With Johnny gone, Andy finds a replacement for the morning shift in Doug Winner. Meanwhile, Johnny returns after getting quickly fired in L.A. for saying something obscene on the radio. ... See full summary »

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With Johnny gone, Andy finds a replacement for the morning shift in Doug Winner. Meanwhile, Johnny returns after getting quickly fired in L.A. for saying something obscene on the radio. Johnny and Andy discover that Doug is taking Payola in the form of cocaine from a record promoter. The Doctor gets his morning shift back! Written by Jersey73

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26 February 1979 (USA)  »

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The record Doug Winner overplays on WKRP ("Nowhere Band") was recorded specifically for the episode. The song "Nowhere Band," the band The Soundtastics and the label Onslaught Records are all fictitious. See more »

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Andy Travis: [Andy has fired Doug after discovering his history of payola to support a drug habit] I want you out of here.
Doug Winner: [turning to Carlson] Mr. Carlson, I...
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson: [gently but firmly] I think you'd better go, son.
Doug Winner: [angry as he opens the door to Carlson's office to leave] You know what? You're all a bunch of small-timers anyway!
Andy Travis: [knocks doorknob out of Doug's hand, forcing the door closed... holds his hand out] Where's the coke?
Doug Winner: I don't know. I guess Carlson puts it on his feet.
Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson: [...]
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Ooo Baby Baby
Written by Smokey Robinson and Warren Moore
Performed by Linda Ronstadt
Played by at the beginning of Act 2 by Dr. Johnny Fever as he does the overnight shift.
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