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Season 05, Episode 01 You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (1)

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Sep 22, 1992
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You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (1) Sep 22, 1992 After the delivery, Murphy goes through her ""period of adjustment"" including the sleepless nights, finding a suitable nanny, name for the baby, then Dan opens his mouth.

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Season 05, Episode 02 You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (2)

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Sep 22, 1992
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You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (2) Sep 22, 1992 Murphy is angry over the Vice President's comments about her choice of ""family values,"" while trying to deal with her choice.

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Season 05, Episode 03 Life After Birth

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Sep 29, 1992
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Life After Birth Sep 29, 1992 During her first day back at FYI, Murphy discovers just how hard it is to leave the baby at home with a nanny.

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Season 05, Episode 04 Black, White & Brown

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Oct 6, 1992
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Black, White & Brown Oct 6, 1992 The network moves Kinsella into a nothing position, Murphy finds herself unusually pleasant to the new ""black"" vice president of news at the network, Mitchell Baldwin.

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Season 05, Episode 05 I Never Sang for My Husband

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Oct 13, 1992
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I Never Sang for My Husband Oct 13, 1992 Doris, feeling that her life is miserable, decides to become a cabaret singer and Jim has hard time dealing with it.

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Season 05, Episode 06 Night of Living News

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Oct 27, 1992
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Night of Living News Oct 27, 1992 Frank, sensing his ""big break,"" persuades a reluctant Murphy to co-host the network's new overnight news program with him, and the pair get punchy while on the air.

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Season 05, Episode 07 A Year to Remember

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Nov 3, 1992
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A Year to Remember Nov 3, 1992 While working their way through Election Day, the staff recalls casting their first votes.

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Season 05, Episode 08 Midnight Plane to Paris

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Nov 10, 1992
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Midnight Plane to Paris Nov 10, 1992 Murphy leaves Eldin as nanny when she must fly to Paris for a European Summit Conference. She also decides on the baby's name, Avery and a full time nanny, Eldin.

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Season 05, Episode 09 Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much

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Nov 17, 1992
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Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much Nov 17, 1992 Miles is embarrassed when his activist parents come to Washington for a large demonstration.

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Season 05, Episode 10 Winners Take All

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Nov 24, 1992
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Winners Take All Nov 24, 1992 The Museum of Broadcast Arts awards ceremony honoring FYI turns into a colossal battle of egos and nobody has a bigger one than Murphy.

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Season 05, Episode 11 Till Death or Next Thursday Do We Part

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Dec 8, 1992
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Till Death or Next Thursday Do We Part Dec 8, 1992 After finishing his book The Little Dutch Boy and the movie's screenplay, Will gets hit with a plagiarism suit at the premiere. The stress of the situation exposes Corky and Will's marital problems.

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Season 05, Episode 12 I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas

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Dec 15, 1992
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I'm Dreaming of a Brown Christmas Dec 15, 1992 On Christmas Eve, Murphy wants to celebrate Avery's first Christmas simply; however she finds herself dealing with two surprise guests. Murphy's father and aunt arrive to celebrate the holiday, and it becomes a traditional Brown family Christmas.

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Season 05, Episode 13 Games Mother Play

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Jan 5, 1993
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Games Mother Play Jan 5, 1993 Though she thinks she knows how to relate to Avery, Murphy is swayed into giving him some ""quality time"" by playing games and singing children's songs with a group of other mothers.

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Season 05, Episode 14 The British Invasion

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Jan 12, 1993
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The British Invasion Jan 12, 1993 Miles and Audrey decide to live together, but he finds the living arrangements a little too crowded for his liking when her ex-boyfriend stays for a night and then doesn't leave.

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Season 05, Episode 15 Back to the Ball

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Jan 19, 1993
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Back to the Ball Jan 19, 1993 The staff try to rustle up a date for Murphy when she gets invited to the inaugural ball. Murphy finds her own date, Eldin's friend, who did a sketch of Avery. Later Murphy has second thoughts about going out on a date.

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Season 05, Episode 16 The Intern

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Feb 2, 1993
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The Intern Feb 2, 1993 Corky gets an intern job for one of her sorority sisters, a recent college graduate. The staff over-protects their new intern, from labor-intensive and meaningless jobs, when she turns out to be much older than they expected.

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Season 05, Episode 17 Trickster, We Hardly Knew Ye

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Feb 9, 1993
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Trickster, We Hardly Knew Ye Feb 9, 1993 Following his dog's death, Jim delivers a commentary on the animal during his commentary. The staff throws a memorial service to help him overcome the loss.

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Season 05, Episode 18 The World According to Avery

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Feb 16, 1993
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The World According to Avery Feb 16, 1993 When Eldin becomes sick, Murphy brings Avery to work. While Murphy is out searching for an interview for that night's show, everyone takes turns baby-sitting and sharing their most personal feelings with him.

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Season 05, Episode 19 Bump in the Night

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Feb 22, 1993
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Bump in the Night Feb 22, 1993 A major story gets Frank a booking on Late Night With David Letterman, and Murphy becomes jealous. Frank invites Murphy to come with him and she causes trouble in the green room with the other guests, causing their performances to be off.

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Season 05, Episode 20 To Market, to Market

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Mar 2, 1993
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To Market, to Market Mar 2, 1993 Murphy gets the car pool to make a ""quick"" side trip to the market, just so she pick up a quick jar of baby food; also while there she meets up with ex-secretary #37. Corky finds a picture of Will and Cher together, so she starts to shop for a binge. Miles tries to buy a female item for Audrey. Frank tries to pick up another shopper, but he gets ""nun."" Jim tries to get the deli guy to make him a sandwich.

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Season 05, Episode 21 Two For the Road

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Mar 16, 1993
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Two For the Road Mar 16, 1993 Murphy decides to take Mitchell on when he wants a set change. When they go to a charity event together, each tries to get the upper hand.

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Season 05, Episode 22 Murphy and the Amazing Leaping Man

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Mar 23, 1993
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Murphy and the Amazing Leaping Man Mar 23, 1993 When Murphy can't join him for their annual escapades at the Press Club dinners, Frank does something unusual, he goes alone. At the dinner he is accused of being a bachelor and he stops by Corky's to talk, she inspires him to ""take the leap."" So to the shock of everyone he gets a steady girlfriend.

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Season 05, Episode 23 The Egg & I

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May 4, 1993
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The Egg & I May 4, 1993 When Frank gets back from a story, Corky recounts the story about how Murphy tried to beat other newswomen to an interview with the president by taking Avery to the White House Easter Egg Hunt. All she winds up getting is banned, from the White House again.

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Season 05, Episode 24 Ship of Phil's

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May 11, 1993
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Ship of Phil's May 11, 1993 Murphy and Phil play for high stakes during their annual poker cruise aboard his houseboat. Miles suffers from an overdose of seasick medication.

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Season 05, Episode 25 One

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May 18, 1993
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One May 18, 1993 Murphy plans Avery's first birthday party; however, on the day of the big event her plane from New York is fogged in. While the others celebrate, Murphy tries everything to get back. Frank brings a special guest for the event. The missing of this big event in Avery's life makes Murphy decide that maybe she just can't do it all, so she plans to make a couple of changes in her career.

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