Season 1, Episode 4 Mom's Birthday
First Aired: November 19, 1981
To assuage painful memories, Carl takes the family out on his late wife's birthday. Nell Carter. Sam: Lara Jill Miller.
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- Premiered: October 29, 1981
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: A feisty housekeeper named Nell helps a widowed police chief raise his three daughters in a sassy sitcom that mocked stereotypes by showing a loving relationship between a black woman and a white family. Over time the household residents changed and the lo… (more)