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 she's homeless after misinterpreting a plea for help from a street person as a threat to her safety.
Series Fun Facts
- One of very few television series, set in Washington, D.C., that isn't centered on politics or government.
- Despite some rumours and controversy, Marla Gibbs said in an interview there was no feud between her and Jackée Harry.
- Originally Jackée Harry auditioned for the role of Rose. Marla Gibbs got her to play Sandra.