Beat the Press is the tenth episode of the eleventh season in this revival sitcom of Murphy Brown which was aired on November 29, 2018. It was directed by Pamela Fryman and written by Laura Krafft.

Summary Edit

After Frank is physically attacked while covering a political rally, for the first time in her career Murphy is afraid to dispute the opposing viewpoint of a guest on her show.

Cast Edit

Main Edit

Supporting Cast Edit

Recurring Edit

  • Andre Ward as Julius
  • Merle Dandridge as Diana Macomber

Guest Edit

  • Ezra Knight as Luther Williams
  • Rema Webb as Nurse
  • Cathy Trien as Jenny
  • Bart Shatto as Zac
  • K. Brooke Davis as Mona
  • Ken Jennings as Dean
  • Joe Boccia as Well-Wisher
  • Bob DiBuono as President Trump (voiceover)

Trivia Edit

  • At the rally that Frank gets beaten up at Trump talks about body slamming. In real life at one of his rallies trump really did praise a Republican congressman who body slammed a reporter and got elected after he did it.
  • When Avery comes into the hospital room with the cannoli, Frank's left hand jumps on and off the rolling table between shots.

Quotes Edit

Frank: Hey, I've been in scary situations before. Remember Libya?
Murphy: Yeah, you were roughed up pretty well there too.
Frank: But I filed that away under "bad stuff that can only happen in another country." But I'm home, Murph. This is America and - I don't feel safe here any more.
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