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 6, Episode 4 Joey Meets Matthew

First Aired: October 8, 1986

Joey's father shows up with a little brother for Joey, and plans to raise the boys himself. Tim: Patrick Collins. Matthew: Matthew Lawrence. Officer: Nat Bernstein. Nell: Nell Carter. Joey: Joey Lawrence.

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