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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.

Next Episode

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
  • In the pilot episode, the wattage stated on the lobby wall was 50,000, however in subsequent episodes it is reduced to 5,000.
  • The character of Les Nessman always appeared with a Band-Aid or other bandage somewhere on his face, neck or hands.
  • David Cassidy turned down the role of Johnny "Dr. Johnny Fever" Caravella.

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