Gimme a Break!

  • 1981
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

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 location shifted from California to New York, but Nell was constant, always there to dispense wisecra (more…)

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Season 3, Episode 22 Class of '84

First Aired: May 3, 1984

Nell loses her night-school diploma when it's revealed that she wrote a book report for another student (James Cromwell). Addy: Telma Hopkins.

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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)

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