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Episode List



2 Jan. 1988
The Talk Show
Sandra gets a job as a weather girl at a cable-TV station following her appearance on a talk show.
9 Jan. 1988
The residents of 227 gather in Mary's apartment during a blizzard.
16 Jan. 1988
Shall We Dance?
Lester takes Rose to a dance where he sees his high-school sweetheart.
23 Jan. 1988
The Sing-Off
Mary plays host to her ill-mannered competitor in a big choir contest.
30 Jan. 1988
Sweet Sixteen
Mary forbids Brenda from going on a date with Calvin before her 16th birthday.
6 Feb. 1988
The Roommate
Sandra's roommate steals her boyfriend.
13 Feb. 1988
The Big Deal
Mary deals with a corporate lawyer Lester is trying to impress.
20 Feb. 1988
The New Neighbors
When Rose needs a new handyman for the building. One of the kids' friends at school suggests his father, who is actuality a concert violinist. But he tries his best so that they could stay in the handyman's apartment.
27 Feb. 1988
Brenda accidentally destroys her grandfather's special recording of a classic blues song.
12 Mar. 1988
The Butler Did It
Mary and Rose share the butler they won in a raffle.
9 Apr. 1988
My Aching Back
A director and his assistant are preparing to shoot a scene for a movie in front of 227. When Sandra tries to insinuate herself into the movie by auditioning for a one-line speaking part, she is unable to deliver the line he way the director wants her to. When Mary tries to help her, the director chooses her for the part instead. Sandra becomes upset that Mary stole her part. However, out of nervousness, Mary throws out her back. Rose and Lester try various remedies to help her recover in time to deliver the line.
30 Apr. 1988
Country Cousins
Mary and Lester go to the reading of Lester's uncle's will. Lester discovers that he has white cousins, and they have to live under the same roof for a week to collect the $10,000 inheritance. Since the cousins live in Arkansas, Mary and Lester invite them to stay at 227. However, Mary is nervous when she feels that their presence could cost her the presidency of the Ladies Auxiliary Club.
7 May 1988
Best Friends
Mary goes on a journey of self-analysis after receiving a visit from her best friend, now famous psychiatrist.
8 Oct. 1988
The Whiz Kid
The new tenant is an 11-year-old college freshman who proves to be a handful for Mary and Lester.
22 Oct. 1988
Hide the Star
Mary and Lester try to keep the identity of their house guest - a star boxer - a secret.
29 Oct. 1988
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pageant
Mary reluctantly allows Brenda to enter a beauty pageant, then finds out about the "bikini aerobics" competition.
5 Nov. 1988
Double Your Pleasure
A persistent suitor is flabbergasted by Sandra and her lookalike cousin Conchita.
12 Nov. 1988
Brother from a Sister City
When Brenda aspires to be a track star, Florence Griffith Joyner teaches her a valuable lesson about winning.
19 Nov. 1988
And the Survey Says...
Everyone in the building gets to take part in an episode of Family Feud. Thing is not everyone in Mary's family are on the same team.
26 Nov. 1988
A Yen for Lester
The tenants of 227 buy their favorite Japanese restaurant, but the chef quits just as a bus-load of tourists is on the way.
3 Dec. 1988
Looking Back
The residents of 227 look back at memorable times in their lives through Mary's collection of old photographs.
10 Dec. 1988
The Night They Arrested Santa Claus
Christmas in 227 is nearly ruined by a Santa Claus who steals everyone's gifts.

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