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.
- Mary Jenkins' birthday is June 14 (she cuts Lester off before he could say the year).
- Originally Jackée Harry auditioned for the role of Rose, when Marla Gibbs got her to play Sandra, instead.