WKRP In Cincinnati: Season 1
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1978
Directors: Jay Sandrich, Michael Zinberg, Asaad Kelada, Will Mackenzie, Rod Daniel
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 024543-412229
Running time: 8:52 (532 Min.)
Casetype: Slip Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: April 24, 2007
Collection type: Owned (#2688)
Status: Available
Purchase date: December 14, 2007
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 10 / 10
Review (video): 6 / 10
Overview
We’re on the air! WKRP in Cincinnati, classic TV’s wildest, funniest, rock 'n' roll sitcom is here at last an DVD. Join WKRP’s hilarious staff – program directory Andy Travis, deejays Dr. Johnny Fever and Venus Flytrap, neurotic newsman Les Nessman, sultry receptionist Jennifer Marlowe and the rest – both on and off the air as they take their thundering station from hard times to hard rock. So, set that dial for WKRP in Cincinnati… and TURN IT UP, MAN!

Episodes:

1. Pilot (Part 1)
2. Pilot (Part 2)
3. Les On A Ledge
4. Hoodlum Rock
5. Hold-Up
6. Bailey's Show
7. Turkeys Away
8. Love Returns
9. Mama's Review
10. A Date With Jennifer
11. The Contest Nobody Could Win
12. Tornado
13. Goodbye, Johnny
14. Johnny Comes Back
15. Never Leave Me, Lucille
16. I Want to Keep My Baby
17. A Commercial Break
18. Who is Gordon Sims?
19. I Do, I Do... For Now
20. Young Master Carlson
21. Fish Story
22. Preacher
DVD Covers
WKRP In Cincinnati: Season 1
WKRP In Cincinnati: Season 1
Misc.
 • Profile Contributors
 • Invelos Profile Links
 • US IMDb
Genres
Comedy
Television
Studios
Production Studios:
 • MTM Productions
Media Companies:
 • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
Commentary  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
TV
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Episodes 1-8
2Episodes 9-16
3Episodes 17-22
Features
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
 1. Pilot (Part 1)
Direction
Jay Sandrich....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Hugh Wilson....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 2. Pilot (Part 2)
Direction
Michael Zinberg....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Hugh Wilson....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 3. Les on a Ledge
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Hugh Wilson....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 4. Hoodlum Rock
Direction
Michael Zinberg....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Hugh Wilson....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 5. Hold-Up
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Tom Chehak....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 6. Bailey's Show
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Joyce Armor....Writer
Judie Neer....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 7. Turkeys Away
Direction
Michael Zinberg....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Bill Dial....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 8. Love Returns
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Bill Dial....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Best....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 9. Mama's Review
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Hugh Wilson....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Best....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 10. A Date With Jennifer
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Richard Sanders....Writer
Michael Fairman....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 11. The Contest Nobody Could Win
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Casey Piotrowski....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Best....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 12. Tornado
Direction
Will Mackenzie....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Blake Hunter....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 13. Goodbye, Johnny
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Blake Hunter....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 14. Johnny Comes Back
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Blake Hunter....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Best....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 15. Never Leave Me, Lucille
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Bill Dial....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 16. I Want To Keep My Baby
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Hugh Wilson....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Bob Best....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
 17. A Commercial Break
Direction
Rod Daniel....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Richard Sanders....Writer
Michael Fairman....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 18. Who is Gordon Sims?
Direction
Rod Daniel....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Tom Chehak....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 19. I Do, I Do... For Now
Direction
Will Mackenzie....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Tom Chehak....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 20. Young Master Carlson
Direction
Will Mackenzie....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Hugh Wilson....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 21. Fish Story
Direction
Asaad Kelada....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Raoul Plager....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Ed Brennan....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Sebastian....Make-up Artist
 22. Preacher
Direction
Michael Zinberg....Director
Writing
Hugh Wilson....Created By
Bill Dial....Writer
Production
Hugh Wilson....Producer
Film Editing
Chip Brooks....Film Editor
Music
Tom Wells....Composer
Art
Ken Johnson....Art Director
Warden Neil....Costume Designer
Ray Steele....Make-up Artist
Cast
 1. Pilot (Part 1)
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Sylvia Sidney....Mama Carlson
 2. Pilot (Part 2)
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Richard Stahl....Wayne R. Coe
Nedra Volz....Mrs. Burstyn
Delos V. Smith, Jr.....Mr. Milker
 3. Les On A Ledge
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
 4. Hoodlum Rock
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Ned Wertimer....Steve Pievy
Michael Des Barres....Dog
Peter Elbling....Blood
Jim Henderson....Nigel
Chuck Waters....Waiter
 5. Hold-Up
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Hamilton Camp....Del Murdoch
Garry Goodrow....Bob Burnat
Bill Dial....Bucky Dornster
Hugh Wilson....Policeman #1
 6. Bailey's Show
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Woodrow Parfrey....Dr. Hy Monroe
Kathryn Ish....Mrs. Woodruff
Casey Brown....Mrs. Olson
 7. Turkeys Away
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Michael Fairman....Shoe Store Owner
 8. Love Returns
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Barrie Youngfellow....Linda Taylor
Hugh Gillin....Howard R. Sternworthy
Mickey McMeel....Roadie Ray
 9. Mama's Review
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Carol Bruce....Mama Carlson
Hamilton Camp....Del Murdoch
Garry Goodrow....Bob Burnat
Delos V. Smith....Mr. Milker
Nedra Volz....Mrs. Burstyn
 10. A Date With Jennifer
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
 11. The Contest Nobody Could Win
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Vincent Schiavelli....Don Pesola
Tracey Walter....Don Pesola
 12. Tornado
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
René Enríquez....Jose Rodriguez
Bill Saito....Japanese Executive
David Chow....Japanese Executive
 13. Goodbye, Johnny
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Edie McClurg....Lucille Tarlek
Janet Meshad....Waitress
 14. Johnny Comes Back
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Philip Charles MacKenzie....Doug Winner
Jeff Altman....Murray Gressler
Sam Anderson....Mason Nobel
 15. Never Leave Me, Lucille
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Edie McClurg....Lucille Tarlek
Jim Begg....Bartender
 16. I Want To Keep My Baby
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Mary Betten....Mrs. Brown
Michael Flanagan....Chic Hudspeth
Danny Openden....The Baby
 17. A Commercial Break
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Fred Stuthman....Randall Ferryman
 18. Who is Gordon Sims?
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Nicholas Worth....Major Hunter
 19. I Do, I Do... For Now
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Hoyt Axton....T.J. Watson
Buzz Sapien....Man
 20. Young Master Carlson
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Carol Bruce....Mama Carlson
Sparky Marcus....Arthur Carlson Jr.
 21. Fish Story
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Richard Sanders....Les Nessman
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Frank Bonner....Herbert 'Herb' Tarlek
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Lee Bergere....WPIG Mascot
Jerry Hardin....Officer Plyler
M.G. Kelly....Quentin Stone
Jack O'Leary....The Painter
 22. Preacher
Gary Sandy....Andy Travis
Gordon Jump....Arthur 'Big Guy' Carlson
Loni Anderson....Jennifer
Tim Reid....Venus Flytrap
Jan Smithers....Bailey Quarters
Howard Hesseman....Dr. Johnny Fever
Michael Keenan....Rev. Little Ed Pembrook
John Chappell....Rev. Drinkwater
Arthur Malet....Father O'Riley
Jeremiah Morris....Rabbi Fishback
Merciful Sisters of Melody
Suzanne Kent
Mary Steelsmith
Cynthia Szigeti