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Below is a complete WKRP in Cincinnati episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual WKRP in Cincinnati episodes are listed along with the WKRP in Cincinnati episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. WKRP in Cincinnati episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This list includes “Put Up or Shut Up,” “Goodbye, Johnny (1)” and more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the WKRP in Cincinnati episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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50th Anniversary Special is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
50th Anniversary Special Sep 03 1991 - A special program that aired before the start of the series "The New WKRP In Cincinnati" for syndication in 1991.

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DVD: A Fish Story Story is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
DVD: A Fish Story Story "A Fish Story Story" lets Wilson explain why the famous episode is his least favorite.

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DVD: Do My Eyes Say Yes? is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
DVD: Do My Eyes Say Yes? "Do My Eyes Say Yes?" is a brief celebration of the Jennifer character.

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Who is Gordon Sims? is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Who is Gordon Sims? Apr 02 1979 - After Venus refuses to pose for a publicity photo, the truth about his past is revealed: He's wanted by the law as a deserter from the United States army.

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Fish Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Fish Story May 28 1979 - On a day when a reporter is coming to do a story on WKRP, Mr. Carlson unveils his latest promotion idea: dressing Herb up as the station mascot, the KRP Carp. At the same time, Johnny and Venus ...more

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A Date With Jennifer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
A Date With Jennifer Jan 22 1979 - When Les wins the coveted Silver Sow award, he asks Jennifer to be his date for the awards banquet. To Les's delight, and Herb's horror, she accepts.

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Tornado is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Tornado Feb 05 1979 - While Japanese radio executives are touring the station, the city experiences a series of tornadoes.

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Young Master Carlson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Young Master Carlson Apr 30 1979 - Mr. Carlson's son runs away from military school, and Mama Carlson brings him to WKRP, ordering Mr. Carlson to let the boy work at the station for a while. But Little Arthur soon alienates ...more

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Love Returns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Love Returns Nov 06 1978 - Andy's old girlfriend, now a famous country singer, arrives in Cincinnati on a promotional tour. After she and Andy meet and fall in love again, Andy has to decide whether to stay at WKRP or go ...more

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Preacher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Preacher Jun 04 1979 - The Rev. Little Ed Pembrook, WKRP's Sunday morning evangelist and a former pro wrestler, is using his broadcasts to sell ""religious artifacts"" like John the Baptist shower ...more

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Turkeys Away is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Turkeys Away Oct 30 1978 - Feeling left out because he doesn't have anything to do, Mr. Carlson suddenly decides to take full charge of every aspect of the station. He then proceeds to come up with a special, top-secret ...more

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I Want to Keep My Baby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
I Want to Keep My Baby Mar 12 1979 - A young single mother, who listens to Johnny every day and feels as though he's the only person in town she really knows, leaves her baby at the station. Johnny becomes attached to the baby and ...more

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The Contest Nobody Could Win is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
The Contest Nobody Could Win Jan 29 1979 - Johnny, misreading a memo, announces the prize in a contest as $5000 when it's actually supposed to be $50. Andy and Venus come up with a plan to make the contest so difficult that no one can

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Pilot (1) is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Pilot (1) Sep 18 1978 - Andy Travis, a young program director from Santa Fe, takes over at WKRP, a radio station in Cincinnati. WKRP is a ""beautiful music"" station that ranks 16th in an 18 station ...more

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Mama's Review is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Mama's Review Jan 15 1979 - Mama Carlson arrives for a quarterly review to discuss WKRP's personnel and profits. Andy and Mr. Carlson try to explain what's gone on since the format change, illustrated with clips from ...more

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A Commercial Break is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
A Commercial Break Mar 26 1979 - The head of a chain of funeral homes wants to advertise on WKRP, in the hopes of convincing young people to make funeral arrangements early. The staff creates a singing commercial aimed at ...more

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Pilot (2) is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Pilot (2) Sep 25 1978 - Mr. Carlson won't give Andy any money to advertise WKRP's format change. While Andy tries to come up with a publicity stunt to get the station in the news, a group of irate former listeners ...more

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Hold-Up is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Hold-Up Oct 16 1978 - Herb arranges for the station to do a live remote broadcast from Del's Stereo and Sound. It doesn't go very well, especially when an out-of-work DJ shows up with a gun and hijacks the

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Goodbye, Johnny (1) is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Goodbye, Johnny (1) Feb 19 1979 - Johnny is offered a job in Los Angeles. When it becomes clear that he intends to accept the offer, the other staffers throw a going-away party where they try to manipulate him into staying.

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Bailey's Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Bailey's Show Oct 23 1978 - Bailey finally gets a chance to fulfill her ambition to be a broadcast producer when Andy lets her produce a new public-service interview show, ""Cincinnati Beat."" But she ...more

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I Do, I Do... For Now is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
I Do, I Do... For Now Apr 23 1979 - Jennifer's childhood sweetheart from Rock Throw, West Virginia arrives at the station, expecting her to keep her promise to marry him. To get rid of him, Jennifer pretends to be married to

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Hoodlum Rock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Hoodlum Rock Oct 09 1978 - With the help of a concert-promoter friend of Mr. Carlson's, Andy arranges for the station to sponsor a concert by the English rock group ""Scum of the Earth."" But everyone ...more

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Never Leave Me, Lucille is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Never Leave Me, Lucille Mar 05 1979 - Herb separates from his wife Lucille, and winds up staying at Johnny's apartment until he can get a bachelor pad of his own. Jennifer, horrified at the prospect of having to deal with an ...more

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Johnny Comes Back (2) is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Johnny Comes Back (2) Feb 26 1979 - A sleazy record company promoter recommends Doug Winner, a talented young DJ, as Johnny's replacement. When Johnny returns, having been fired in L.A. again, he has to settle for working the ...more

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Les On a Ledge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Les On a Ledge Oct 02 1978 - Les is banned from conducting interviews at Riverfront stadium when a baseball player accuses him of being gay. Mortified at what he sees as an insult to his reputation as ""a fairly ...more

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Baby, If You've Ever Wondered is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Baby, If You've Ever Wondered Dec 03 1979 - The new ratings book arrives, and WKRP has climbed from 16th to 14th place in the Cincinnati market. Everyone is happy about the gain except Andy, who knows that the station has not improved ...more

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God Talks to Johnny is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
God Talks to Johnny Dec 31 1979 - When Johnny thinks he's heard God's voice talking to him, everyone, including Johnny, thinks he's going insane.

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For Love or Money (2) is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
For Love or Money (2) Sep 24 1979 - Johnny calls his friends over to Jennifer's apartment to help him deal with Buffy and her threat of a lawsuit. Buffy arrives and, after having a drink with Johnny, tells him that she put poison ...more

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Sparky is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Sparky Dec 24 1979 - Mr. Carlson hires legendary baseball manager Sparky Anderson as the host of a new sports interview show. But when the show proves a complete disaster, it falls to Mr. Carlson to fire his hero.

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Herb's Dad is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Herb's Dad Jan 14 1980 - Herb's father, a lifelong salesman who shares Herb's taste in clothes, runs away from the Shady Hills Rest Home and visits the station.

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In Concert is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
In Concert Feb 11 1980 - At a concert by the Who in Cincinnati on December 3, 1979, eleven kids were trampled to death when the crowd rushed to get seats. The first part of this episode takes place before that concert; ...more

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Put Up or Shut Up is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Put Up or Shut Up Jan 21 1980 - Bailey convinces Jennifer to accept a date with Herb in the hope that he'll get scared and back down.

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For Love or Money (1) is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
For Love or Money (1) Sep 17 1979 - Johnny forgets about his date with Bailey when he gets a call from Buffy, his old girlfriend from California. He borrows Jennifer's apartment to impress Buffy; however, that plan ends when she ...more

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Les's Groupie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Les's Groupie Feb 04 1980 - Les goes out on a date with a female fan, who proceeds to move into his apartment and take over his life.

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Jennifer's Home for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Jennifer's Home for Christmas Dec 17 1979 - Jennifer tells her friends that she has nothing special planned for Christmas, and that she doesn't have a tree this year. Everyone begins to suspect that she might be alone for the holidays.

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Venus Rising is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Venus Rising Mar 10 1980 - Venus is offered a job as program director of WREQ radio, but is disillusioned when he discovers how the station is run and why they want to hire him. Meanwhile, Herb circulates a rumor that he, ...more

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Mike Fright is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Mike Fright Nov 12 1979 - During a citywide garbage strike, Johnny jokingly suggests that his listeners dump their garbage on the steps of City Hall. The joke is on him, and the station, when hundreds of listeners take ...more

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A Family Affair is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
A Family Affair Jan 07 1980 - Andy's sister Carol visits Cincinnati, and Andy sets up a date for her and Johnny. But Carol winds up going out with Venus instead, and Andy becomes instinctively angry about it.

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Most Improved Station is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Most Improved Station Mar 31 1980 - Everyone starts bickering after the station loses a broadcasting award.

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The Americanization of Ivan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
The Americanization of Ivan Jan 28 1980 - Bailey and Les attend a press conference given by a group of visiting Russian hog experts. One of the Russians falls for Bailey and asks her to help him defect to the United States.

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Filthy Pictures (2) is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Filthy Pictures (2) Mar 03 1980 - Mr. Carlson convinces Jennifer and Andy to pose in bathing suits for a ""Surf's Up in Cincinnati"" poster. After the photo session, the photographer secretly takes nude ...more

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Carlson for President is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Carlson for President Nov 05 1979 - Mr. Carlson runs for Cincinnati City Council. When Bailey discovers a potentially damaging piece of information about the front-runner in the election, Mr. Carlson considers using that ...more

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Baseball is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Baseball Oct 15 1979 - The staff plays against the team from rival station WPIG in a softball game.

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Jennifer Falls in Love is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Jennifer Falls in Love Oct 22 1979 - For the first time in her life, Jennifer is in love, with a penniless but handsome repairman who turns out to be even more of a gold digger than she is. Meanwhile, Les tries to get a raise, and ...more

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Bad Risk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Bad Risk Oct 22 1979 - Herb starts selling insurance as a sideline, and sells a comprehensive policy to Les, who promptly has an accident.

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Filthy Pictures (1) is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Filthy Pictures (1) Mar 03 1980 - Mr. Carlson convinces Jennifer and Andy to pose in bathing suits for a ""Surf's Up in Cincinnati"" poster. After the photo session, the photographer secretly takes nude ...more

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The Doctor's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
The Doctor's Daughter Feb 18 1980 - Johnny's daughter shows up and moves in, and Johnny has to decide whether to express his disapproval of the shiftless boyfriend she's brought along.

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Patter of Little Feet is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Patter of Little Feet Nov 26 1979 - Mr. Carlson's wife Carmen announces that she is pregnant. Mr. Carlson is overjoyed, and certain that Carmen feels the same way. However, Mama Carlson points out the potential dangers of ...more

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Bailey's Big Break is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
Bailey's Big Break Dec 10 1979 - When WKRP needs an assistant news reporter, Bailey applies for the job and gets it. Les, who doesn't want to work with anyone, least of all a woman, tries to keep Bailey from going on the air.

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The Baby is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of WKRP in Cincinnati Episodes
The Baby Nov 22 1980 - Mr. Carlson's wife goes into labor and the WKRP staffers all visit the hospital to be there when she gives birth.