WKRP in Cincinnati (1978–1982)
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Dr. Fever and Mr. Tide: Part 1 

Johnny will host a rock and roll dance show to earn extra money. He thinks he is going to be able to do the show his way but he finds he has to wear their outfits and play their songs. He ... See full summary »

Director:

Rod Daniel

Writers:

Hugh Wilson (created by), Steve Marshall | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Gary Sandy ... Andy Travis
Gordon Jump ... Arthur Carlson
Loni Anderson ... Jennifer Marlowe
Richard Sanders ... Les Nessman
Frank Bonner ... Herb Tarlek
Jan Smithers ... Bailey Quarters
Tim Reid ... Venus Flytrap
Howard Hesseman ... Dr. Johnny Fever
Mary Frann Mary Frann ... Avis Dropkin
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Storyline

Johnny will host a rock and roll dance show to earn extra money. He thinks he is going to be able to do the show his way but he finds he has to wear their outfits and play their songs. He creates a new personality, Rip Tide, to do the show. Written by Bernie

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1981 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Les says "This review says he's (Johnny) the hottest thing to hit Cincinnati since Rosemary Clooney" it is in reference to Rosemary Clooney who in 1945 won a radio spot on Cincinnati radio station WLW with her sister Betty Clooney. Rosemary Clooney is George Clooney's aunt. See more »

Quotes

Avis Dropkin: [outside star's dressing room] Knock, knock. Are you decent?
Dr. Johnny Fever: [drinking champagne, casually lounging] No, I'm not. You hurry on in here.
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Connections

References Saturday Night Fever (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

WKRP In Cincinnati Main Theme
(uncredited)
Composed by Tom Wells
Lyrics by Hugh Wilson
Performed by Steve Carlisle
[Series main theme song played during the opening title card and credits]
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