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 1, Episode 17 Sam's Affair

First Aired: March 18, 1982

Samantha fears that her first kiss has made her pregnant. Nell: Nell Carter. Carl: Dolph Sweet.

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