CTVA US Comedy - "WKRP in Cincinnati" (MTM/CBS) Season 4 (1981-82)

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Tim Reid, Jan Smithers, Richard Sanders
 

Season 4 (CBS) (1981-82)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############# WKRP in Cincinnati #############
############## season 4 1981-82 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
CBS Wednesdays 8:30-9:00pm Eastern / 22 episodes
prod nos. 1001 to 1028
Produced by
Blake Hunter, Peter Torokvei, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman

4.1 [69] WKRP in Cincinnati: "AN EXPLOSIVE AFFAIR (Part-1)"
prod. no. 1004A
07Oct81 CBS Wed
directed by Linda Day.
Script by Steve Marshall.
Guest Cast:
Rosemary Forsyth (Joyce Armor), Lou Richards.
Synopsis:
The station receives a terrorist bomb threat.

4.2 [70] WKRP in Cincinnati: "AN EXPLOSIVE AFFAIR (Part-2)"
prod. no. 1004B
14Oct81 CBS Wed
directed by Linda Day.
Script by Steve Marshall.
Guest Cast:
Rosemary Forsyth (Joyce Armor), Lou Richards (Officer Mardigan).
Synopsis:
Conclusion. Because of the terrorist bomb threat, Johnny and Venus
are broadcasting from WKRP's transmitter. Unfortunately, that is
also exactly where the bomb is planted.

4.3 [71] WKRP in Cincinnati: "THE UNION"
prod. no. 1002
21Oct81 CBS Wed
directed by Linda Day
Script by Blake Hunter.
Guest Cast:
Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson), Robert Starr (Delivery Man).
Synopsis:
When the staff threatens to unionize, Momma Carlson threatens to sell the station.

4.4 [72] WKRP in Cincinnati: "RUMORS"
prod. no. 1013
28Oct81 CBS Wed
directed by Linda Day
Script: Peter Torokvei
Guest Cast:
Sam Anderson.
Synopsis:
Rumors fly when Andy makes personnel changes, and Johnny temporarily moves in with Bailey.

4.5 [73] WKRP in Cincinnati: "STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART"
prod. no. 1001
04Nov81 CBS Wed
written and directed by Dan Guntzelman
Guest Cast:
Bonnie Urseth (nurse), John Brent.
Synopsis:
Herb tells everyone that he's taking a vacation, then quietly
checks into a hospital for heart tests.

4.6 [74] WKRP in Cincinnati: "WHO'S ON FIRST?"
prod. no. 1012
11Nov81 CBS Wed
written and directed by Dan Guntzelman.
Guest Cast:
Dennis Lipscomb, Mickey Morton, E.A. Sirianni, Bonnie Urseth.
Synopsis:
While Herb is still in the hospital, Johnny pretends to be Andy while
trying to hide his identity from a thug trying to collect a gambling debt.

4.7 [75] WKRP in Cincinnati: "THREE DAYS OF THE CONDO"
prod. no. 1003
18Nov81 CBS Wed
directed by Linda Day.
Script by Lissa Levin.
Guest Cast:
Constance Pfeifer, Weldon Boyce Bleiler, Maryann Furman, Denise McKenna.
Synopsis:
Venus persuades Johnny to buy a luxury condominium at the Gone With
The Wind Estates, but he later regrets the decision.

[--] 25Nov81 CBS Wed - no details

4.8 [76] WKRP in Cincinnati: "JENNIFER AND THE WILL"
prod. no. 1015
02Dec81 CBS Wed
directed by Dolores Ferraro.
Script by Blake Hunter
Guest Cast:
Pat O'Brien (Admiral), John Terry Bell (Kennington), Roger Til, Brian Wood,
Janet Clark, Ernie Brown, Charles Alvin Bell, Shony Alex Braun (Violinist).
Synopsis:
Jennifer's 80-year old gentleman friend dies suddenly, leaving her
executrix of his will. She then has to face the press and relatives
calling her a gold-digger and "blonde floozy".

[--] 09Dec81 CBS Wed - no details
[--] 16Dec81 CBS Wed - no details
[--] 23Dec81 CBS Wed - no details


4.9 [77] WKRP in Cincinnati: "THE CONSULTANT"
prod. no. 1016
30Dec81 CBS Wed
directed by Dolores Ferraro.
Script: Hugh Wilson.
Guest Cast:
Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson), Ian Wolfe (Hirsch), David Clennon.
Synopsis:
The program consultant Momma Carlson hires to evaluate the station
turns out to be an old friend of Andy's. But the staff must take
on totally new personalities in order to fix his report.

4.10 [78] WKRP in Cincinnati: "LOVE, EXCITING AND NEW"
prod. no. 1014
06Jan82 CBS Wed
producers, Blake Hunter, Peter Torokvei
directed by Frank Bonner.
Written by Lissa Levin.
1Dec81
Guest Cast:
Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson), Ian Wolfe (Hirsch), Colleen Camp.
Synopsis:
Andy courts Momma Carlson in order to get money for a new transmitter for the station.

4.11 [79] WKRP in Cincinnati: "YOU CAN'T GO OUT OF TOWN AGAIN"
no. 1018, You can't go out of town again
13Jan82 CBS Wed
directed by Howard Hesseman.
Script: Dan Guntzelman.
Guest Cast:
Allyn Ann McLerie (Carmen Carlson), Claude E. Jones, Joy Claussen,
Renee Jones, Alice Nunn (Mrs. Hutchinson).
Synopsis:
Arthur learns the truth about his first date with Carmen, when they both attend their college reunion.

4.12 [80] WKRP in Cincinnati: "PILLS"
prod. no. 1017
20Jan82 CBS Wed
directed by Asaad Kelada.
Script: Steve Marshall.
Guest Cast:
Robert Ridgely (Dave Wickerman), Max Wright (lawyer).
Synopsis:
Herb sells radio spots to a promoter offering potentially dangerous look-alike diet pills.

4.13 [81] WKRP in Cincinnati: "CHANGES"
prod. no. 1019
27Jan82 CBS Wed
directed by Will Mackenzie.
Script: Peter Torokvei.
Guest Cast:
Tom Dreesen, Art Metrano, Jim Hardie.
Synopsis:
Identity crises hit the station when Venus is interviewed by a
black magazine, and Herb goes all out for a client.

4.14 [82] WKRP in Cincinnati: "JENNIFER AND JOHNNY'S CHARITY"
prod. no. 1020
03Feb82 CBS Wed
producers, Blake Hunter, Peter Torokvei, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman
directed by Will Mackenzie.
Script: Blake Hunter.
Guest Cast:
Perry Cook, Richard Derr, Carmen Filpi, Helene Heigh, Gloria Leroy,
John Vivyan, Lynn Wood.
Synopsis:
Derelicts rub elbows with socialites at Jennifer's cocktail party
to raise funds for a fire-damaged home for the poor.

[--] 10Feb82 CBS Wed - no details

4.15 [83] WKRP in Cincinnati: "I'LL TAKE ROMANCE"
prod. no. 1022
17Feb82 CBS Wed
producers, Blake Hunter, Peter Torokvei, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman
directed by Asaad Kelada.
Script by Lissa Levin.
Guest Cast:
Livia Genise (Lorrayne).
Synopsis:
Herb fixes Les up with the perfect date via a computer dating
service. Unfortunately, she turns out to be a call girl.

4.16 [84] WKRP in Cincinnati: "CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE"
prod. no. 1025
24Feb82 CBS Wed
producers, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman
directed by Frank Bonner.
Script by Tim Reid & Peter Torokvei.
Guest Cast:
Robert Hooks (Prosecuter), Jack Kruschen (Judge), Max Wright,
Daphne Maxwell, Michael Pataki, John Witherspoon, Tony Lucas.
Synopsis:
Venus lands in jail on a burglary charge after his new girlfriend
gives him a stolen diamond earring.

[--] 03Mar82 CBS Wed - no details
[--] 10Mar82 CBS Wed - no details


4.17 [85] WKRP in Cincinnati: "FIRE"
prod. no. 1023
17Mar82 CBS Wed
producers, Blake Hunter, Peter Torokvei, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman ;
directed by Will MacKenzie.
Script by Dan Guntzelman.
Guest Cast: (no details)
Synopsis:
Jennifer and Herb are trapped by fire in an elevator, and their
friends try to rescue them---from the wrong floor.

4.18 [86] WKRP in Cincinnati: "DEAR LIAR"
prod. no. 1024
24Mar82 CBS Wed
producers, Blake Hunter, Peter Torokvei, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman
directed by Frank Bonner.
Script by Steve Marshall.
Guest Cast:
Barbara Cason, Iona Morris, Bill Ewing.
Synopsis:
The station's integrity is compromised when Les airs a phony news
story Bailey wrote about a children's hospital.

4.19 [87] WKRP in Cincinnati: "THE CREATION OF VENUS"
prod. no. 1026
31Mar82 CBS Wed
producers, Blake Hunter, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman ;
directed by Gordon Jump.
Script by Blake Hunter.
Guest Cast:
Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson), Nora Boland (landlady).
Synopsis:
Andy recalls how he hired Venus as the nighttime disc jockey.

4.20 [88] WKRP in Cincinnati: "THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM"
prod. no. 1005
07Apr82 CBS Wed
directed by Nicholas Stamos
Script by Richard Sanders & Michael Fairman.
Guest Cast:
Carol Carrington, Eleanor McCoy, Mother Nessman (Herself).
Synopsis:
Les heads for the Big Apple to fulfill his lifelong desire to
become a television journalist. Richard Sanders plays Les' mother in this episode.

4.21 [89] WKRP in Cincinnati: "TO ERR IS HUMAN"
prod. no. 1027
14Apr82 CBS Wed
producers, Blake Hunter, Steve Marshall, Dan Guntzelman ;
directed by Linda Day.
Script by Lissa Levin.
Guest Cast:
Tom Sullivan, Sue Ann Gilfillan, James Gallery.
Synopsis:
Herb's job is in jeopardy when he bungles advertising posters for Soul
Suds shampoo, by printing his own picture on them instead of Venus'.

4.22 [90] WKRP in Cincinnati: "UP AND DOWN THE DIAL" (final episode)
prod. no. 1028
21Apr82 CBS Wed
directed by George Gaynes.
Script: Dan Guntzelman.
Guest Cast:
Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson), Ian Wolfe (Hirsch), Nicholas Hormann.
Synopsis:
Momma Carlson plans to change the station's format to all news.

############# WKRP in Cincinnati #############
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