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Genre: Sitcom

Family life in a black neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
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Hide the Star

S04, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 22, 1988)
Lester hides his famous houseguest's (Marvelous Marvin Hagler) identity to protect their business deal.

The Whiz Kid

S04, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 8, 1988)
The Jenkins agree to take on a college student, who turns out to be 11 years old.

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.

Double Your Pleasure

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

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.

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.

And the Survey Says ...

S04, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1988)
Mary and Sandra head opposing teams on TV's ``Family Feud'' game show.

A Yen for Lester

S04, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 26, 1988)
Sandra's beau (Richard Lawson) buys a Japanese restaurant without knowing how to run it.

Looking Back

S04, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 3, 1988)
Old photographs trigger a retrospection of the show's first three seasons.

The Night They Arrested Santa Claus

S04, E09  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1988)
A thief dressed as Santa robs the tenants of their Christmas gifts.

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.

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