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 »
Before she landed her own sitcom, Nell Carter made an appearance in Hair (1979). She's in the "White Boys/Black Boys" number with Night Court (1984)'s Ellen Foley. Treat Williams and Beverly D'Angelo are also in the movie, and so is fellow NBC sitcom allumnus Charlotte Rae, from The Facts Of Life (1979).
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 ...
In Season 1 Nell's mother's name is Emma Harper in later seasons her mother's name is Maybelle Harper.
When this show first aired on the NBC television network, it ended with the logo for Alan Landsburg Productions superimposed against clips from the episode that was ending. However, in 1985, Alan Landsburg Productions was merged into Reeves Entertainment Group, which took over production of this series. The same year, it entered American syndication, with the Reeves Entertainment Group logo replacing the aforementioned one, sometimes cutting off the end of the closing music.
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