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Murphy Brown 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1988–2018)
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The personal and professional misadventures of an opinionated but beloved woman working as a television journalist.

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Diane English
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Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 46 wins & 121 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Candice Bergen ...  Murphy Brown 260 episodes, 1988-2018
Faith Ford ...  Corky Sherwood / ... 260 episodes, 1988-2018
Joe Regalbuto ...  Frank Fontana 260 episodes, 1988-2018
Charles Kimbrough ...  Jim Dial 250 episodes, 1988-2018
Grant Shaud ...  Miles Silverberg 214 episodes, 1988-2018
Pat Corley ...  Phil 181 episodes, 1988-1998
Robert Pastorelli ...  Eldin Bernecky 158 episodes, 1988-1998
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Murphy Brown (Candice Bergen) is a very selfish, stubborn, extremely hot-tempered, but also talented, resourceful, clever, and caring middle-aged reporter who works for FYI News Network and at the same time tries to raise her child as an unmarried, working woman. Her friends and co-workers, Corky Sherwood (Faith Ford), Frank Fontana (Joe Regalbuto), Jim Dial (Charles Kimbrough), and Miles Silverberg (Grant Shaud), try to balance between her outbursts of anger and her family, personality, or even financial crises. It's a difficult life for Murphy, but she has the guts to live it. Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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Trivia

The character Jim Dial (Charles Kimbrough) was reportedly modelled after television news reporter Jim Jensen of New York City's WCBS-TV. See more »

Quotes

[after learning that Murphy is pregnant]
Jim: Murphy, do you need any money?
Murphy: Jim, I make as much as you do.
Jim: Good God, Miles, is that true?
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Connections

Referenced in Bob's Burgers: The Hauntening (2015) See more »

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Didn't even give it a try
2 December 2019 | by orshansjSee all my reviews

I used to love this show and I was actually looking forward to a reboot. All my favorite characters were going to bring back some good memories. But then I saw previews and it was all about ridiculing Trump, nothing else, so I didn't even watch the first episode.

Well, I guess we all know how well this show connected with people if it was canceled just after 1 season.

Who needs to watch more actors bashing Trump when you are over saturated by "former" news networks like CNN.


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English

Release Date:

14 November 1988 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(247 episodes)

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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