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WKRP in Cincinnati: Bah Humbug (1980)

Date of Original Broadcast: 20 December 1980
Episode Running Time: 30 mins
Format:
Colour Format: colour
Ratio:
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Executive Producer: Hugh Wilson
Supervising Producer: Rod Daniel
Producers: Blake Hunter, Steven Kampmann, Peter TorokveiAssociate Producer: Max Tash

SCRIPT
Write: Lissa Levin
Story Consultants: Steve Marshall, Dan Guintzelman
Novel: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (uncredited)

DIRECTION
Director: Rod Daniel

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: George La Fontaine

MUSIC
Theme Music: Tom Wells

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Art Director: Jacqueline Webber
Set Decorator: Catherine Arnold

CAST
Gary Sandy (Andy Travis)
Gordon Jump (Arthur Carlson)
Loni Anderson (Jennifer Marlowe)
Richard Sanders (Les Nessman)
Frank Bonner (Herbert Tarlek)
Jan Smithers (Bailey Quarters)
Howard Hesseman (Johnny 'Dr Fever' Caravella)
Tim Reid (Gordon Sims/Venus Flytrap)
Parley Baer (Mr Armor)
Don Siamond (DonBassett)
Merle Earle (Mrs Butterworth)

PLOT SUMMARY

After eating some of Johnny's 'special brownies, Arthur imagines that he is visited by the spirits of Christmas' past, present and future who persuade him that he should give the station staff a pay rise.

AVAILABILITY

USA
Television Broadcasters: CBS-TV

LINKS

SEE ALSO
A Christmas Carol (adaptations)

REFERENCES

BOOKS

A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc (2000)) p.207
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KEYWORDS

book into television, christmas, ghosts, misers

 


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