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1997

6 Jan. 1997
The Big Thaw
Blizzard strands Murphy and Kay at the office alone.
 
13 Jan. 1997
Who Do You Truss?
Frank and Murphy argue over who gets to do the commentary now that Jim is in hospital. Corky gets a new protege she can't stand.
 
20 Jan. 1997
You Don't Know Jackal
Murphy and Frank hire actors to protect the identity of Murphy's source from Kay. Their plan goes horribly wrong.
 
3 Feb. 1997
Blind Date
Miller accidentally ends up with Jim's blind date.
 
10 Feb. 1997
Oh, Danny Boy
Dana's troubled son Danny becomes part of FYI.
 
17 Feb. 1997
Desperate Times
Murphy teams up with Andrew to stop Kay's new plans for reorganizing FYI.
 
25 Feb. 1997
And That's the Way It Was?
Murphy desperately tries to find out what Walter Cronkite said about her privately.
 
28 Apr. 1997
How to Marry a Billionaire
A billionaire proposes marriage to Murphy while she's interviewing him on-air, and he won't take no for an answer.
 
5 May 1997
Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow
Murphy suspects that a hero security guard who intervened when fire broke out set the fire himself.
 
12 May 1997
Mama Miller
Miller lies to his domineering mother that him and Murphy are friends. She misconstrues this to mean that they're in fact a couple.
 
18 May 1997
When One Door Closes...
Murphy insults the President of the United States on-air and refuses to apologize. This leads to serious consequences.
 
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.
 

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