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Genre: Sitcom

Family life in a black neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
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Trial and Error

S04, E19  (First Aired: Apr. 1, 1989)
Juror Mary casts the lone ``not guilty'' vote in a murder trial.

The Bet

S04, E20  (First Aired: Apr. 8, 1989)
Mary and Lester will win a trip to Jamaica if Sandra doesn't kiss Lester's friend (Michael Dorn).

No, My Darling Daughter

S04, E21  (First Aired: Apr. 15, 1989)
Mary hires an ex-convict to work for Lester's company.

House Number

S04, E22  (First Aired: May. 6, 1989)
Mary, Sandra, Rose and Pearl each recall moving into the apartment building.


S04, E23  (First Aired: May. 11, 1989)
Sandra becomes assistant manager at a posh health club in New York City; pilot for a possible spinoff series.

For Sale

S04, E24  (First Aired: May. 13, 1989)
Rose sells the apartment building to a developer.

Take My Diva ... Please!

S05, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 23, 1989)
The diva (Nell Carter) for the benefit opera loses her voice.

Tenants, Anyone?

S05, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 30, 1989)
The tenants try to reach their landlord only to find he's living in a penthouse.

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.

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.

Video Activity

S05, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1989)
Brenda is tempted to plagiarize an essay to win a role in a rock video.

Flying Down to Leo's

S05, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1989)
En route to surprise Lester with a work-site birthday party, Mary and Sandra are accosted by a biker gang.