Murphy Brown (1988–2018)
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Fake News 

Murphy returns on air with her new liberally progressive cable news morning show to fight for honest reporting and stand against Trump and fake news. Her old colleagues join her, but her son Avery joins the rival, pro-Trump, Wolf Network.

Director:

Pamela Fryman

Writers:

Diane English (created by), Diane English | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Candice Bergen ... Murphy Brown
Faith Ford ... Corky Sherwood
Joe Regalbuto ... Frank Fontana
Grant Shaud ... Miles Silverberg
Jake McDorman ... Avery Brown
Nik Dodani ... Pat Patel
Tyne Daly ... Phyllis
Hillary Clinton ... Hilary Clendon (as Hillary Rodham Clinton)
Faith Sandberg ... Mary Vernon
Lynne Wintersteller ... Mother
Grace Narducci Grace Narducci ... Daughter
Marja Harmon Marja Harmon ... Woman at Table
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pat Caesar ... Crying Lady
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Storyline

Murphy returns on air with her new liberally progressive cable news morning show to fight for honest reporting and stand against Trump and fake news. Her old colleagues join her, but her son Avery joins the rival, pro-Trump, Wolf Network.

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russophobia | propaganda | See All (2) »

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Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Murphy is having a feud with Trump over air and Twitter she says something about Dan Quayle. During the first version of Murphy Brown Dan Quayle had a press conference saying Murphy Brown was not a good role model because she had Avery without being married. See more »

Goofs

When Frank, Murphy, and Corky are at the coffee shop in the opening, Frank's beer glass keeps changing level of beer and foam. See more »

Quotes

Murphy Brown: I still haven't gotten the hang of retirement. People say, "Why don't you travel?" Well, I've been everywhere. "Take up gardening" - it would not be fair to the plants.
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Soundtracks

Sympathy for the Devil
(uncredited)
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
[plays during the opening election montage sequence]
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Should have stayed dead
28 September 2018 | by anymouse2See all my reviews

Sadly, the first episode combines the worst traits of the media and Hollywood, trying to make them seem a positive. Simultaneously, it goes out of its way to insult any alternative views.


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