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 critic (more…)

Season 9, Episode 8 Defending Your Life

First Aired: November 4, 1996

As FYIers prepare to anchor the election coverage, Murphy is held hostage by disgruntled secretaries she's fired. Robert: Charley Lang. Wrestler Secretary: Michael Bailey Smith. Kay: Lily Tomlin.

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  • Premiered: November 14, 1988
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  • 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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