Murphy Brown (1988–1998)
Candice Bergen appears as Murphy Brown
Conversation of Jerry and George about Candice Bergen.
quote: "Murphy Brown'd your mother"
When Bev recieves a phone call to switch phone companies, she replies, "I don't care what Candace Bergen says. I don't even watch Murphy Brown!"
The show is mentioned by name.
When Malone dumps a bag full of condoms on the desk, Sissy says, "I saw this on 'Murphy Brown,' she did the exact same thing."
A cardboard display for the show is featured.
Murphy Brown appears on a panel with Mike.
The policeman says "Then we can all go home and watch Murphy Brown"
Mentioned by Candice Bergen and Lily Tomlin
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie history.
mentioned in dialogue
Referenced by name
correct response in "'80s TV" category
referenced in clue in "Sitcoms" category
Maria calls Roger "Corky"
The prison warden refers to Pepper as Murphy Brown.
Jack mentions it.
Mentioned in the multiple choice question regarding a TV show that stared Candice Bergen.
Cathy mentions it.
Mentioned when guest expert Jay Thomas is introduced
Included in a $500 question
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "TV: Who Played 'em?"
Referenced by Stefon on Weekend Update
Mentioned during the opening scene.
Liz says that Murphy Brown had the support of the "FYI" gang when she was a single mom
Ben Shapiro mentions this series as an example of how conservatives complain about the liberal agenda being presented on TV (in this case, in the acceptance/normalization of single motherhood)
"He thought Murphy Brown was destroying the American family by being a single mother."
One of Leslie's "five stages of grief" includes "watching all the episodes of 'Murphy Brown.'"
Mentioned by Tosh
Various clips are shown, including footage of Dan Quayle.
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
Murphy Brown is #25.
Murphy Brown is an example of the "Independent Woman".
A make-up episode featuring Candice Bergen as the pregnant Murphy Brown with Kramer.
Family Values tour sequence
A scene is called "Murphy Darling", spoofing "Murphy Brown" with Ferguson as Miles, Sam as Frank, Janet as Corky, Marshall as Jim and Clarissa as Murphy
We watch a spoof clip of this show on TV.