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WKRP in Cincinnati

Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson tries to run a failing Cincinnati radio station owned by his "tough as nails" mother. His own incompetence is overshadowed by the strange employees that work at the station.

WKRP in Cincinnati - 04x22 Up and Down the Dial Screenshot
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Last Episode

04x22 Up and Down the Dial Aired: Apr. 21, 1982

Mama Carlson announces that she is switching to an all-news format just as the station made its way up to #6 in the ratings.

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WKRP in Cincinnati is Canceled/Ended
The show had 4 seasons and 90 episodes air between 1978 and 1982.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 18, 1978
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1978 - 1982
To-Date:
4 Seasons
90 Episodes
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • Les can be seen wearing a bandage on some part of his body in practically every episode. We eventually find out it is because he has a very large (and never-seen) dog that he keeps at home.…
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    Les can be seen wearing a bandage on some part of his body in practically every episode. We eventually find out it is because he has a very large (and never-seen) dog that he keeps at home. In real-life, the bandage idea originated when Richard Sanders suffered an injury prior to the taping of the first episode and was forced to wear a bandage on the air; he subsequently decided to make it Les' trademark.
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  • The character of Bailey Quarters was based on creator Hugh Wilson's wife. Wilson wrote the character to be shy and soft-spoken but very articulate when she did speak because he felt his wife…
    [show]
    The character of Bailey Quarters was based on creator Hugh Wilson's wife. Wilson wrote the character to be shy and soft-spoken but very articulate when she did speak because he felt his wife was the same way.
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  • Herb Tarlek had a University of Arkansas Razorbacks coffee mug on his desk. Frank Bonner, who played Herb, was born and raised in Arkansas.

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