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227

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.

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05x24 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 …

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227 is Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 116 episodes air between 1985 and 1990.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 14, 1985
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1985 - 1990
To-Date:
5 Seasons
116 Episodes
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • 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.
  • A story line for the second season was considered in which Mary was to become pregnant, and miscarry the child at birth. Marla Gibbs said the idea was scrapped as the outcome would have been…
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    A story line for the second season was considered in which Mary was to become pregnant, and miscarry the child at birth. Marla Gibbs said the idea was scrapped as the outcome would have been too much of a downer for a sitcom.
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  • After gaining celebrity status, Jackée Harry, was at one point planning to leave the show to star in a pilot that has never been materialized, but left midway through the 1989-90 season,…
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    After gaining celebrity status, Jackée Harry, was at one point planning to leave the show to star in a pilot that has never been materialized, but left midway through the 1989-90 season, which was coincidentally, the final year.
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