Murphy's beloved teacher Mr. Hamilton, who encouraged her broadcasting interest, is retiring and intends to open a journalism school. He wants to name it after Murphy but when she visits, she thinks his ideas are outdated and perhaps he's lost his touch. She struggles with how to tell him.
- 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
- Gregory Scott Cummins as Motorcycle Man
- Wallace Langham as Michael
- William Schallert as Ken Hamilton
- Chuck Sloan as Man in School
- Robina Suwol as Woman Student
- Freyda Thomas as Woman Student
- James Walsh as Scottish Man (credited as James Walch)
- Wallace Langham made his guest star in this episode, then he recently played as David Hodges in CSI.