Murphy Brown Season 2
S02 E01Sep 19, 1989
The Brothers Silverberg Sep 19, 1989 When Miles arrives to the office, the whole gang makes fun of his new suit. He says he bought it because his older brother is coming to town so he wants to look good. At Murphy's office, Miles asks her to join them for lunch, Murphy reluctantly agrees.At Phil's Miles' brother Josh and Murphy really hit it off, which makes Miles a little uncomfortable. They also agree to go all to dinner together at a fancy italian restaurant.Miles brings his date Audrey Cohen, they all have a nice time at first but then Miles starts embarassing Murphy. The next day, Miles apologizes to Murphy about the way he behaved at the restaurant.One night Miles, Murphy and Josh arrive at her house after dinner, Murphy and Josh want to be alone but Miles is always getting in the middle, so they politely ask him to leave.Miles shows up in the middle of the night just to tell Murphy that he does not like the idea of her dating his brother at all. Josh arrives after being looking for Miles for hours, they sta
S02 E02Sep 26, 1989
Anchors Away Sep 26, 1989 The network sends Jim to Libya for two weeks, so they can audition a handsome new anchor for FYI; they don't count on the retaliation of Murphy and the gang.
S02 E03Oct 3, 1989
The Memo that Got Away Oct 3, 1989 A high-school computer hacker stumbles onto a memo by Murphy about her co-workers, and he plans to publish it in the school paper.
S02 E04Oct 17, 1989
TV or Not TV Oct 17, 1989 An FYI inspired sitcom sends its star to Washington to research her part, Murphy Brown.
S02 E05Oct 24, 1989
Miles' Big Adventure Oct 24, 1989 While on vacation, Miles' return flight is delayed by an Air Force pilot who has hijacked an F15-Eagle loaded with nuclear warheads.
S02 E06Oct 31, 1989
Buddies Schmuddies Oct 31, 1989 Frank and Murphy compete for the same story, but their intense competition puts the story in jeopardy. Phil, to improve his business at night, tries adding live entertainment to the bar.
S02 E07Nov 7, 1989
Whose Garbage is it Anyway? Nov 7, 1989 Jerry Gold bets the staff that they can't be environmentally responsible for a two week period, if they lose Murphy must appear on his show.
S02 E08Nov 14, 1989
And the Whiner Is... Nov 14, 1989 Murphy & Frank lose the Humboldt Award to Corky. Then to ride the PR wave, the network brass decide to give next week's lead story to the award winner.
S02 E09Nov 21, 1989
Roasted Nov 21, 1989 The staff plans a surprise roast for Jim on his 25th anniversary at the network, he tells Murphy before the event that he ""couldn't handle a chance meeting with anyone I know.""
S02 E10Nov 28, 1989
Brown Like Me (1) Nov 28, 1989 Murphy is set to receive the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, so the rest of the staff convince her that at least one of her estranged parents should attend. She concedes and invites her father, but the sparks fly when her father arrives with his new young wife and child and later her mother shows up.
S02 E11Nov 28, 1989
Brown Like Me (2) Nov 28, 1989 The sparks and the barbs fly back and forth; however, eventually the Browns call a truce. To quote Murphy: ""Interesting family, kind of like a Fellini version of the Waltons.""
S02 E12Dec 12, 1989
The Strike Dec 12, 1989 To start a significant dialog, Murphy decides she will break the technicians' strike by bringing both sides together for cake and conversation.
S02 E13Dec 19, 1989
Here's to You Mrs. Kinsella Dec 19, 1989 While Murphy is throwing a birthday party for Gene Kinsella, Miles recognizes a woman he had a one-night stand with at a broadcaster's convention, Mrs. Kinsella. However, Kinsella thinks that his wife is having an affair with Frank.
S02 E14Jan 2, 1990
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? Jan 2, 1990 Corky is having a New Year's Eve party, and Murphy wants to avoid it. Everyone challenges her to be able enjoy the occasion without the her old vice. Sober, Murphy can still bring life to a dull party.
S02 E15Jan 9, 1990
Subpoena Envy Jan 9, 1990 Murphy is subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury, but instead of divulging her source she goes to jail. Prison is not what she hoped for or expected, but then neither is the duration of her stay.
S02 E16Jan 30, 1990
I Want My FYI Jan 30, 1990 Miles asks the staff to be mentors for a group of young reporters who will be doing a pilot for an FYI type program for kids; Murphy over helps her protÃ©gÃ©.
S02 E17Feb 6, 1990
Frankly Speaking Feb 6, 1990 Frank meets the woman of his dreams, a woman he dates more than once. However, she is a psychologist and analyzes every little thing Frank does, something that drives him crazier than he already is.
S02 E18Feb 13, 1990
The Murphy Brown School of Broadcasting Feb 13, 1990 Murphy's journalism mentor from her high school days has retired, to combat inactivity he comes to Washington to open a journalism school using her name.
S02 E19Feb 20, 1990
Bad Girls Feb 20, 1990 It's February and sweeps month, so Miles gets Murphy and Corky to pose as hookers to break open an oil company scandal.
S02 E20Feb 27, 1990
Heart of Gold Feb 27, 1990 When Murphy learns things about Jerry Gold that no one else is privy to, she looks at him in a different light. They begin to have an affair that shocks everyone at FYI.
S02 E21Mar 6, 1990
On the Road Again Mar 6, 1990 On a publicity jaunt, Murphy and Jim find themselves snowbound in Kansas. While killing time in the bar Murphy challenges Jim's ability to flirt, something Jim may later regret.
S02 E22Mar 20, 1990
But First a Word From Our Sponsor Mar 20, 1990 A worried viewer urges advertisers to boycott FYI for an upcoming piece Murphy has on sex education. Murphy flies out to keep the one sponsor they have for the controversial show.
S02 E23Apr 10, 1990
Frank's Appendectomy Apr 10, 1990 A series of outrageous practical jokes, which start with a visit from ""Deep Throat,"" get out of hand.
S02 E24May 1, 1990
Fax or Fiction May 1, 1990 When a secret admirer sends a fax to Miles, Murphy takes it as a challenge to answer for him and then winds up starting a correspondence.
S02 E25May 8, 1990
The Bitch's Back May 8, 1990 Miles orders the staff to take a stress reduction class. After reluctantly showing up for it, Murphy slips a disc however that doesn't stop her from working on a hot story.
S02 E26May 15, 1990
Going to the Chapel (1) May 15, 1990 When a ""geek"" from her high school days comes to Washington, Corky's mother & his mother arrange to have them get together. They meet, fall in love, and within two weeks announce their plans to get married. Corky runs out into the night with Eldin, when she thinks that maybe she hasn't really experienced life.
S02 E27May 22, 1990
Going to the Chapel (2) May 22, 1990 Upon returning, Corky decides to go ahead with the wedding, but the event is marred by even more last minute indecision, and then Murphy brings out the ""soul.""