and all the news shows are chasing the story, including FYI. Murphy is reluctant to be involved but Miles insists and goes with her on a stakeout. They start to question their tactics but then Murphy takes it to a new level.
8All the Life That's Fit to Print
08 Nov 1993Description ▼
After a noted writer asks to write Murphy's biography, she is indecisive about granting permission. She begins to imagine the things her colleagues and interviewees will say about her.
15 Nov 1993Description ▼
It's Humboldt Award time again with Murphy, Peter, and Frank all in competition. Murphy becomes jealous when Peter asks Corky to be his date.
22 Nov 1993Description ▼
Murphy struggles with how to explain death to Avery. She quizzes Corky, Miles, Jim, and Frank on their life philosophies to come up with an answer that she finds comforting.
11It's Not Easy Being Brown
29 Nov 1993Description ▼
When the popularity ratings for the FYI staff come out Miles becomes worried about Murphy's negatives. Murphy is booked on the most popular children show to turn things around but an unfortunate fight with puppets fails to accomplish that.
12To Have and Have Not
06 Dec 1993Description ▼
Miles is featured in a magazine as a successful single man but is misquoted and is portrayed as sexist. He becomes frazzled particularly when he introduces Murphy at a woman's political event.
13Sox and the Single Girl
13 Dec 1993Description ▼
Murphy gets invited to the White House by the Clintons. Once she gets back to the office, she finds out she has a furry stowaway.
14A Piece of the Auction
03 Jan 1994Description ▼
Obnoxious radio host Marty Crane has singled out Murphy for derisive commentsfor which she has little recourse. When Marty submits the winning bid for a charity dinner date with Murphy, she doesn't know what to expect.
15The Thrill of the Hunt
10 Jan 1994Description ▼
Peter is shot while covering a story in Sarajevo and returns stateside. Murphy and Peter confront their feelings and despite the difficulties of their professions, decide to begin a relationship.
16The Deal of the Art
17 Jan 1994Description ▼
Murphy disparages modern art while reporting and is attacked by art critics. After defending her views on a PBS roundtable, she sneaks one of Avery's drawings into an art show to prove a point.
24 Jan 1994Description ▼
The FYI gang are comparing finances and investments when Jim reveals he is owner of a bar that is making money. Remodeled to resemble one he liked in his youth, Jim is uncomfortable with the fact it has a gay clientele.
18Fjord Eyes Only
31 Jan 1994Description ▼
The FYI staff head to Norway, looking forward to covering the Winter Olympics. The situation abruptly changes after Murphy interviews the star Norwegian skater and she quits competition.
28 Feb 1994Description ▼
Murphy's automobile is stolen from her driveway and she joins a neighborhood watch group. Unfortunately the tactics of the participants and her FYI colleagues concern her as much as the actual crimes.
20The Fifth Anchor
07 Mar 1994Description ▼
Miles decides to bring back Stuart, an original anchor, for the 17th anniversary show unaware Murphy, Frank, and Jim had him fired. Once Stuart arrives his annoying habits resurface, leading Murphy to make a startling on air announcement.
21Anything But Cured
14 Mar 1994Description ▼
Frank is told by his psychologist that after 17 years of therapy he no longer needs treatment. He then erroneously informs Murphy she is responsible for his problems leading her to confront Frank's therapist.
22The Tip of the Silverburg
28 Mar 1994Description ▼
Murphy insists on taking Miles shopping when the sameness of his wardrobe is the topic of a staff meeting. After barging into his dressing area she sees more of her boss then anticipated. The jokes begin after they return to work.
23It's Just Like Riding a Bike
02 May 1994Description ▼
Peter returns stateside and reconnects with Murphy who wants to keep their relationship secret from her co-workers. Peter and Murphy discuss all the reasons why they won't work as a couple.
24My Movie with Louis
09 May 1994Description ▼
Murphy accepts a part in a Louis Malle film and Frank desperately tries to get himself included. Stan Lansing, a top network network executive, tells them they can't appear in movies contractually and Murphy must extricate herself from the situation.
25The More Things Stay the Same
16 May 1994Description ▼
Murphy recieves an offer to leave FYI, creating conflict with her co-anchors. As they prepare for an anniversary party their friendships seem fragile and Murphy imagines a future where they have all moved on.
1Brown vs. the Board of Education
19 Sep 1994Description ▼
Murphy tries to get Avery a spot in an elite school and invites the school's board to a party to secure it. When FYI kills a story about one of members, Murphy is concerned her ethics will be questioned.
2Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?
26 Sep 1994Description ▼
While pitching stories for the show Murphy learns a famous astronaut's brother is murdered. After debating the value of the news they discover the astronaut is the chief suspect and FYI goes over the top in it's coverage.
03 Oct 1994Description ▼
Murphy is overheard making disparaging remarks about her network's fall lineup. As punishment she has to attend the affiliate convention with her colleagues and make nice with an orangutan.
4Be Careful What You Wish For
10 Oct 1994Description ▼
Corky gets her chance at a hard news story and interviews one of America's most successful businessman. She impresses her colleagues but is distressed that her popularity among viewers takes a nosedive.
5Burger, She Wrote
17 Oct 1994Description ▼
After a burger chain closes Murphy buys it's mascot. When it's stolen she suspects someone in the Washington establishment and begins retaliation to force Meaty Boys return, not suspecting a friend.
6Humboldt IV: Judgment Day
24 Oct 1994Description ▼
Jim is head of the Humboldt judging and persuades his co-workers to serve except Frank who missed out on getting nominated. Conflict arises when Murphy and Corky serve on the same panel but have different standards.
7Frank Cuts Loose
31 Oct 1994Description ▼
Frank accepts a new job at the network but the show bumps FYI into a bad time slot. Thinking his friends are jealous of his success, Frank burns some bridges as he prepares to leave.
8Reporters Make Strange Bedfellows
07 Nov 1994Description ▼
Murphy and Peter decide to take a relaxing tropical vacation but a major news story occurs. Their competitive natures take over putting them at odds instead of getting closer to each other.
9Prelude to a Kiss
14 Nov 1994Description ▼
Miles asks Corky out to dinner as a friend after she helps him move but Corky misunderstands and thinks it a date. Egged on by Murphy and Peter, Miles becomes concerned if a relationship develops.
10Bye Bye Bernecky
21 Nov 1994Description ▼
Eldin's mother Reena comes for a visit and Eldin learns he has an opportunity to study with a famous muralist in Spain. He's ready to pass on the chance of a lifetime to remain Avery's nanny so Murphy fires him.
11The Secret Life of Jim Dial
28 Nov 1994Description ▼
Jim's wife Doris is away and a misunderstanding lands Jim in tabloid headlines. Despite his protestations, his co-workers doubt his explanation and head honcho Lansing is excited that the scandal increased ratings.
12Brown in Toyland
12 Dec 1994Description ▼
Murphy wants to give Avery a memorable Christmas but she becomes desperate when an impossible to find toy is at the top of his wish list. Murphy is not above pleading, cajoling, and making threats to make Avery happy.
13The Best and Not-So-Brightest
02 Jan 1995Description ▼
Much to the surprise of the FYI staff their former co-worker Stuart Best is elected to Congress. Murphy decides it would be a good interview to let him air his political views but the segment takes an unfortunate turn.
14Rumble in the Alley
09 Jan 1995Description ▼
Frank is organizing a Valentine's Day bowling benefit in January and needs his co-workers to show up. He also needs a date so Peter sets Frank up with his ex Linda while Miles and Corky take their relationship to the next level.
15Requiem for a Crew Guy
16 Jan 1995Description ▼
Murphy's indifference to the crew has become too much so her friends help stage a practical joke to teach her a lesson. Informed a staffer has died, Murphy claims to have known him, even agreeing to host his funeral.
16I Want My MTV-Jay
23 Jan 1995Description ▼
Murphy, Miles, and Frank visit Stan in the hospital who's had a revelation after watching so much TV. He wants all network shows to go younger or add a dog so FYI hires McGovern who eventually clashes with Murphy.
06 Feb 1995Description ▼
Corky goes to see exec Tony Lucchesi about hosting a special and he sexually propositions her. When she declines to file a complaint Murphy decides to visit Tony but then finds she is the one accused of harassment.
18A Rat's Tale
13 Feb 1995Description ▼
In an innovative move FYI starts broadcasting from a ground floor studio with a windowed backdrop. Animal activists target Murphy after she is seen targeting a rat for eradication.
19It's Miller Time
20 Feb 1995Description ▼
Miles is asked to help on another program leaving Corky neglected and giving a returning Miller an opportunity with her. The absence of Miles from FYI also gives Murphy free to try out some ideas that create havoc on the show.
27 Feb 1995Description ▼
McGovern's photo shoot for Rolling Stone is unsupervised after Miles is called away. The issue features a nude McGovern and Murphy uses it as a reason for firing her. Talking to Stan she has second thoughts after hearing the exec's objections.
21The Good Nephew
13 Mar 1995Description ▼
Stan decides the perfect secretary for Murphy is his nephew Andrew and in the beginning he is right. Everything starts going Murphy's way while her co-workers have a series of mishaps. Andrew's ambitions begin to be questioned.
22FYI of the Hurricane
20 Mar 1995Description ▼
With a major storm approaching Florida, Miles sends Miller to cover it to disrupt his dating of Corky. But then the entire FYI crew also has to go, with Murphy suspecting she's pregnant when she's nauseas. Peter has a surprise reaction.
08 May 1995Description ▼
Murphy is at a loss how to plan a wedding so accepts Corky's offer to help make it memorable. Miles decides to date a supermodel to make Corky jealous as she continues seeing Miller.
24Make Room for Daddy
15 May 1995Description ▼
As Murphy and Peter's wedding approaches Peter leaves on a short assignment. Frank goes ahead with bachelor party at a strip club without him but Murphy shows up to quiz everyone about marriage. Miles and Corky reconcile.
25Retrospective: Part 1
22 May 1995Description ▼
Celebrating the end of the seventh season, Lesley Stahl interviews the cast on the highlights of the show. Outtakes are also featured.
26Retrospective: Part 2
22 May 1995Description ▼
Series creator Diane English joins the cast as they reflect on their characters and what they enjoyed the most in the show's seven years. Lesley Stahl leads the discussion that also includes outtakes.
18 Sep 1995Description ▼
After Murphy and Peter put their wedding plans on hold Murphy becomes more negative then usual. When Miles and Corky announce their surprise marriage Murphy cannot bring herself to wish them well.
2The Awful Truth
25 Sep 1995Description ▼
Lansing's devious nephew Andrew returns as head of a TV division and offers Murphy a spot opposite Walter Cronkite on a news show. Murphy accepts but the show's content is fluff and her co-host is Miller.
02 Oct 1995Description ▼
Frank evades a deadly situation at a prison and it proves to be a ratings booster. Frank would like to cover tamer stories but head honcho Lansing pushes him into dangerous circumstances so Frank seeks Murphy's advice.
09 Oct 1995Description ▼
Murphy is called into traffic court due to her questionable driving skills and asks for no special treatment because she is famous. She finds more trouble when she ignores the community service she is sentenced to.
5Sex or Death
16 Oct 1995Description ▼
Stuck between the hammer and the anvil, Miles assigns both Corky and Murphy to work on the same breaking news story.
23 Oct 1995Description ▼
Murphy begins to question her impeccable communication skills when she fails to arrange an interview with Miller.
7The Feminine Critique
30 Oct 1995Description ▼
While visiting her old college to receive an honorary doctorate, Murphy tries to prove the students in the women's studies, a class she helped establish, that she's still in touch with young women's issues.
06 Nov 1995Description ▼
Andrew gives both Murphy and Frank the idea to write an expose on a powerful shady businessman.
9The Ten Percent Solution
13 Nov 1995Description ▼
Jim becomes jealous over the way his agent favorably treats newly signed Murphy.
10The Humboldt Doldt
20 Nov 1995Description ▼
Miller takes all the credit for a story the entire FYI staff worked on.
11Dick and Dottie
27 Nov 1995Description ▼
Murphy must apologize for what she said about a popular talk-show host.
12All in the Family
08 Jan 1996Description ▼
Corky and Miles cause a stir in her family, when she finally tells them they're married.
13If You're Going to Talk the Talk
15 Jan 1996Description ▼
Murphy is told to continue with her exclusive fluff interview with a reclusive celebrity despite her wish to move on to a more important story that just broke.
14My Fair Miller
22 Jan 1996Description ▼
Jim is told to turn Miller into a proper journalist.
05 Feb 1996Description ▼
Murphy has a nightmare about being on trial for the way she treated her past lovers.
16Up in Smoke
12 Feb 1996Description ▼
Stuart Best offers to be an insider for FYI and give them the dirt on the tobacco industry.
19 Feb 1996Description ▼
Jim quits FYI to work for the new ICN Network. Miller gets his old job. Murphy tries to convince Jim to come back.
18Trick or Retreat
26 Feb 1996Description ▼
Elizabeth Taylor visits FYI. Miles takes the staff to an outdoors team building exercise.
19All Singing! All Dancing! All Miserable!
04 Mar 1996Description ▼
Murphy is to play Hillary Clinton in a sketch she's written for a comedy show but the cast of the show protests.
20The Bus Stops Here
11 Mar 1996Description ▼
Miles and his team end up stuck in a diner after the bus they used to cover a tense primary campaign breaks down.
21When A. Lansing Loves a Woman
29 Apr 1996Description ▼
Andrew tries to seduce unsuspecting Murphy.
06 May 1996Description ▼
Frank recklessly agrees to buy a mansion he can't pay off.
13 May 1996Description ▼
Murphy learns the shocking truth behind the rumors that FYI is done for.
20 May 1996Description ▼
The FYI team fights back thanks to Miles.
16 Sep 1996Description ▼
The executive producer of a game show replaces Andrew as the person in charge of FYI.
23 Sep 1996Description ▼
Kay and Murphy clash over who really gets to run the FYI.
3A Comedy of Eros
30 Sep 1996Description ▼
Frank wrote a play inspired by his own life. He even wrote a character who's inspired by someone he knew who's special to him. When he has to leave town he asks Murphy to make sure rehearsals go smoothly but when she's too busy, she lets the director take care of the whole. And when he asks her about the character who's based on Frank's friend, she tells him why don't you play it. And he does. And on opening night Frank invites his friend to watch the play.
4Son of Dottie
07 Oct 1996Description ▼
Tensions between Murphy and Dottie escalate over her son's birthday party.
14 Oct 1996Description ▼
Murphy decides to turn her turn her bedroom into an office, but she has to get her annoying neighbor to agree to it, first.
6Phil's Dead - Long Live Phil's
21 Oct 1996Description ▼
The FYI team decides to buy their favorite bar after the owner dies. But who will run it, and how?
7That's the Way the Corky Crumbles
28 Oct 1996Description ▼
Kay and Murphy clash once again, this time over Kay's new restrictions on the FYI team.
8Defending Your Life
04 Nov 1996Description ▼
Murphy's numerous previous assistants team up and face her.
11 Nov 1996Description ▼
When the gang gets the TV Q's and they see how low Miller's is, they think that he's on his way out but Kay says that as long as Miller is on Lansing's good side he's not going anywhere. When Miller sees his numbers, he asks Murphy if he should play hardball with Lansing when he renegotiates his contracts. At first Murphy was about to tell him that's absurd but she then tells him that he should and makes up a thing called the Underdog theory which she says that since he's at the bottom, he can only go up. So he and his agent go to Lansing and ask for a raise and they get kicked out. That's when Murphy tells them to make a ruckus, which gets Miller fired. When the gang learns what Murphy did they go to Miller to tell him that the Underdog theory is bogus. So they go to his place and they find him partying like crazy. He thinks that it's only a matter of time before he gets a new offer. When they tell him, he goes into shock cause he just spent all of his money. Murphy offers to find him a job but no luck. Later his agent shows up with offers from other networks. That's when Lansing shows up and offers to give him a big raise. Murphy is shocked that Lansing is doing this. He says he has to cause Miller is hot property. Later Frank goes to Lansing asking for a raise and throws things around and Lansing belts him.
18 Nov 1996Description ▼
Frank wants to marry Dana, since he's in love with her perfect public image. When she lets him get a glimpse of her complicated private life, he learns that nobody's perfect.
11A One Night Stan
25 Nov 1996Description ▼
Murphy convinces Kay to start her own talk show. The entire FYI team participates and Kay even lands Tom Hanks as her first guest. Unfortunately, everything goes horribly wrong.
02 Dec 1996Description ▼
Jim and Doris' annual party turns into a fight.
18 Dec 1996Description ▼
Murphy is in a resort in Mexico and must avoid a group of people staying there whom she previously exposed.
14The Big Thaw
06 Jan 1997Description ▼
Blizzard strands Murphy and Kay at the office alone.
15Who Do You Truss?
13 Jan 1997Description ▼
Frank and Murphy argue over who gets to do the commentary now that Jim is in hospital. Corky gets a new protege she can't stand.
16You Don't Know Jackal
20 Jan 1997Description ▼
Murphy and Frank hire actors to protect the identity of Murphy's source from Kay. Their plan goes horribly wrong.
03 Feb 1997Description ▼
Miller accidentally ends up with Jim's blind date.
18Oh, Danny Boy
10 Feb 1997Description ▼
Dana's troubled son Danny becomes part of FYI.
17 Feb 1997Description ▼
Murphy teams up with Andrew to stop Kay's new plans for reorganizing FYI.
20And That's the Way It Was?
25 Feb 1997Description ▼
Murphy desperately tries to find out what Walter Cronkite said about her privately.
21How to Marry a Billionaire
28 Apr 1997Description ▼
A billionaire proposes marriage to Murphy while she's interviewing him on-air, and he won't take no for an answer.
22Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow
05 May 1997Description ▼
Murphy suspects that a hero security guard who intervened when fire broke out set the fire himself.
12 May 1997Description ▼
Miller lies to his domineering mother that him and Murphy are friends. She misconstrues this to mean that they're in fact a couple.
24When One Door Closes...
18 May 1997Description ▼
Murphy insults the President of the United States on-air and refuses to apologize. This leads to serious consequences.
01 Oct 1997Description ▼
Murphy decides not to work for the White House and goes back to her old job at FYI. All is well again until she finds out thanks to the news piece that was assigned to her that she may have breast cancer.
2A Butcher, a Faker, a Bummed-Out Promo Maker
08 Oct 1997Description ▼
While Murphy goes to do more medical tests, the FYI team focuses on a complex expose on a grocery chain.
15 Oct 1997Description ▼
Murphy informs her FYI colleagues about her illness.
4Operation: Murphy Brown
22 Oct 1997Description ▼
Murphy's FYI colleagues try to keep her trip to hospital for a surgery a secret from the public and especially the paparazzi.
5Florence Night-en Corky
29 Oct 1997Description ▼
Murphy is recovering from her lumpectomy, and Corky volunteers to be her nurse for a bit, which Murphy reluctantly agrees to.
6Waiting to Inhale
05 Nov 1997Description ▼
Murphy is feeling the negative effects of chemotherapy and tries marijuana to ease her symptoms.
12 Nov 1997Description ▼
Murphy goes to her archival Athena Gillington's party.
8From Here to Jerusalem
19 Nov 1997Description ▼
Murphy dates a younger man, even though even her circle of friends finds it inappropriate.
24 Nov 1997Description ▼
Corky takes over for Murphy and does great. The network decides to sign a new long-term contract with her, while offering Murphy only a short-term deal.
10I Hear a Symphony
10 Dec 1997Description ▼
Murphy decides to do some of the things from her bucket list. One of them is to conduct a symphony orchestra. Olivia Newton-John stands in her way.
11From the Terrace
17 Dec 1997Description ▼
The FYI team goes to the office terrace to catch some fresh air and discuss news story ideas. They become trapped there.
12The Last Temptation of Murphy
07 Jan 1998Description ▼
Murphy supports a benefit run for breast cancer research, despite the fact that the run is paid for by a former Wall Street trader who went to jail for insider trading but has supposedly changed his ways since.
13Turpis Capillus Annus (Bad Hair Day)
14 Jan 1998Description ▼
Murphy turns to a cancer support group after her friends are unable to help her deal with her illness.
14Wee Small Hours
21 Jan 1998Description ▼
The FYI team helps Murphy deal with insomnia by keeping her company in shifts throughout the night.
15Then and Now
28 Jan 1998Description ▼
Kay encourages staffers to pick their best clips for a "Then and now" special for the network. As a result of remembering times past, Murphy takes Frank and heads out of town to revisit her childhood home in Philadelphia.
06 Apr 1998Description ▼
Frank prepares a big surprise for Murphy's 50th birthday that involves the American Bandstand.
17Seems Like Gold Times
13 Apr 1998Description ▼
Murphy's old flame Jerry Gold is getting married but sleeps with Murphy anyway and even asks her to be his best man, which drives Murphy mad.
18Second Time Around
20 Apr 1998Description ▼
The FYI team helps nostalgic Murphy locate the guy she had a crush on in high school. He now works as a lounge singer.
19A Man and a Woman
27 Apr 1998Description ▼
Kay dresses up as a man to prove a point. She fools everyone into thinking that she is one, so Murphy uses her to get rid of an IRS tax accountant who keeps hitting on Murphy, only to realize that she needs his insider information.
20Dial and Substance
04 May 1998Description ▼
Airport security finds a bag of medicinal marijuana on Jim. As a good friend, he refuses to tell them or anyone else that it's actually for Murphy and gets into serious trouble.
21Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 1
18 May 1998Description ▼
Murphy needs another surgery. When she goes to sleep on the operating table, she awakens in Heaven, where she's greeted by God.
22Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 2
18 May 1998Description ▼
Murphy interviews God. Meanwhile, the FYI crew assumes that Murphy is leaving the FYI for good, so they plan what to do next with their careers. The show ends with an epilogue that wraps most things up.
27 Sep 2018Description ▼
Murphy returns to the air to draw the line between good television and honest reporting.
2I (Don't) Heart Huckabee
04 Oct 2018Description ▼
Murphy devises a plan to sneak into a White House briefing; Phyllis hires a college student to help out at the bar.
11 Oct 2018Description ▼
After enduring a boring workplace workshop on sexual harassment, Murphy Brown remembers a time when she was in college and her professor tried to take advantage of her. She confides in Bartender Phyllis who unwittingly gives useful advice.
4Three Shirts to the Wind
18 Oct 2018Description ▼
Murphy and the team weigh the pros and cons of accepting the offer to have the first interview with a headline-grabbing former White House senior advisor (David Costabile) who wants to promote his divisive book and agenda on 'Murphy in the Morning.' Also, Avery moderates a lively political discussion on his show with locals in Buffalo, N.Y.
5The Girl Who Cried About Wolf
25 Oct 2018Description ▼
Murphy goes head to head with Frank over his new girlfriend from the Wolf Network, fearing that he might leak to her their exclusive about a pharmaceutical company whistleblower exposing those responsible for America's opioid crisis.
6Results May Vary
01 Nov 2018Description ▼
It's the high stakes 2018 midterm Election Day, so the crew readies for a marathon on-air session as they await the results. When the winner becomes unclear, everyone starts losing their cool, and Murphy sends out a grim warning.
7A Lifetime of Achievement
08 Nov 2018Description ▼
The entire crew, plus Phyllis and Murphy's son Avery, attends a gala where Katie Couric wears a dress identical to Corky's, trades zingers with her, and then presents Jim Dial with a lifetime achievement award. Murphy's most inept assistant is now CNC's largest shareholder. Miles makes a fashion faux pas. Pat reconciles with his ex-boyfriend. And Jim's acceptance speech is heartfelt.
8The Coma and the Oxford Comma
15 Nov 2018Description ▼
Corky's friend Holly has been in a 10-year coma due to an accident, or was it her husband's murder attempt? The gang takes turns maintaining a vigil at her hospital bedside waiting to get an exclusive on her awakening and to find out what really happened that fateful night. Avery is upset when the Wolf network gives his new promo a beefcake spin.
9Thanksgiving and Taking
22 Nov 2018Description ▼
Murphy's reluctant Thanksgiving dinner guests fear the worst.
10Beat the Press
29 Nov 2018Description ▼
When Frank is physically attacked while covering a political rally, Murphy becomes afraid to dispute the opposing viewpoint of a guest on her show.
11The Wheels on the Dog Go Round and Round
06 Dec 2018Description ▼
Corky guilts Murphy into adopting a dog; Avery's show is moved to a better time slot; Phyllis and Miguel get a surprise visit from an intimidating health inspector.
13 Dec 2018Description ▼
A disillusioned Avery seeks career inspiration from his extended family at "Murphy in the Morning"; the team tries to salvage a major story that hinges on a source in the Middle East who has gone silent.
13Happy New Year
20 Dec 2018Description ▼
The gang tries to distract Murphy from worrying about Avery's assignment in Kabul by getting her to attend the special 100th anniversary New Year's Eve celebration at Phil's Bar.
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