Sep. 18, 1978
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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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 Season 4 (1981-1982)

4x01 4 4x01 An Explosive Affair (1)
A bomb threat from Black Monday forces the staff to evacuate the station. Johnny and Venus go on the air from the old transmitting tower, cut off from the world after Dr. Fever smashes ...
Oct. 07, 1981
4x02 4 4x02 An Explosive Affair (2)
Andy is frustrated when he is unable to call Venus and Johnny to warn them that the bomb may be in the transmitting tower. Mr. Carlson goes to Joyce Armor's hotel room.
Oct. 14, 1981
4x03 4 4x03 The Union
Mr. Carlson is disheartened after the staff talks of joining a union.
Oct. 21, 1981
4x04 4 4x04 Rumors
Johnny's stay at Bailey's apartment leads to some locker room rumors around the station. Johnny is also worried why Andy is try out a new DJ in his time slot.
Oct. 28, 1981
4x05 4 4x05 Straight From the Heart
Les discovers that Herb's upcoming vacation is really a trip to the hospital for tests on his heart.
Nov. 04, 1981
4x06 4 4x06 Who's On First?
Herb's stay in the hospital causes a rash of changes. Mr. Carlson pretends to be Herb so that they do not lose an advertising client. Les becomes Mr. Carlson and Johnny says he's Andy ...
Nov. 11, 1981
4x07 4 4x07 Three Days of the Condo
After receiving a $24,000 legal settlement, Venus convinces Johnny to spend it on a condominium at Gone With the Wind Estates.
Nov. 18, 1981
4x08 4 4x08 Jennifer and the Will
Jennifer is named executrix of Colonel Buchanan's will after he unexpectedly passes away, and must try to keep away his money hungry relatives.
Dec. 25, 1981
4x09 4 4x09 The Consultant
Mama Carlson hires Norris Breeze, a radio consultant and an old friend of Andy's, to look over WKRP and find our what changes should be made.
Dec. 30, 1981
4x10 4 4x10 Love, Exciting and New
Andy becomes Mama Carlson's escort in hopes of convincing her to buy a new transmitter for the station, but then gets the idea she wants more than a casual relationship .
Jan. 06, 1982
4x11 4 4x11 You Can't Go Out of Town Again
Mr. Carlson learns of the real reason he and Carmen started dating during a trip to his college reunion. Meanwhile, Bailey wants a computer for the billing department and Venus is having ...
Jan. 13, 1982
4x12 4 4x12 Pills
The weight loss pills being advertised on WKRP seems to be for 'legalized speed' but the new client has an iron clad contract.
Jan. 20, 1982
4x13 4 4x13 Changes
Venus adopts a new image after discovering that he will be interviewed by a militant black magazine. Jennifer agrees to change Herb's looks, starting with his clothes.
Jan. 27, 1982
4x14 4 4x14 Jennifer and Johnny's Charity
Johnny asks for Jennifer's help to raise the $40,000 dollars needed to rebuild the Vine Street Mission after a fire destroys the kitchen.
Feb. 03, 1982
4x15 4 4x15 I'll Take Romance
Herb helps Les find a date through the I'll Take Romance Dating Service unaware it's a front for prostitutes.
Feb. 17, 1982
4x16 4 4x16 Circumstantial Evidence
Venus is framed by his new girlfriend who happens to be a thief casing the building during his nightly DJ slot.
Feb. 24, 1982
4x17 4 4x17 Fire
A fire in the Flimm building has Jennifer and Herb trapped in an elevator.
Mar. 17, 1982
4x18 4 4x18 Dear Liar
After Les reads Baileys fictional news story she wrote about the Northside Children's Clinic on the air, Andy must decide whether or not she must be fired so not to lose the stations ...
Mar. 24, 1982
4x19 4 4x19 The Creation of Venus
A slip of the lip reveals the lie Andy told about Venus' past job experience when he first convinced Mama Carlson to hire him.
Mar. 31, 1982
4x20 4 4x20 The Impossible Dream
Les is off to New York City to bring th em a video clip in hopes of getting a job on network news. Unknown by the others who have created a surprise birthday party for him.
Apr. 07, 1982
4x21 4 4x21 To Err is Human
Herbs incompetence has finally caught up to him after making a huge mistake by giving the printers a picture of himself instead of Venus for an advertisement of a hair treatment for ...
Apr. 14, 1982
4x22 4 4x22 Up and Down the Dial
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.
Apr. 21, 1982
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