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Murphy Brown 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1988–2018)
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The personal and professional misadventures of an opinionated but beloved woman working as a television journalist.

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Diane English
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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 46 wins & 121 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Candice Bergen ...  Murphy Brown 260 episodes, 1988-2018
Faith Ford ...  Corky Sherwood / ... 260 episodes, 1988-2018
Joe Regalbuto ...  Frank Fontana 260 episodes, 1988-2018
Charles Kimbrough ...  Jim Dial 250 episodes, 1988-2018
Grant Shaud ...  Miles Silverberg 214 episodes, 1988-2018
Pat Corley ...  Phil 181 episodes, 1988-1998
Robert Pastorelli ...  Eldin Bernecky 158 episodes, 1988-1998
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Storyline

Murphy Brown (Candice Bergen) is a very selfish, stubborn, extremely hot-tempered, but also talented, resourceful, clever, and caring middle-aged reporter who works for FYI News Network and at the same time tries to raise her child as an unmarried, working woman. Her friends and co-workers, Corky Sherwood (Faith Ford), Frank Fontana (Joe Regalbuto), Jim Dial (Charles Kimbrough), and Miles Silverberg (Grant Shaud), try to balance between her outbursts of anger and her family, personality, or even financial crises. It's a difficult life for Murphy, but she has the guts to live it. Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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Comedy

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Candice Bergen and the set of this show made a guest appearance on Seinfeld (1989), in season three, episode twenty-three, "The Keys" (where Kramer (Michael Richards) is hired, as an actor, to play Murphy's secretary), Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David returned the favor by appearing as themselves on "Murphy Brown" Creator Diane English's other sitcom, Love & War (1992), where they received a Seinfeld script in which Kramer sleeps with Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). This also echoes Elaine writing a "Murphy Brown" script in that episode. See more »

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Murphy: I was waiting for the universe to dispense some justice but sometimes the universe is just too damn slow. The effects of putting Nair in someone's styling gel, however, only take a few minutes.
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A funny show, in itself an achievemnet
8 October 1999 | by Tommy-92See all my reviews

I only started watching this show in its last season. I laughed a lot, which is pretty hard to do with so many of the other shows these days. Candace Bergen is a great actress working with great scripts and a great cast. The breast cancer story line was handled very well, both in poignant and humorous ways. The finale was a fitting way to end it.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1988 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Queens, New York, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(247 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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