Murphy Brown: Murphy's Pony (1988)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Media Satire, Sitcom [TV], Workplace Comedy  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The tone of this episode is established at the beginning, as the Vandellas' Heat Wave is heard over shots of a snow-blanketed Washington DC at Christmastime. Having no particular fondess for the holiday--in the past it's been an occasion for drinking, and she's through with that--Murphy (Candice Bergen) has decided to stay at home and avoid all Yuletide celebrations. But her Scroogelike demeanor crumbles when three abandoned children (one of them played by an 11-year-old Edan Gross) are left on her doorstep.

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