History Series / WKRPInCincinnati

6th Jul '16 4:04:44 PM jmparker78
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* HilariousInHindsight: When Johnny meets his estranged daughter's boyfriend, he has them stay at his place, where they notice a picture of Johnny with Mick Jagger. The boyfriend thinks this is "far out" and suggests that Johnny "speak to Mick" about an audition for the Rolling Stones, because "Keith Richards can't last forever, am I right?" That was in 1980. As of 2016, not only is Richards still very much alive, but still touring with the Stones, despite looking like a walking corpse.
18th May '16 2:52:49 PM TheOneWhoTropes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** ''NewsRadio''

to:

** ''NewsRadio''''Series/NewsRadio''
19th Apr '16 8:58:30 AM themisterfree
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* NoodleIncident: Johnny was apparently arrested at one time by "145 Mexican cops" (he claimed it was a "minor misunderstanding"), and another time said he once saw Harvard through a window of a police car.
8th Jan '16 11:49:37 AM Oldiesmann
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Les' fascination with hog farming and various pig jokes aren't just for laughs. In the 19th century, Cincinnati was such a major player in the hog industry that it was nicknamed "Porkopolis". To this day, flying pigs are seen as a local icon of sorts.
25th Dec '15 6:10:17 PM FF32
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The air staff is too small. Even a dawn-to-dusk station (one that has a broadcast day limited to daylight hours), which WKRP clearly isn't, since Venus is the night DJ, would have more than two DJs.

to:

** The air staff is too small. Even a dawn-to-dusk station (one that has a broadcast day limited to daylight hours), which WKRP clearly isn't, since Venus is the night DJ, would have more than two DJs.[=DJs=].
22nd Dec '15 8:07:05 AM TrustBen
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* OutsideInsideSlur: A troubled teen Venus is trying to mentor tells him that he always thought Johnny was black, but that Venus himself sounds white.
22nd Dec '15 7:50:46 AM TrustBen
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* MyBelovedSmother: Mama Carlson

to:

* MyBelovedSmother: Mama CarlsonCarlson keeps Arthur under her thumb even though he's a married father in his fifties.
26th Nov '15 9:17:23 AM wittylibrarian
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* DealWithTheDevil: During the third season, the radio staff are secretly organizing to vote whether to form a union. [[spoiler:Andy works behind the scenes to prevent the vote from succeeding, only because he makes a secret deal with Mrs. Carlson to accede to improvements - better pay and upgraded equipment - to help their slow ascent to being a top-market radio station.]]
26th Nov '15 9:13:52 AM wittylibrarian
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* HiddenDepths: Nearly every character, including the obnoxious Herb, has more to them than first impressions would make them. Even Mrs. Carlson, who can otherwise ship your entire existence to another hemisphere if you refuse to play her favorite song, has a compassionate side to her.
15th Nov '15 12:14:49 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-->'''Venus:''' Jennifer, what would you say if RonaldReagan called and asked you to be secretary of the Treasury?

to:

-->'''Venus:''' Jennifer, what would you say if RonaldReagan UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan called and asked you to be secretary of the Treasury?
This list shows the last 10 events of 185. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Series.WKRPInCincinnati