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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.

Premiere:
Oct 29, 1981
Original Network:
NBC
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The Loan

S06, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1987)
Nell and Addy's friendship is strained when Addy fails to repay a loan.
  • Thu 6/21
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

The Window

S06, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 21, 1987)
Nell considers giving up her promotion to pay closer attention to Matthew and Joey.
  • Fri 6/22
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Friendship

S04, E24  (First Aired: May. 4, 1985)
When Nell begins to feel that Addy is spending less time with her, she relies on a rather simple-minded friend for companionship.
  • Sun 6/24
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Joey Goes to New Orleans

S04, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 29, 1984)
At the New Orleans World's Fair, Joey meets a man he believes is his father and Nell gets reacquainted with an old flame.
  • Sun 6/24
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

The Window

S06, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 21, 1987)
Nell considers giving up her promotion to pay closer attention to Matthew and Joey.
  • Mon 6/25
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Joey's First Crush

S06, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 28, 1987)
Joey confides in Grandpa when he develops an infatuation for Maggie.
  • Tue 6/26
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Joey's Teacher

S06, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1987)
Joey's teacher sues Nell for $2.1 million after he falls in her apartment.
  • Wed 6/27
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Joey's Hero

S06, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 1987)
Nell donates her blood to a television hero who turns out to be a bigot.
  • Thu 6/28
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Joey the Gigolo

S06, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 25, 1987)
Nell convinces Joey to make friends with her boss's daughter.
  • Fri 6/29
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Julie's Birthday

S04, E25  (First Aired: May. 11, 1985)
Julie and Jonathan hope to solve the problems in their sometimes-rocky relationship by running off to Las Vegas and getting married.
  • Sun 7/1
  • 9:30AM-10:00AM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

Joey Goes to New Orleans

S04, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 29, 1984)
At the New Orleans World's Fair, Joey meets a man he believes is his father and Nell gets reacquainted with an old flame.
  • Sun 7/1
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2

No Episode Title

(First Aired: Oct. 29, 1981)
A rotund housekeeper keeps order from California to New York.
  • Mon 7/2
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2
  • Tue 7/3
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2
  • Wed 7/4
  • 4:00PM-4:30PM
  • 20.2
  • WMYDDT2