Andy's younger sister, Carol Travis, is in Cincinnati for a visit. As Carol has been stuck for four days hanging out solely with her big brother, Andy, putting some money into the deal, convinces Johnny to take her out. Carol's arrival at the station during a particularly confusing time in the morning (due to Mr. Carlson taking over Jennifer's receptionist duties as he has given her the day off to go shopping) leads to Venus, impromptu, taking Carol out for the day. That day between Venus and Carol leads into night, with that confusion, from miscommunication, forcing Andy at the last minute to take over Venus' on-air shift. When Andy and Venus eventually meet after that fiasco, there is a blow-up between the two. While Andy says that he is angry for having to do Venus' work, Venus believes Andy's anger is racially motivated. Is there any truth to Venus' accusation? Meanwhile, Bailey is trying to get someone at the station, anyone, to take the lead in her promotional campaign, which ...
Did You Know?
The title is from the family sitcom Family Affair
(1966) about a reconstituted family headed by a bachelor uncle. See more
Carol says her brother loves Venus, that they've been friends for years. In fact, Andy didn't meet Venus until Venus first came to WKRP just over a year earlier. As Andy's sister Carol should have know that. See more
[in meeting Andy's younger sister
Little ol' Travisette, huh?
References Family Affair
Coward of the County
Written by Roger Bowling
and Billy Edd Wheeler
Performed by Kenny Rogers
[Played at the beginning of the bar scene] See more