TV Series | TV-G | | Comedy
Carl Kanisky is chief of police in Glenlawn, California. After the death of his wife, Margaret, he asks her friend, Nell Harper, to come in to keep house and take care of his children, ... See full summary »
During the downtimes from Gimme a Break Joey Lawrence would tour with Nell Carter and Sammy Davis Junior and would perform with them frequently.
Dad, it's hard for Nell to stick to her diet when you're stuffing your face like that.
Chief: I'm not stuffing.
Nell: Right. He's eating for two in case he gets pregnant.
Chief: See what happens? You take away their trough and they get vicious?
Nell: It's no problem. I'm ...
The front door of the set has a brass mail slot, but exterior shots are of a door with no slot.
The DVD versions restore as much as two minutes of footage to each episode that have not been seen since the show's original network run.