NewsRadio is a sitcom that explores office politics, relationships and crises through a group of co-workers at WNYX , New York's #2 station. Dave is news director, Bill and Catherine portray sniping anchor people, Lisa is the ambitious supervising producer, Jimmy is the stations eccentric owner, Beth is wacky secretary, and Joe is a happy electrician.
Last Episode05x22 New Hampshire (2) Aired: May. 04, 1999
Jimmy returns to finalize the sale of the station and tries to persuade one staff member to relocate to New Hampshire with him.
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Series Fun Facts
- In the pilot episode, the role of Catherine Duke was played by Ella Joyce. In all later episodes, the role was played by Khandi Alexander.
- Out of the two fantasy episodes on the show, Matthew and Bill are the only two characters that don't get killed.
- Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Bill McNeal frequently misattributes quotes to John Keats. In Season One, Episode 10, "Rat Funeral," Hartman…
[show]Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Bill McNeal frequently misattributes quotes to John Keats. In Season One, Episode 10, "Rat Funeral," Hartman attributes the line "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may..." to Keats; the line is actually from "To the Virgins, to Make Most of time" written by Robert Herrick. In Season Two, Episode 11, "Station Sale," Hartman attributes the line "Yours is not to reason why, yours is but to do and die;" to John Keats, 1776; Hartman's version is actually slightly adapted from Alfred, Lord Tennyson's "Charge of the Light Brigade" published in 1870.
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