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WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 1: Episode 22 -- When a former wrestler turned reverend uses his evangelical show to rip-off the public, Andy finds out the hard way that the 300 pound shyster is not one to be trifled with.

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Writer:
Hugh Wilson (created by)
Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
18 September 1978 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 13 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
#2 with a bullet! See more (48 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 30)

Gary Sandy ... Andy Travis (90 episodes, 1978-1982)

Gordon Jump ... Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson / ... (90 episodes, 1978-1982)

Loni Anderson ... Jennifer Elizabeth Marlowe / ... (89 episodes, 1978-1982)

Howard Hesseman ... Dr. Johnny Fever (89 episodes, 1978-1982)

Richard Sanders ... Les Nessman / ... (88 episodes, 1978-1982)

Frank Bonner ... Herb Tarlek (88 episodes, 1978-1982)

Tim Reid ... Venus Flytrap (86 episodes, 1978-1982)

Jan Smithers ... Bailey Quarters (86 episodes, 1978-1982)
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Series Directed by
Rod Daniel (24 episodes, 1979-1981)
Will Mackenzie (16 episodes, 1979-1982)
Asaad Kelada (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Linda Day (11 episodes, 1980-1982)
Frank Bonner (6 episodes, 1980-1982)
Michael Zinberg (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Nicholas Stamos (3 episodes, 1980-1982)
Dolores Ferraro (3 episodes, 1981)
Hugh Wilson (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Dan Guntzelman (2 episodes, 1981)
George Gaynes (1 episode, 1982)
Howard Hesseman (1 episode, 1982)
Gordon Jump (1 episode, 1982)
 
Series Writing credits
Hugh Wilson (90 episodes, 1978-1982)
Steve Marshall (14 episodes, 1979-1982)
Dan Guntzelman (13 episodes, 1979-1982)
Blake Hunter (12 episodes, 1979-1982)
Pj Torokvei (8 episodes, 1979-1982)
Steven Kampmann (7 episodes, 1979-1981)
Lissa Levin (7 episodes, 1980-1982)
Bill Dial (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Michael Fairman (5 episodes, 1979-1982)
Richard Sanders (5 episodes, 1979-1982)
Tom Chehak (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Tim Reid (3 episodes, 1980-1982)
Joyce Armor (2 episodes, 1978-1981)
Judie Neer (2 episodes, 1978-1981)
Paul Robinson Hunter (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Mary Maguire (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Produced by
Hugh Wilson .... producer / executive producer (27 episodes, 1978-1982)
Rod Daniel .... associate producer / producer / ... (19 episodes, 1978-1980)
Ted Kaye .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Max Tash .... associate producer / coordinating producer (5 episodes, 1980-1982)
Blake Hunter .... producer (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
Pj Torokvei .... producer (3 episodes, 1980-1982)
Steven Kampmann .... producer (2 episodes, 1980-1981)
Bill Dial .... producer (1 episode, 1979-1980)
 
Series Original Music by
Tom Wells (90 episodes, 1978-1982)
 
Series Cinematography by
George La Fountaine Sr. (2 episodes, 1982)
 
Series Film Editing by
Chip Brooks (9 episodes, 1978-1979)
Edward Brennan (8 episodes, 1979)
Bob Best (7 episodes, 1978-1980)
Andy Ackerman (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
 
Series Casting by
Sharon Himes (23 episodes, 1978-1980)
Jacklynn Briskey (2 episodes, 1982)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ken Johnson (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jacqueline Webber (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Jacque Webber (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Catherine Mann (3 episodes, 1980-1982)
 
Series Costume Design by
Warden Neil (9 episodes, 1978-1982)
 
Series Makeup Department
Janis Clark .... hair stylist (25 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ray Steele .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ray Sebastian .... makeup artist (10 episodes, 1979)
Nancy Garen .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
Alan Friedman .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1982)

Bron Roylance .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Brett Crutcher .... unit manager (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Abby Singer .... production executive: MTM Productions, Inc. / executive in charge of production / ... (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
Carol Himes .... production manager (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Linda Day .... associate director (23 episodes, 1978-1980)
Ginger Grigg .... associate director (20 episodes, 1978-1982)
Buzz Sapien .... associate director (2 episodes, 1982)

Robert J. Smawley .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Edwin McCormick .... construction coordinator (43 episodes, 1980-1982)
Chris Circosta .... property master (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Eric A. Hulett .... set dresser (18 episodes, 1981-1982)
Dick Durant .... property master (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
 
Series Sound Department
Ken Becker .... audio (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Cam McCulloch .... audio (3 episodes, 1980-1982)
 
Series Stunts
Gregg Sawaya .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 1981)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dick Browning .... video (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Harold Guy .... lighting director (15 episodes, 1978-1979)
Larry Boelens .... lighting consultant (12 episodes, 1978-1979)
George La Fountaine Sr. .... lighting consultant (12 episodes, 1979-1980)
Joel Siebert .... lighting director (7 episodes, 1978-1979)
Steve Berry .... video operator / video (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
 
Series Casting Department
Brian Eckhardt .... casting assistant (1 episode, 1980)
Geri Windsor .... executive in charge of talent (1 episode, 1982)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Warden Neil .... wardrobe (17 episodes, 1978-1980)
Bucky Rous .... costumer: men (2 episodes, 1982)
Pat Welch .... costumer: women (2 episodes, 1982)
 
Series Editorial Department
Rod Daniel .... post production consultant / post-production consultant (4 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Music Department
Jim Ellis .... composer: closing theme (90 episodes, 1978-1982)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (3 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Other crew
Buzz Sapien .... stage manager (43 episodes, 1978-1980)
Marilynn Marko-Sanders .... assistant to the producer / production assistant / ... (26 episodes, 1978-1982)
Lissa Levin .... production secretary / story consultant / ... (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Blake Hunter .... story editor / executive story consultant / ... (24 episodes, 1978-1980)
Meryl O'Loughlin .... executive in charge of talent / talent executive (24 episodes, 1978-1980)
Tim Womack .... production associate (23 episodes, 1978-1980)
Tom Chehak .... story editor / creative consultant (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Dial .... story editor / creative consultant (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Max Tash .... production associate / production assistant (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mary Maguire .... production secretary (21 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mike Maloof .... technical director (18 episodes, 1978-1979)
Lynne Folks .... production secretary (14 episodes, 1978-1979)
Emily Marshall .... story editor (9 episodes, 1979)
Ginger Grigg .... assistant to producer (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Jones .... technical director (4 episodes, 1980-1982)
Richard Sandoval .... stage manager / production associate (3 episodes, 1980-1982)
Dan Guntzelman .... story editor / story consultant (3 episodes, 1980)
Steve Marshall .... story editor / story consultant (3 episodes, 1980)
Ray Conners .... technical director (2 episodes, 1978-1979)
Steven Kampmann .... story editor (2 episodes, 1979-1981)
Patricia Perillo .... assistant to producer / production secretary (2 episodes, 1980-1982)
Mary Korbett .... production secretary (2 episodes, 1980)
Pj Torokvei .... story editor (2 episodes, 1980)
Skip D'Amico .... production associate (2 episodes, 1982)
Ted Ray .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1982)
 

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30 min (90 episodes)
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Trivia:
The show was famous for playing music of (at the time) young, up-and-coming bands. Many have said that their music being on the show helped their popularity, including Blondie, U2, The Cars, Toto, The Knack and Devo.See more »
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Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson:As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.See more »
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24 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
#2 with a bullet!, 11 September 2003
Author: jejozi from Twin Cities

WKRP is one of the best sitcoms of all time. It ranks up there with Taxi, early M*A*S*H, MTM, Seinfeld, and the often forgotten, and, IMHO, best sitcom of all time, Barney Miller (mushy, mushy, mushy!). The characters and the stories were well-rounded and believable. And the music on Johnny's morning show was the best. Too bad it can't be found up or down the dial these days. And yes, I'm a Bailey man, too!

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