Gimme a Break!

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 5, Episode 13 Snippets

First Aired: December 14, 1985

Nell and the family look back on the year while preparing for Christmas. Addy: Telma Hopkins. Simpson: Howard Morton. Julie: Lauri Hendler. Katie: Kari Michaelsen. Sam: Lara Jill Miller.

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