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Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown is the star reporter of ``FYI,'' a newsmagazine series. Murphy is sarcastic, ambitious, often self-involved and bossy -- but she is also dedicated and ethical. She and her co-workers -- including Jim, Frank and Corky -- are often at one another's throats, even though they care about one another. Eldin, Murphy's house painter and confident, never seems to finish his painting contract at Murphy's house (before leaving the show). The comedy series tackles some serious topics, including Murphy being a single mother and being treated for breast cancer.

Premiere:
Nov 14, 1988
Original Network:
CBS
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Episode Air Date Channel

Full Circle

S04, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 14, 1991)
Murphy mourns her mother's death; guest Darren McGavin.
  • Fri 4/20
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Brown Like Me, Part 1

S02, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 27, 1989)
Murphy's divorced parents (Colleen Dewhurst, Darren McGavin) visit.
  • Sat 4/21
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Brown Like Me, Part 2

S02, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 27, 1989)
Murphy's divorced parents (Colleen Dewhurst, Darren McGavin) visit.
  • Sun 4/22
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

The Smiths Go to Washington

S04, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 28, 1991)
The ``FYI'' team covets the rights to a saucy videotape made by a small-town family.
  • Mon 4/23
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

It Came From College

S04, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 4, 1991)
Murphy looks after a friend's 18-year-old daughter (Anne Heche).
  • Tue 4/24
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

The Queen of Soul

S04, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1991)
Murphy sings a duet with Aretha Franklin.
  • Wed 4/25
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Inside Murphy Brown

S04, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1991)
Murphy learns her baby's gender.
  • Thu 4/26
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Mission Control

S04, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 25, 1991)
The staff serves Thanksgiving dinner at a homeless shelter.
  • Fri 4/27
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

The Anchorman

S06, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 24, 1994)
Jim's English pub is a big success.
  • Sat 4/28
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

The Strike

S02, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 11, 1989)
The staff must deal with a technicians' strike.
  • Sun 4/29
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Be It Ever So Humboldt

S04, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 9, 1991)
A prestigious award brings out the worst in Frank; guest Harry Smith.
  • Mon 4/30
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Love Is Blonde

S04, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 16, 1991)
Neglected Corky considers an extramarital fling.
  • Tue 5/1
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Anchor Rancor

S04, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 6, 1992)
Murphy and Jim vie to be evening news anchor.
  • Wed 5/2
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4

Guess Who's Coming to Luncheon

S04, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 13, 1992)
Murphy must buddy up to Corky to get into a White House luncheon.
  • Thu 5/3
  • 9:00PM-9:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KPXJDT4