NewsRadio

1995, TV Show

Full Episodes(97)

Latest Episode: New Hampshire

May 04, 1999 Season 5 Episode 22 watch on (Paid)

Following Jimmy's departure, the station staff is too despondent to work. Insisting that his absence is only temporary, Dave feels vindicated when Jimmy returns. However, after announcing that he's back just long enough to complete the sale of the station, Jimmy takes Dave aside to complain about being lonely and asks him to move to New Hampshire, too. After insisting that he can spare no one, Dave reconsiders and suggests that Jimmy take Matthew instead. While Matthew suspects some powerful reverse psychology is being employed to get him to accept the offer, Beth, Lisa and Joe all agree that he would never make it outside New York. However, when Jimmy suggests that they all come along, Dave must then keep everyone from defecting. Meanwhile, after Matthew accepts the offer, Lisa decides to follow Jimmy to New Hampshire for the upcoming presidential primary election. In the wake of Lisa's resignation, Dave learns that Beth and Max are going to New Hampshire, too. And though she's upset with the idea that he would let her go so easily, it's only after she's taken her revenge that Beth learns Dave really tried to keep her. With Max and Lisa gone, Dave turns the on air duties over to Joe. But when Joe is also persuaded to accept Jimmy's offer, Dave is left as WNYX's last employee. However, just when he thinks he's alone, Dave discovers that Matthew has decided to stay in New York after all.

Injury

Jun 05, 1997 Season 3 Episode 25

Matthew has a work accident.
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Space

May 21, 1997 Season 3 Episode 24

The NewsRadio crew faces disaster on a space station hundreds of years in the future.
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Mistake

May 14, 1997 Season 3 Episode 23

Dave is forced to apologize for his comments in a magazine interview.
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The Real Deal

May 07, 1997 Season 3 Episode 22

As Matthew reveals he's a virgin, Bill and Lisa struggle to keep their new program on the air.
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Sleeping

May 07, 1997 Season 3 Episode 21

When practical joke of Matthew's backfires, Jimmy is rushed to the hospital with a heart attack. Because his will specifies that he spend his final hours with his friends at WNYX, Jimmy's unconscious body is moved to the station where Dave and the staff can take turns sitting and talking with him. While Matthew insists on believing that Jimmy is just taking a nap, Bill takes the first shift. But when Dave objects to his jokes about death, Bill recreates his days as a college disk jockey instead. Meanwhile, as he's comforting Jimmy, Joe is forced to cover when he's caught affectionately holding his hand. When Lisa comes to the conclusion that she wants to have a baby with Dave as soon as possible, the revelation causes Jimmy to have another mild heart attack. In the privacy of his office, Dave demands to know the details about her sudden decision to be a mother. And while Dave suggests they discuss getting married first and then having a child, Lisa is ready to get on with it as soon as possible and gives him a few minutes to think it over. Meanwhile, Bill's efforts to recreate his college radio show takes him and Jimmy back to the 70's. As Catherine tries suggesting that Jimmy play the ultimate practical joke on Bill, Dave asks for some time with their boss to discuss Lisa's proposal. As Matthew swears off any more practical jokes if only Jimmy will live, Dave still cannot come to a decision. But as he and Lisa argue, Jimmy suddenly regains consciousness and asks them to be quiet. And while claiming to remember nothing of everyone's talks, Jimmy does credit a song Bill played for bringing him back from the dead.
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Our Fiftieth Episode

Apr 02, 1997 Season 3 Episode 20

An argument over a traffic ticket gets Bill committed to a mental hospital.
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Office Feud

Mar 19, 1997 Season 3 Episode 19

When new occupants of the floor above are making too much noise, Joe agrees to call them. But, after Matthew's struggle with a faulty fire extinguisher accidentally ends up dousing him instead, Joe thinks it's in retaliation for his angry complaint. And while Dave simply wants the noise to stop, Joe sets out to get revenge. Meanwhile, as Jimmy recalls the behavior that caused him to be banned from the president's residence, Lisa phones in with problems of her own from the White House Easter Egg Roll. After Matthew absentmindedly leaves a honey bottle in the microwave oven, Joe is the unintended target when it explodes. And while realizing that it was not the new neighbors that caused Joe's accidents, Matthew decides to keep the information to himself. Meanwhile, as Jimmy takes delight in Lisa's problems getting interviews at the Easter Egg Roll, Bill is hired to advertise a malt liquor using language that Catherine finds offensive. So, making sure he's had plenty to drink, Catherine convinces Bill to use her rewritten ad copy. And when he's fired, she makes sure the sponsor knows how she feels, too. As Lisa continues to struggle with precocious children in the nation's capitol, Dave loses his patience with the upstairs neighbors, too. But when he goes to complain, he's embarrassed to see that the noise is being made by a wheelchair. Yet, once Dave sheepishly retreats, the wheelchair-bound man resumes a noisy basketball game. Finally, as Dave implores him not to seek revenge, Joe finds himself a victim when one of his own pranks is rigged to backfire.
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Twins

Mar 12, 1997 Season 3 Episode 18

Matthew's twin brother comes to visit; Bill's secret contract nearly bankrupts the station.
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Airport

Feb 19, 1997 Season 3 Episode 17

When Dave and Bill are stranded by a storm in St. Louis, Lisa is put in charge.
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Kids

Feb 12, 1997 Season 3 Episode 16

As Dave looks for the owner of some pornography he's found lying around, Jimmy arranges for a group of third grade interns to work at the station.
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Rose Bowl

Feb 05, 1997 Season 3 Episode 15

Jimmy hires Joe to represent him in a lawsuit; Dave takes Lisa's suggestion for a new performance evaluation.
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Complaint Box

Jan 29, 1997 Season 3 Episode 14

Jimmy's new employee policy covering harassment backfires and brings work at the station to a standstill.
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Led Zeppelin Boxed Set

Jan 15, 1997 Season 3 Episode 13

Bill's relentless sarcasm leads to Matthew experimenting with his own dark side; Jimmy looks to Catherine for help beating a crooked card dealer.
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Rap

Jan 08, 1997 Season 3 Episode 12

Lisa balks at being the Cutest Reporter in New York; Bill starts his own anti-rap music crusade.
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Trainer

Dec 19, 1996 Season 3 Episode 11

Bill thinks he's been cheated by his new health club; the staff discovers a secret about Dave's past.
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Christmas

Dec 18, 1996 Season 3 Episode 10

After telling everyone they can leave early for the holidays provided their work is done, Dave prepares for his own Christmas Eve trip to Wisconsin with Lisa. But when Catherine conveniently forgets to finish one last, laborious task, Dave agrees to help out so she can leave early. Meanwhile, when Bill needs a partner to record a commercial audition tape, Beth agrees to help. And when the job is offered provided she can work, too, Dave agrees to address the station's Christmas cards so Beth can have her shot at stardom. When the commercial's producer is more taken with Beth's performance than with Bill's, he suggests that she try another partner. Although Beth holds back hoping to make Bill look good, her efforts ultimately fail. And when Bill encourages her to try her best, Beth discovers that she's ruined her voice. Meanwhile, Dave agrees to clean the office refrigerator so Joe can leave early, too. So, as Jimmy turns to Matthew for gift ideas, Dave's generosity forces him to delay going home to surprise his mom and dad on Christmas Eve. In need of help so he and Lisa can leave on their trip, Dave turns to Matthew. After agreeing to pitch in, Matthew suddenly drops everything after Jimmy offers him a helicopter ride to his aunt's house for Christmas. With Lisa's help, Dave finishes all of the pre-holiday duties so they can be on their way. However, after another delay in their flight, they arrive at his parent's house to discover that the annual Christmas Eve dinner has been moved to Chicago. Finally, as Dave and Lisa head back to New York, Bill is called on to complete the commercial by reading Beth's part.
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Stocks

Dec 11, 1996 Season 3 Episode 9

Beth turns to Jimmy for some investing advice; Lisa balks at asking Dave for a favor.
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Movie Star

Nov 20, 1996 Season 3 Episode 8

To prepare for a new movie in which he plays a radio broadcaster, actor James Caan arrives to spend some time observing Bill. As one of his biggest fans, Matthew can't wait to get an autograph from the movie star. But Bill is certain that they will be much too busy to bother with Matthew's request. Meanwhile, as Beth and Catherine jockey for a ticket to join Jimmy to a big basketball game, Dave prepares to surprise Lisa with an unexpected birthday gift. While Bill is certain he'll want to understand what drives him to do his job, all Caan wants is to watch him at work. However, after meeting Matthew, he does take an interest in what it is that makes him so strange. Then, as Catherine and Beth are quizzed for the right to the basketball tickets, Dave unveils his present for Lisa...her first television set. But they quickly part ways over the question of the intelligence of TV viewers. As Bill tries getting him interested in the deeper meaning of being a radio announcer, James becomes fascinated with Matthew's unusual behavior. And once Bill accuses him of trying to steal the actor's attention, Matthew offers to go home to avoid being a distraction, but only after nervously getting an autograph. Meanwhile, when Lisa discovers there's a channel that carries congressional hearings 24-hours a day, she immediately decides that she wants a television. And when Jimmy offers to buy an extra ticket so he can take them both, Catherine and Beth have second thoughts after seeing just how big a fan he really is.
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Halloween

Nov 13, 1996 Season 3 Episode 7

It's up to Lisa and Dave to get the staff primed to attend Jimmy's annual Halloween party.
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Awards Show

Nov 06, 1996 Season 3 Episode 6

Dave is determined to end the station's losing streak at a big awards banquet.
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Halloween

Oct 30, 1996 Season 3 Episode 5

In the midst of the preparations for Jimmy's annual Halloween party, the station's staff is hit with a big surprise. Because of their previous unwillingness to actively participate, no one except Matthew has been invited this year. Upset with the slight, they turn to Dave for help. And though Dave isn't interested, Lisa guarantees Jimmy that the staff will be at the party in costume if invited. Meanwhile, the psychic hired for the party tells Bill exactly when he's going to die. When Lisa runs into trouble, she announces that Dave is going to wear an outrageous costume and gets everyone to change their minds about the party. Although Dave still has reservations about the idea, it's enough to convince Jimmy to invite everyone back. While finding getting in isn't going to be quite as easy as she thought, Lisa notices that Dave is wearing one of her dresses as his costume and is upset that he looks better in it than she does. But when he offers to change, she insists that it will only make things even worse. Knowing that he's going to die in another 35 years has Bill depressed about his future. In response to his own immortality, he arrives at the party with his elderly date, Dorothy. When he persists in thanking the psychic for her insights, Bill is told that she made a mistake and that he's destined to live much longer than originally thought. However, when the news causes him to dump his elderly date, Bill discovers too late that beneath Dorothy's costume is a young and attractive woman. Finally, Jimmy uses Dave and Lisa's eager-to-please attitude to get his party guests dancing.
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Arcade

Oct 23, 1996 Season 3 Episode 4

Dave's old nemesis comes back to haunt him when Beth replaces the lobby sandwich machine with a popular 1980's arcade game; Lisa retakes her college entrance exams to see if her mind is slipping.
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Massage Chair

Oct 02, 1996 Season 3 Episode 3

Bill leads the staff in a revolt after their free snacks fall victim to budget cuts.
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Review

Sep 25, 1996 Season 3 Episode 2

An annual review of the station sparks problems; Matthew quits over a story he isn't allowed to do.
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President

Sep 18, 1996 Season 3 Episode 1

Back from a Wisconsin vacation to find Matthew has grown a mustache, Dave learns that Jimmy has decided to declare himself a candidate for President of the United States. Though Dave points out his lack of background for the office and Lisa insists she'll scrutinize him as much as any other candidate, Jimmy is still determined to run. And realizing an opportunity for advancement when they see one, Bill and Beth throw themselves behind Jimmy's quest. As Jimmy works to find the right slogan for his campaign, Dave suspects an ulterior motive behind his decision to run. However, when he and Lisa sit down with their boss for a friendly chat, they still cannot get to the reason for his candidacy. Meanwhile, after Jimmy produces up a disgusting old photo of himself sporting a mustache, the station's staff does their best to persuade Matthew him to shave. As Jimmy prepares to publicly announce his candidacy, Lisa reveals that she's uncovered enough personal information to nip his run for office in the bud. And while Dave warns against going too hard on their boss, Bill's questions during the press conference prompt Lisa to reveal what she's found. However, when it comes to discussing a running mate, Dave realizes that the presidential campaign is just one more attempt by Jimmy to find a wife. Finally, with Jimmy's scam exposed and his candidacy shelved, Matthew fails to find anyone other than Bill who'll give his mustache any respect.
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