In an episode hated by creator Hugh Wilson, but loved by the fans, we see a day in the life of WKRP. Johnny and Venus are participating in a "Drinking and Response Time" on-air promotion. ... See full summary »

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In an episode hated by creator Hugh Wilson, but loved by the fans, we see a day in the life of WKRP. Johnny and Venus are participating in a "Drinking and Response Time" on-air promotion. Mr. Carlson & Andy are being interviewed for a newspaper about the changes at the station. The lobby is being painted by a lazy and slow painter. And Herb, dressed like a Karp (WKRP) gets into a fight with a guy dressed like a Pig (WPIG) in a college bathroom and gets arrested with Bailey and Les. Written by Jersey73

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28 May 1979 (USA)  »

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One sign of the times in this episode is the use of pay toilets in a public restroom, which by this time was being phased out across the country. Herb, wearing the fish costume needed to use the bathroom badly but had no money and tried unsuccessfully to sneak in a stall by crawling underneath the door when he is caught by the mascot for WPIG coming out of the stall next to him. That mascot slams the door on Herb when he begs to use his stall, then berates him for what he tried to do, sparking practically an all out war between the mascots with Les joining in. See more »

Goofs

Venus Flytrap is wearing a Cincinnati Reds jacket, but it is spelled Cincinnato instead. See more »

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Quentin Stone: Excuse me a minute. Are you on the air here?
Venus Flytrap: On the air? I am the air! I'm the wind!
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References Love Story (1970) See more »

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Light My Fire
Written by Jim Morrison, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek and John Densmore
Performed by The Doors
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21 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the radio booth it shows Venus's jacket a Cincinnati Reds jacket, but Cincinnati is spelled "Cincinnato", Why? I think this is a very funny show. 2 of the 3 story lines are very funny, the interview part is poor. I have watched it many times, and never noticed until tonight. I would like to know why the Name was spelled wrong. The Pig fight is also funny. I think it was funny that when Mr Carlson needed bail money, he did not have any, and Jennifer had it to give to him. I think the fish suit is cool, much better than the Pig suit. Wkrp is the funniest show from it's time, clean, funny, and silly. The networks should make shows like this now. It would make people relax.


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