After Johnny hears what he thinks might be God speaking to him, everybody thinks he’s going crazy, including Johnny himself. Views Read Edit View history. Always trying to do the right thing. Several of the more outrageous onscreen moments are actually the most realistic. Just beacuse it was Johnny, everyone jumps to the wrong conclusions. And tune in tomorrow for a new Wildcard Wednesday post! Maybe CBS reran it that night. Little House on the Prairie , oh, that’s a fine, wholesome show.

The contrast between joviality and morosity is a natural source of comedy, and this script milks it beautifully. In a take-off on the Janet Cooke scandal, Bailey drafts a fictional character to serve as the focus of a news story on a children’s hospital, only to have Les read it on-air when she leaves for lunch. Once the characters have become endeared to the audience, these quieter more truthful moments can work, and they are often more welcome than a cheap laugh. There are two versions of this episode with different characters and different endings. Share this Rating Title: Jennifer Marlowe Richard Sanders

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Arthur Carlson Loni Anderson Travis, the day you came to this station, you promised to get me a helicopter.

Don’t tell this to anyone. Carlson on how the station has fared since the format change.

Carlson, and Herb travel to a hotel in Dayton to make a presentation to the company president guest star Dr. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Views Read Edit View history. Once the characters have become endeared to the audience, these quieter more truthful moments can work, and they are often more welcome than a cheap laugh. Les Nessman Tim Reid Nevertheless, stay tuned for more of my thoughts on WKRP, text there may be some surprises.


Herb’s father, the salesman Herb Tarlek Sr.


Jennifer pretends Johnny is her husband to ward off a childhood friend from West Virginia Hoyt Axton who shows up in Cincinnati expecting her to go through on their teenage agreement to get married. In a dream brought on by eating one of Johnny’s brownies, Mr. Start your free trial. Carlson learns that his wife Carmen first went out with him in college only because her sorority dared her to date someone on the “dip list. I have watched it many times, and never noticed until tonight.

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Carlson decides to take a more hands-on managerial approach by doing the greatest Thanksgiving promotion in radio history – dropping live turkeys from a helicopter. You know, if it hadn’t been for one of Johnny Fever’s brownies, I wouldn’t be in this dream now, anyway! This episode was designed to reintroduce audiences to the show after the two-month hiatus.

Luckily, with help from the police, Johnny and Venus get out before the bomb explodes.

Bailey, you create a ruckus in the produce section. Quentin Stone Jack O’Leary For seasoned fans, there might be a few surprises.

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Oh, lighten epiosde, AC! Twitter Facebook Email Tumblr. It’s about blind children out West, and every week there’s a fire or someone gets an incurable disease.

Add the first question. They’re so mature and kind, and they tire easily. Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come! A tornado hits Cincinnati. Jennifer buys a house in the suburbs. Andy has arranged for Quentin Stone of Cincinnati Magazine to conduct an in-depth interview with him and Mr. While the station’s employees consider unionizing, Mr.


Did you save anything, Cedric?

Carlson’s initial joy turns to worry as he starts to think she is having the baby only to please him, while his mother recommends an abortion. The reality show “Real Families” does an episode about Herb and Lucille Edie McClurg and their kids, where the hosts Peter Marshall and Daphne Maxwell, pre-Reid seem eager to disprove the unconvincing claim by Herb’s colleagues that he’s a “hard worker, loyal husband, and all-around fine person.

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Carlson’s pitch for U. Herb moonlights as an insurance salesman and sells a comprehensive policy to a depressed Les, who promptly has a bizarre accident with his motor scooter.

Jennifer steps in as the voice of an advice talk show titled “Ask Arlene” when the planned host turns out to be a pill-popper. Now, I believe that heavier motifs can be weaved into a situation comedy, but it takes a mastery that is incredibly hard to discern.

Bill Dial, a producer, writer, and story editor on the series, makes the first of two on-screen appearances in this episode as WKRP’s engineer Bucky Dornster he would also appear in the season 2 episode “Baseball”.

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