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…)

Season 4, Episode 20 The Lookalike

First Aired: February 16, 1985

Thinking she's hired celebrity lookalikes for a club benefit, Nell isn't ready to believe it when the real Sammy Davis Jr. shows up. Nell Carter. Carl: Dolph Sweet. 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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