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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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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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The character Jim Dial (Charles Kimbrough) was reportedly modelled after television news reporter Jim Jensen of New York City's WCBS-TV. See more »

Quotes

[to a Russian journalist who has just insulted her]
Murphy: Oh yeah? Well I can't take ANYTHING you say seriously with that stupid accent. You sound like you should be "plottink beeg trabble for moose and skvirrel"!
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Referenced in Hunter Goes to Hollywood (2003) See more »

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The best sitcom ever
25 December 2001 | by Tenant_UenSee 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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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1988 (USA) See more »

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(247 episodes)

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