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.
- Candice Bergen as Murphy Brown
- Faith Ford as Corky Sherwood
- Grant Shaud as Miles Silverberg
- Joe Regalbuto as Frank Fontana
- Jake McDorman as Avery Brown
- Nik Dodani as Pat Patel
- Tyne Daly as Phyllis
Supporting Cast Edit
- Andre Ward as Julius
- Merle Dandridge as Diana Macomber
- 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)
- 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.
- 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.