Murphy Brown - Season 7

CBS (ended 1998)




Episode Guide

  • Brown vs. the Board of Education
    Murphy tries to impress the board members of the prestigious "Ducky Lucky Pre-School," by inviting them to a celebrity filled party.
  • Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?
    A media frenzy ensues when famous ex-astronaut "Danger Duke" Robinson is wanted for questioning in the murder of his brother.
  • Loose Affiliations
    Loose Affiliations
    Episode 3
    Murphy bad mouths the network's new fall line-up and the staff is forced to attend an affiliate's meeting.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For
    Corky's handling of a tough interview impresses her colleagues, but it isn't a hit with her fans, so she invites a few of the hate mail writers to the FYI offices.
  • Burger, She Wrote
    Burger, She Wrote
    Episode 5
    When her life-sized statue of "Meaty Boy," an icon from a childhood burger place, is taken as a prank, Murphy unleashes a reign of terror against the suspected perpetrators.
  • Humboldt IV: Judgment Day
    Jim tries to get the staff to be part of the Humboldt Award judging committee. Frank just tries to get on the ballot, since he forgot to send in his entry, but didn't forget his ad campaign. After the judging an easy category, Murphy plans to go to a Motown festival with Peter, but when she gets reassigned to another category, she makes the other judge's experience, including Corky, a living hell.moreless
  • Frank Cuts Loose
    Frank Cuts Loose
    Episode 7
    FYI is moved out of its time slot to Saturday night, Frank goes upstairs to try to get the show moved back. Instead, he gets his big chance at being the lead anchor of the new magazine show that is taking the time slot. Then the network asks Murphy to interview him before their first show.moreless
  • Reporters Make Strange Bedfellows
    After her story falls apart, Peter & Murphy try to have a romantic weekend in the Cayman Islands. Just after arriving, Murphy gets word that the story is back on and Peter stumbles onto a lead and then their competition begins.
  • Prelude to a Kiss
    Prelude to a Kiss
    Episode 9
    Unbeknownst to Miles, Corky classifies a Saturday night dinner with him as a date. When he does find out, first he isn't interested, but then changes his mind.
  • Bye Bye Bernecky
    Bye Bye Bernecky
    Episode 10
    Eldin's mother stops by to visit (she's a hit with the FYI staffers) and she has a letter for Eldin. The letter contains a chance for Eldin to study with a famous muralist in Spain, but it means he must leave Murphy and Avery, something he's reluctant to do, so Murphy fires him.moreless
  • The Secret Life of Jim Dial
    A series of incidents, while Doris is away, make Jim the subject of a tabloid article and his co-workers begin to doubt the credibility of his side of the story.
  • Brown in Toyland
    Brown in Toyland
    Episode 12
    Murphy joins the frenzied masses of toy shoppers, when she overhears Avery tell Santa that he wants the hottest toy on the market for Christmas. This holiday season is turning into a bummer for Corky, when nothing seems to go right.
  • The Best and Not-So-Brightest
    Stuart Best returns to Washington as a congressman and he humiliates Murphy at an inaugural party. To get her revenge, Murphy gets him on FYI to see where he stands on the issues, only Stuart didn't find out who was contributing to his campaign.
  • Rumble in the Alley
    Rumble in the Alley
    Episode 14
    Murphy and Peter find out how much they don't know; when they go out on a double date with Frank and a quick blind date that Peter finds for him. Corky and Miles relationship begins to gel.
  • Requiem For a Crew Guy
    Murphy is the only one who can't remember Jack, a crew member who's just died; everyone else can, but Murphy is the one who's been asked to give the eulogy.
  • I Want My MTV-Jay
    I Want My MTV-Jay
    Episode 16
    While Lansing is in the hospital for a "heart attack," he decides to bring youth and cute animals into the CBS schedule, this includes the addition of a former MTV veejay to FYI. Murphy likes the new anchor, but during a White House press conference, her politics come out.
  • Specific Overtures
    Specific Overtures
    Episode 17
    When a network executive sexually harasses Corky, Murphy deals with him and then gets slapped with a harassment suit of her own.
  • A Rat's Tale
    A Rat's Tale
    Episode 18
    There is a rat running amok at FYI as they move to their new ground level studio, with a "Window on America"; however, the animal rights activists react when Murphy is seen catching a rat on camera.
  • It's Miller Time
    It's Miller Time
    Episode 19
    Miles begins to split his time with another show that features Miller Redfield, who is still interested in Corky. Murphy takes over FYI meanwhile, Miles is too busy for a relationship with Corky.
  • McGovern: Unclothed
    McGovern: Unclothed
    Episode 20
    When McGovern appears naked on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, Murphy is certain that Lansing will get rid of her.
  • The Good Nephew
    The Good Nephew
    Episode 21
    Murphy is forced to hire Lansing's nephew as her new secretary. He proves to be the best one she's ever had, but only at the expense of the rest of the staff.
  • FYI of the Hurricane
    The staff is sent down to Florida to cover a hurricane and Murphy is showing signs of being pregnant again. Later after the results of a test are in, Peter asks Murphy an important question.
  • Model Relationships
    Model Relationships
    Episode 23
    Miles begins dating Vendela, the supermodel, to make Corky jealous. Murphy relents and lets Corky help make her wedding plans, so that pizza won't be on the menu.
  • Make Room For Daddy
    Make Room For Daddy
    Episode 24
    Their busy schedules keep postponing the details for the various wedding activities, Murphy claims they are not pre-wedding jitters, but aren't they? Miller confronts Corky about taking their relationship to the "next level," sex. Frank arranges Peter's bachelor party and when he doesn't make it, guess who shows up.
  • Retrospective (1)
    Retrospective (1)
    Episode 25
    The first seven seasons of the show are highlighted by Lesley Stahl of CBS's 60 Minutes including interviews with the cast and Diane English, the series creator.
  • Retrospective (2)
    Retrospective (2)
    Episode 26
    The first seven seasons of the show are highlighted by Lesley Stahl of CBS's 60 Minutes including interviews with the cast and Diane English, the series creator.