227

  • 1985
  • TV Show
  • None

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.

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Sun Jan 21 2:00pm
Family Hero(Season 1, Episode 3) OWN

Mary helps Brenda find an interesting ancestor for an essay assignment, and is delighted to discover a Civil War corporal---until she also discovers his claim to fame. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Sandra: Jackee Harry.

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Sun Jan 21 2:30pm
The Refrigerator(Season 1, Episode 4) OWN

Mary agrees to loan Sandra her apartment for a party if Sandra will "persuade" the landlord to get Mary a new refrigerator. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Lester: Hal Williams. Rose: Alaina Reed. Ms. Baker: Fran Drescher.

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Sun Jan 21 3:00pm
Do You Love Me?(Season 1, Episode 5) OWN

News of the breakup of her neighbors' marriage has Mary worried that the same thing could happen to her and Lester. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Rose: Alaina Reed. Pearl: Helen Martin. Sandra: Jackee Harry.

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Sun Jan 21 3:30pm
Pilot Episode(Season 1, Episode 6) OWN

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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Sun Jan 21 4:00pm
The Sidewalk Sale(Season 1, Episode 7) OWN

A sidewalk sale to raise money for apartment-house repairs nets $2000---which Lester stashes in a lamp that Mary puts up for sale. Marla Gibbs. Rose: Alaina Reed. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Pearl: Helen Martin.

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Sun Jan 21 4:30pm
Pity the Poor Working Girl(Season 1, Episode 9) OWN

Mary is worried when Sandra is fired from her previous job---at the behest of a vice-president's wife---and begins working at Lester's construction firm. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams. Rose: Alaina Reed.

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Sun Jan 21 5:00pm
Football Widow(Season 1, Episode 10) OWN

Mary has a plan to end the loneliness of football widowhood that includes buying Redskins tickets for herself and Lester. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Pearl: Helen Martin. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Brenda: Regina King.

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Sun Jan 21 5:30pm
A Daughter Is a Precious Thing(Season 1, Episode 11) OWN

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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Sun Jan 21 6:00pm
The Big Piano Playoff(Season 1, Episode 12) OWN

Rose teaches Mary and Sandra to play the piano---and her pupils compete to see who's learned more in three weeks. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Lester: Hal Williams. Pearl: Helen Martin.

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Sun Jan 21 6:30pm
Mary's Christmas(Season 1, Episode 13) OWN

When the local church is moved to a new site, the parishioners have no place to worship on Christmas Day. Reverend: Ron Richardson. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams. Rose: Alaina Reed. Brenda: Regina King.

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Sun Jan 21 7:00pm
In a Bed of Roses(Season 1, Episode 14) OWN

Rose hits it off with the man (Wesley Thompson) Sandra found "boring," but she's on edge when he suggests a weekend in New York. Alaina Reed, Jackee Harry. Mary: Marla Gibbs.

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Sun Jan 21 7:30pm
Brenda's Last Date(Season 1, Episode 15) OWN

Lester obliges Pearl by having a man-to-man talk with Calvin about sex, and then worries when Calvin asks Brenda out. Calvin: Curtis Baldwin. Brenda: Regina King. Pearl: Helen Martin. Mary: Marla Gibbs.

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Sun Jan 21 8:00pm
Young Man's Fantasy(Season 1, Episode 16) OWN

Calvin misinterprets Sandra's neighborly friendliness and falls madly in love with her. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Sun Jan 21 8:30pm
We the People(Season 1, Episode 17) OWN

Mary wonders why Lester's friend, who supposedly struck it rich building condos in Hawaii, takes a job as 227's handyman. Wrestling figure Captain Lou Albano plays Gus. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Sun Jan 21 9:00pm
Redecorating Blues(Season 1, Episode 18) OWN

Lester gets a bonus at work and considers buying a new sports car---until burglars clean out the apartment. Marla Gibbs. Sergeant: Dennis Haysbert. Al: Michael K Woods. Sandra: Jackee Harry.

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Sun Jan 21 9:30pm
Slam Dunked(Season 1, Episode 20) OWN

Sandra dates a pro-basketball star, whose style both on and off the court is a bad example for his young fan Calvin. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Calvin: Curtis Baldwin. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Sun Jan 21 10:00pm
Slam Dunked(Season 1, Episode 20) OWN

Sandra dates a pro-basketball star, whose style both on and off the court is a bad example for his young fan Calvin. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Calvin: Curtis Baldwin. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Sun Jan 21 10:30pm
Pick Six(Season 1, Episode 21) OWN

After lecturing to Pearl and Rose on the evils of gambling, Mary finds herself with a lottery entry---using the same numbers her friends had picked. Pearl: Helen Martin. Rose: Alaina Reed. Sandra: Jackee Harry.

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Sun Jan 21 11:00pm
Young Man's Fantasy(Season 1, Episode 16) OWN

Calvin misinterprets Sandra's neighborly friendliness and falls madly in love with her. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Sun Jan 21 11:30pm
We the People(Season 1, Episode 17) OWN

Mary wonders why Lester's friend, who supposedly struck it rich building condos in Hawaii, takes a job as 227's handyman. Wrestling figure Captain Lou Albano plays Gus. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Mon Jan 22 12:00am
Redecorating Blues(Season 1, Episode 18) OWN

Lester gets a bonus at work and considers buying a new sports car---until burglars clean out the apartment. Marla Gibbs. Sergeant: Dennis Haysbert. Al: Michael K Woods. Sandra: Jackee Harry.

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Mon Jan 22 12:30am
Slam Dunked(Season 1, Episode 20) OWN

Sandra dates a pro-basketball star, whose style both on and off the court is a bad example for his young fan Calvin. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Calvin: Curtis Baldwin. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Mon Jan 22 1:00am
Slam Dunked(Season 1, Episode 20) OWN

Sandra dates a pro-basketball star, whose style both on and off the court is a bad example for his young fan Calvin. Sandra: Jackee Harry. Calvin: Curtis Baldwin. Mary: Marla Gibbs. Lester: Hal Williams.

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Mon Jan 22 1:30am
Pick Six(Season 1, Episode 21) OWN

After lecturing to Pearl and Rose on the evils of gambling, Mary finds herself with a lottery entry---using the same numbers her friends had picked. Pearl: Helen Martin. Rose: Alaina Reed. Sandra: Jackee Harry.

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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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