Nell Carter shines as Nellie Ruth "Nell" Harper, the role that twice earned her Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominations, and helped redefine the meaning of "family." Available for the first time ever on DVD, "Gimme A Break!" is the funny, hip and sometimes poignant portrayal of the Kanisky family; widowed Police Chief Carl; his three daughters Katie, Julie and Samantha; and their unflappable housekeeper-turned-surrogate mother (Carter). This 3 disc set includes all 19 episodes from Season One, as well as a preview from Season Two, bonus episodes from the smash-hit sitcoms "Kate & Allie" and "Charles In Charge," and a special Featurette that takes a look back at other great TV shows of the eighties. Featuring renowned gust stars such as Danny Glover, Rue McClanahan and Helen Hunt, "Gimme A Break!" is the beloved sitcom that delivers both love and laughs. Episodes include: Disc 1: "Katie The Crook," "A Good Man Is Hard To Find," "The Second Time Around," "Mom's Birthday," "Do Or Diet," "A Man In Nell's Room," "Your Prisoner Is Dead" and "Julie's Rejection" Disc 2: "Julie's First Love," "Nell's Ex," "Katie The Cheat," "The Emergency," "Nell Goes Home," "Samantha Steals A Squad Car," "Grandma Fools Around" and "Hot Muffins" Disc 3: "Sam's Affair," "The Robbery" and "An Unmarried Couple".
The "Great '80s TV Flashback" Featurette, Bonus Episodes from other Smash '80s Sitcoms: "Kate And Allie" and "Charles In Charge", Bonus Preview episode of "Gimme A Break!: Season 2", Dual Layer, NTSC, Single Sided.
|Studio Name:||Universal Home Video|
|DVD Release Date:||02/14/2006|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||468 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||2.0 Dolby Digital, Mono, English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.68 x 7.75|
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