Gimme a Break!

  • 1981
  • 6 Seasons
  • 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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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 wisecracks and wisdom.

Cast

Guest Stars

Joey's Father, Tim
Addy's Neighbor, Storm
Corelli, Customer
Mr. Dudley, Prof. Dudley
Mr. Funky, Rev. Dixon
Archaeologist
Mr. Broderick
Tony Randall
Tony Randall
Nell's Ex-Husband
Mrs. Falkenberg
Dr. Kessler
Nell's Father
Sammy Davis Jr.

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