A spin off of the 1989 miniseries The Women of Brewster Place, which was based upon Gloria Naylor's novel of the same name.

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There Are No Children Here (TV Movie 1993)
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Gabriel's Fire (1990–1991)
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A cop who's been sent to prison for killing his partner is freed by a lawyer who hires him as a private investigator.

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At the age of ten, Henry James Herman, a boy who was conceived in a petri-dish and raised by his feminist mother, follows a string of Post-It notes in hopes of finding his biological father.

Director: Dennis Lee
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...  Mattie Michael 11 episodes, 1990
...  Etta Mae Johnson 11 episodes, 1990
...  Miss Sophie 11 episodes, 1990
...  Kiswana Browne 11 episodes, 1990
Kelly Neal ...  Abshu Kamau 11 episodes, 1990
...  Ralph Thomas 11 episodes, 1990
Oscar Brown Jr. ...  Jessie 11 episodes, 1990
...  Mickey Adriano 11 episodes, 1990
...  Matthew Thomas 5 episodes, 1990
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A spin off of the 1989 miniseries The Women of Brewster Place, which was based upon Gloria Naylor's novel of the same name.

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Oprah Winfrey and Olivia Cole are the only ones who played in both the movie and series playing the same character. See more »

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Follows The Women of Brewster Place (1989) See more »

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