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Arthur Carlson (Character)
from "WKRP in Cincinnati" (1978)

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WKRP in Cincinnati: :  -- After winning the coveted Silver Sow Award for farm news reporting, Les asks Jennifer to be his date for the banquet - and she says yes!
WKRP in Cincinnati: :  -- An advertising campaign for funeral packages clashes with the station's rock and roll aesthetic.
WKRP in Cincinnati: :  -- A tornado unexpectedly hits Cincinnati, allowing Mr. Carlson to demonstrate his leadership abilities and allowing Jennifer to reveal a hidden talent.
WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 1: Episode 11 -- An old flame is rekindled for Andy, while Johnny Fever and Venus Flytrap are offered as prizes in the station's "Win a Date with a D.J." contest.
WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 1: Episode 9 -- Mr. Carlson is thrown for a loop when his tyrannical mother - WKRP's owner - arrives to review the station's recent changes.

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Alternate Names:
Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson / Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson

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  1. "The New WKRP in Cincinnati"
        - Chicago Story (1993) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson)
        - Treasure of Sierra Smith (1993) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson)
        - Johnny Goes Hollywood (1993) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson)
        - Fever in the Morning (1993) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson)
        - Murder by Les (1993) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson)
          (18 more)

  2. "WKRP in Cincinnati"
        - Up and Down the Dial (1982) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson)
        - To Err Is Human (1982) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson)
        - The Impossible Dream (1982) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson)
        - The Creation of Venus (1982) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson)
        - Dear Liar (1982) TV episode, Played by Gordon Jump (as Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson)
          (85 more)

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Quotes:
From "WKRP in Cincinnati: Johnny Comes Back (#1.14)" (1979)
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson: [seeing baggie of cocaine in studio] What's that?
Doug Winner: [Johnny turns to Doug, seeing if he'll tell the truth] YOU tell him. You're dying to.
Johnny 'Dr. Fever' Caravella: It's... uh, foot powder, Mr. Carlson.
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson: Foot powder, huh?
[takes baggie]
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson: Not much there.
Johnny 'Dr. Fever' Caravella: It's REALLY potent. A little goes a long way. This is where the concept of 'happy feet' originated.
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson: [removes shoe] I get these odor-eaters, supposed to last me six months? These suckers turn on me in 15 days.
[looks at Doug]
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson: Can I get some of that?
[...]
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