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Murphy Brown 

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

Creator:

Diane English
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Season 11 Premiere


Thursday, September 27

Murphy returns to the air to draw the line between good television and honest reporting.


Most Recent Episode


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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Monday, May 18, 1998

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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 46 wins & 119 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Candice Bergen ...  Murphy Brown 249 episodes, 1988-2018
Faith Ford ...  Corky Sherwood / ... 249 episodes, 1988-2018
Joe Regalbuto ...  Frank Fontana 249 episodes, 1988-2018
Charles Kimbrough ...  Jim Dial 247 episodes, 1988-1998
Grant Shaud ...  Miles Silverberg 203 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 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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Comedy

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(247 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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 »

Quotes

Stan Lansing: Though I am a sucker for that rascal's nimble wordplay, it's not Dick who has millions of housewives glued to their sets. Dick is a punster. Punsters you can replace with a relative. It's Dottie, Murphy. Dottie is the show.
Murphy: Ah-ha. So what you're saying is, that you're willing to be Dickless, but you refuse to be Dotless.
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THE BEST!!!!
6 May 2000 | by anivaldSee all my reviews

Murphy Brown is the best sitcom ever! It's very smart, funny, and Candice, what can I say, she was so brilliant and deserved all the Emmys she won and even more, I'm her biggest fan. But let's not forget the rest of the cast, they did a great job too. Too bad the series ended. I miss you guys!


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