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Genre: Sitcom

Family life in a black neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
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The Real Decoys

S04, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 7, 1989)
Rose and Mary set out to catch a purse snatcher after Pearl is mugged.

Play It Again, Stan

S04, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1989)
Mary dreams of appearing in the movie ``Casablanca.''

A Class Act

S04, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 28, 1989)
Mary feels Brenda's history teacher is too much of a comedian.

The Prince

S04, E13  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1989)
A Swaziri prince (Morris Day) proposes to Brenda.


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

Slam Dunked

S01, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 22, 1986)
Sandra's arrogant basketball-player beau leads Calvin astray.

Pillow Talk

S02, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 22, 1986)
Mary and Sandra form a pillow-making business.

Washington Affair

S02, E03  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1986)
Mary poses as a Caribbean prime minister at a lavish reception for an art exhibit.

The Temptations

S02, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 15, 1986)
The Temptations perform at a church benefit concert.

They're Playing Our Song

S03, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 1987)
Sandra and Mary settle a dispute over song royalties in court.

Tangled Web

S03, E11  (First Aired: Dec. 12, 1987)
Mary tries to help Lester win a big construction contract.

The Roommate

S03, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 6, 1988)
Sandra helps her new roommate (Kim Fields) change into a sexy vamp.

The Butler Did It

S03, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1988)
Their new butler's refined manner exasperates Mary and Rose.

Country Cousins

S03, E23  (First Aired: Apr. 30, 1988)
Mary and Lester learn that he has distant cousins who are white.

The Sing-Off

S03, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 23, 1988)
An arrogant clergyman leads his church choir in a singing contest against Mary's group.

Double Your Pleasure

S04, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 1988)
Sandra's cousin (Jackée Harry) tries to get out of an arranged marriage.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pageant

S04, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 29, 1988)
Brenda competes in the Miss Teen Washington Pageant.

Brother From a Sister City

S04, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 1988)
Olympic gold medalist Florence Griffith-Joyner shows Brenda that there is still honor in not finishing first.

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).

Knock It Off

S05, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 27, 1990)
Travis encounters a notorious gangster (Gary Coleman) after finding $250,000 in his limousine.

No Place Like Home

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

Babes in the Woods

S04, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 1989)
Mary, Sandra, Alexandria and her Girl Scout troop get lost in the woods.

A Date to Remember

S04, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 18, 1989)
Sandra appears on ``The Love Connection.''

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(First Aired: Sep. 14, 1985)
Family life in a black neighborhood of Washington, D.C.