Mary Jenkins, a housewife who lived with her contractor husband, Lester and their 14-year-old daughter Brenda. Mary's best friend was Rose Lee Holloway, who used to sit out with her on the stoop of the apartment building (#227) and discuss many things.
Last Episode05x24 No Place Like Home Aired: May. 06, 1990
Mary dreams that she's homeless after misinterpreting a plea for help from a street person (homeless advocate Theodore Hayes) as a threat to …
Series Fun Facts
- Calvin lived with his grandmother Pearl because his Widower Father was an Air Force Officer stationed overseas.
- Other than Hal Williams and Alaina Reed-Hall, other best friends of Marla Gibbs's have guest starred on the show were Della Reese, Billy Dee Williams, Paul Benedict and Sherman Hemsley.
- Series was based on a play of the same title by Christine Houston. It had been presented at the Crossroads Theatre and Arts Academy (Marla Gibbs's company) prior to being adapted as a series.