After Murphy's estranged parents both arrive to see her presented with a prestigious award, she must act as a referee. Murphy just wants them to act like average people for once so she can enjoy the moment.
- 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
- Pat Corley as Phil
- Darren McGavin as Bill Brown
- Colleen Dewhurst as Avery Brown Sr.
- Susan Wheeler Duff as Karen Brown
- Tom Williams as Baby V.O.