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.
227 Season 5 (1989-1990)
|5x01 Take My Diva . . . Please! |
Mary's church opera benefit is threatened by a domineering diva who blames Mary for the loss of her voice and Sandra for the loss of her boyfriend.
|Sep. 23, 1989|
|5x02 Tenants, Anyone? |
Mary and the gang try to draw a bead on the new landlord, who's been ducking them; Dylan hunts for a new roommate.
|Sep. 30, 1989|
|5x03 A Pampered Tale |
Mary, Pearl and Sandra off being pampered at a health spa; Lester and Julian are pampering an abandoned baby Travis found in his limo.
|Oct. 14, 1989|
|5x04 The Fight of the Century |
When Mary causes Lester to miss a prizefight, they have a bout that could deliver a knockout punch to their marriage.
|Oct. 21, 1989|
|5x05 How the West Was Fun (1) |
At a dude ranch, Mary lassos Rose and Sandra into a treasure hunt, and Dylan takes a likin' to a filly.
|Oct. 28, 1989|
|5x06 How the West Was Fun (2) |
Lester puts together a posse to find the womenfolk when the water rustlers take them hostage.
|Nov. 04, 1989|
|5x07 Video Activity |
Bobby Brown shoots a video at Brenda's high school; Brenda plagiarizes an old essay of Mary's to win a part as an extra.
|Nov. 11, 1989|
|5x08 Flying Down to Leo's |
En route to Lester's birthday party, Mary and Sandra run into gang members who want them as their biker chicks.
|Nov. 18, 1989|
|5x09 Reunion Blues |
Dylan's mother moves in with him after leaving his father, and starts stepping out with Julian.
|Nov. 25, 1989|
|5x10 The Perfume Game |
Sandra comes up with a slogan for a new perfume, but thinks it stinks when her ad-agency boss steals her idea.
|Dec. 02, 1989|
|5x11 War is Heck |
When Calvin wants to quit school and join the Army, Lester puts him through his paces at a mock boot camp.
|Dec. 09, 1989|
|5x12 Guess Who's Not Coming to Christmas |
Mary decides to invite Julian to her Christmas Eve bash in hopes of livening things up.
|Dec. 16, 1989|
|5x13 There Go the Clowns |
Mary dons clown garb to erase a nasty message she left on the answering machine of Lester's business contact, an eccentric novelties magnate.
|Dec. 23, 1989|
|5x14 Come the Revolution |
When Mary and Lester make Brenda return a revealing dress, she stages her own revolution.
|Dec. 30, 1989|
|5x15 Where Do We Go From Here? |
As Lester dozes in church, he dreams he and Mary visit heaven, hell and 227, where they see what life would be like without them.
|Jan. 06, 1990|
|5x16 Play Christy for Me |
While working as a deejay, Lester gets suggestive requests from a caller who he thinks is Mary.
|Jan. 13, 1990|
|5x17 Knock It Off |
Travis finds a bag of cash in the back seat of his limo and turns it in to the police, but then Mr. Bigg shows up to claim it.
|Jan. 27, 1990|
|5x18 Do Not Pass Go (1) |
Winners in Atlantic City are Mary, who's on a hot streak, and Rose, who may have hit the jackpot with Warren.
|Feb. 03, 1990|
|5x19 Do Not Pass Go (2) |
In Atlantic City, Mary sees her luck go bad, as do Rose, who catches Warren with another woman, and Travis, who blows a comedy contest.
|Feb. 10, 1990|
|5x20 You Gotta Have Art |
While helping Eva straighten up the gallery, Mary inadvertently creates a pop-art sensation, and spends some of her 15 minutes of fame on "The Joan Rivers Show."
|Feb. 17, 1990|
|5x21 Gone Fishing |
Julian recruits Mary to help him keep 227 out of the hands of his soon-to-be ex-wife.
|Feb. 24, 1990|
|5x22 Nightmare on 227 |
Mary gets the part of a slasher in a movie, but has an unscheduled rehearsal with a NYU dean.
|Apr. 21, 1990|
|5x23 The Class of '90 |
Brenda prepares to graduate; Mary, hospitalized, gets a lesson in plastic surgery from her roomie; Lester gives low marks to his father's girlfriend.
|Apr. 29, 1990|
|5x24 No Place Like Home |
Mary dreams she's homeless after misinterpreting a plea for help from a street person as a threat to her safety.
|May. 06, 1990|
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