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Genre: Sitcom

Family life in a black neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
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All Upcoming Times for 227

Episode Air Date Channel

Do Not Pass Go

S05, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 1990)
Mary witnesses the infidelity of Rose's boyfriend (Kevin Peter Hall) while on a trip to Atlantic City.

Gone Fishing

S05, E21  (First Aired: Feb. 24, 1990)
Julian fakes death to keep from losing the building.

Nightmare on 227

S05, E22  (First Aired: Apr. 21, 1990)
Mary plays a ``slasher'' when the apartment building is rented for a horror film.

The Class of '90

S05, E23  (First Aired: Apr. 29, 1990)
Mary, suffering from appendicitis, shares a hospital room with an eccentric patient (Phyllis Diller).

No Place Like Home

S05, E24  (First Aired: May. 6, 1990)
Mary and Lester try to help homeless citizens find work and shelter.


S01, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 14, 1985)
Mary attempts to compensate for the dent she put in a man's car.

Mary's Brother

S01, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 21, 1985)
Sandra interferes in Mary's matchmaking plans for her brother and Rose.

Family Hero

S01, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 28, 1985)
Brenda learns her ancestor was a Civil War coward.

The Refrigerator

S01, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 5, 1985)
Mary asks Sandra to convince the building owner to buy Mary a new refrigerator.

A Pampered Tale

S05, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 14, 1989)
The men deal with an abandoned baby when the women spend a weekend at a health spa.

The Fight of the Century

S05, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 21, 1989)
Lester stays with swinging bachelors after a fight with Mary.

Do You Love Me?

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 19, 1985)
Mary plans an evening of romance for her and Lester.


S01, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 26, 1985)
After the apartment manager dies, Mary fears Sandra will become the new landlord.


S02, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 14, 1987)
A robber locks Mary, Lester, Sandra and Pee-wee Herman in a toy store.

You Gotta Have Art

S05, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 17, 1990)
Mary is hailed as a brave new artist following a cleaning mishap in an art gallery.

The Sidewalk Sale

S01, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 2, 1985)
Mary holds a sidewalk sale to raise cash, but mistakenly sells Lester's favorite lamp.

Letter to the President

S01, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 9, 1985)
Mary writes a letter to the White House complaining about potholes.

Pity the Poor Working Girl

S01, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 16, 1985)
Mary becomes jealous when Sandra lands a job at Lester's office.

Football Widow

S01, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 23, 1985)
Mary goes to her first football game, much to the dismay of all the fans.

A Daughter Is a Precious Thing

S01, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 30, 1985)
Mary is shocked when Brenda asks Sandra for tips on how to attract a boy.

The Big Piano Play-Off

S01, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1985)
Mary and Sandra compete over who will be the better piano player.

How the West Was Fun

S05, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 28, 1989)
The women become lost in the desert when the gang travels to an Arizona dude ranch.