She was a top-notch journalist who wasn't afraid to take on tough issues, from single motherhood to serious illnesses. "Murphy Brown" entertained and educated fans for more than a decade. Take our quiz to see how much you remember about the show.
What show does Murphy Brown work on?
- "Wake Up! San Francisco"
- "New York Extra"
What was Murphy up to right before the events in the pilot episode?
Who took Brown's spot during her time in rehab?
Who served as Brown's co-anchor on "FYI"?
- James Dean
- Walter Cronkite
- Jim Dial
What is the name of Brown's best friend on the show?
What is the name of the young producer hired to helm the show while Brown is in rehab?
What phrase are you most likely to hear at Phil's bar?
- "Close the door!"
- "Pay your tab!"
Where is "Murphy Brown" set?
- New York
- Los Angeles
What is Eldin's job on the show?
What is the name of Murphy's son?
Who is Avery's father?
What politician claimed that "Murphy Brown" was an insult to moral values?
- George Bush
- Ronald Reagan
- Dan Quayle
What disease does Murphy fight during the show's final season?
- liver cancer
- ovarian cancer
- breast cancer
What role did Candice Bergen's husband play when he guest starred on the show?
Which actress replaced Miles as producer of "FYI" for the show's final two seasons?
- Heather Locklear
- Betty White
- Lily Tomlin
True or false: Murphy formed a strong bond with her loyal secretary over the course of the series.
What show was featured in a "Murphy Brown" crossover?
- "The Bob Newhart Show"
- "Ally McBeal"
- "The Golden Girls"
What year did "Murphy Brown" premiere?
How many seasons did the show run?
True or false: Despite its popularity, the show NEVER picked up a single Emmy.
What actress played Corky Sherwood on the show?
- Kelly Preston
- Lynda Carter
- Faith Ford
Who played co-anchor Jim Dial?
- Charles Kimbrough
- Pat Corley
- Kevin Bacon
What role did Pat Corley play?
What was the name of Corky's husband?
What type of projects did Kay work on before coming to "FYI"?
- game shows
- action movies
- children's shows
Who sang at Avery's first birthday party?
- Bette Midler
- Barry Manilow
What was the name of the stage manager on "FYI"?
What song did Murphy sing in the show's finale?
- "Natural Woman"
- "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!"
Who played Brown's secretary in the final episode of the show?
- Lucille Ball
- Bette Midler
- Barbra Streisand
Who does Murphy Brown interview in the final episode?
- the president
- the queen