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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

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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.

Got a Job

S02, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 24, 1987)
Brenda gets a job at a fast-food restaurant.

Far From the Tree

S02, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 7, 1987)
Sandra seeks Mary's help when her straight-laced mother visits.


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

The Audit

S02, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 21, 1987)
Mary and Lester face a tax audit.

A Good Citizen

S02, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 28, 1987)
The police ask Sandra to help snare her larcenous boyfriend (Sam Scarber).

Happy Twentieth

S02, E18  (First Aired: Mar. 7, 1987)
Mary and Lester's 20th wedding anniversary is marred when a family feud erupts.

Fourth Time Around

S02, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 21, 1987)
Pearl meets ``Mr. Right'' (Charles Lampkin) in a singles bar.

Rich Kid

S02, E20  (First Aired: Apr. 11, 1987)
Mary discovers Brenda's friend is selling drugs.

The Working Game

S02, E21  (First Aired: May. 23, 1987)
Mary's new job at the travel agency takes her out of town with her boss.

Check Snub

S02, E22  (First Aired: Jun. 6, 1987)
Pearl is refused her Social Security check because records show that she's dead.

Men's Club

S03, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 26, 1987)
Mary and Sandra dress in drag to get into Lester's men's club.

Low Noon

S03, E02  (First Aired: Oct. 3, 1987)
Mary's fantasy about an Old West showdown closely parallels her actual feelings about the opening of a sleazy neighborhood bar.

There Goes the Building

S03, E03  (First Aired: Oct. 17, 1987)
Rose decides to sell the apartment building to Sandra's boyfriend (Ron Glass).

And Baby Makes Three

S03, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 24, 1987)
A school assignment about parenting saddles Brenda and Calvin with a piglet.

Mistaken Identity

S03, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 1987)
Everyone is on edge when a knife-toting man rents a room at 227.

Teach Me Tonight

S03, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 1987)
Romantic sparks fly when Sandra meets a handsome math teacher (Michael Warren).

They're Playing Our Song

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

The Most Happy Marriage

S03, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 28, 1987)
Lester and Mary are surprised when his cousin's marriage crumbles.