Murphy Brown

Diane English's hit sitcom about the brassy star reporter for a TV newsmagazine and her coworkers. Based in Washington, D.C., Murphy is mouthy, driven, assured and frequently politically incorrect. She also has a real problem holding on to secretaries (going through 93 of them during the Emmy-winning show's 10-season run). In 1992, Murph ran into criticism...read more

Season 1, Episode 14 It's How You Play the Game

First Aired: February 27, 1989

In an effort to improve ratings, Murphy and Jim decide to pit homemakers against hookers in a live debate. Murphy: Candice Bergen. Jim: Charles Kimbrough. Rose: Ann Ryerson. Jessie: Hilary Shepard. Phyllis: Julie Payne.

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  • Premiered: November 14, 1988
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Diane English's hit sitcom about the brassy star reporter for a TV newsmagazine and her coworkers. Based in Washington, D.C., Murphy is mouthy, driven, assured and frequently politically incorrect. She also has a real problem holding on to secretaries (goi… (more)

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