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 2, Episode 20 Glenlawn Street Blues

First Aired: March 10, 1983

Samantha gets a cure for TV-induced notions that police work is exciting: a day at the station house. Dolph Sweet. Jose: Bert Rosario. Swackhammer: Jack Fletcher.

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