Arthur Carlson, general manager of the moribund beautiful-music station WKRP in Cincinnati, hires young hotshot program director Andy Travis to turn the station around. When Andy changes the format of the station to rock n' roll, he faces the wrath of the station's owner, who happens to be Mr. Carlson's mother. Written by
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You will notice one thing missing from this episode and the others that were taped around the same time: the bullpen. Indeed, the bullpen had not been created before the show went on hiatus around 1979. It had made little sense for staff to have meetings in Andy's office. After the show came back from hiatus, the bullpen had been fully constructed, most meetings were held there, and Andy's office was rarely seen after that. See more
When Johnny plays the first Rock and Roll record, he spins the turn table emphatically to start it up. He then gets into character as Johnny Fever and announces the format change. When we cut back to the long shot, we can clearly see that the needle on the record that is playing was knocked when Johnny spun the turn table. It is now resting up against the spindle. Yet the music is still playing fine. See more
Mr. Travis, are you responsible for the strange sounds I heard emanating from my radio this morning?
Well, explain yourself!
Well, I *like* the sounds you heard this morning.
Young man, this radio station is a business. It is not for your personal listening pleasure.
Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)
Written by Nile Rodgers
, Bernard Edwards
and Kenneth Lehman
Performed by Chic See more