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Murphy Brown Season 5 Episodes

25 Episodes 1992 - 1993

Episode 1

You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato

Mon, Sep 21, 1992 30 mins

Murphy's frustration with finding a nanny is compounded by criticism from Vice President Dan Quayle. Part 1 of two. Nanny No. 1: Gloria Cromwell. Nanny No. 2: Linda Kerns. Nanny No. 3: Doris Hess. Lynn: Gael Shipstad.

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Episode 2

You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato

Mon, Sep 21, 1992 30 mins

Conclusion. Murphy avoids responding to Vice President Quayle's comments, until Eldin speaks up. Corky: Faith Ford. Frank: Joe Regalbuto. Miles: Grant Shaud. Jim: Charles Kimbrough.

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Episode 3

Life After Birth

Mon, Sep 28, 1992 30 mins

Armed with a new nanny and a ton of stuffed animals, Murphy goes back to work---much to the FYIers dismay. Nanny No. 4: Millicent Martin. Secretary No. 51: Lisa Raggio. Smoking Man: Tim Haldeman.

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Episode 4

Black, White and Brown

Mon, Oct 5, 1992 30 mins

Kinsella (Alan Oppenheimer) gets replaced by a hot newcomer (Julius Carry), who plans big changes for FYI. Lynn: Gael Shipstad. Miles: Grant Shaud. Frank: Joe Regalbuto.

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Episode 5

I Never Sang for My Husband

Mon, Oct 12, 1992 30 mins

Jim feels his life is a roller coaster after Doris tells him she thinks their marriage is off the track. Nanny No. 5: Carol Mansell. Secretary No. 52: Mindy Bell. MC: Mickey Manners. Magician: Fielding West.

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Episode 6

Night of Living News

Mon, Oct 26, 1992 30 mins

Frank persuades Murphy to co-host the network's late-night news program with him. Buzz: George Furth. Frank: Joe Regalbuto. Corky: Faith Ford. Eldin: Robert Pastorelli. Phil: Pat Corley.

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Episode 7

A Year to Remember

Mon, Nov 2, 1992 30 mins

Each of the FYI staffers recall first election-day experiences. Amy: Liz Vassey. Ruthie: Billie Bird. Estelle: Lillian Adams. Elaine: Darlene Kardon. Corky: Faith Ford. Jim: Charles Kimbrough.

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Episode 8

Midnight Plane to Paris

Mon, Nov 9, 1992 30 mins

Murphy feels guilty about leaving her son when she gets an assignment in Paris. Secretary No. 54: Loren Freeman. Nanny No. 6: Liz Torres. Eldin: Robert Pastorelli. Murphy: Candice Bergen.

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Episode 9

Methinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much

Mon, Nov 16, 1992 30 mins

Miles protests when his activist parents show up to march against an oil company. Connie: Kelly Bishop. Nathan: Richard Libertini. Security Guard: Michael Pniewski. Miles: Grant Shaud.

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Episode 10

Winners Take All

Mon, Nov 23, 1992 30 mins

FYI staffers are honored with an award, but ruin the tribute dinner with their squabbling. Mr. Millikin: Gregg Almquist. Frank: Joe Regalbuto. Corky: Faith Ford. Jim: Charles Kimbrough.

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Episode 11

Till Death or Next Thursday Do Us Part

Mon, Dec 7, 1992 30 mins

Corky must read excerpts from her diary in court to prove that Will (Scott Bryce) is innocent of plagiarism. Allen Brookins: Louis Turenne. Judge: Richard Gant. Jim: Charles Kimbrough. Corky: Faith Ford.

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Episode 12

I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas

Mon, Dec 14, 1992 30 mins

Murphy hosts a Christmas party for the FYIers and two warring relatives. Brook: Marian Seldes. Bill: Darren McGavin. Eldin: Robert Pastorelli. Corky: Faith Ford.

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Episode 13

Games Mothers Play

Mon, Jan 4, 1993 30 mins

Murphy plays host to a children's group after she realizes she hasn't spent enough time with Avery. Eldin: Robert Pastorelli. Sidney: Belita Moreno. Susan: Kari Lizer. Jane: Lisa Jane Persky.

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Episode 14

The British Invasion

Mon, Jan 11, 1993 30 mins

After Audrey moves in with Miles, her old boyfriend comes for a visit. Colin: Trevor Goddard. Secretary No. 56: Ed Alonzo. Miles: Grant Shaud. Phil: Pat Corely. Murphy: Candice Bergen. Corky: Faith Ford.

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Episode 15

Back to the Ball

Mon, Jan 18, 1993 30 mins

The FYIers struggle to find Murphy a date for the Inaugural Ball. Michael: Charles Shaughnessy. Jeff: Peter Keleghan. Bob: Lenny Wolpe. Bart: Geoffrey Scott. Phil's Nephew: Jerry Corley.

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Episode 16

The Intern

Mon, Feb 1, 1993 30 mins

A new intern---a member of Corky's sorority---is not what everyone expected. Secretary No. 57: Andrea Walters. John: John Hostetter. Corky: Faith Ford. Frank: Joe Regalbuto. Murphy: Candice Bergen.

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Episode 17

Trickster, We Hardly Knew Ye

Mon, Feb 8, 1993 30 mins

Jim becomes depressed when his dog dies, so the FYIers hold a memorial service. Lee Larkin: Debra Mooney. Doris: Janet Carroll. Jim: Charles Kimbrough. Murphy: Candice Bergen. Corky: Faith Ford.

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Episode 18

The World According to Avery

Mon, Feb 15, 1993 30 mins

Murphy takes Avery to work, where the FYIers bond with the little guy. Eldin: Robert Pastorelli. Audrey: Jane Leeves. Didi: Brenda Lilly. Murphy: Candice Bergen. Corky: Faith Ford. Miles: Grant Shaud. Jim: Charles Kimbrough.

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Episode 19

Bump in the Night

Sun, Feb 21, 1993 30 mins

Frank is invited to appear on the Letterman show and takes Murphy with him. Teri Garr guests. John Rennie: Tom Gallop. Caroline: Julie Hayden. Frank: Joe Regalbuto.

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Episode 20

To Market, to Market

Mon, Mar 1, 1993 30 mins

What do baby food and a nun have in common? The FYIers' trip to a market. Michelle: Susan Diol. Kevin: Larry Poindexter. Deli Guy: Fred Stoller. Bob: Henry G. Sanders.

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Episode 21

Two for the Road

Mon, Mar 15, 1993 30 mins

Murphy and Mitchell get stuck when his car breaks down. Mitchell: Julius Carry. Hector: Julio Oscar Mechoso. Miles: Grant Shaud. Eldin: Robert Pastorelli. Murphy: Candice Bergen.

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Episode 22

Murphy and the Amazing Leaping Man

Mon, Mar 22, 1993 30 mins

Frank adopts a new lifestyle---one that includes a girlfriend (Amy Aquino) and furniture. Secretary No. 58: Alix Elias. Corky: Faith Ford. Frank: Joe Regalbuto. Murphy: Candice Bergen.

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Episode 23

The Egg and I

Mon, May 3, 1993 30 mins

Murphy scrambles to get an interview with the President by attending the White House's Easter-egg hunt. Bunny Man: James Keane. Agent No. 1: Tim Russ. Agent No. 2: Trip Hamilton. Eldin: Robert Pastorelli.

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Episode 24

Ship of Phil's

Mon, May 10, 1993 30 mins

Murphy bets her Porsche against Phil's boat during their annual poker night. Phil: Pat Corley. Murphy: Candice Bergen. Miles: Grant Shaud. Corky: Faith Ford. Frank: Joe Regalbuto.

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Episode 25

One

Mon, May 17, 1993 30 mins

In the Season 5 finale, Murphy gets stranded in New York and misses Avery's first birthday party.

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