Beverly Hills, CA -- In its heyday, CBS’ Murphy Brown never shied from tackling all manner of political and social commentary. In fact, the show famously and inadvertently became a part of that commentary in 1992 when the title character became unexpectedly pregnant and opted to have her baby, sending then-Vice President Dan Quayle into a public diatribe that had many people wondering if he understood that Murphy was a fictional character. In the process, Murphy Brown became meta before being meta was a thing.
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