WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
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Les on a Ledge 

Les finds himself desperately distressed when he is mistaken for a homosexual.

Director:

Asaad Kelada

Writers:

Hugh Wilson (created by), Hugh Wilson | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Gary Sandy ... Andy Travis
Gordon Jump ... Arthur Carlson
Loni Anderson ... Jennifer Marlowe
Richard Sanders ... Les Nessman
Frank Bonner ... Herb Tarlek
Howard Hesseman ... Dr. Johnny Fever
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Storyline

A fellow reporter refers to Les as a "queer duck" when Les demonstrates his usual lack of understanding about sports and one of the athletes misunderstands and gets Les banned from the locker room. When Les finds out, he reacts badly. But, at least he learns who his friends are... Written by LA-Lawyer

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1978 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

MTM Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The sports team is never mentioned, suggesting that the homophobic athlete is from either the Cincinnati Reds or the Bengals. See more »

Goofs

The radio station, according to the series, is located in the Flimm Building. When Les is on the ledge, the building shows a red brick facade. The actual Flimm Building is gray block with no ledges. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer Marlowe: [about Herb's recuperation] I saw Herb this morning.
Dr. Johnny Fever: How is he?
Jennifer Marlowe: Oh, he's a little doped up, but he'll be fine.
Dr. Johnny Fever: Same here.
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Alternate Versions

The song Johnny plays at the beginning, "They Called It Rock" by Nick Lowe, has been replaced on the 90's redistribution package and DVD release. The generic music for Les's introductory fanfare has also been replaced by different generic music. See more »

Soundtracks

They Called It Rock
(uncredited)
Written by Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds
Performed by Nick Lowe
[Played by Johnny in the first scene]
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