Gimme a Break!1981 | TV Show

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A feisty housekeeper named Nell helps a widowed police chief raise his three daughters in a sassy sitcom that mocked stereotypes by showing a loving relationship between a black woman and a white family. Over time the household residents changed and the lo (more…)

Premiered: October 29, 1981

Rating: TV-G

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Season 5, Episode 18 A Lesson for Nell

First Aired: February 8, 1986

Grandpa's dating a younger woman, which has Nell worried, and determined to do something about it. John Hoyt, Nell Carter. Addy: Telma Hopkins. Julie: Lauri Hendler. Simpson: Howard Morton. Joey: Joey Lawrence.

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The Gun

Season 5, Episode 17

February 1, 1986

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Season 5, Episode 19

February 15, 1986

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