Gimme a Break! 1981 | TV Show Watchlist

Gimme a Break!

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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 6, Episode 19 Joey's Hero

First Aired: February 11, 1987

Joey's admiration for the host of a children's show disturbs Nell when she discovers the man's a racist. Captain Jerk: Paul Williams. Joey: Joey Lawrence. Nell: Nell Carter. Addy: Telma Hopkins. Mama: Rosetta LeNoire.

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