227 1985 | TV Show Watchlist


A sitcom about a busybody in a Washington, D.C., tenement, her family and assorted neighbors. The show was based on the play `227,' which featured series star Marla Gibbs.

Premiered: September 14, 1985

Rating: None

TV Guide Rating:(9 ratings)

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Pick Six Season 1, Episode 22 May 3, 1986 Free

Mary gambles her relationship with Rose and Pearl when she belittles their passion for the lottery, but the odds of losing their friendship increase when Sandra spies Mary playing a hunch and buying her own ticket.

Fifty Big Ones Season 1, Episode 21 Mar 8, 1986 Free

Mary and Lester throw an extravagant bash for her parents' 50th wedding anniversary, only to find that the guests of honor aren't speaking to each other.Veteran performers Beah Richards and Whitman Mayo guest star as Mary's feuding parents.

Slam Dunked Season 1, Episode 20 Feb 22, 1986 Free

Mary and Brenda cry foul when Sandra hooks up with a pro basketball player whose arrogant moves and behind-the-back "passes" rub off on impressionable Calvin.

The Redecorating Blues Season 1, Episode 19 Feb 15, 1986 Free

Lester's dreams of cashing in his bonus from work for a new sports car come to a screeching halt when burglars break in and clean out the apartment--fueling Mary's desire to get new furniture.

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