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Murphy Brown 

The personal and professional misadventures of a woman working as a TV journalist.

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Monday, May 18, 1998

Murphy interviews God. Meanwhile, the FYI crew assumes that Murphy is leaving the FYI for good, so they plan what to do next with their careers. The show ends with an epilogue that ...


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Complete series cast summary:
...  Murphy Brown 248 episodes, 1988-2018
...  Corky Sherwood / ... 248 episodes, 1988-2018
...  Frank Fontana 248 episodes, 1988-2018
...  Jim Dial 247 episodes, 1988-1998
...  Miles Silverberg 202 episodes, 1988-2018
...  Phil 173 episodes, 1988-1998
...  Eldin Bernecky 156 episodes, 1988-1998
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Murphy Brown 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, Jim, Frank and Miles, 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's got the guts to live it... Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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14 November 1988 (USA)  »

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Marfi Braun  »

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Trivia

Candice Bergen and the set of Murphy Brown made a guest appearance on Seinfeld (1989), in episode 3.23, Seinfeld: The Keys (1992) (where Kramer (Michael Richards) is hired, as an actor, to play Murphy's secretary), Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David returned the favour by appearing as themselves on "Murphy Brown" creator Diane English's other sitcom, Love & War (1992), where they receive a Seinfeld script in which Kramer sleeps with Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). This also echoes Elaine's writing a "Murphy Brown" script in that episode. See more »

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Kay: Oh, good morning, my little worker ants! That's just a figure of speech; I would NEVER compare you to insects. At least not after that sensitivity training seminar those maggots at the network forced me to attend!
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Referenced in Family Dog: Family Dog Goes Homeless (1993) See more »

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Great cast, Great characters, Great show
26 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

My favorite sitcom ever.

The writing was incredibly smart and equally as humorous. To this day, I believe Murphy Brown was a show ahead of its time. It wasn't afraid to tackle any issue(or President) that came to pass during the show's 10-year run.

I adored every character on the show. Each actor clearly embraced their character and made him/her their own. Candice Bergen deserved every Emmy she won for playing "Murphy Brown", who was without a doubt the best character on television.

I loved watching Season 1 uncut on DVD. Bring on Season 2!


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