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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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All Upcoming Times for Murphy Brown

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My Dinner With Einstein

S01, E17  (First Aired: Mar. 20, 1989)
Murphy dates a physicist (Buck Henry) to prove looks aren't everything.

Funnies Girl

S01, E18  (First Aired: Apr. 10, 1989)
An on-camera gaffe makes Murphy the butt of a cartoonist's jokes.

The Unshrinkable M.B.

S01, E19  (First Aired: May. 1, 1989)
A judge dies while Murphy is grilling him on the air.

Summer of '77

S01, E20  (First Aired: May. 8, 1989)
1977: Murphy auditions for ``F.Y.I.''; guest Linda Ellerbee.

And So He Goes

S01, E08  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1989)
Murphy must eulogize her all-time nemesis.

I Would Have Danced All Night

S01, E09  (First Aired: Jan. 9, 1989)
Everyone but Murphy is invited to the Inaugural Ball.

The Bickners

S01, E21  (First Aired: May. 15, 1989)
A minor traffic accident results in litigation for Murphy.

The Morning Show

S01, E22  (First Aired: May. 22, 1989)
Murphy takes her stint as anchor of the morning news too lightly.

The Brothers Silverberg

S02, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 18, 1989)
Miles' brother romances Murphy.

Anchors Away

S02, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 25, 1989)
The network sends Jim to Libya to audition a handsome new anchor.

The Memo That Got Away

S02, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 2, 1989)
A high-school computer hacker comes onto Murphy's memo about her co-workers.

Kyle

S01, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 1989)
Murphy's story wins freedom for an innocent convict and earns an unwanted friend for the FYI team.

Off the Job Experience

S01, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 23, 1989)
Miles suspends Murphy for her handling of an interview.

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(First Aired: Nov. 14, 1988)
A high-profile reporter provides laughs in the newsroom.