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Episode List


Season 10

1 Oct. 1997
Murphy Redux
Murphy decides not to work for the White House and goes back to her old job at FYI. All is well again until she finds out thanks to the news piece that was assigned to her that she may have breast cancer.
8 Oct. 1997
A Butcher, a Faker, a Bummed-Out Promo Maker
While Murphy goes to do more medical tests, the FYI team focuses on a complex expose on a grocery chain.
15 Oct. 1997
Ectomy, Schmectomy
Murphy informs her FYI colleagues about her illness.
22 Oct. 1997
Operation: Murphy Brown
Murphy's FYI colleagues try to keep her trip to hospital for a surgery a secret from the public and especially the paparazzi.
29 Oct. 1997
Florence Night-en Corky
Murphy is recovering from her lumpectomy, and Corky volunteers to be her nurse for a bit, which Murphy reluctantly agrees to.
5 Nov. 1997
Waiting to Inhale
Murphy is feeling the negative effects of chemotherapy and tries marijuana to ease her symptoms.
12 Nov. 1997
Petty Woman
Murphy goes to her archival Athena Gillington's party.
19 Nov. 1997
From Here to Jerusalem
Murphy dates a younger man, even though even her circle of friends finds it inappropriate.
24 Nov. 1997
Tempus Fugit
Corky takes over for Murphy and does great. The network decides to sign a new long-term contract with her, while offering Murphy only a short-term deal.
10 Dec. 1997
I Hear a Symphony
Murphy decides to do some of the things from her bucket list. One of them is to conduct a symphony orchestra. Olivia Newton-John stands in her way.
17 Dec. 1997
From the Terrace
The FYI team goes to the office terrace to catch some fresh air and discuss news story ideas. They become trapped there.
7 Jan. 1998
The Last Temptation of Murphy
Murphy supports a benefit run for breast cancer research, despite the fact that the run is paid for by a former Wall Street trader who went to jail for insider trading but has supposedly changed his ways since.
14 Jan. 1998
Turpis Capillus Annus (Bad Hair Day)
Murphy turns to a cancer support group after her friends are unable to help her deal with her illness.
21 Jan. 1998
Wee Small Hours
The FYI team helps Murphy deal with insomnia by keeping her company in shifts throughout the night.
28 Jan. 1998
Then and Now
Kay encourages staffers to pick their best clips for a "Then and now" special for the network. As a result of remembering times past, Murphy takes Frank and heads out of town to revisit her childhood home in Philadelphia.
6 Apr. 1998
Opus One
Frank prepares a big surprise for Murphy's 50th birthday that involves the American Bandstand.
13 Apr. 1998
Seems Like Gold Times
Murphy's old flame Jerry Gold is getting married but sleeps with Murphy anyway and even asks her to be his best man, which drives Murphy mad.
20 Apr. 1998
Second Time Around
The FYI team helps nostalgic Murphy locate the guy she had a crush on in high school. He now works as a lounge singer.
27 Apr. 1998
A Man and a Woman
Kay dresses up as a man to prove a point. She fools everyone into thinking that she is one, so Murphy uses her to get rid of an IRS tax accountant who keeps hitting on Murphy, only to realize that she needs his insider information.
4 May 1998
Dial and Substance
Airport security finds a bag of medicinal marijuana on Jim. As a good friend, he refuses to tell them or anyone else that it's actually for Murphy and gets into serious trouble.
18 May 1998
Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 1
Murphy needs another surgery. When she goes to sleep on the operating table, she awakens in Heaven, where she's greeted by God.
18 May 1998
Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 2
Murphy interviews God. Meanwhile, the FYI crew assumes that Murphy is leaving the FYI for good, so they plan what to do next with their careers. The show ends with an epilogue that wraps most things up.

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