Hillary Clinton makes surprise cameo on premiere of 'Murphy Brown' reboot

Credit: Jeff Swensen

Credit: Jeff Swensen

It’s not the original job she wanted, but Hillary Clinton sat down for an interview for a secretarial job in the Thursday’s premiere of CBS’ reboot of “Murphy Brown.”

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The former Democratic presidential candidate showed off her deadpan acting skills as she conversed with Candice Bergen, who plays the title role in “Murphy Brown,” noting that her first name was “spelled with one L.”

“I’m here to interview for the secretarial position,” Clinton says.

As she is interviewed, Clinton’s dialogue references her political career.

“For four years I was a secretary for a very large company,” Clinton tells Brown, who is interviewing for a secretary at her new cable news company.

“And you have the requisite skills, computers, email,” Brown asks.

“Emails,” Clinton says. “I do have some experience with emails.”

Brown wraps up the interview by observing that Clinton seems overqualified, but takes her business card.

Clinton's email on the card is Hilary@youcouldhavehadme.com.

The original “Murphy Brown” series ran from 1988 to 1998, overlapping the time when Clinton was first lady.

Clinton will make another television appearance on Oct. 7, CNN reported. She will play herself, along with former secretaries of state Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell in the season premiere of "Madam Secretary."

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