The Best Episodes Directed by Peter Bonerz

Sweeps Week

#1 - Sweeps Week

NewsRadio Season 1 - Episode 7

Dave's ex-girlfriend from Wisconsin arrives for a visit, under the assumption that they are still dating, and proceeds to make Lisa nervous. Guest stars Janeane Garofalo as Nancy, and Bill Geisslinger as Tom P. Baxter.

star 8.31
195 votes
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Keepin' the Faith

#2 - Keepin' the Faith

ALF Season 1 - Episode 5

ALF takes a job selling cosmetics over the phone.

star 8.18
604 votes
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Who is Mr. X?

#3 - Who is Mr. X?

The Bob Newhart Show Season 4 - Episode 9

Bob accepts a seemingly innocent invitation to appear as the guest on a TV discussion program. He winds up in the jaws of a dilemma when the show host turns out to have the disposition of a shark.

star 8.10
10 votes
Breaking Up is Hard to Do

#4 - Breaking Up is Hard to Do

The Bob Newhart Show Season 5 - Episode 12

Bob undergoes a shock when his mother announces that she has separated from his father after 47 years of marriage.

star 8.00
7 votes
Bob's Change of Life

#5 - Bob's Change of Life

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 1

Bob's well-ordered life turns topsy-turvy when he and Emily move to a new Chicago residence.

star 8.00
7 votes
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For Your Eyes Only

#6 - For Your Eyes Only

ALF Season 1 - Episode 6

ALF befriends a lonely blind girl.

star 7.99
500 votes
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Say Uncle, Carlton

#7 - Say Uncle, Carlton

Wings Season 5 - Episode 15

To help pay of his new used cab,Antonio gets a job as a chauffeur...for Carlton Blanchard.Things get even worse when Carlton's equally annoying Nephew Lewis arrives on Nantucket to attend Carlton's Retired Businessman of the Year banquet.

star 7.98
43 votes
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Freudian Ship

#8 - Freudian Ship

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 13

The Hartleys embark on a seagoing vacation to put work behind them. But Bob can't resist playing psychologist when he undertakes to counsel a married couple.

star 7.94
32 votes
On the Road Again

#9 - On the Road Again

ALF Season 1 - Episode 11

Willie loses his temper with ALF during a family camping trip.

star 7.94
312 votes
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The One Where Ross Finds Out

#10 - The One Where Ross Finds Out

Friends Season 2 - Episode 7

A drunken Rachel calls Ross and reveals her feelings for him on his answering machine. Meanwhile, Monica finds work as Chandler's personal trainer and Phoebe has a hard time trying to get her boyfriend to sleep with her.

star 7.93
3495 votes
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Help Me, Rhonda

#11 - Help Me, Rhonda

ALF Season 1 - Episode 7

Willie helps homesick ALF arrange a trip to Melmac.

star 7.90
449 votes
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Pennsylvania 6-5000

#12 - Pennsylvania 6-5000

ALF Season 1 - Episode 4

ALF calls the president to address his concerns about nuclear weapons.

star 7.89
559 votes
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Home for the Holidays

#13 - Home for the Holidays

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 11

Randy returns from Costa Rica for Christmas only to discover the changes that have taken place in his absence and that life has gone on without him.

star 7.89
317 votes
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Boys Will Be Girls

#14 - Boys Will Be Girls

Wings Season 5 - Episode 20

When the High School football coach who used to terrorize the Hackett's returns to Nantucket to be honored in a Gym dedication,Joe and Brian plan a practical joke to get even.Sneaking into the Coach's hotel room at night,the brothers dress him up like a woman and take pictures of him.Unfortunately,the coach died earlier that night,and when his body is discovered in the morning,rumors abound about his crossdressing private life.When Helen learns about the brothers' practical joke,she forces them to speak at the dedication ceremony,but instead of admitting their deed,the brothers defend the of privacy of individuals and escape unscathed.

star 7.86
44 votes
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Hey, Nineteen

#15 - Hey, Nineteen

Wings Season 5 - Episode 16

To Helen's discust and Brian's envy,Joe starts dating 19 year old Courtney Blake.For Joe it's a perfectly meanlingless relationship,but for Courtney it appears to be much more serious,as her poem vows her love or else death seems to attest to.But Joe soon finds out that those words where spoken for another,much older man than he. Meanwhile,Roy and Antonio find a dog whose cute charm no woman can resist.

star 7.86
43 votes
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Long Distance Lament

#16 - Long Distance Lament

Wings Season 5 - Episode 22

When Davis cancels yet another date,Helen decides to go ut with another man.When Joe's date with Sandra suddenly comes into conflict with his date with Joy,Joe decides to lie his way of his date with Sandra.Joe's lies come back to bite him,as Joy cancels on him.Davis shows up on the island after all,only to find out Helen is out with another man.So he treats Joe to a night out at the Club Car,where Helen and her date show up,followed quickly by Sandra.Joe ends up busted while Davis and Helen go elsewhere to reconcile.

star 7.86
43 votes
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A Decent Proposal

#17 - A Decent Proposal

Wings Season 5 - Episode 24

Joe's efforts to raise more money for Sandpiper,seem to be on the verge of paying off;he awaits word from the bank loan office.Meanwhile, Helen is distraught at the news of Davis' mid-week arrival,she is sure Davis is coming to break up with her.But Davis surprises her with a marriage proposal,and she readily accepts.She leaves to go home to pack for her flight to New York that night just as Joe arrives back from the bank,with the good news that the bank has agreed to the loan.Stunned by the news of the marriage,Joe goes over to Helen's house.Joe and Helen congratulate each other on their respective good fortunes and the memory of their relationship returns.When Brian enters Joe rooom later that night,he finds..... Helen and Joe in bed together.

star 7.85
41 votes
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The One with the Flashback

#18 - The One with the Flashback

Friends Season 3 - Episode 6

When Janice asks the gang if any of them have ever slept together, the friends flash back to three years earlier.

star 7.85
3275 votes
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The One with Chandler in a Box

#19 - The One with Chandler in a Box

Friends Season 4 - Episode 8

Chandler agrees to spend Thanksgiving in a shipping crate as penance for kissing Kathy. The gang decides to give each other Secret Santa gifts. After Monica gets ice in her eye, her doctor ends up being Richard's son.

star 7.78
3034 votes
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Roy Crazy

#20 - Roy Crazy

Wings Season 5 - Episode 21

The appearance of Roy's ex-wife Sylvia on Nantucket surprises the gang as much as it delights Roy.Roy hopes for a recounciliation,but after a phone call comes into AeroMass saying that she was only doing it to get even with her cheating ex-husband,Brian reluctantly tells Roy.Roy refuses to believe him at first,but eventually skips out on Sylvia sleeping with Sylvia. Meanwhile,Helen tries to fend of a smitten and slightly crazy waiter from the crab house she went to the other night.

star 7.76
46 votes
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Looking for Lucky

#21 - Looking for Lucky

ALF Season 1 - Episode 3

When Lucky the cat disappears, everyone pins the blame on ALF.

star 7.75
670 votes
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Exclusively Yours

#22 - Exclusively Yours

Wings Season 5 - Episode 17

Brian's exclusive commitment to Alex is sorely tested when Joe flies in a group of models for a photo shoot. Meanwhile,Helen's decision to name food items on her menu after the people in the airport doesn't go as well as she would have hoped.Lowell takes forever deciding what he wants to be,but finally suggests "LowellSlaw",and Roy objects to being associated with the Giant Turkey Leg,which he orders every day.

star 7.75
44 votes
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The Usual Suspects

#23 - The Usual Suspects

Murphy Brown Season 3 - Episode 24

Murphy goes off the deep end when a tabloid prints lies about her, one of which says she is drinking again.

star 7.74
50 votes
I'm As Much of a Man as I Ever Was

#24 - I'm As Much of a Man as I Ever Was

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 3

Gene Kinsella finds out about Murphy's pregnancy and considers the idea of taking her off the air. But Miles convinces him not to. Once that is solved, Murphy must get a quote from the president for her latest story. Frank says the only way to get this quote is jogging with him. Murphy thinks she's up for the job but Frank and Jim don't think so because of her pregnancy. So, Murphy accepts Frank's offer of getting the quote for her. When that doesn't work, Murphy tries to get it herself and ends up running over the president with her bike. Even though Murphy didn't get her quote she's happy, and concludes that her pregnancy will not make her life any more difficult, all she has to do is be a little more creative.

star 7.71
52 votes
The Faygitive

#25 - The Faygitive

Wings Season 5 - Episode 14

Fay is feeling spooked when friends tell her that someone has been asking questions about her.When a Private Investigator shows up at the airport,she's not sure what to expect.The man who hired the P.I. shows up and tells his story;He was a soldier who went to a USO dance where Fay volunteered,back during the Korean War,who went off to war owing Fay a dance,and he's finally arrived to get that last dance. Meanwhile,Antonio gets an illegal cable hookup from a friend of Roy's.

star 7.70
44 votes
Inside Murphy Brown

#26 - Inside Murphy Brown

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 10

Murphy has an appointment with a gynecologist for a test she can't drive to, when no one else is available, Jim must take her. The results of the test are normal with one exception, it's a boy.

star 7.70
47 votes
He-Ho, He-Ho, It's Off to Lamaze We Go

#27 - He-Ho, He-Ho, It's Off to Lamaze We Go

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 23

Murphy's doctor advises her to take Lamaze classes, and even though Murphy thinks it's not really necessary, she agrees. The problem is that Murphy has to find a partner for that. Frank is her first choice, but he won't be able to make it, because he has to go on location for a story. Murphy then goes after Jim, but only the thought makes him very embarassed and uncomfortable. Miles can't do it either for the same reason. Corky offers to, but Murphy doesn't think it's a good idea. The only one left is Eldin, who reluctantly agrees saying that ha can't make any promises, because he's a free spirit and he doesnt like to stick around at the same place for too long (yeah, right). And that's a big commitment for him. They go to the first class and aparently Murphy and Eldin is not the only couple who doesn't know what they're doing. At the second class, one of the couples is absent, because they had thir baby. The other two seem to be getting better, but Murphy is still clueless. Th

star 7.70
46 votes
The Kiss and the Kiss-Off

#28 - The Kiss and the Kiss-Off

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 25

Lisa, the old Tool Time girl, returns and Tim gives her her old job back without consulting Heidi, the current Tool Time girl.

star 7.69
296 votes
It Came From College

#29 - It Came From College

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 8

When Murphy looks after a friend's 18-year-old daughter she begins to learn about what being a mother is all about.

star 7.69
48 votes
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Strangers in the Night

#30 - Strangers in the Night

ALF Season 1 - Episode 2

ALF decides to have some fun while a nervous Mrs. Ochmonek baby-sits Brian.

star 7.68
866 votes
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The One with the 'Cuffs

#31 - The One with the 'Cuffs

Friends Season 4 - Episode 3

Monica caters a party for her mother. Chandler's encounter with Rachel's boss leads to an embarrassing situation. An encyclopedia salesman takes advantage of Joey.

star 7.67
3112 votes
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Uh-Oh (2)

#32 - Uh-Oh (2)

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 1

Murphy begins to ponder her fate, tells Frank her suspicions and tries more tests (all positive). Murphy tells Jake the news.

star 7.65
51 votes
The One with Joey's Dirty Day

#33 - The One with Joey's Dirty Day

Friends Season 4 - Episode 14

After a three-day fishing trip with his dad, Joey doesn't have time to take a shower before going to the set of a new movie. Rachel sets Ross up with her boss's niece. Chandler is despondent after his breakup with Kathy.

star 7.64
3037 votes
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The One Where the Monkey Gets Away

#34 - The One Where the Monkey Gets Away

Friends Season 1 - Episode 19

The gang searches frantically for Marcel, who slipped out of the apartment while Rachel was baby-sitting him.

star 7.64
2990 votes
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Jump

#35 - Jump

ALF Season 1 - Episode 9

On his 45th birthday, Willie feels unfulfilled, so ALF suggests he go skydiving.

star 7.64
330 votes
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The One with the Evil Orthodontist

#36 - The One with the Evil Orthodontist

Friends Season 1 - Episode 20

Rachel and Barry start dating again, despite the fact that he's now engaged to Mindy; Chandler goes nuts when a woman he likes won't return his phone calls.

star 7.63
2909 votes
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The One with the Monkey

#37 - The One with the Monkey

Friends Season 1 - Episode 10

The gang make (and break) a pact not to bring dates to their New Years Eve party. Phoebe starts dating a scientist. Ross compensates for his loneliness by getting a monkey.

star 7.62
3492 votes
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It's Not Easy Being Green

#38 - It's Not Easy Being Green

ALF Season 1 - Episode 22

ALF comes to Brian's aid when the boy has to play an asparagus in the school play.

star 7.62
282 votes
Small

#39 - Small

Murphy Brown Season 3 - Episode 23

Murphy makes a flip remark that insults short men, especially members of ""The 66 Club."" She shows them their ""short"" sightedness.

star 7.62
47 votes
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Male Call

#40 - Male Call

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 4

Out to prove the new men's movement is a fraud, Murphy attends a men's-only workshop to get the real story on the new men's movement and Frank, Miles and Jim are participants.

star 7.61
49 votes
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The One with the Screamer

#41 - The One with the Screamer

Friends Season 3 - Episode 22

At the premiere of Joey's big play; Ross concludes that Rachel's date is insane. Joey gets upset when Kate is offered a job in Los Angeles. Phoebe is placed on hold by her phone company.

star 7.60
2751 votes
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A Hardware Habit to Break

#42 - A Hardware Habit to Break

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 21

Harry announces that he is retiring and selling the hardware store. Tim organizes a fundraising party for the store, but ends up buying it himself. But when the customers dry up, Tim begins to wonder what he is doing wrong.

star 7.59
338 votes
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The Gray Flannel Shrink

#43 - The Gray Flannel Shrink

The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 6

Bob gives up most of his private practice to become the staff psychologist with a major insurance company. He soon learns that it's possible for a man in the corporate world to do his job too well.

star 7.59
16 votes
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The One with the Worst Best Man Ever

#44 - The One with the Worst Best Man Ever

Friends Season 4 - Episode 22

Phoebe is tired of being pregnant and is experiencing major mood swings. Ross chooses Joey as his best man. After a mishap at his bachelor party, he rethinks his decision.

star 7.58
2971 votes
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The Outsider

#45 - The Outsider

The Mary Tyler Moore Show Season 5 - Episode 5

WJM-TV hires a young business consultant, who demands certain changes for The Six O'clock News, offending every member of the news team.

star 7.57
14 votes
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Taps

#46 - Taps

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 24

To keep her father away because of the pressure she's under, Jill fakes an illness only to find out that he died shortly after she lied to him.

star 7.57
376 votes
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The Tool Man Delivers

#47 - The Tool Man Delivers

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 9

Heidi goes into labor at the Classic Car Man of the Year awards and Tim and Jill help deliver the baby, while receiving instructions from Wilson on the phone.

star 7.53
415 votes
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Futile Attraction

#48 - Futile Attraction

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 18

Tim becomes suspicious that Heidi and Al are having a hot affair when he finds out she has separated from her husband; he sets out to find out exactly how much of an affair they are having. On Tool Time, Tim adds a little MORE POWER to his golf swing when golf-pro Payne Stewart guests.

star 7.50
374 votes
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Bright Christmas

#49 - Bright Christmas

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 11

Tim does the ultimate Christmas decorating display job. Jill is worried when she finds out her mother is dating.

star 7.50
414 votes
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Happy Trails to You

#50 - Happy Trails to You

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 22

Bob gives up his psychological practice in Chicago to become a professor at a small college in Oregon.

star 7.50
3 votes
Totally Tool Time

#51 - Totally Tool Time

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 15

Swedish buyers consider buying Tool Time for Europe.

star 7.50
386 votes
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Jill's Passion

#52 - Jill's Passion

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 7

Ian, a man Jill met at the YMCA gym, asks her out mistaking Tim for her brother. That night Jill has a dream about him, but after talking to Patty, a friend, and Tim she straightens it out.

star 7.49
377 votes
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Thanks, but No Thanks

#53 - Thanks, but No Thanks

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 10

Tim invites his brother Marty and his twins to live with him when he discovers that Marty and his wife Nancy are separated.

star 7.49
286 votes
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The Write Stuff

#54 - The Write Stuff

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 20

On Tool Time, Tim manages to throw himself out a window while doing renovation work. Jill tries to get Tim to help prepare for a tax audit. Brad and Randy become rivals when Brad's article "Hey Yo!" takes the spotlight away from Randy's "Genetic Mutations in the Second Half of the 20th Century."

star 7.49
343 votes
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The One Where They're Going to Party!

#55 - The One Where They're Going to Party!

Friends Season 4 - Episode 9

Chandler and Ross's college friend is coming to town. Joanna squashes Rachel's chance at a promotion. Monica must choose between a steady job as head chef of a restaurant or keeping her catering business with Phoebe.

star 7.48
2962 votes
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Ploys for Tots

#56 - Ploys for Tots

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 12

Tim and Jill try to teach Marty the best way to parent when one of the twins keeps throwing tantrums to get her own way.

star 7.48
340 votes
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The Breakup

#57 - The Breakup

NewsRadio Season 2 - Episode 4

Dave and Lisa have a fight after Dave calls her the 'b-word'. Beth manipulates the two into 'coming out' in front of the whole staff. Catherine finds out Bill's real first name.

star 7.48
187 votes
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Mr. Likeable

#58 - Mr. Likeable

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 9

Tim becomes unhappy when Al stars in a TV movie with Morgan Fairchild. Meanwhile, Mark tries to get the affection of the most beautiful girl in his class by listening to her talk about her problems.

star 7.45
264 votes
An Older Woman

#59 - An Older Woman

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 13

Brad's getting MARRIED... well, maybe not after Tim and Jill get through with him. The Taylor parents try to make Brad realize that he's not ready for the commitment of marriage to a college girl he just recently met at a party.

star 7.43
407 votes
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Tim's First Car

#60 - Tim's First Car

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 8

When Tim's first car is destroyed before his eyes in a junkyard, Jill decides to find him a replica of it. Meanwhile, Mark helps Brad make a video for his college applications.

star 7.42
315 votes
Workin' Man Blues

#61 - Workin' Man Blues

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 11

Brad gets a part-time job at a sporting goods store and work soon becomes his top priority.

star 7.42
363 votes
Tool-Thousand-One - a Space Odyssey

#62 - Tool-Thousand-One - a Space Odyssey

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 24

Tool Time is revisited by Astronauts Ken Bowersox and Steve Hawley, who announce that a Binford tool will be used on their next shuttle mission. Will Tim or Al win the competition to be the one to use the tool in space? Back on Earth, Mark tries to impress a girl by making a dramatic change to his appearance.

star 7.42
345 votes
Future Shock

#63 - Future Shock

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 2

Tim and Jill both reminisce about their senior years.

star 7.42
356 votes
Thanksgiving

#64 - Thanksgiving

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 9

The Taylors go to a football game in a box seat for Thanksgiving, but Tim manages to black out all the lights.

star 7.41
355 votes
Taking Jill for Granite

#65 - Taking Jill for Granite

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 17

The Taylors do a kitchen remodel, but a surprise is in store when Tim and Jill find out who the installer is.

star 7.40
394 votes
Desperately Seeking Willow

#66 - Desperately Seeking Willow

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 19

While staying over at the Taylors, Willow doesn't return home from a club one night... Jill fears the worst and sends the whole family out searching for her. It's Saint Patrick's day on Tool Time, and who better to celebrate with than the boys from K&B Construction.

star 7.40
367 votes
A Funny Valentine

#67 - A Funny Valentine

Home Improvement Season 6 - Episode 16

Tim forgets where he hid Jill's Valentine's Day present. A singer talks about her relationship with Tim's father.

star 7.39
377 votes
The New Look

#68 - The New Look

The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 21

Emily redecorates the apartment in antiques. Bob finds her choice of furniture uncomfortable, unappealing, and hazardous to his health.

star 7.36
10 votes
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Not-So-Great Scott

#69 - Not-So-Great Scott

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 7

When Tim overhears Jill saying that one of her patients is having an affair with Heidi's husband, Tim has trouble keeping it from Heidi.

star 7.34
319 votes
The Ironwood Experience

#70 - The Ironwood Experience

The Bob Newhart Show Season 5 - Episode 15

Bob's invitation to lecture at a prestigious sex seminar results in distress when the audience shows up nude.

star 7.33
6 votes
Eye on Tim

#71 - Eye on Tim

Home Improvement Season 5 - Episode 19

When a TV report is done on Tool Time, Jill gets angry when the reporter makes advances on Tim.

star 7.32
334 votes
A Chance of Showers

#72 - A Chance of Showers

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 25

Murphy relents when Corky wants to throw her a baby shower and the guests that arrive give her the low down on child birth and children.

star 7.32
47 votes
Mum's the Word

#73 - Mum's the Word

Just Shoot Me Season 5 - Episode 3

Nina begins dating an actor who lives with his overprotective mom. Elliott reveals a secret to Maya, who promptly tells the entire office.

star 7.31
49 votes
You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (2)

#74 - You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (2)

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 2

Murphy is angry over the Vice President's comments about her choice of ""family values,"" while trying to deal with her choice.

star 7.31
36 votes
Midnight Plane to Paris

#75 - Midnight Plane to Paris

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 8

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.

star 7.30
44 votes
Till Death or Next Thursday Do We Part

#76 - Till Death or Next Thursday Do We Part

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 11

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.

star 7.29
45 votes
Val and Holly's Not-Boyfriends

#77 - Val and Holly's Not-Boyfriends

What I Like About You Season 2 - Episode 17

Holly is puzzled by Vince's recent antagonistic behavior toward her until she learns the truth about why he was so brusque with her. And Val tries to sort out her feelings toward Rick.

star 7.28
39 votes
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Pump You Up

#78 - Pump You Up

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 4

Tim pushes Brad after he gets a soccer scholarship. Randy and Lauren, his girlfriend, want to go on another date, but not a double date with two of their friends. The guys from K&B Construction guest on Tool Time.

star 7.28
382 votes
Love's Labor Lost (1)

#79 - Love's Labor Lost (1)

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 18

Plans for a ski trip are put on hold when Jill needs an emergency hysterectomy. Tim helps her face the situation, but becomes frightened when complications arise during surgery.

star 7.24
324 votes
Blackmail Photographer

#80 - Blackmail Photographer

Just Shoot Me Season 4 - Episode 3

Finch is upset because Adrienne is in Europe modeling and it's his first weekend away from her. Maya tries to convince Nina that the moon landing wasn't a hoax. Elliott is blackmailed into hiring a sleazy photographer as his assistant because the guy has a picture of Elliott having sex with Adrienne.

star 7.24
54 votes
The Queen of Soul

#81 - The Queen of Soul

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 9

Murphy's chance to interview the ""Queen of Soul"" is in jeopardy when her train arrives late and the limo gets detoured and the staff struggles to fill the air time.

star 7.23
47 votes
The One with the Invitation

#82 - The One with the Invitation

Friends Season 4 - Episode 21

Ross and Emily discuss who to invite to their wedding. Ross and Rachel each reminisce about their up-and-down relationship.

star 7.23
3054 votes
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Finch and the Fighter

#83 - Finch and the Fighter

Just Shoot Me Season 5 - Episode 10

Finch dates a female boxer with a jealous ex-girlfriend. Elliott, Jack and Nina fool Maya into believing that they're smarter than she is.

star 7.22
49 votes
Miles Away (2)

#84 - Miles Away (2)

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 24

The unemployed staff members decide it would be a slap in the face to the network if they helped Jim and his team out. Miller wants to move into Murphy's office. Miles fills Lansing in on the state of things. Lansing offers advice to Miles, which he declines. Lansing concedes, FYI is back, complete with Jim; the network is going to let them run the tobacco story. Charles Kuralt takes over Jim's responsibilities at ICN. Impressed with Miles' hardball tactics, Lansing offers him a big job in New York City and he accepts.

star 7.22
36 votes
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A Matter of Vice-Prinicipal

#85 - A Matter of Vice-Prinicipal

The Bob Newhart Show Season 4 - Episode 14

Emily must contend with irate teachers, hamsters, and an escaped snake when she's unexpectedly upped to the position of school vice principal.

star 7.22
9 votes
Joey and the Beard

#86 - Joey and the Beard

Joey Season 2 - Episode 18

Bobbie sets up a date for Joey with Edie, a famous actress. What he doesn't know in the beginning is that she only needs him as a "beard".

star 7.21
239 votes
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Love's Labor Lost (2)

#87 - Love's Labor Lost (2)

Home Improvement Season 8 - Episode 19

Tim waits for news on Jill's surgery. Jill will be fine, although she had to have her ovaries completely removed, not partially as was first thought. Jill's mother comes to visit to help with her daughter's care and with her mood swings.

star 7.21
315 votes
A Love Story

#88 - A Love Story

The Bob Newhart Show Season 2 - Episode 21

Howard falls head over heels in love with Bob's sister Ellen. Under most circumstances, Bob would find this perfectly acceptable—except that Ellen is getting married to someone else.

star 7.21
43 votes
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Night of Living News

#89 - Night of Living News

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.20
44 votes
The Boy Next Door

#90 - The Boy Next Door

The Bob Newhart Show Season 4 - Episode 23

The Hartleys entertain Howard Borden's young son and hire a beauty queen as his babysitter.

star 7.20
9 votes
Sox and the Single Woman

#91 - Sox and the Single Woman

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 13

Miles manages to get an invitation to the White House for Murphy, but when she's driving back, she has another passenger in the car, Socks, the president's cat. Without knowing it yet, Murphy is braging at the bullpen on how great she behaved and how she monopolized Hillary. Frank shows up and tells them that the president's cat is missing, everybody thinks Murphy has something to do with it. Murphy is offended by their comments, she denies it and leave. Moments later she's back with something wrapped up in her coat. She tells Frank to her office and shows him Socks, soon after that the whole gang see it, and even though Murphy claims she's inocent, no one believe her. Miles says she must take the cat back. Murphy is afraid to do so, she things if they see her with the cat she'll be banned again from the White House. The next day, Murphy meets Miles at Phil's, she tells him she still has the cat, she's worried because the cat won't eat anything, and if there's anything worse than

star 7.20
40 votes
The Separation Story

#92 - The Separation Story

The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 4

For the sake of their marriage as well as Emily's Master's Degree and Bob's heavy work schedule the Hartleys decide that it would be best if they took up separate residences.

star 7.20
45 votes
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Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much

#93 - Me Thinks My Parents Doth Protest Too Much

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 9

Miles is embarrassed when his activist parents come to Washington for a large demonstration.

star 7.20
46 votes
Tobin's Back in Town

#94 - Tobin's Back in Town

The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 16

Ellen's ex-fiancee, John Tobin a tall, handsome egomaniac in suede and leather arrives in Chicago to win Ellen back. The situation plays havoc with Howard's basic insecurities.

star 7.19
37 votes
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Joey and the ESL

#95 - Joey and the ESL

Joey Season 2 - Episode 6

Joey decides to enroll in an English as a second language class just to attract the attention of a beautiful woman. Elsewhere, Gina decides to help Bobbie try and find a new client.

star 7.18
220 votes
It's Not Easy Being Brown

#96 - It's Not Easy Being Brown

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 11

To improve upon her image, Murphy gets a publicist and makes an appearance on a children's puppet show.

star 7.17
42 votes
Stepping Out (1)

#97 - Stepping Out (1)

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 23

Murphy celebrates her 8th year of sobriety, but she has a few steps to go. Making amends is her next step, an awfully big one but she tries really hard; everyone else is concerned about rumors of FYI moving its time slot. Murphy decides to confront Stan about the rumor. She finds out more than she wants to (and even more from Phil) then have to keep it a secret, especially from Corky and Frank. Murphy decides to quit FYI, Frank and Corky join her.

star 7.16
38 votes
An American Family

#98 - An American Family

The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 11

Emily's plans for a wonderful turkey dinner go downhill when Bob's mother and Emily's father begin insulting one another the night before Thanksgiving.

star 7.15
39 votes
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The Niece

#99 - The Niece

Home Improvement Season 7 - Episode 6

Willow, Wilson's niece, comes to stay which makes it so that Wilson has no time to spend with Tim.

star 7.15
382 votes
We Love You... Good-Bye

#100 - We Love You... Good-Bye

The Bob Newhart Show Season 3 - Episode 12

Bob forms an all-women consciousness-raising group. He gets kicked out after Emily joins and inadvertently points out some of the unliberated areas in their own marriage.

star 7.15
40 votes
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Ectomy, Schmectomy

#101 - Ectomy, Schmectomy

Murphy Brown Season 10 - Episode 3

When Murphy and Frank don't show up for dinner, Kay speculates they have are a having a relationship. Murphy drops the bomb on the rest of the staff. Jim is speechless. Frank tries to help in every way that he can. Murphy faces a tough decision with the myriad of treatment options for her breast cancer.

star 7.14
35 votes
Oh, Give Me a Home Where the Mathers Don't Roam

#102 - Oh, Give Me a Home Where the Mathers Don't Roam

Wings Season 5 - Episode 13

Tired of Lowell's strictness,the brother's boot him out of the house.Despite his reluctance,Lowell buys a new house and tries to adjust to the experience of living alone for the first time.

star 7.14
43 votes
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You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (1)

#103 - You Say Potatoe, I Say Potato (1)

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.13
46 votes
A Year to Remember

#104 - A Year to Remember

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 7

While working their way through Election Day, the staff recalls casting their first votes.

star 7.13
40 votes
Angst For the Memories

#105 - Angst For the Memories

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 2

Murphy gets an interview with a reclusive '60s literary idol, but times and people have changed.

star 7.12
41 votes
Here's Looking at You, Kid

#106 - Here's Looking at You, Kid

The Bob Newhart Show Season 4 - Episode 2

Howard insists on joining Bob and Emily's anniversary dinner at a fashionable Chicago restaurant in order to enlist their aid in popping the question to Ellen. But he chokes up in the clutch, and Bob is forced to do the proposing for him.

star 7.12
42 votes
The More Things Change

#107 - The More Things Change

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 1

An arrogant new colleague threatens everyone on the staff, especially Murphy who's just reduced her role on FYI resulting from the pressures of motherhood. Their relationship hits it off real well just as the show is ready to air.

star 7.11
45 votes
The Gift Piggy

#108 - The Gift Piggy

Just Shoot Me Season 5 - Episode 11

Elliott goes to traffic school where Finch is his teacher. Nina and Maya debate why they were invited to a coworker's bridal shower. Jack accidentally sets Kevin's pet tarantula loose in the office.

star 7.10
48 votes
Emily Carlin, Emily Carlin

#109 - Emily Carlin, Emily Carlin

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 17

Bob's paranoid, perennial patient, Mr. Carlin, involves Emily in his scheme to impress his former schoolmates—especially a girl who never gave him the time of day.

star 7.10
31 votes
Clink Shrink

#110 - Clink Shrink

The Bob Newhart Show Season 2 - Episode 19

Hoping to make a contribution to society, Bob offers his psychological counseling services free to a parolee out on an armed-robbery conviction. But Bob seems to be more influenced by his patient's manner than the patient is by Bob's therapy.

star 7.09
43 votes
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I Never Sang for My Husband

#111 - I Never Sang for My Husband

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 5

Doris, feeling that her life is miserable, decides to become a cabaret singer and Jim has hard time dealing with it.

star 7.09
44 votes
Bah Humboldt

#112 - Bah Humboldt

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 9

Peter, Frank & Murphy are all nominated for the Humboldt Award. While at the ceremony, Murphy can't understand how disinterested Peter is in the award and Frank hears a rumor about a network having to make cutbacks.

star 7.09
44 votes
The Awful Truth

#113 - The Awful Truth

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 2

Lansing's nephew becomes Vice President of Current Affairs and he lures Murphy into a new hard news show he's created featuring Walter Cronkite; however, soon Cronkite becomes Redfield and the hard news becomes infotainment.

star 7.08
36 votes
Altered States

#114 - Altered States

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 1

With her marriage to Peter canceled, Murphy is skeptical at the sudden marriage of Miles and Corky.

star 7.08
37 votes
A Butcher, A Faker a Bummed-Out Promo Maker

#115 - A Butcher, A Faker a Bummed-Out Promo Maker

Murphy Brown Season 10 - Episode 2

Murphy needs a biopsy, which she reluctantly gets right away and must wait to hear the results at the end of the next day. In the morning of the next day the staff fights the network lawyers who want to kill their grocery chain story. As a comprise with the network they can do their story if they have a legal consultant with them in the remote unit and Jim must do promos for all the local affiliates. When their undercover operative isn't going to work out and Frank is convinced he is to well known to pull it off, Kay volunteers. Meanwhile, Jim makes his promos. Just before going to dinner that evening, Murphy gets the results of her test and tells Frank the news.

star 7.08
37 votes
Be Careful What You Wish For

#116 - Be Careful What You Wish For

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 4

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.

star 7.08
40 votes
Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?

#117 - Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio?

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 2

A media frenzy ensues when famous ex-astronaut ""Danger Duke"" Robinson is wanted for questioning in the murder of his brother.

star 7.05
38 votes
Requiem For a Crew Guy

#118 - Requiem For a Crew Guy

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 15

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.

star 7.05
38 votes
Burger, She Wrote

#119 - Burger, She Wrote

Murphy Brown Season 7 - 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.

star 7.05
39 votes
Ticket to Writhe

#120 - Ticket to Writhe

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 6

Peter and Murphy compete for the Middle East peace story. Miles obtains sideline passes to a Redskins' game where he plans to propose to Audrey via the scoreboard, but finds he is so wrapped up with work he didn't even notice that she has left him. Corky thinks the passes are cursed when more bad things occur to anyone in possession of them.

star 7.05
42 votes
Games Mother Play

#121 - Games Mother Play

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 13

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.

star 7.05
43 votes
Winners Take All

#122 - Winners Take All

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 10

The Museum of Broadcast Arts awards ceremony honoring FYI turns into a colossal battle of egos and nobody has a bigger one than Murphy.

star 7.05
44 votes
On the Rocks

#123 - On the Rocks

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 24

The network tries a temporary replacement for Murphy; however, Murphy recognizes the same signs in her that show she is on the same path Murphy once traveled, alcoholism.

star 7.04
45 votes
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Life After Birth

#124 - Life After Birth

Murphy Brown Season 5 - Episode 3

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

star 7.04
46 votes
Aftermath

#125 - Aftermath

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 17

Jim's surprise resignation last week, impacts the future of FYI. The FYI staff convince Lansing to get him back, but that doesn't work out the way they'd hoped. Lansing makes Miller their new anchor and Jim tells everyone that he is going to head the news division for the new ICN Network. Later, Murphy and Frank go there to convince him to return, but Murphy sees that despite that fact everything is falling apart around him, he is truly enjoying himself.

star 7.03
35 votes
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Oh, Danny Boy

#126 - Oh, Danny Boy

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 18

Corky complains about the local dry cleaner; she plans to take action. Frank complains about Dana's delinquent son. Murphy suggests that he gets a job. Frank asks Kay and he suddenly becomes a valuable asset to the organization, as a strong arm man. Murphy, stuck keeping an eye on Danny has to take him with her to Atlantic City. While there, gambling fever takes them over.

star 7.03
35 votes
Up in Smoke

#127 - Up in Smoke

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 16

Stuart Best is now a tobacco lobbyist but he has a change of heart when he decides that smoking really stinks. He gives FYI the memos and etc. that will expose the tobacco industry. He becomes a little nervous and meets with the network lawyers where a little detail reveals they could all be sued. Murphy contemplates her future in journalism, but Jim makes the move.

star 7.03
36 votes
Model Relationships

#128 - Model Relationships

Murphy Brown Season 7 - 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.

star 7.03
37 votes
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From the Terrace

#129 - From the Terrace

Murphy Brown Season 10 - Episode 11

Murphy fires yet another secretary and while searching for a story idea for Corky, Kay suggests the staff go out on the terrace. They get trapped out there, when the door closes and no one has a key. Jim has a dinner date scheduled with Doris, Corky is going to miss the lighting of the White House tree and Frank has a flight to Costa Rica. They have a chance to get back inside when Murphy's recently fired secretary returns to the office, only for the ex-secretary it's revenge time. Kay feels they've been locked out on the terrace for some greater purpose, while Murphy has her doubts. Meanwhile, in a building across the way, a man and a woman fight about the time they're not spending on their relationship, only to be inspired by a group of people on a balcony.

star 7.03
37 votes
Frank Cuts Loose

#130 - Frank Cuts Loose

Murphy Brown Season 7 - 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.

star 7.03
38 votes
FYI of the Hurricane

#131 - FYI of the Hurricane

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 22

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.

star 7.03
38 votes
Humboldt IV: Judgment Day

#132 - Humboldt IV: Judgment Day

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.02
40 votes
Political Correctness

#133 - Political Correctness

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 4

A series of on-air comments made by Peter and Murphy gets the staff forced to attend a seminar on political correctness.

star 7.02
42 votes
All the Life That's Fit to Print

#134 - All the Life That's Fit to Print

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 8

Murphy has nightmares about what her colleagues will say about her when they are interviewed for a biography that she has authorized to be written.

star 7.02
43 votes
Duke of Dunk

#135 - Duke of Dunk

The Bob Newhart Show Season 4 - Episode 20

A professional basketball team hires Bob to give a psychological assist to its superstar.

star 7.00
9 votes
Of Mice and Men

#136 - Of Mice and Men

The Bob Newhart Show Season 5 - Episode 16

Bob runs into marital problems when he brings his therapy group home for a wild role-playing encounter.

star 7.00
5 votes
Taxation Without Celebration

#137 - Taxation Without Celebration

The Bob Newhart Show Season 5 - Episode 20

Bob's memory is taxed to the limit when he forgets that April 15 is the Federal income tax deadline—and also the date of the Hartleys' seventh wedding anniversary.

star 7.00
5 votes
The Young & the Rest of Us

#138 - The Young & the Rest of Us

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 5

The staff gets nervous when Peter whisks away a depressed Corky on her 30th birthday.

star 7.00
40 votes
Loose Affiliations

#139 - Loose Affiliations

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 3

Murphy bad mouths the network's new fall line-up and the staff is forced to attend an affiliate's meeting.

star 7.00
39 votes
Phil's Dead - Long Live Phil's

#140 - Phil's Dead - Long Live Phil's

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 6

Phil passes away. When Phyllis announces her intention to sell, the gang decides to buy the bar. Trouble begins when each has their own idea how to improve the place. Finally they decide that they should keep one tradition.

star 7.00
37 votes
How to Marry a Billionaire

#141 - How to Marry a Billionaire

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 21

A billionaire media mogul proposes marriage to Murphy while she is conducting an on-air interview with him. Murphy doubts the sincerity of the proposal, then the gift of an 8+ carat diamond ring arrives. She declines the invitation, but that doesn't keep Briggs from trying, by using Frank and the other FYI staffers. He even buys her contract from Lansing, then Kay steps in.

star 7.00
36 votes
Moonlighting

#142 - Moonlighting

Wings Season 5 - Episode 18

To ease Alex's embarrassment over having to take a job as waitress during the off-season,the gang tell their own stories of off-season jobs.Joe flew a star Chimpanzee,Fay dressed up as a Giant Lobster,Antonio sold funeral plots (including one guy who planned to pay for it by committing suicide).Brian and Helen performed a magic act for Roy's Lodge,which turned into a strip show.

star 6.98
44 votes
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Rumble in the Alley

#143 - Rumble in the Alley

Murphy Brown Season 7 - 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.

star 6.97
39 votes
I Want My MTV-Jay

#144 - I Want My MTV-Jay

Murphy Brown Season 7 - 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.

star 6.97
38 votes
Sex or Death

#145 - Sex or Death

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 5

Sex (consummation of his marriage to Corky) or death (from Murphy) is on the line for Miles when he gives a pivotal political story to each of them, then must take it back. He waffles and assigns the story to both of them.

star 6.97
36 votes
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And That's the Way it Was?

#146 - And That's the Way it Was?

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 20

Frank announces that he's taken the plunge; he bought a new Jaguar XK8. Corky comes in with a story about Walter Cronkite. Only she can't tell them what he said, only she does but can't elaborate on the grunt he made about Murphy. Not knowing what he thinks begin to affect her performance. Frank tries to help out with help from Tom Snyder and Phil Jr.. Murphy goes to confront Walter.

star 6.97
35 votes
Joey and the Holding Hands

#147 - Joey and the Holding Hands

Joey Season 2 - Episode 21

Joey wants to take his relationship with Alex to the next level, but Alex only wants sex. Gina finds out that Jimmy is married to a woman that is in prison, and Michael meets a man on internet and Michael thinks that he is a woman.

star 6.96
272 votes
The Smiths Go to Washington

#148 - The Smiths Go to Washington

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 7

It's Nightline vs. FYI when both shows court a small town family that inadvertently taped a senator's romantic rendezvous.

star 6.96
45 votes
I Don't Know You From Madam

#149 - I Don't Know You From Madam

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 7

Murphy works reluctantly on a story the network brass wants on ""The Beltway Madam,"" a high priced call girl who's just been exposed and is the hottest story in town.

star 6.95
40 votes
Montezuma's Retreat

#150 - Montezuma's Retreat

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 13

Murphy suspects that Kay has ulterior motives when Kay says the network is sending the staff to a retreat in Mexico. Instead, while there, she must contend with filling all her free time avoiding a group of employees from a corporation that she exposed for their corrupt practices. Corky faces being without Miles, yet again. Jim discovers a ""short""-age when he packs his own suitcase for the first time. Frank fearing the worst when Kay wants to talk with him gets the courage to confront her.

star 6.95
40 votes
Brown vs. the Board of Education

#151 - Brown vs. the Board of Education

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 1

Murphy tries to impress the board members of the prestigious ""Ducky Lucky Pre-School,"" by inviting them to a celebrity filled party.

star 6.95
39 votes
Murphy's Law

#152 - Murphy's Law

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 4

Murphy's appearance in traffic court and her need to not get special treatment, because of her celebrity status, gets her a fine and 40 hours of community service. The judge demands that she reappear in court when it is reported that didn't serve her time by getting special treatment, the network hires a high-power ""defense team.""

star 6.95
38 votes
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Dick and Dottie

#153 - Dick and Dottie

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 11

Lansing wants Murphy to apologize publicly about a comment she made about a popular talk-show host. She tries, but things only get worse.

star 6.95
38 votes
Casa Nova

#154 - Casa Nova

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 22

Frank, smitten with a real estate agent, buys a 5 million dollar mansion that he can't afford.

star 6.94
36 votes
Full Circle

#155 - Full Circle

Murphy Brown Season 4 - Episode 6

After learning about her mother's death, Murphy doesn't seem to be that upset, which makes the FYI gang think that she's hiding her true feelings. She claims it's because of a letter her mother left to her saying that she must not cry, and if it's allowed she'll make one last visit to Murphy at the end of the night. So, Murphy and the Phil crowd decide to celebrate Avery's spirit. Murphy's father, Bill Brown shows up and suggests that they go home so they can talk about the good times the three of them had together. At Murphy's townhouse, Eldin is grieving Avery's passing and refuses to actually believe it. After he's gone, Murphy and her father decide to open the big trunk Avery left to Murphy containing a photo album, Murphy's indian blanket among other things. After arguing with her father over things from the past, Murphy finds a little box inside of the trunk, with one of Avery's hats, which Murphy tries on, also in that box there's a smaller one wrapped up as a present with a

star 6.94
47 votes
The Best and Not-So-Brightest

#156 - The Best and Not-So-Brightest

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 13

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.

star 6.92
39 votes
Bad Company

#157 - Bad Company

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 8

Andrew comes down to Murphy with a story idea, for a profile of a business mogul. She rejects the idea. Frank takes the idea but doesn't do anything with it. Andrew provides the dirt & Murphy and Frank do a big expose at the same time that this mogul buys the network.

star 6.92
38 votes
The Ten Percent Solution

#158 - The Ten Percent Solution

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 9

Murphy fires her agent and then the rivalry begins when she signs with Jim's agent and gets everything she wants. Jim's jealously builds and is revealed during an airing of the McLaughlin Group.

star 6.92
37 votes
My Fair Miller

#159 - My Fair Miller

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 14

Lansing asks Jim to turn Miller into a real newsman. The rest of FYI is shocked to find out that Jim is responsible for the change in Miller. Jim is shocked to find out that a similar thing was done for him many years ago.

star 6.92
37 votes
Executive Decision

#160 - Executive Decision

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 1

Andrew moves in as the executive producer and the staff moves him out. They try to interview replacements, but Andrew keeps getting in the way. Lansing makes a decision that puts the executive producer of a game show in charge of FYI and she lays down one of the rules of her game.

star 6.92
37 votes
Power Play

#161 - Power Play

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 2

Kay begins to wield her power. She starts with the wardrobe policy, the coffee island and holding the story meetings in her office. Murphy fights back and the rest of the staff joins her, even though they like the story assignments she's given them. She stands fast as they all cave in. She confronts Kay and lets her know who's in charge; however we discover who's really the master manipulator. Murphy takes Kay's story idea (moderating the Presidential debates) and finds out the rest have killed their stories. Kay offers to help them get them back as Murphy declares war.

star 6.92
36 votes
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Son of Dottie

#162 - Son of Dottie

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 4

Dottie invites Avery to her son Harrison's birthday party, despite the fact that Murphy tells her she doesn't like her. Corky finds some interesting information on Dottie's clothing line, Murphy makes a deal and trades stories; then she dishes the dirt on Dottie. Even that doesn't initially keep Dottie away. Finally she hates her; however, Murphy discovers that Avery still wants to go to the party. Murphy sneaks him in, but Dottie still demands an apology.

star 6.92
36 votes
To Have and Have Not

#163 - To Have and Have Not

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 12

Miles comes under public scrutiny when he is misquoted in a magazine article that makes him out to be the biggest male chauvinist in Washington, DC.

star 6.90
41 votes
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Reporters Make Strange Bedfellows

#164 - Reporters Make Strange Bedfellows

Murphy Brown Season 7 - Episode 8

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.

star 6.89
37 votes
Fearless Frank

#165 - Fearless Frank

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 3

Frank escapes death while interviewing a mass murderer. Frank would like to cover less action stories; however, Lansing, hoping for a ratings boost, wants Frank to cover even riskier stories. Frank starts doing the stunts and then Lansing wants him to jump off the building, live.

star 6.89
37 votes
Underdogs

#166 - Underdogs

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 9

Murphy's former agent, Steve, gives her a copy of TV Q ratings. She discovers that Miller's ratings are very low and she sees an opportunity to finally get rid of him. So she hooks Miller up with her former agent and insists it would be a great time for him to renegotiate his contract using the ""underdog theory."" He is fired and ironically all the other networks start a bidding war for his services.

star 6.89
36 votes
Then and Now

#167 - Then and Now

Murphy Brown Season 10 - Episode 15

Kay's idea to take the show to Paris turns into the network's idea of airing old stories on a cable special. The staff tries to decide upon which of their old stories to show. Murphy sees herself side-by-side, then and now and that causes her to return to her childhood home in Philadelphia in an attempt to recapture something from her childhood.

star 6.89
36 votes
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If You're Going to Talk the Talk

#168 - If You're Going to Talk the Talk

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 13

Murphy is the reluctant winner of an interview with a celebrity who's never given one. Just as she gets into doing the whole ""fluff"" piece, a real news story breaks out. The network decides they want to continue with the ""fluff"" but will Murphy sacrifice her journalistic integrity?

star 6.89
35 votes
Black and White and Read All Over

#169 - Black and White and Read All Over

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 3

After going to a function with Mitchell, Murphy begins to date him. Is there anything there, or do they just like it when heads turn?

star 6.88
42 votes
Defending Your Life

#170 - Defending Your Life

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 8

Murphy is ready to anchor the election coverage. However all her former secretary have formed a support group. The Eastern branch is lead by Robert (Secretary #2) and they all try to show Murphy the error of her ways.

star 6.86
37 votes
Who Do You Truss?

#171 - Who Do You Truss?

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 15

Jim is going to the hospital for a hernia operation. Frank and Murphy both fight to do the commentary during his absence. Kay leaves the decision up to them. They decide to ask Jim, despite the fact that Jim is just regaining consciousness from his operation. Corky gets a protégé, who's a lot like she was years ago; it slowly drives her nuts.

star 6.86
37 votes
Murphy Redux

#172 - Murphy Redux

Murphy Brown Season 10 - Episode 1

Murphy says her goodbyes to the gang of FYI. She takes a month off before her new job at the White House starts. On her first day, Murphy enters the gate of the White House and forty minutes later she makes her exit. She goes back to FYI looking for her old job; though Joan Lunden is a prime candidate. When she does return, her first show back features a report by Corky on breast cancer. Appalled by the fact that neither Murphy nor Kay has had a recent mammogram, Corky insists they each get one. Kay's test is negative, but Murphy has to speak to the doctor.

star 6.86
37 votes
Nobody's Perfect

#173 - Nobody's Perfect

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 10

Frank thinks that Dana may finally be the one. He asks Murphy to have lunch with her and give her approval. When she does, he hesitates, but then moves he moves in with her. At their first dinner party, some truths about Dana are revealed. She keeps a menagerie in her apartment, has a son, her furniture is being repossessed and her ex-husband has broken out of prison and is looking for a place to stay.

star 6.85
39 votes
When A. Lansing Loves a Woman

#174 - When A. Lansing Loves a Woman

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 21

A secret admirer fills Murphy's office with flowers, candy and other gifts. It's obvious who the admirer is, Andrew J. Lansing III. Andrew gets her to his place (under false pretenses), Frank rescues her; however, they discover the hideous truth.

star 6.84
38 votes
The Bus Stops Here

#175 - The Bus Stops Here

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 20

Miles gets to use the new T-2000 bus to cover a primary campaign stop in Madison. The bus breaks down before they get there, so they decide to do their coverage from a local diner. GOP aides and other networks discover the broadcast and descend on the diner, turning it into just another campaign story. Meanwhile, Jim and his team get to Madison and get the real story.

star 6.84
37 votes
A Comedy of Eros

#176 - A Comedy of Eros

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 3

Frank is getting one of his plays produced. When he gets an out of country assignment, he leaves Murphy in charge of looking after his interests in the production. Busy with her own story, Murphy takes a hands off approach to the production, leaving the director to make his own decisions. The director, decides on a major casting change; Murphy finds out about it, just before the curtain rises.

star 6.84
37 votes
Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow

#177 - Hero Today, Gone Tomorrow

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 22

Stuart Best is dubbed a hero at a fire. Murphy's probing questions lead the authorities to think he may have actually set the fire.

star 6.83
36 votes
The Big Thaw

#178 - The Big Thaw

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 14

When Kay and Murphy are the only ones to make it into the office during a snowstorm. Kay seizes the opportunity to get an evaluation of her performance. Instead, she gets Murphy giving her several examples of how she acted in a variety of situations.

star 6.82
39 votes
Reaper Madness

#179 - Reaper Madness

Murphy Brown Season 6 - Episode 10

Murphy is obsessed with the need to try to explain death to Avery and bothers everyone for their perspective.

star 6.81
42 votes
Desperate Times

#180 - Desperate Times

Murphy Brown Season 9 - Episode 19

To combat against some radical changes that Kay is proposing, Murphy enlists the aid of Andrew J. Lansing III, who has been recuperating in a Buddhist monastery.

star 6.81
36 votes
Shrinking Violence

#181 - Shrinking Violence

The Bob Newhart Show Season 5 - Episode 23

Bob offers sound psychological advice to his wife and his therapy group on how to handle anger. Then he proceeds to blow up himself.

star 6.80
5 votes
Old Flames

#182 - Old Flames

Murphy Brown Season 8 - Episode 15

Murphy misses a social event and tries to pull an all-nighter to work on her latest story. Peter drops by unexpectedly (he's only in town for 24 hours). Murphy wants to keep working on her story; instead she falls asleep. She begins dreaming that she's on trial for all her relationship sins, and begins facing all her previous suitors in court.

star 6.78
37 votes
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You're Having My Hartley

#183 - You're Having My Hartley

The Bob Newhart Show Season 5 - Episode 24

Hot baby news is the order of the day when Carol, Bob's receptionist, announces that she's expecting a baby. Then, Emily drops her bombshell—and Bob nearly comes unglued at the prospect of becoming a father.

star 6.75
3 votes
Grizzly Emily

#184 - Grizzly Emily

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 14

Emily Hartley discovers a new low in male chauvinism when Bob's father arranges a fishing trip to his cabin and assigns her woman's work while the men brave the great out-of-doors.

star 6.25
3 votes
A Girl in Her Twenties

#185 - A Girl in Her Twenties

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 10

Emily's protective instincts are aroused when 70-year-old Grace DuBois, an odd but friendly recluse, is threatened with being sent to a rest home for elderly people who can't cope with reality.

star 6.22
32 votes
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Crisis in Education

#186 - Crisis in Education

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 21

At the school where Emily works, low reading scores prompt indignant outbursts and threats from angry parents. Principal Phil Bannister flees their wrath by going on an extended fishing trip—but not before he tells Emily to handle the crisis.

star 5.67
2 votes
You're Fired, Mr. Chips

#187 - You're Fired, Mr. Chips

The Bob Newhart Show Season 6 - Episode 8

Bob interviews a variety of psychologists to take over his patients while he's out of town. It's soon apparent that they are very much in need of help themselves. When Bob's former teacher, Professor Dreebe, offers his services, it seems the perfect answer.

star 5.45
33 votes