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Herb dresses up as the WKRP mascot, a carp, and gets into a fight with the WPIG pig (played by Lee Bergere); meanwhile, Johnny and Venus take an on-air alcohol test with a police officer (Jerry Hardin), with Johnny's reflexes strangely improving with each drink.
Trivia: The script for this episode is credited to 'Raoul Plager,' who does not exist.
Herb lines up the biggest sales contract in the station's history—over 0,000 per year to record and run a commercial jingle for the owner of a funeral home chain (Fred Stuthman), who wants to sell plots to a younger demographic.
Venus has to reveal that he is wanted as a deserter from the United States Army because he went AWOL just days before returning Stateside at the end of his Vietnam service, eight years before joining WKRP.
Trivia: In 1997 TV Guide ranked this episode at number 40 on its '100 Greatest Episodes of All Time' list.
Venus negotiates a deal with Andy that settles all issues. This 11-minute episode (complete with opening and closing credits) was produced by the U. Treasury Department to promote the sale of savings bonds. To compete with WPIG's traffic helicopter, Les starts reporting the news from a World War I biplane piloted by a deranged veteran (Michael Fairman) on Veterans Day.Andy Travis takes over as program director at WKRP, a Cincinnati easy listening station, and his first act is to change the format to rock music.Trivia: Sylvia Sidney played Mama Carlson, owner of the station, in this episode only. WKRP sponsors its first rock concert, by the British "hoodlum" group ("we're...Series creator Hugh Wilson appears as a police officer.Shy, unassertive Bailey finally gets her chance to produce when WKRP does a public service interview show, but her first guest (Woodrow Parfrey), purportedly a child psychologist, turns out on the air to be nothing of the sort. Carlson decides to take a more hands-on managerial approach by doing the greatest Thanksgiving promotion in radio history - dropping live turkeys from a helicopter.