Murphy Brown (1988–2018)
Murphy tries to get Miller fired but her plan backfires.


Peter Bonerz


Diane English (created by), Daphne Pollon


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Episode cast overview:
Candice Bergen ... Murphy Brown
Faith Ford ... Corky Sherwood
Charles Kimbrough ... Jim Dial
Joe Regalbuto ... Frank Fontana
Lily Tomlin ... Kay Carter-Shepley
Garry Marshall ... Stan Lansing
Christopher Rich ... Miller Redfield
Pat Finn ... Phil Jr.
Michelle Boudreau Michelle Boudreau ... Gorgeous Girl
Chris Elliott ... Steve


When the gang gets the TV Q's and they see how low Miller's is, they think that he's on his way out but Kay says that as long as Miller is on Lansing's good side he's not going anywhere. When Miller sees his numbers, he asks Murphy if he should play hardball with Lansing when he renegotiates his contracts. At first Murphy was about to tell him that's absurd but she then tells him that he should and makes up a thing called the Underdog theory which she says that since he's at the bottom, he can only go up. So he and his agent go to Lansing and ask for a raise and they get kicked out. That's when Murphy tells them to make a ruckus, which gets Miller fired. When the gang learns what Murphy did they go to Miller to tell him that the Underdog theory is bogus. So they go to his place and they find him partying like crazy. He thinks that it's only a matter of time before he gets a new offer. When they tell him, he goes into shock cause he just spent all of his money. Murphy offers to find ... Written by

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Release Date:

11 November 1996 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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