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Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom which aired on NBC for six seasons, October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief and his three daughters.

  1. Morton Lachman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Nell Carter

    Nell Carter

    Nell Harper

  2. Lara Jill Miller

    Lara Jill Miller

    Sam Kanisky

  3. John Hoyt

    John Hoyt

    Grandpa Stanley Kanisky

  4. Joey Lawrence

    Joey Lawrence

    Joey Donovan

  5. Telma Hopkins

    Telma Hopkins

    Addy Wilson

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Last Season

Season 6

1986 | 23 Episodes

Season 6 of Gimme a Break! premiered on September 24, 1986.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m

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