History YMMV / WKRPInCincinnati

28th Aug '15 10:51:11 AM tmanokc
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** In fact, Antenna TV is rerunning the episodes ''with the songs.'' Hand to God, this Troper just watched "Turkeys Away" with full Pink Floyd scene restored, and it was glorious.
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** In fact, Antenna TV Creator/AntennaTV is rerunning the episodes ''with the songs.'' Hand to God, this Troper just watched "Turkeys Away" with full Pink Floyd scene restored, and it was glorious.
27th Aug '15 6:04:02 PM kyeo
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** Johnny's rant about the "phone cops" is a comedy classic, but the subtext--that "the phone company knows everything you do" is a lot less funny in light of the [[http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/07/nsa-phone-records-program-illegal-court NSA's mass phone surveillance]] scandal.
8th Jul '15 1:50:45 PM ElectricZ
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** Lampshaded later in the series. Venus has toned down his wardrobe until he finds out he's to be interviewed by "Black Life" magazine, and decides to go all-out to impress the reporter. The reporter asks Venus if he feels silly dressed like that, and says the hippest black guys at Black Life dress in suits.
8th Jul '15 1:44:46 PM ElectricZ
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** A result of the show being edited for syndication. In the uncut broadcast version, the origin of the bucket and the tiki toys is explained.
21st Apr '15 12:06:28 PM jmparker78
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** Bailey happens to walk in on a conversation between Les and Herb, the latter of whom has been kicked out by his wife. Herb has declared that he doesn't want to go back to her, and Les is trying to persuade him to do so. Bailey walks in [[MistakenForGay just in time to hear Herb declare "Face it, Les, whatever we had, it's over!"]] To which Les says "You can't just throw away a beautiful relationship!" and Herb counters "You can't just base a relationship on sex!" while Bailey sinks into her chair, mortified. These days she would likely start off surprised that she didn't know they were in a relationship, but would then join in on trying to convince Herb to "go back to Les."
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** Bailey happens to walk in on a conversation between Les and Herb, the latter of whom has been kicked out by his wife. Herb has declared that he doesn't want to go back to her, and Les is trying to persuade him to do so. Bailey walks in [[MistakenForGay just in time to hear Herb declare "Face it, Les, whatever we had, it's over!"]] To which Les says "You can't just throw away a beautiful relationship!" and Herb counters "You can't just base a relationship on sex!" while Bailey sinks into her chair, mortified. These days she would likely start off surprised that she didn't know they were in "in a relationship, relationship", but would then join in on trying to convince Herb to "go back to Les."
21st Apr '15 12:05:27 PM jmparker78
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** Bailey happens to walk in on a conversation between Les and Herb, the latter of whom has been kicked out by his wife. Herb has declared that he doesn't want to go back to her, and Les is trying to persuade him to do so. Bailey walks in [[MistakenForGay just in time to hear Herb declare "Face it, Les, whatever we had, it's over!"]] To which Les says "You can't just throw away a beautiful relationship!" and Herb counters "You can't just base a relationship on sex!" while Bailey sinks into her chair, mortified.
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** Bailey happens to walk in on a conversation between Les and Herb, the latter of whom has been kicked out by his wife. Herb has declared that he doesn't want to go back to her, and Les is trying to persuade him to do so. Bailey walks in [[MistakenForGay just in time to hear Herb declare "Face it, Les, whatever we had, it's over!"]] To which Les says "You can't just throw away a beautiful relationship!" and Herb counters "You can't just base a relationship on sex!" while Bailey sinks into her chair, mortified. These days she would likely start off surprised that she didn't know they were in a relationship, but would then join in on trying to convince Herb to "go back to Les."
11th Apr '15 10:24:33 AM jmparker78
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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Herb. He has few, if any, redeeming qualities, can't stop pursuing Jennifer despite being married and her repeatedly showing zero interest, bullies Les, the only one at the station who considers him a true friend, and is one of the biggest reasons the station is suffering. The gang lampshades how much they don't like him on several occasions. And yet somehow, unlike Bucky Dornster, Moss Steiger, Dean the Dream or Rex Erhardt, he is included in literally every out-of-the-office activity, the station has pulled together to help him on several occasions and were even willing to lie to the camera (however unconvincingly) to make him look good on TV.
8th Apr '15 7:36:09 AM jmparker78
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** Bailey happens to walk in on a conversation between Les and Herb, the latter of whom has been kicked out by his wife. Herb has declared that he doesn't want to go back to her, and Les is trying to persuade him to do so. Bailey walks in just in time to hear Herb declare "Face it, Les, whatever we had, it's over!" To which Les says "You can't just throw away a beautiful relationship!" and Herb counters "You can't just base a relationship on sex!" while Bailey sinks into her chair, mortified.
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** Bailey happens to walk in on a conversation between Les and Herb, the latter of whom has been kicked out by his wife. Herb has declared that he doesn't want to go back to her, and Les is trying to persuade him to do so. Bailey walks in [[MistakenForGay just in time to hear Herb declare "Face it, Les, whatever we had, it's over!" over!"]] To which Les says "You can't just throw away a beautiful relationship!" and Herb counters "You can't just base a relationship on sex!" while Bailey sinks into her chair, mortified.
8th Apr '15 6:52:25 AM jmparker78
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* HilariousInHindsight: In "Baby, If You've Ever Wondered", Travis laments that the best he did was cause the station to rise two ratings points rather than go straight to number one, and says that what he should have done was get rid of Herb, Les and Mr. Carlson himself, as none of them are good at their jobs and are dragging the station down. Who are the only three employees still there during ''Series/TheNewWKRPInCincinnati''?
7th Apr '15 8:35:35 PM glickmam
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** The closing credits song, a hard rock number composed and performed by Jim Ellis, an Atlanta musician who recorded some of the incidental music for the show. According to people who attended the recording sessions, Ellis didn't yet have lyrics for the closing theme, so he sang nonsense words to give an idea of how it would sound. Series creator and executive producer Hugh Wilson, however, decided to use the words anyway, since he felt that it would be funny to use lyrics that were deliberately gibberish, as a satire on the incomprehensibility of many rock songs. Also, because CBS always had an announcer talking over the closing credits, and they would often mute the closing theme during said closing announcement, Wilson knew that no one would actually hear the closing theme lyrics anyway.
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** The closing credits song, a hard rock number composed and performed by Jim Ellis, an Atlanta musician who recorded some of the incidental music for the show. According to people who attended the recording sessions, Ellis didn't yet have lyrics for the closing theme, so he sang nonsense words to give an idea of how it would sound. Series creator and executive producer Hugh Wilson, however, decided to use the words anyway, since he felt that it would be funny to use lyrics that were deliberately gibberish, as a satire on the incomprehensibility of many rock songs. Also, because CBS always had an announcer talking over the closing credits, and they would often mute the closing theme during said closing announcement, Wilson knew that no one would actually hear the closing theme lyrics anyway.
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