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Murphy Brown 

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

Creator:

Diane English
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Thursday, December 20, 2018

The gang tries to distract Murphy from worrying about Avery's assignment in Kabul by getting her to attend the special 100th anniversary New Year's Eve celebration at Phil's Bar.


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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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

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Cast

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 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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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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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:

Murphy Brown See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(247 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

According to an article which ran in Ladies Home Journal in March 2000, CBS initially wanted Heather Locklear to play the title role. 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 Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding (2011) See more »

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Reluctant Thanksgiving dinner guests fear the worst - truer words were never written
24 November 2018 | by jamie-137See all my reviews

We've been hanging on for this reincarnation of a classic to find its comedy legs but this episode was the final straw. It was embarrassing. We're done, and there really isn't any need to go on. Sorry Candy, stick a fork in this turkey.


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