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Gimme a Break

Nell Harper is the no-nonsense housekeeper and surrogate mother for police chief Carl Kanisky's children: Samantha, Julie and Katie. The Kanisky daughters need all the help they can get after their mother dies - because Carl isn't exactly in touch with his feminine side.

Oct 29, 1981
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S03, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 9, 1984)
On Valentine's Day, Nell's decision to hand out advice to the lovelorn nearly ruins her relationship with her boyfriend.

Big Apple

S03, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 16, 1984)
While on vacation in New York, Nell and Addy encounter the mayor, a group of street singers and a supply of cocaine.

Katie's Apartment

S05, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1985)
Though living on her own, Katie still feels as if she's being hounded by Nell.

The Answering Machine

S04, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 12, 1985)
Nell learns she's made a big mistake about the voice of a strange woman on her boyfriend's telephone-answering machine.

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(First Aired: Oct. 29, 1981)
A rotund housekeeper keeps order from California to New York.