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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:(16 ratings)

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When Mary and Rose win the services of a butler in the church raffle, they look forward to the pampered life until they meet the pain-in-the-neck hired help.

The Big Deal Season 3, Episode 23 Apr 30, 1988 Free

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Pilot EpisodeNew(Season 1, Episode 6) VH1

In the series' pilot, Mary's landlord problems increase when the owner of the apartment building dies, leaving the place to "a tenant." Mary: Marla Gibbs. Rose: Alaina Reed. Pearl: Helen Martin. Lawyer: James Karen. Brenda: Regina King. Tiffany: Kia Goodwi (more…)

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Fri Dec 9 6:30am
A Daughter Is a Precious ThingNew(Season 1, Episode 11) VH1

Hoping to impress a boy who has eyes for an "older woman," Brenda seeks Sandra's advice and ignores her mother's counsel to be herself. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Fri Dec 9 7:00am
Young Man with a JobNew(Season 1, Episode 22) VH1

Lester finds part-time construction work for Calvin, who proves to be inept with his hands. Lester: Hal Williams. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Pearl: Helen Martin. Rose: Alaina Reed. Brenda: Regina King.

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  • Premiered: September 14, 1985
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: 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. (more)

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