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The Women of Brewster Place 

Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three ... See full summary »
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1989  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Miss Eva Turner 2 episodes, 1989
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 Black Woman 2 episodes, 1989
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Montrose Hagins ...
Jinaki ...
 Tenant #3 2 episodes, 1989
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 Butch Fuller 2 episodes, 1989
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Molly McClure ...
 White Woman 2 episodes, 1989
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 C.C. Baker 2 episodes, 1989
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Adrian Ricard ...
 Tenant #4 2 episodes, 1989
Ta-Tanisha ...
 Tenant #1 2 episodes, 1989
Douglas Turner Ward ...
 Reverend Woods 2 episodes, 1989
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 Tenant #5 2 episodes, 1989
Samm-Art Williams ...
 Cecil Garvin 2 episodes, 1989
Vanessa Bell Armstrong ...
 Gospel Singer 2 episodes, 1989
Jonathan 'Fudge' Leonard ...
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Ray Oliver ...
 Cab Driver 2 episodes, 1989
Eddie Palmer ...
 Little Basil (age 5) 2 episodes, 1989
Bee-Be Smith ...
 Hippolyta 2 episodes, 1989
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 Little Ciel (age 7) 2 episodes, 1989
Sheekeena Smith ...
 Girl on Skates 2 episodes, 1989
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 Teenage Guy 2 episodes, 1989
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Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three decades, they struggle against poverty, bigotry, and weak, troublesome men. Written by mts77

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Seven Women. Seven Lives Hanging in the Balance.

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Trivia

Mike Tyson: a street gang member (he's the one wearing the cap and sunglasses). See more »

Goofs

During the second tenant meeting, Olivia Cole is not wearing her age makeup. See more »

Quotes

Fannie Michael: [having grabbed a shotgun after witnessing her husband beat Mattie] So help me Jesus, Sam! Hit my child again, and I'll meet you soul in hell!
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Followed by Brewster Place (1990) See more »

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The Women Of Brewster's Place Is A Must See!
26 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

This movie is phenomenal. The entire cast plays a major role in this film by individually impacting viewers in various scenes throughout this television drama. Opray Winfrey gives an outstanding performance. Mothers all over the world can relate to her in this production. This film is sensational because of the directors' ability to depict a particular culture before millions watching in a very tasteful and true-to-life way. During some of the scenes you could actually feel raw emotion and that type of acting is not easy to master. I wish I could bottle it! As a producer myself, I look for such dynamics, which is uncommon.--The*LadyPhenomena*Show{Andrea*LadyPhenomena*Stephens}


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