The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends.

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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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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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The best sitcom ever
25 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

I can't believe there are only so few comments on this unbelievably funny show! It must be that it ended too early before audiences remember to put their comments on IMDB. I heard many people commend ¡§Friends¡¨ or ¡§Mad About You,¡¨ but I find little fun when I actually watch these shows. ¡§Murphy Brown¡¨ is by far the most intelligent and hilarious series I¡¦ve ever watched, maybe the only sitcom ever interests me, because I generally prefer more serious shows such as ¡§Homicide: Life on the Street¡¨ or ¡§thirtysomething.¡¨ Murphy Brown has all the incredible cast. I especially prefer the interaction between the cranky Murphy and the panicky Miles. I¡¦m not sadistic, but I always roll to the floor every time Murphy torments Miles with her disastrous ideas. Like one IMDB user says, I really miss all of the characters. When can they make a show like this?


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