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NBC

Series

1985

TVG

Sitcom

Family life in a black neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Where to Stream

1985–1990 Series 5 Seasons116 Episodes

Upcoming TV Airings

The airings below are based on a generic national schedule. Times and dates can vary by TV provider.

Wednesday, June 12

Pilot

Season 1 • Episode 6

After the apartment manager dies, Mary fears Sandra will become the new landlord.

Wednesday, June 12

The Sidewalk Sale

Season 1 • Episode 7

Mary holds a sidewalk sale to raise cash, but mistakenly sells Lester's favorite lamp.

Wednesday, June 12

Pilot

Season 1 • Episode 6

After the apartment manager dies, Mary fears Sandra will become the new landlord.

Wednesday, June 12

The Sidewalk Sale

Season 1 • Episode 7

Mary holds a sidewalk sale to raise cash, but mistakenly sells Lester's favorite lamp.

Thursday, June 13

Letter to the President

Season 1 • Episode 8

Mary writes a letter to the White House complaining about potholes.

Thursday, June 13

Pity the Poor Working Girl

Season 1 • Episode 9

Mary becomes jealous when Sandra lands a job at Lester's office.

Thursday, June 13

Letter to the President

Season 1 • Episode 8

Mary writes a letter to the White House complaining about potholes.

Thursday, June 13

Pity the Poor Working Girl

Season 1 • Episode 9

Mary becomes jealous when Sandra lands a job at Lester's office.

Friday, June 14

Football Widow

Season 1 • Episode 10

Mary goes to her first football game, much to the dismay of all the fans.

Friday, June 14

A Daughter Is a Precious Thing

Season 1 • Episode 11

Mary is shocked when Brenda asks Sandra for tips on how to attract a boy.

Friday, June 14

Football Widow

Season 1 • Episode 10

Mary goes to her first football game, much to the dismay of all the fans.

Friday, June 14

A Daughter Is a Precious Thing

Season 1 • Episode 11

Mary is shocked when Brenda asks Sandra for tips on how to attract a boy.

Sunday, June 16

Brother From a Sister City

Season 4 • Episode 5

Florence Griffith-Joyner shows Brenda the value in losing.

Sunday, June 16

And the Survey Says ...

Season 4 • Episode 6

Mary and Sandra head opposing teams on TV's "Family Feud" game show.

Sunday, June 16

A Yen for Lester

Season 4 • Episode 7

Sandra's beau (Richard Lawson) buys a Japanese restaurant without knowing how to run it.

Sunday, June 16

Looking Back

Season 4 • Episode 8

Old photographs trigger a retrospection of the show's first three seasons.

Monday, June 17

The Big Piano Play-Off

Season 1 • Episode 12

Mary and Sandra compete over who will be the better piano player.

Monday, June 17

Mary's Christmas

Season 1 • Episode 13

Mary and her friends have no place to worship on Christmas Day.

Monday, June 17

The Big Piano Play-Off

Season 1 • Episode 12

Mary and Sandra compete over who will be the better piano player.

Monday, June 17

Mary's Christmas

Season 1 • Episode 13

Mary and her friends have no place to worship on Christmas Day.

Tuesday, June 18

The Bed of Rose's

Season 1 • Episode 14

Rose is attracted to a man Sandra rejects as being too straight-laced.

Tuesday, June 18

Brenda's Last Date

Season 1 • Episode 15

Brenda says she is library-bound, but meets Calvin at a dance instead.

Tuesday, June 18

The Bed of Rose's

Season 1 • Episode 14

Rose is attracted to a man Sandra rejects as being too straight-laced.

Tuesday, June 18

Brenda's Last Date

Season 1 • Episode 15

Brenda says she is library-bound, but meets Calvin at a dance instead.

Wednesday, June 19

A Young Man's Fancy

Season 1 • Episode 16

Teenager Calvin pledges his love for Sandra.

Wednesday, June 19

We the People

Season 1 • Episode 17

Lester's former boss pays a visit, giving the impression he's wealthy.

Wednesday, June 19

A Young Man's Fancy

Season 1 • Episode 16

Teenager Calvin pledges his love for Sandra.

Wednesday, June 19

We the People

Season 1 • Episode 17

Lester's former boss pays a visit, giving the impression he's wealthy.

Thursday, June 20

Redecorating Blues

Season 1 • Episode 18

Lester's plan to buy a sports car goes awry when Mary decides to redecorate.

Thursday, June 20

Fifty Big Ones

Season 1 • Episode 19

Mary and Lester host a golden-anniversary party for her parents.

Thursday, June 20

Redecorating Blues

Season 1 • Episode 18

Lester's plan to buy a sports car goes awry when Mary decides to redecorate.

Thursday, June 20

Fifty Big Ones

Season 1 • Episode 19

Mary and Lester host a golden-anniversary party for her parents.

Friday, June 21

Slam Dunked

Season 1 • Episode 20

Sandra's arrogant basketball-player beau leads Calvin astray.

Friday, June 21

Pick Six

Season 1 • Episode 21

Lottery opponent Mary falls victim to gambling fever.

Friday, June 21

Slam Dunked

Season 1 • Episode 20

Sandra's arrogant basketball-player beau leads Calvin astray.

Friday, June 21

Pick Six

Season 1 • Episode 21

Lottery opponent Mary falls victim to gambling fever.

Sunday, June 23

The Night They Arrested Santa Claus

Season 4 • Episode 9

A thief dressed as Santa robs the tenants of their Christmas gifts.

Sunday, June 23

The Real Decoys

Season 4 • Episode 10

Rose and Mary set out to catch a purse snatcher after Pearl is mugged.

Sunday, June 23

Play It Again, Stan

Season 4 • Episode 11

Mary dreams of appearing in the movie "Casablanca."

Sunday, June 23

A Class Act

Season 4 • Episode 12

Mary feels Brenda's history teacher is too much of a comedian.

Monday, June 24

Young Man With a Job

Season 1 • Episode 22

Mary urges Lester to give Calvin a job so that he will spend less time with Brenda.

Monday, June 24

The Wheel of Misfortune

Season 2 • Episode 1

Mary and Sandra compete on the "Wheel of Fortune" game show.

Monday, June 24

Young Man With a Job

Season 1 • Episode 22

Mary urges Lester to give Calvin a job so that he will spend less time with Brenda.

Monday, June 24

The Wheel of Misfortune

Season 2 • Episode 1

Mary and Sandra compete on the "Wheel of Fortune" game show.

Tuesday, June 25

Mary Nightingale

Season 2 • Episode 2

Mary goes shopping leaving ailing Lester in Brenda's care.

Tuesday, June 25

Washington Affair

Season 2 • Episode 3

Mary poses as a Caribbean prime minister at a lavish reception for an art exhibit.

Tuesday, June 25

Mary Nightingale

Season 2 • Episode 2

Mary goes shopping leaving ailing Lester in Brenda's care.

Tuesday, June 25

Washington Affair

Season 2 • Episode 3

Mary poses as a Caribbean prime minister at a lavish reception for an art exhibit.

Wednesday, June 26

The Great Manhunt

Season 2 • Episode 4

Sandra searches for a man to be the father of her child.

Wednesday, June 26

The Temptations

Season 2 • Episode 5

The Temptations perform at a church benefit concert.

Wednesday, June 26

The Great Manhunt

Season 2 • Episode 4

Sandra searches for a man to be the father of her child.

Wednesday, June 26

The Temptations

Season 2 • Episode 5

The Temptations perform at a church benefit concert.

Thursday, June 27

Pillow Talk

Season 2 • Episode 6

Mary and Sandra form a pillow-making business.

Thursday, June 27

Come Into My Parlor

Season 2 • Episode 7

Brenda turns to the worldly Sandra for advice when she meets a new boy.

Thursday, June 27

Pillow Talk

Season 2 • Episode 6

Mary and Sandra form a pillow-making business.

Thursday, June 27

Come Into My Parlor

Season 2 • Episode 7

Brenda turns to the worldly Sandra for advice when she meets a new boy.

Friday, June 28

Father's Day

Season 2 • Episode 8

Calvin prepares to leave Washington, D.C., after his Air Force father (Rick Fitts) drops by.

Friday, June 28

Author, Author

Season 2 • Episode 9

Sandra writes a raunchy novel that includes characters based on her close friends.

Friday, June 28

Father's Day

Season 2 • Episode 8

Calvin prepares to leave Washington, D.C., after his Air Force father (Rick Fitts) drops by.

Friday, June 28

Author, Author

Season 2 • Episode 9

Sandra writes a raunchy novel that includes characters based on her close friends.

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