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Genre: Sitcom

Family life in a black neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
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Brenda's Last Date

S01, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 11, 1986)
Brenda says she is library-bound, but meets Calvin at a dance instead.

A Young Man's Fancy

S01, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 18, 1986)
Teenager Calvin pledges his love for Sandra.

We the People

S01, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 1, 1986)
Lester's former boss pays a visit, giving the impression he's wealthy.

Redecorating Blues

S01, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 8, 1986)
Lester's plan to buy a sports car goes awry when Mary decides to redecorate.

Fifty Big Ones

S01, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 15, 1986)
Mary and Lester host a golden-anniversary party for her parents.

Slam Dunked

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

Pick Six

S01, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 8, 1986)
Lottery opponent Mary falls victim to gambling fever.

Young Man With a Job

S01, E22  (First Aired: May. 3, 1986)
Mary urges Lester to give Calvin a job so that he will spend less time with Brenda.

The Wheel of Misfortune

S02, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 4, 1986)
Mary and Sandra compete on the ``Wheel of Fortune'' game show.

Mary Nightingale

S02, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 1986)
Mary goes shopping leaving ailing Lester in Brenda's care.

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 Great Manhunt

S02, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 8, 1986)
Sandra searches for a man to be the father of her child.

The Temptations

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

Pillow Talk

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

Come Into My Parlor

S02, E07  (First Aired: Nov. 29, 1986)
Brenda turns to the worldly Sandra for advice when she meets a new boy.

Father's Day

S02, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 6, 1986)
Calvin prepares to leave Washington, D.C., after his Air Force father (Rick Fitts) drops by.


S02, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 3, 1987)
Rose turns to a video dating service to find a man.

The Handwriting on the Wall

S02, E11  (First Aired: Jan. 10, 1987)
Mary, Rose and Pearl try to prevent a graffiti artist from defacing the apartment.

A Matter of Choice

S02, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 17, 1987)
Lester reconsiders a contracting bid when he learns that the backers have investments in South Africa.