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(1978–1982)

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1978

18 Sep. 1978
Pilot: Part 1
Andy Travis joins the crew at WKRP in Cincinatti as Program Manager from Santa Fe and decides to shake things up. First, he changes the music format from Muzak slash Swing to Rock, Punk and Top 40. DJ, Johnny Caravella, is transformed into Dr. Johnny Fever, who has the perfect prescription for his "fellow babies." Next, Andy hires night-time sensation, Dr. Venus Flytrap, from New Orleans...probably away from 870 AM.
 
25 Sep. 1978
Pilot: Part 2
Andy looks for a way to publicize the station's new format, while elderly listeners invade the station to protest the removal of their favorite music.
 
2 Oct. 1978
Les on a Ledge
A fellow reporter refers to Les as a "queer duck" when he demonstrates his usual lack of understanding about sports and one of the athletes "misunderstands" and gets Les banned from the locker room. When Les finds out, he reacts badly. But, at least he learns who his friends are...
 
9 Oct. 1978
Hoodlum Rock
WKRP promotes a concert for the well dressed and spoken, and gleefully violent, rock band, Scum of the Earth.
 
16 Oct. 1978
Hold Up
Herb manages to ensnare a new client, Del's Stereo Shop, by promising a live remote broadcast with the doctor, himself. The remote turns into a disaster when Bucky, the Union and Bobby Boogie all intervene.
 
23 Oct. 1978
Bailey's Show
Public Service Announcements (PSAs) at WKRP were all about forest fires before Bailey had her big idea: "Cincinnati Beat," where regular citizens are interviewed by the resident Doctor. Bailey is excited to be producing the show. But, when all of the prospective guests turn out to be freaks, aliens and weirdoes, Bailey has a crisis of confidence.
 
30 Oct. 1978
Turkeys Away
Feeling left out by all the recent changes, Mr. Carlson decides to launch his own Thanksgiving promotion. With the aid of Herb and Les, the Big Guy turns a routine turkey give-away into a comic catastrophe.
 
6 Nov. 1978
Love Returns
Andy's former struggling musician girlfriend, now a big country music star, shows up on tour in Cincinnati. The passion is rekindled and she wants Andy to quit WKRP and join her on tour. Can Andy turn his back on WKRP to chase love?
 

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