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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Pilot

Mar/21/1995
Dave becomes the news director at News Radio. As his first task from his boss, he must fire the old news director.
Guest Stars: Beau Billingslea as Security Guard | Ella Joyce as Catherine Duke | Wallace Langham as Jeff | Kurt Fuller as Ed | Greg Lee as Rick
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Paul Simms

2 :01x02 - Inappropriate

Mar/28/1995
After a dinner together, Lisa and Dave fall in love but must hide their feelings at work.
Guest Stars: Kenny Johnston as Danny
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Paul Simms

3 :01x03 - Smoking

Apr/04/1995
Bill is upset when smoking is banned at work, so Dave tries to help him get over his addiction. Lisa fears she and Dave where spotted at a movie by Joe.
Guest Stars: Montae Russell as Paramedic
Director: James Burrows

4 :01x04 - The Crisis

Apr/11/1995
Dave tries to make headlines by having WNYX be the first at the scene of a subway accident, unaware that it's next to impossible for a reporter to make it past the transit authority's barricades for a first-hand account. The situation at the office becomes even more hectic when Dave gives Matthew a new desk, making his coworkers jealous.
Guest Stars: Mark Davenport as Delivery Man | Steeve Arlen as Bob
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Josh Lieb

5 :01x05 - Big Day

Apr/18/1995
Jimmy puts Dave in charge of handing out the bonuses. Meanwhile, the WNYX director must also appease Bill, whose desk becomes a dumping ground for half-eaten food.
Guest Stars: Joe Wein as Delivery Guy | Albie Selznick as Copy Guy
Director: Alan Myerson

6 :01x06 - Luncheon at the Waldorf

May/02/1995
Bill and Beth go on a lunch date but Lisa feels that Bill may try to use her. But to Lisa's dismay Beth ends up french kissing Bill. Dave begins to research the stations financial problems.
Writer: Brad Isaacs

7 :01x07 - Sweeps Week

May/09/1995
Dave's old girlfriend comes back and belives that she and Dave are still dating.
Guest Stars: Janeane Garofalo as Nancy | Bill Geisslinger as Tom P. Baxter
Director: Peter Bonerz

Season 2

8 :02x01 - No, This is Not Based Entirely on Julie's Life

Sep/19/1995
Beth feels that her long distance relationship has lost its spice and decides to send her boyfriend some naked pictures of herself. Jimmy takes a vacation, but decides to stay in town. More specifically, he decides to relax at WNYX.
Guest Stars: Kyle T. Heffner as Counterman | Neal Lerner as Employee #2 | Chris Kattan as Employee #3
Director: Alan Myerson
Writer: Paul Simms

9 :02x02 - Goofy Ball

Sep/26/1995
Joe discovers that a photo-shoot for models is taking place on the floor above the radio station and finds that the elevator always seems to be occupied by beautiful women. Meanwhile, Bill becomes paranoid about a person who he thinks is stalking him.
Guest Stars: Alison Brahe as Sheila | Dennis Miller as Stalker | Wendy Hamilton as Emily | Elisabeth Sjoli as Carol
Director: Alan Myerson
Writer: Paul Simms

10 :02x03 - Rat Funeral

Oct/10/1995
Dave faces a dilemma about the placement of rat traps at WNYX when the staff tell him that they feel that the rat, the only one on the floor, is their office pet.
Guest Stars: Mike Starr as Exterminator | Marcelo Tubert as Delivery Guy
Director: Alan Myerson

11 :02x04 - The Breakup

Oct/31/1995
A fight between Lisa and Dave begins to hurt their office relationship. Beth, who no longer wishes to act as a go-between for the couple's secret romance, tries to make the two confess their affair to the staff.
Director: Peter Bonerz
Writer: Paul Simms

12 :02x05 - The Shrink

Nov/07/1995
Even a weekend away from work can't bring the staff of WNYX out of the doldrums, which has gone on for a number of weeks now and created problems for the office climate. Although Dave tries to help by having his staff talk about their problems, he is relegated to the role of observer when Lisa's former college psychology professor is summoned once again to ease the office tension.
Guest Stars: John Ritter as Dr. Frank Westford
Director: Michael Lembeck

13 :02x06 - Friends

Nov/14/1995
Due to two very by-the-book security guards, Bill, who left his station ID card on his desk, is unable to pass through the building's security checkpoint. Dave, updating the filing system, hires a temp to help Beth, who learns that the temp is a former high school rival.
Guest Stars: Bebe Neuwirth as Sandi Angelini | Tone Loc as Security Guard | Toby Huss as Guard #2
Director: Michael Lembeck

14 :02x07 - Bill's Autobiography

Nov/21/1995
Bill approaches Dave about his autobiography, then belatedly tells him to keep his book deal between them. Unfortunately, Dave had already told Lisa, who then announces it before the whole staff. To make matters worse, it seems that Bill is having trouble beginning his life story.
Director: Michael Lembeck
Writer: Joe Furey

15 :02x08 - Negotiation

Nov/28/1995
Matthew's recent promotion at WNYX, coupled with family issues during the Christmas season, puts Lisa in a bad mood. In order to look more successful to the rest of her family and herself, she has her agent line up a few interviews for her. Meanwhile, Jimmy announces his engagement to one of thirty-five eligible women who are on a list that he must narrow down.
Guest Stars: Natalija Nogulich as Melanie Sanders | Anthrax as Themselves
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Paul Simms

16 :02x09 - The Cane

Dec/12/1995
In order to liven up his life a bit, Bill purchases a cane and begins to act a bit more pompous than he usually does. Dave learns about the station's annual retreat held in Jimmy's office to be creative and come up with new ideas for WNYX.
Guest Stars: Jane Lynch as Carol | Daniel Passer as Lost Guy
Director: Alan Myerson
Writer: Brad Isaacs

17 :02x10 - Xmas Story

Dec/19/1995
The Criterion Building's Santa Claus hire threatens Bill's life, but no one believes the radio personality that Kris Kringle wants to kill him. Later, XMas gifts are exchanged between Mr. James and his staff, but the staff feels that their gift to the boss far exceeds the generosity of his gift to all of them.
Guest Stars: David Anthony Higgins as Santa | Tone Loc as Lorenzo | Toby Huss as Junior
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Lewis Morton

18 :02x11 - Station Sale

Jan/07/1996
With little fanfare, Mr. James decides to sell the station to an AM radio conglomerate. Most of the staff are not happy about it and rumors begin to fly about what the future will hold for them.
Guest Stars: Maureen Mueller as Jane
Director: Tom Cherones

19 :02x12 - Bitch Session

Jan/14/1996
While Joe puts his signature talents to good use fixing things around the station, Dave informs the staff that cab rides home will not longer be reimbursed by the station. Later, he accidently overhears the staff making fun of him.
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Brian Kelley

20 :02x13 - In Through the Out Door

Feb/04/1996
Hearing his coworkers talk about the spread in ball games, Matthew enlists Joe to teach him how to gamble. Jimmy informs Dave that the news director will be introducing Bill McNeil at the Broadcasters' Society that evening. He then informs Dave that he will also have to make a speech in front of 1500 people, something that Dave has little experience in and is very nervous about.
Guest Stars: Steve Susskind as Milos

21 :02x14 - The Song Remains the Same

Feb/18/1996
A Wall Street Journal reporter comes to interview Bill for an article just as Mr. James begins to celebrate April Fool's Day a bit early. Dave, in order to not show any favoritism towards Lisa, selects Matthew to cover the New Hampshire Presidential Primary. Finally, the news director has Beth clean out the desk of a former employee, and she finds out that the person had a crush on her.
Guest Stars: John Posey as Scott Barker | Tom W. Chick as Employee | Gerry Gibson as Brian
Director: Tom Cherones

22 :02x15 - Zoso

Feb/25/1996
Beth creates a unique hat and needs some pointers from Mr. James about a business negotiation with a company that she wants to make her hats. Lisa pesters Dave for a raise, who tells her that the budget's too tight.
Guest Stars: George Hamilton as Don Green | Lynnda Ferguson as Linda | Herschel Sparber as Bodyguard
Director: James Burrows

23 :02x16 - Houses of the Holy

Mar/10/1996
Mr. James' brings his unsuccessful nephew Theo to the radio station for Dave to give him some pointers about the industry. Unfortunately, Dave is rather busy trying to find a replacement for Catherine, who has called in sick.
Guest Stars: David Cross as Theo
Director: Gregg Heschong

24 :02x17 - Physical Graffiti

Mar/24/1996
After months of office phone calls to Stewart, Dave finally tells Lisa that she is stringing her ex-boyfriend along, and Lisa tells him that he is just jealous. Bill and Catherine's fighting at the station perks the antenna of Joe, who is more than happy to assist in the two one-upping each other.
Guest Stars: Wallace Langham as Stewart | John Apicella as Washroom Attendant
Story: Josh Lieb, Paul Simms | Teleplay: Josh Lieb

25 :02x18 - Led Zeppelin

Mar/31/1996
The wife search continues for Jimmy James, who sets up shop in the office in order to find a mate before the end of the fiscal quarter. Meanwhile, Lisa takes her separation from Dave to a new level by writing him memos so she won't have to talk to him.

26 :02x19 - Presence

Apr/14/1996
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Guest Stars: John F. O'Donohue as Stan | Tina Arning as Cassandra | Kathleen McClellan as Valerie |
Co-Guest Stars: Nick Mize as Delivery Man #1 | Blake Boyd as Buff Guy | Joe Furey as Guy in Office

27 :02x20 - Coda

Apr/21/1996
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Guest Stars: Jeremiah Morris as Editor |
Co-Guest Stars: Steve Susskind as Milos | Philip McNiven as Eddie

28 :02x21 - Led Zeppelin II

Apr/28/1996
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Guest Stars: Jordan Baker as Ruth | Victor Wilson as Fireman (As Vic Wilson)
Director: James Burrows
Writer: Drake Sather

Season 3

29 :03x01 - President

Sep/18/1996
Returning from vacation in Wisconsin, Dave is stunned to learn that Jimmy James is running for President of the United States. Dave and the staff try to find out why the station's owner would seek office while also trying to make Matthew shave off his mustache that he grew over his vacation week.
Guest Stars: Al Roker as Guy (as Albert J. Roker)
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Paul Simms

30 :03x02 - Review

Sep/25/1996
At the new coffee shop in the Criterion Building's lobby, Matthew reads his first Dilbert comic and becomes enamored by the concept. A review in the New York Radio Guide on WNYX outrages the staff, who share their displeasure with the boss. Dave, however, can't find anything wrong with the review and finds it to be pretty complimentary.
Guest Stars: Scott Adams as Guy in Line | Michael Adler as "Scott Adams" | Mark Fite as Counterman
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Josh Lieb

31 :03x03 - Massage Chair

Oct/02/1996
Joe begins to come on to Catherine the only way he knows how: Using his electrician skills to pim out her desk. Dave and Jimmy go over the budget and find WNYX in the red. Both agree that free snacks must be eliminated, but doing so creates a revolution in the office instigated by Bill.
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Lewis Morton

32 :03x04 - Arcade

Oct/23/1996
Seeing Beth solve a word jumble puzzle before she can leads Lisa to believe that she is losing her intelligence and she goes to Dave for help. In a cost-cutting measure, Beth suggests the sandwich machine be taken out. However, she replaces it with something from Dave's past.
Guest Stars: Wesley Jonathan as Kid #1 | Orion Courtin as Kid #2 | Leelee Sobieski as Girl | Roger Hewlett as Vending Man
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Brian Kelley

33 :03x05 - Halloween

Oct/30/1996
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Guest Stars: Nancy Fish as Psychic | Patience Cleveland as Dorothy (Older) | Suzanne Turner as Dorothy (Younger) | Tony Decarlo as Juggler |
Co-Guest Stars: James Healy, Jr. as Snake Guy
Director: Tom Cherones

34 :03x06 - Awards Show

Nov/06/1996
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Guest Stars: Bob Costas as Himself | Steven Gilborn as Marty Jackson |
Co-Guest Stars: Kev O'Neil as Bartender | Johnny Crear as Elderly Gentleman
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Drake Sather

35 :03x07 - Daydream

Nov/13/1996
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Co-Guest Stars: Lance E. Nichols as George | Charles C. Stevenson, Jr. as Howie | Rebecca Chambers as Jeanette | Mike James (1) as Mohammed | Cheryl Murphy as Shaniqua
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Paul Simms

36 :03x08 - Movie Star

Nov/20/1996
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Lewis Morton

37 :03x09 - Stocks

Dec/11/1996
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Director: Tom Cherones

38 :03x10 - Christmas

Dec/18/1996
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Guest Stars: Duke Moosekian as Steve | Terry Rhoads as Roger
Writer: Drake Sather

39 :03x11 - The Trainer

Dec/19/1996
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Special Guest Stars: Ben Stiller as Vic |
Guest Stars: Eric Allan Kramer as Eddie Chambers | Patton Oswalt as Guy
Director: Gregg Heschong
Writer: Joe Furey

40 :03x12 - Rap

Jan/08/1997
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Special Guest Stars: Chuck D as Himself |
Co-Guest Stars: Vincenzo Ricotta as Photographer | Susan Leslie as Assistant
Director: Tom Cherones

41 :03x13 - Led Zeppelin Boxed Set

Jan/15/1997
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Guest Stars: Lawrence B. Adisa as Three Card Monte Dealer |
Co-Guest Stars: David Basulto as Henchman
Director: Tom Cherones

42 :03x14 - Complaint Box

Jan/29/1997
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Co-Guest Stars: Bill Stevenson as Brian | David St. James as Lawyer | Jon Simmons as Dave's Lawyer |
Uncredited: Norm MacDonald as Roger
Director: Tom Cherones

43 :03x15 - Rose Bowl

Feb/05/1997
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Special Guest Stars: George Lindsey as Himself |
Guest Stars: David Clennon as Judge | Glenn Walker Harris, Jr. as Kyle Martin
Director: Tom Cherones

44 :03x16 - Kids

Feb/12/1997
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Guest Stars: Stephanie Erb as Mary |
Co-Guest Stars: Sydney Berry as Beth's Kid | Curtis Blanck as Dave's Kid | Cory Buck as Matthew's Kid | Colton James as Bill's Kid | Kyle Sullivan as Jimmy's Kid | Meghan Harris as Lisa's Kid | Gregory Wheeler as Joe's Kid | Katherine Zane as Catherine's Kid
Director: Tom Cherones

45 :03x17 - Airport

Feb/19/1997
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Guest Stars: Jim Fyfe as Person |
Co-Guest Stars: Daniel Hagen as Airline Representative | Michael McDonald (1) as Lee (As Michael James McDonald) | Stoney Westmoreland as Pilot
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Drake Sather

46 :03x18 - Twins

Mar/12/1997
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Special Guest Stars: Jon Stewart as Andrew |
Co-Guest Stars: Steven R. Barnett as Robert (As Steven R. Barnett)
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Lewis Morton

47 :03x19 - Office Feud

Mar/19/1997
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Guest Stars: Taylor Nichols as Glenn | Jack Patterson as Carl Jackson |
Co-Guest Stars: Cory Buck as Boy #2 | Sara Paxton as Sara | Christopher Riccio as Boy #1 | Dion Overstreet Jr. as Kid

48 :03x20 - Our Fiftieth Episode

Apr/02/1997
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Special Guest Stars: Jon Lovitz as Himself |
Guest Stars: Doug Ballard as Dr. Mandel |
Co-Guest Stars: Susan Leslie as Hair Stylist | Richard Harris (5) as Orderly
Director: Tom Cherones
Story: Josh Lieb | Teleplay: Paul Simms, Joe Furey

49 :03x21 - Sleeping

May/07/1997
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Guest Stars: Scott Stevens as Dr. Mandel
Director: Judi Elterman

50 :03x22 - The Real Deal

May/07/1997
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Special Guest Stars: Jerry Seinfeld as Himself |
Guest Stars: Bobbie Brown as Irene | Gregg Daniel as Kevin Sparks |
Co-Guest Stars: Mark Fite as Waiter
Director: Tom Cherones

51 :03x23 - Mistake

May/14/1997
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Special Guest Stars: French Stewart as Brent |
Co-Guest Stars: Robert M. Koch as Waiter
Director: Tom Cherones

52 :03x24 - Space

May/21/1997
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Guest Stars: Bobbie Brown as Irene
Director: Tom Cherones

53 :03x25 - The Injury

Jun/05/1997
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Guest Stars: Bob Odenkirk as Dr. Smith | Norm MacDonald as Roger |
Co-Guest Stars: Wayne Wilderson as OSHA Guy
Director: Rick Beren
Writer: Paul Simms

Season 4

54 :04x01 - Jumper

Sep/23/1997
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Paul Simms

55 :04x02 - Planbee

Sep/30/1997
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Guest Stars: Lauren Graham as Andrea
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Brian Kelley

56 :04x03 - The Public Domain

Oct/28/1997
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Guest Stars: Paul Gleason as Steve Johnson | Lauren Graham as Andrea
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Joe Furey

57 :04x04 - Super Karate Monkey Death Car

Nov/04/1997
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Guest Stars: Brian Posehn as Fan | Lauren Graham as Andrea
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Josh Lieb

58 :04x05 - French Diplomacy

Nov/11/1997
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Guest Stars: Lauren Graham as Andrea
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Drake Sather

59 :04x06 - Pure Evil

Nov/18/1997
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Paul Simms

60 :04x07 - Catherine Moves On

Nov/25/1997
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Director: Tom Cherones

62 :04x09 - The Secret of Management

Jan/01/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Lewis Morton

63 :04x10 - Look Who's Talking

Jan/06/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Joe Furey

64 :04x11 - Chock

Jan/13/1998
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Guest Stars: David Cross as David | Brian Posehn as Brian
Director: Tom Cherones

65 :04x12 - Who's the Boss? (1)

Jan/20/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Brian Kelley

66 :04x13 - Who's the Boss? (2)

Feb/03/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Brian Kelley

67 :04x14 - Security Door

Feb/24/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

68 :04x15 - Big Brother

Mar/03/1998
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Director: Judi Elterman
Writer: Lewis Morton

69 :04x16 - Beep, Beep

Mar/18/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

70 :04x17 - Balloon

Mar/25/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Josh Lieb

71 :04x18 - Copy Machine

Apr/08/1998
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Director: Joe Furey
Writer: Drake Sather

73 :04x20 - 4:20

Apr/29/1998
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Director: Judi Elterman
Writer: Paul Simms

Season 5

76 :05x01 - Bill Moves On

Sep/23/1998
Most members of the WNYX staff mourn the loss of Bill McNeal, who, it is explained, suffered a fatal heart attack. Matthew, however, refuses to accept or believe that Bill has died. Catherine Duke, whom Bill has addressed specially in his will, returns.
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Paul Simms

77 :05x02 - Meet The Max Louis

Oct/07/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

78 :05x03 - Lucky Burger

Oct/14/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

79 :05x04 - Noise

Oct/21/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

80 :05x05 - Flowers for Matthew

Oct/28/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

81 :05x06 - Jail (1)

Nov/04/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

82 :05x07 - The Lam (2)

Nov/11/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones

83 :05x08 - Clash of the Titans (3)

Nov/24/1998
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Guest Stars: Adam West as Himself
Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Josh Lieb

84 :05x09 - Boston

Dec/09/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Mark O'Keefe

85 :05x10 - Spooky Rapping Crypt

Dec/15/1998
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Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Mark O'Keefe

86 :05x11 - Stinkbutt

Jan/05/1999
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Guest Stars: Lee Chamberlin as Building Supervisor
Director: Tom Cherones

87 :05x12 - Apartment

Jan/12/1999
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Guest Stars: Meadow Williams as Julie
Director: Tom Cherones

88 :05x13 - Towers

Feb/02/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones

89 :05x14 - Hair

Feb/09/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones

90 :05x15 - Assistant

Feb/16/1999
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Guest Stars: Tiffani Thiessen as Foxy Jackson
Director: Tom Cherones

91 :05x16 - Wino (1)

Feb/23/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones

92 :05x17 - Wedding (2)

Mar/02/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones

93 :05x18 - Ploy

Mar/09/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones

94 :05x19 - Padded Suit

Apr/13/1999
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Director: Dave Foley

95 :05x20 - Freaky Friday

Apr/20/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones

96 :05x21 - Retirement (1)

Apr/27/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones

97 :05x22 - New Hampshire (2)

May/04/1999
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Director: Tom Cherones
Warning: NewsRadio guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: March 21, 1995
Ended: May 04, 1999
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