Title: Murphy Brown
Series: 11
Episodes: 260
First Transmission: 1988

Murphy Brown is the star reporter on a news magazine show called FYI. She lives in a townhouse that she is having repainted; Eldin the painter may never finish the job. Jim Dial is the uptight senior anchor, a seasoned veteran. Frank is a single guy and constantly looking for a girlfriend, he is also Murphy’s best friend. Corky is a former Miss America turned newsperson, she covers all the “hard” news. Bitching about Trump.

Best Episode

Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much (1992) – Miles’ friends find out that his parents aren’t dry cleaners but political activists.

Worst Episode

Happy New Year (2018) – The gang tries to distract Murphy from worrying about Avery’s assignment in Kabul by getting her to attend the special 100th anniversary New Year’s Eve celebration at Phil’s Bar.

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Respect (1988)
#2 Devil with a Blue Dress On (1988)
#3 Nowhere to Run (1988)
#4 Signed, Sealed, Delivered (1988)
#5 Murphy’s Pony (1988)
#6 Baby Love (1988)
#7 Set Me Free (1988)
#8 And So He Goes (1989)
#9 I Would Have Danced All Night (1989)
#10 Kyle (1989)
#11 Off the Job Experience (1989)
#12 Why Do Fools Fall in Love? (1989)
#13 Soul Man (1989)
#14 It’s How You Play the Game (1989)
#15 Mama Said (1989)
#16 Moscow on the Potomac (1989)
#17 My Dinner with Einstein (1989)
#18 Funnies Girl (1989)
#19 The Unshrinkable Murphy Brown (1989)
#20 The Summer of ’77 (1989)
#21 The Bickners (1989)
#22 The Morning Show (1989)
#23 The Brothers Silverberg (1989)
#24 Anchors Away (1989)
#25 The Memo That Got Away (1989)
#26 TV or Not TV (1989)
#27 Miles’ Big Adventure (1989)
#28 Buddies Schmuddies (1989)
#29 Whose Garbage Is It Anyway? (1989)
#30 And the Whiner Is… (1989)
#31 Roasted (1989)
#32 Brown Like Me: Part 1 (1989)
#33 Brown Like Me: Part 2 (1989)
#34 The Strike (1989)
#35 Here’s to You, Mrs. Kinsella (1989)
#36 What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? (1990)
#37 Subpoena Envy (1990)
#38 I Want My FYI (1990)
#39 Frankly Speaking (1990)
#40 The Murphy Brown School of Broadcasting (1990)
#41 Bad Girls (1990)
#42 Heart of Gold (1990)
#43 On the Road Again (1990)
#44 But First a Word from Our Sponsor (1990)
#45 Frank’s Appendectomy (1990)
#46 Fax or Fiction (1990)
#47 The Bitch’s Back (1990)
#48 Goin’ to the Chapel: Part 1 (1990)
#49 Goin’ to the Chapel: Part 2 (1990)
#50 The 390th Broadcast (1990)
#51 Brown and Blue (1990)
#52 Loco Hero (1990)
#53 Strike Two (1990)
#54 The Gold Rush (1990)
#55 Bob & Murphy & Ted & Avery (1990)
#56 The Last Laugh (1990)
#57 Rootless People (1990)
#58 The Bummer of 42 (1990)
#59 Trouble in Sherwood-Forrest (1990)
#60 Jingle Hell, Jingle Hell, Jingle All the Way (1990)
#61 Retreat (1991)
#62 Eldin Imitates Life (1991)
#63 Contractions (1991)
#64 Hoarse Play (1991)
#65 The Novel (1991)
#66 Terror on the 17th Floor (1991)
#67 On Another Plane (1991)
#68 On Another Plane (1991)
#69 Driving Miss Crazy (1991)
#70 Everytime It Rains… You Get Wet (1991)
#71 Corky’s Place (1991)
#72 Small (1991)
#73 The Usual Suspects (1991)
#74 Q & A on FYI (1991)
#75 Uh-Oh: Part 1 (1991)
#76 Uh-Oh: Part 2 (1991)
#77 Uh-Oh: Part 3 (1991)
#78 I’m as Much of a Man as I Ever Was (1991)
#79 Male Call (1991)
#80 The Square Triangle (1991)
#81 Full Circle (1991)
#82 The Smiths Go to Washington (1991)
#83 It Came from College (1991)
#84 The Queen of Soul (1991)
#85 Inside Murphy Brown (1991)
#86 Mission Control (1991)
#87 Be It Ever So Humboldt (1991)
#88 Love Is Blonde (1991)
#89 Anchor Rancor (1992)
#90 Guess Who’s Coming to Luncheon (1992)
#91 Lovesick (1992)
#92 Heartfelt (1992)
#93 Send in the Clowns (1992)
#94 Murphy Buys the Farm (1992)
#95 Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are (1992)
#96 Rage Before Beauty (1992)
#97 Phil’s Not So Silent Partner (1992)
#98 He-Ho, He-Ho, It’s Off to Lamaze We Go (1992)
#99 On the Rocks (1992)
#100 A Chance of Showers (1992)
#101 Birth 101 (1992)
#102 You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato: Part 1 (1992)
#103 You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato: Part 2 (1992)
#104 Life After Birth (1992)
#105 Black, White & Brown (1992)
#106 I Never Sang for My Husband (1992)
#107 Night of Living News (1992)
#108 A Year to Remember (1992)
#109 Midnight Plane to Paris (1992)
#110 Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much (1992)
#111 Winners Take All (1992)
#112 Till Death or Next Thursday Do We Part (1992)
#113 I’m Dreaming of a Brown Christmas (1992)
#114 Games Mother Play (1993)
#115 The British Invasion (1993)
#116 Back to the Ball (1993)
#117 The Intern (1993)
#118 Trickster, We Hardly Knew Ye (1993)
#119 The World According to Avery (1993)
#120 Bump in the Night (1993)
#121 To Market, to Market (1993)
#122 Two for the Road (1993)
#123 Murphy and the Amazing Leaping Man (1993)
#124 The Egg & I (1993)
#125 Ship of Phil’s (1993)
#126 One (1993)
#127 The More Things Change (1993)
#128 Angst for the Memories (1993)
#129 Black and White and Read All Over (1993)
#130 Political Correctness (1993)
#131 The Young & the Rest of Us (1993)
#132 Ticket to Writhe (1993)
#133 I Don’t Know You from Madam (1993)
#134 All the Life That’s Fit to Print (1993)
#135 Bah Humboldt (1993)
#136 Reaper Madness (1993)
#137 It’s Not Easy Being Brown (1993)
#138 To Have and Have Not (1993)
#139 Socks And The Single Woman (1993)
#140 A Piece of the Auction (1994)
#141 The Thrill of the Hunt (1994)
#142 The Deal of the Art (1994)
#143 The Anchorman (1994)
#144 Fjord Eyes Only (1994)
#145 Crime Story (1994)
#146 The Fifth Anchor (1994)
#147 Anything But Cured (1994)
#148 The Tip of the Silverberg (1994)
#149 It’s Just Like Riding a Bike (1994)
#150 My Movie with Louis (1994)
#151 The More Things Stay the Same (1994)
#152 Brown vs. the Board of Education (1994)
#153 Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio? (1994)
#154 Loose Affiliations (1994)
#155 Be Careful What You Wish For (1994)
#156 Burger, She Wrote (1994)
#157 Humboldt IV: Judgment Day (1994)
#158 Frank Cuts Loose (1994)
#159 Reporters Make Strange Bedfellows (1994)
#160 Prelude to a Kiss (1994)
#161 Bye Bye Bernecky (1994)
#162 The Secret Life of Jim Dial (1994)
#163 Brown in Toyland (1994)
#164 The Best and Not-So-Brightest (1995)
#165 Rumble in the Alley (1995)
#166 Requiem for a Crew Guy (1995)
#167 I Want My MTV-Jay (1995)
#168 Specific Overtures (1995)
#169 A Rat’s Tale (1995)
#170 It’s Miller Time (1995)
#171 McGovern: Unclothed (1995)
#172 The Good Nephew (1995)
#173 FYI of the Hurricane (1995)
#174 Model Relationships (1995)
#175 Make Room for Daddy (1995)
#176 Retrospective: Part 1 (1995)
#177 Retrospective: Part 2 (1995)
#178 Altered States (1995)
#179 The Awful Truth (1995)
#180 Fearless Frank (1995)
#181 Murphy’s Law (1995)
#182 Sex or Death (1995)
#183 Miller’s Crossing (1995)
#184 The Feminine Critique (1995)
#185 Bad Company (1995)
#186 The Ten Percent Solution (1995)
#187 The Humboldt Doldt (1995)
#188 Dick and Dottie (1995)
#189 All in the Family (1996)
#190 If You’re Going to Talk the Talk (1996)
#191 My Fair Miller (1996)
#192 Old Flames (1996)
#193 Up in Smoke (1996)
#194 Aftermath (1996)
#195 Trick or Retreat (1996)
#196 All Singing! All Dancing! All Miserable! (1996)
#197 The Bus Stops Here (1996)
#198 When A. Lansing Loves a Woman (1996)
#199 Casa Nova (1996)
#200 Stepping Out (1996)
#201 Miles Away (1996)
#202 Executive Decision (1996)
#203 Power Play (1996)
#204 A Comedy of Eros (1996)
#205 Son of Dottie (1996)
#206 Office Politics (1996)
#207 Phil’s Dead – Long Live Phil’s (1996)
#208 That’s the Way the Corky Crumbles (1996)
#209 Defending Your Life (1996)
#210 Underdogs (1996)
#211 Nobody’s Perfect (1996)
#212 A One Night Stan (1996)
#213 Separation Anxiety (1996)
#214 Montezuma’s Retreat (1996)
#215 The Big Thaw (1997)
#216 Who Do You Truss? (1997)
#217 You Don’t Know Jackal (1997)
#218 Blind Date (1997)
#219 Oh, Danny Boy (1997)
#220 Desperate Times (1997)
#221 And That’s the Way It Was? (1997)
#222 How to Marry a Billionaire (1997)
#223 Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow (1997)
#224 Mama Miller (1997)
#225 When One Door Closes… (1997)
#226 Murphy Redux (1997)
#227 A Butcher, a Faker, a Bummed-Out Promo Maker (1997)
#228 Ectomy, Schmectomy (1997)
#229 Operation: Murphy Brown (1997)
#230 Florence Night-en Corky (1997)
#231 Waiting to Inhale (1997)
#232 Petty Woman (1997)
#233 From Here to Jerusalem (1997)
#234 Tempus Fugit (1997)
#235 I Hear a Symphony (1997)
#236 From the Terrace (1997)
#237 The Last Temptation of Murphy (1998)
#238 Turpis Capillus Annus (Bad Hair Day) (1998)
#239 Wee Small Hours (1998)
#240 Then and Now (1998)
#241 Opus One (1998)
#242 Seems Like Gold Times (1998)
#243 Second Time Around (1998)
#244 A Man and a Woman (1998)
#245 Dial and Substance (1998)
#246 Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 1 (1998)
#247 Never Can Say Goodbye: Part 2 (1998)
#248 Fake News (2018)
#249 I (Don’t) Heart Huckabee (2018)
#250 #MurphyToo (2018)
#251 Three Shirts to the Wind (2018)
#252 The Girl Who Cried About Wolf (2018)
#253 Results May Vary (2018)
#254 A Lifetime of Achievement (2018)
#255 The Coma and the Oxford Comma (2018)
#256 Thanksgiving and Taking (2018)
#257 Beat the Press (2018)
#258 The Wheels on the Dog Go Round and Round (2018)
#259 AWOL (2018)
#260 Happy New Year (2018)