Designing Women

Savvy single women run Sugarbakers, an Atlanta decorating business, in this saucy sitcom with feminist sensibilities, which also endured its share of tabloid notoriety (thanks in some measure to Delta Burke's fluctuating weight and her departure from the series in 1991). Created by Harry Thomason and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, the series garnered 11 Emm (more…)

Season 1, Episode 2 The Beauty Contest

First Aired: October 6, 1986

Mary Jo's daughter, Claudia (Priscilla Weems), enters a beauty pageant, sparking reminiscences from ex-beauty queen Suzanne (Delta Burke). Mary Jo: Annie Potts. Charlene: Jean Smart. Julia: Dixie Carter.

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  • Premiered: September 29, 1986
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Savvy single women run Sugarbakers, an Atlanta decorating business, in this saucy sitcom with feminist sensibilities, which also endured its share of tabloid notoriety (thanks in some measure to Delta Burke's fluctuating weight and her departure from the s… (more)

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