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.
Last Episode04x22 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.
WKRP in Cincinnati: Trailer
Join WKRP's staff - program director Andy Travis, deejays Dr. Johnny Fever and Venus Flytrap, neurotic newsman…
WKRP in Cincinnati: Season 1, Episode #9 - Mama's Review
Mr. Carlson is thrown for a loop when his tyrannical mother - WKRP's owner - arrives to review the station's…
Series Fun Facts
- Johnny was fired from a previous job because he said the word booger on the air. In fact, when Andy changed the station's format in the middle of Johnny's show he showed his joy by uttering…
[show]Johnny was fired from a previous job because he said the word booger on the air. In fact, when Andy changed the station's format in the middle of Johnny's show he showed his joy by uttering the previously banned word.
- David Cassidy turned down the role of Johnny "Dr. Johnny Fever" Caravella.
- Gordon Jump used to work as a disc jockey for a radio station in Dayton, Ohio.