Murphy's mother Avery arrives for a visit and meets a charming gentleman Theodore. It turns out he has a son Bob, who is Murphy's age, so Avery talks her daughter into a double date.
- Candice Bergen as Murphy Brown
- Faith Ford as Corky Sherwood
- Grant Shaud as Miles Silverberg
- Joe Regalbuto as Frank Fontana
- Charles Kimbrough as Jim Dial
- Robert Pastorelli as Eldin Bernecky (credit only)
- Pat Corley as Phil (credit only)
- John Getz as Bob
- George Coe as Theodore
- Colleen Dewhurst as Avery Brown Sr.
- This marks the last appearance of Colleen Dewhurst, in this episode.