227

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1985
227 is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as Mary Jenkins, a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, and lower floor neighbors Sandra Clark and Pearl Shay.
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227 is an American sitcom that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as Mary Jenkins, a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, and lower floor neighbors Sandra Clark and Pearl Shay.

Original Release

09/14/1985 on NBC

US Release

09/14/1985

Cast

Regina King Brenda Jenkins
Marla Gibbs Mary Jenkins
Stoney Jackson Travis Filmore
Jackée Harry Sandra Clark
Hal Williams Lester Jenkins
Helen Martin Pearl Shay
Curtis Baldwin Calvin Dobbs
Barry Sobel Dylan McMillan
Countess Vaughn Alexandria DeWitt
Alaina Reed-Hall Rose Lee Holloway
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Take My Diva... Please! Saturday, 23 September 1989
2 Tenants, Anyone? Saturday, 30 September 1989
3 A Pampered Tale Saturday, 14 October 1989
4 The Fight of the Century Saturday, 21 October 1989
5 How the West Was Fun: Part 1 Saturday, 28 October 1989
6 How the West Was Fun: Part 2 Saturday, 04 November 1989
7 Video Activity Saturday, 11 November 1989
8 Flying Down to Leo's Saturday, 18 November 1989
9 Reunion Blues Saturday, 25 November 1989
10 The Perfume Game Saturday, 02 December 1989
11 War Is Heck Saturday, 09 December 1989
12 Guess Who's Not Coming to Christmas Saturday, 16 December 1989
13 There Go the Clowns Saturday, 23 December 1989
14 Come the Revolution Saturday, 30 December 1989
15 Where Do We Go From Here? Saturday, 06 January 1990
16 Play Christy for Me Saturday, 13 January 1990
17 Knock It Off Saturday, 27 January 1990
18 Do Not Pass Go: Part 1 Saturday, 03 February 1990
19 Do Not Pass Go: Part 2 Saturday, 10 February 1990
20 You Gotta Have Art Saturday, 17 February 1990
21 Gone Fishing Saturday, 24 February 1990
22 Nightmare on 227 Saturday, 21 April 1990
23 The Class of '90 Sunday, 29 April 1990
24 No Place Like Home Sunday, 06 May 1990
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Directors

Gerren Keith, Arlando Smith, Tony Singletary, Ellen Gittelsohn, Oz Scott, Mikki Capparelli, Whitney J. LeBlanc, Ed Cambridge, Gary Brown, Bob Lally

Writers

Jack Elinson, Christine Houston, Al Gordon, Bill Boulware, Fred Johnson, Dick Bensfield, Peter Gallay, Ron Bloomberg, Bobby Crawford, Tracy Gamble, Richard Vaczy, Ilunga Adell, Perry Grant, J. Stanford Parker, Larry Spencer, John Boni, Daryl G. Nickens, Dorian Gibbs, Mike Scott, Marla Gibbs, Bruce Kalish, David Garber, Jeff Abugov, Vida Spears, Deborah Pearl, Sara Finney-Johnson, Cassandra Clark, Alicia Marie Schudt, Richard Albrecht, Casey Keller, Arnie Wess, Bob Myer, Dave Digregorio, Daryl Busby, Bob Young, Michael G. Moye, Reynaldo Rey, Mickey Rose, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, Mike Marmer, Michael Poryes, Ronald Rubin, Mark Tuttle, Robin Green, Larry Strauss, Elaine Newman, C.M. Leon, Margaret Weisman, Ed Burnham, Michael Lyons, Deborrah M. Wilkinson, Robert Drysdale, Billi Gordon, Kimberley Wells, Richard Gurman, Sylvia Alan, Irma Kalish, Winston Moss, Ken Whittingham, Austin Kalish

Creators

Bill Boulware, Michael G. Moye, Al Gordon

Cast

Regina King Brenda Jenkins
Marla Gibbs Mary Jenkins
Stoney Jackson Travis Filmore
Jackée Harry Sandra Clark
Hal Williams Lester Jenkins
Helen Martin Pearl Shay
Curtis Baldwin Calvin Dobbs
Barry Sobel Dylan McMillan
Countess Vaughn Alexandria DeWitt
Alaina Reed-Hall Rose Lee Holloway
Paul Winfield Julian C. Barlow
Toukie Smith Eva Rawley
Kia Goodwin Tiffany Holloway
Reynaldo Rey Mailman
Reynaldo Rey Ray
Eve Smith Cora
Kevin Peter Hall Warren Merriwether
Lynn Hamilton Emma Johnson
Alex Ruiz Manny Gonzales
Whitman Mayo Henry Hurley

Producers

Norman Lear Executive Producer
Dick Bensfield Executive Producer
Irma Kalish Executive Producer
Jack Elinson Executive Producer
Ron Bloomberg Executive Producer
John Boni Executive Producer
Bill Boulware Executive Producer
Perry Grant Executive Producer
George Burditt Executive Producer
Michael G. Moye Executive Producer
Roxie Wenk Evans Producer
Bill Boulware Producer
Al Gordon Producer
Larry Spencer Producer
Ron Bloomberg Producer
John Boni Producer
Bob Myer Producer
Bob Young Producer
Diana Kwong Producer
Ronald Rubin Producer
Richard Gurman Producer
Roy Campanella II Producer
Marla Gibbs Producer
Catherine Valenzuela Producer
John Maxwell Anderson Producer

Editors

Leland Gray, Larry Harris, Richard S. Kaufman

1989Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1988EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1987EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Won
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