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 5 Mary Jo's First Date

First Aired: November 3, 1986

Julia hopes an IRS auditor doesn't remember where he met her before, while old-fashioned Mary Jo (Annie Potts) reluctantly enters the dating circuit. Julia: Dixie Carter. J.D.: Richard Gilliland. Ray Don: Arlen Dean Snyder. Suzanne: Delta Burke. Charlene: Jean Smart.

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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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