CTVA US Comedy - "WKRP in Cincinnati" (MTM/CBS) Season 2 (1979-80)

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Season 2 (CBS) (1979-80)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############# WKRP in Cincinnati #############
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CBS Mondays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern / 24 episodes
prod nos. 9001 - 9031
(prod. nos. 9009, 9013-18 inc, 9024,9030 not used)

Produced by Rod Daniel and Bill Dial

2.1 [23] WKRP in Cincinnati: "FOR LOVE OR MONEY (Part-1)"
prod. no. 9008A
17Sep79 CBS Mon
directed by Will Mackenzie.
Script by Mary Maguire.
Guest Cast:
Julie Payne (Buffy Denver).
Synopsis:
Johnny Fever's ex-girlfriend sues him for half the money he
earned while they were living together.

2.2 [24] WKRP in Cincinnati: "FOR LOVE OR MONEY (Part-2)"
prod. no. 9008B
24Sep79 CBS Mon
directed by Will Mackenzie.
Script: Mary Maguire.
Guest Cast:
Julie Payne (Buffy Denver).
Synopsis:
Conclusion. Buffy admits she planned to sue Johnny on the adviceof her (former) lawyer-boyfriend.

[--] 01Oct79 CBS Mon - no details
[--] 08Oct79 CBS Mon - no details

2.3 [25] WKRP in Cincinnati: "BASEBALL"
prod. no. 9011
15Oct79 CBS Mon
written and directed by Hugh Wilson.
Guest Cast:
William Dial* (Bucky Dornster)
Synopsis:
A softball game against radio station WPIG is a matter of life and death to Les.

2.4 [26] WKRP in Cincinnati: "BAD RISK"
prod. no. 9002
22Oct79 CBS Mon
produced by Rod Daniel and Bill Dial
directed by Will MacKenzie.
Written by Gene Fournier & Tom Joachim.
Guest Cast:
William Glover (Hopkins), Helena Carroll.
Synopsis:
Herb's part-time insurance job profits when he oversells to Les---who promptly has an accident.

2.5 [27] WKRP in Cincinnati: "JENNIFER FALLS IN LOVE"
prod. no. 9003
29Oct79 CBS Mon
directed by Will Mackenzie.
Script: Paul Hunter.
Guest Cast:
Thomas Calloway (Steel).
Synopsis:
Jennifer falls for a handsome repairman who is only after her for her money.

2.6 [28] WKRP in Cincinnati: "CARLSON FOR PRESIDENT"
prod. no. 9006
05Nov79 CBS Mon
directed by Will MacKenzie.
Written by Jim Paddock.
Guest Cast:
Howard Witt (Tillman), Lillian Garrett-Bonner, Howard Morton, Dick McGarvin.
Synopsis:
Carlson regrets running for city council after he impulsively smears an opponent in a TV debate.

2.7 [29] WKRP in Cincinnati: "MIKE FRIGHT"
prod. no. 9001
12Nov79 CBS Mon
directed by Will Mackenzie.
Script by Dan Guntzelman.
Guest Cast:
Christian Seaborn (Neece), Tim Culbertson (Trucker).
Synopsis:
A garbage strike prompts Johnny to jokingly advise listeners to use the steps of
City Hall as a dump. He is shocked by the number of people who follow his suggestion.

[--] 19Nov79 CBS Mon - no details

2.8 [30] WKRP in Cincinnati: "PATTER OF LITTLE FEET"
prod. no. 9010
26Nov79 CBS Mon
directed by Wil Mackenzie.
Script by Blake Hunter.
Guest Cast:
Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson), Allyn Ann McLerie (Carmen Carlson).
Synopsis:
Carlson is overjoyed that his wife is expecting, but Mother Carlson doesn't share his feelings.

2.9 [31] WKRP in Cincinnati: "BABY, IF YOU EVER WONDERED"
prod. no. 9007
03Dec79 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Written by Bill Dial.
Guest Cast:
Andy has notions about firing the staff to improve the ratings.

2.10 [32] WKRP in Cincinnati: "BAILEY'S BIG BREAK"
prod. no. 9005
10Dec79 CBS Mon
directed by Will MacKenzie.
Written by Steve Marshall.
Guest Cast: (no details)
Synopsis:
It's not happy news to Les when Bailey is promoted to share his newscasting spot.

2.11 [33] WKRP in Cincinnati: JENNIFER HOME FOR CHRISTMAS  (Christmas Episode)
prod. no. 9022
17Dec79 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Script by Dan Guntzelman & Steve Marshall.
Guest Cast:
George Gaynes, Don Diamond (Delivery Man #1),
Steve Marshall* (Delivery Man #2).
Synopsis:
The staff is worried that Jennifer is spending Christmas alone.

2.12 [34] WKRP in Cincinnati: "SPARKY"
prod. no. 9012
24Dec79 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Written by Peter Torokvei & Steven Kampmann.
Guest Cast:
Sparky Anderson, Hugh Gillin, Andrew Bloch (Derek).
Synopsis:
Baseball manager Sparky Anderson joins the staff as host of a sports talk show.

2.13 [35] WKRP in Cincinnati: "GOD TALKS TO JOHNNY"
prod. no. 9021
31Dec79 CBS Mon
directed by Will Mackenzie
Script by Hugh Wilson.
Guest Cast: (no details)
Synopsis:
Johnny hears strange voices, but nobody believes him.

2.14 [36] WKRP in Cincinnati: "A FAMILY AFFAIR"
prod. no. 9025
07Jan80 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Script by Tim Reid.
Guest Cast:
Allison Argo (Carol), Don Pulford.
Synopsis:
Andy's sister is set up on a date with Johnny, but soon is spending her time with Venus.

2.15 [37] WKRP in Cincinnati: "HERB'S DAD"
prod. no. 9023
14Jan80 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Written by Peter Torokvei & Steven Kampmann.
Guest Cast:
Bert Parks (Herbert R. Tarlek, Sr)
Synopsis:
Herb's dad, feeling younger than his years, runs away from a rest home to head for California.

2.16 [38] WKRP in Cincinnati: "PUT UP OR SHUT UP"
prod. no. 9020
21Jan80 CBS Mon
Written by Steve Marshall, Blake Hunter, Steven Kampmann
directed by Will MacKenzie.
Guest Cast:
Synopsis:
Bailey persuades Jennifer to call Herb's bluff and accept a date.

2.17 [39] WKRP in Cincinnati: "THE AMERICANIZATION OF IVAN"
prod. no. 9026
28Jan80 CBS Mon
directed by Hugh Wilson.
Teleplay: Dan Guntzelman, Steve Marshall / Story: Hugh Wilson,
Guest Cast:
Michael Pataki (Ivan), Alex Rodine, Sam Anderson.
Synopsis:
At a press conference, a Russian hog expert tells Bailey that he wants to defect in Cincinnati.

2.18 [40] WKRP in Cincinnati: "LES' GROUPIE"
prod. no. 9019
04Feb80 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Teleplay by Steve Marshall / Based on a story by Paul Hunter.
Guest Cast:
Kristina Callahan (Darlene), Alice Nunn (Mrs. Nedelman).
Synopsis:
Les soon regrets letting a groupie move in when she starts
rearranging his life, and his furniture.

2.19 [41] WKRP in Cincinnati: "IN CONCERT"
prod. no. 9029
11Feb80 CBS Mon
directed by Linda Day.
Script: Steven Kampmann.
Guest Cast: (no details)
Synopsis:
The staff helps to promote The Who concert, then engages in some
serious soul-searching after lives are lost in a crowd stampede.

2.20 [42] WKRP in Cincinnati: "THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTER"
prod. no. 9004
18Feb80 CBS Mon
directed by Frank Bonner.
Script written by Lissa Levin.
Guest Cast:
Patrie Allen (Laurie), Milt Oberman, Derrel Maury (Justin).
Synopsis:
Johnny has a hard time expressing disapproval of his estranged daughter's boy friend.

[--] 25Feb80 CBS Mon - no details

2.21 [43] WKRP in Cincinnati: "FILTHY PICTURES (Part-1)"
prod. no. 9027A
03Mar80 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Script by Steve Marshall & Dan Guntzelman / based on a story by Hugh Wilson.
Guest Cast:
George Wyner (Photographer).
Synopsis:
A photographer hired by herb sneaks nude shots of Jennifer after
she and Andy pose for a publicity poster.

2.22 [44] WKRP in Cincinnati: "FILTHY PICTURES (Part-2)"
prod. no. 9027B
03Mar80 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Script by Steve Marshall & Dan Guntzelman / based on a story by Hugh Wilson.
Guest Cast:
George Wyner (Photographer).
Synopsis:
Conclusion. Jennifer's station buddies set out to save her reputation---but they bungle the job.

2.23 [45] WKRP in Cincinnati: "VENUS RISING"
prod. no. 9028
10Mar80 CBS Mon
directed by Nicholas Stamos.
Written by Steve Marshall & Dan Guntzelman.
Guest Cast:
Terry Kiser, Brenda Elder.
Synopsis:
Venus considers taking a higher-paying job until he learns why the station wants him.

2.24 [46] WKRP in Cincinnati: "MOST IMPROVED STATION"
prod. no. 9031
31Mar80 CBS Mon
directed by Rod Daniel.
Script by Michael Fairman & Richard Sanders.
Guest Cast:
Colleen Kelly (Celeste).
Synopsis:
Staff members are jealous when Johnny wins a broadcasting award.

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