NewsRadio: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 23
1998

Bill Moves On

The news crew copes with the loss of their good friend, Bill, after he dies of a heart attack.

2 Oct 07
1998

Meet The Max Louis

Jon Lovitz joins the cast as Max Louis, hired because of a connection to Bill. The idea of ““Y2K”“ wreaks havoc at the office.

3 Oct 14
1998

Lucky Burger

It comes out that Max doctored his resume; Lisa goes undercover at a restuarant.

4 Oct 21
1998

Noise

Dave learns he has high blood pressure, causing Joe to install a sound machine. Matthew becomes motherly toward Max, after a conversation with Beth.

5 Oct 28
1998

Flowers for Matthew

Joe creates a ““smart drink”“, with extreme results; Lisa becomes Max’s confidante.

6 Nov 04
1998

Jail (1)

After a case of mistaken identity, Jimmy is sent to jail. His vice president, Johnny, takes over.

7 Nov 11
1998

The Lam (2)

Lisa admits her attraction to Johnny; Dave must exploit their relationship to protect Jimmy.

8 Nov 24
1998

Clash of the Titans (3)

Jimmy is freed from prison, to realize that Johnny has stolen his empire.

9 Dec 09
1998

Boston

Dave tries to tape a message for students at his alma matter; Lisa tries to cure her speech impediment.

10 Dec 15
1998

Spooky Rapping Crypt

Beth wants to start profit-sharing; Matthew thinks of abuse after undergoing hypnosis.

11 Jan 05
1999

Stinkbutt

Dave fights to hang Joe and Beth’s strange painting in the lobby; Matthew starts dressing like Lisa.

12 Jan 12
1999

Apartment

Dave and Lisa fight for an apartment, which Max decides he wants; Joe and Beth ““fix-up”“ the show’s website.

13 Feb 02
1999

Towers

Matthew’s 30th birthday causes him to adopt the persona of an 18 year old. Lisa protests Jimmy’s plan to build a 200 story skyscraper.

14 Feb 09
1999

Hair

Jimmy’s fear of hippies causes him to blow a big deal; Max and Beth spoil Lisa’s dog.

15 Feb 16
1999

Assistant

Lisa’s new assistant turns Joe and Dave into rivals; Max complains about the lack of sofa in the men’s room.

16 Feb 23
1999

Wino (1)

The formerly evil Johnny Johnson returns to the station, now a homeless wino, to claim Lisa’s hand in marriage. Lisa finds it hard to resist Johnny… despite his nox…

17 Mar 02
1999

Wedding (2)

Lisa gets married to Johnny, despite Dave’s attempt to talk her out of it.

18 Mar 09
1999

Ploy

Max pretends to quit to hopefully get Beth to beg him to stay. When the ploy fails, Dave has to swallow his pride to get Max back. Lisa’s new hyphenated last name, Miller…

19 Apr 13
1999

Padded Suit

Dave vents aggression on the staff, threatening to fire someone. Matthew wears a padded suit to learn Joe’s karate-like martial art, Joe-jitsu. Mr. James leads a crusade…

20 Apr 20
1999

Freaky Friday

Jimmy and Matthew switch places for a day, with life altering results. Dave bans max from the breakroom.

21 Apr 27
1999

Retirement (1)

Mr. James announces that he’s selling the station and retiring to New Hampshire. Dave believes it’s a ploy. Lisa organizes a retirement party to convince Mr. James…

22 May 04
1999

New Hampshire (2)

Jimmy returns to finalize the sale of the station and tries to persuade one staff member to relocate to New Hampshire with him.

About NewsRadio

“NewsRadio” showcases the hilarious antics of the whimsical #2 news radio station in New York City. The corral of characters are eccentric and witty, and they surprise each other with their back-and-forth banter. Their workplace humor also supplies an abundance of laughs amidst this unlikely bunch of colleagues.

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