Sep 14, 1985
It has been three months since Chief Kanisky died, when a present he bought for Joey's birthday turns up. Meanwhile, Julie and Jonathan want to move into his bedroom, but Nell objects to this.
Sep 21, 1985
There's a major house payment that's due so everyone tries to pull all the cash they have. But it still comes up short. Later Nell's ex-husband, who says his band plays on cruise ships, asks Nell to fill in for the band's singer. Nell initially refuses but upon learning about the payment and that what she'll be payed will enough for the payment reluctantly goes and brings Addy and Joey with her.
Sep 28, 1985
Upon learning that her ex-husband is remarried to a younger woman, Nell's voice goes out, jeopardizing her earning the money needed for the house payment. The ship's doctor tells her to relax but when she tries another stressful moment befalls her.
Oct 05, 1985
While looking for dropped change at a bus stop, Joey accidentally goes out into the path of the arriving bus but is saved by a stranger. Nell and Joey invite the stranger to the house and find out that he claims to be from the planet Zoron.
Oct 19, 1985
Nell gives Addy the silent treatment after she discovers that Addy had a party with her colleagues and did not invite her. Nell refuses to budge even after Addy announces that she is moving to NY to accept a new position.
Oct 26, 1985
Julie and Jonathan's marriage faces its first true test when Jonathan is chosen for an internship in Mexico and he is adamant about Julie not going with him.
Nov 02, 1985
Nell's mother comes to Glenlawn to have eye surgery.
Nov 09, 1985
Sam volunteers as a Big Sister to a mischievous little girl who is rude to Nell.
Nov 16, 1985
Nell and Addy find themselves stuck in separate, adjacent elevators in the same building.
Nov 23, 1985
Nell buys Addy's old car. When the car starts to break down, it comes between the two of them.
Nov 30, 1985
Nell pushes Joey to achieve his potential when she receives news from a school counselor that he is a gifted child. But Joey prefers being an average fourth grader and doesn't want to take a placement test for special classes.
Dec 07, 1985
When Nell goes to visit Katie at her new apartment, she stumbles upon Katie's new beau who is a married man.
Dec 14, 1985
Nell and the Kaniskys and their friends look back at the past during the Christmas season.
Jan 04, 1986
Nell agrees to sing for a band led by an ex-convict.
Jan 11, 1986
Nell and the band appear on "Hour Magazine".
Jan 18, 1986
When Jonathan returns from his trip in Mexico, he is uncharacteristically moody and will not talk about it. Julie and Nell soon find out that he has lied about going to work and fear that he may be having an affair with a fellow classmates.
Feb 01, 1986
Nell is accidentally shot in the foot after she startles Joey who is playing with the Chief's old gun. Following the incident, Nell is puzzled when Joey seems to be avoiding her and the repercussions of his actions.
Feb 08, 1986
Nell is up in arms when she finds out that Grandpa Kanisky is dating a woman who is the same age as her.
Feb 15, 1986
Nell goes to apply for a job. But the man she meets tells her that she's not what he's looking for. She assumes he's a bigot so she gets a lawyer who specializes in racial discrimination to confront him. But they find a lot of blacks working there. They find out why he doesn't want to hire Nell and the lawyer tells Nell that it's not in his purview. .
Feb 22, 1986
Nell's sister leaves her husband, she then comes to stay with Nell, meanwhile more family shows up to make Nell's life a living hell.
Mar 29, 1986
Nell has a big date with a foot doctor who happens to not like children. She doesn't know how to tell him about Joey and he is coming over for dinner.
Apr 05, 1986
Nell worries what Katie might do after a string of extremely bad luck.
May 03, 1986
Nell shares her monetary inheritance with her family and friends.
May 10, 1986
Nell's purse is stolen at a Greek restaurant.
Gimme a Break! Season 5 (1985) is released on Sep 14, 1985 and the latest season 6 of Gimme a Break! is released in 1986. Watch Gimme a Break! online - the English Comedy TV series from United States. Gimme a Break! is directed by Hal Cooper,Jim Drake,Linda Day,Will Mackenzie and created by Mort Lachman with Nell Carter and Lara Jill Miller.
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Cast & Crew
As Nell Harper
As Sam Kanisky
As Julie Kanisky
As Katie Kanisky
As Grandpa Stanley Kanisky
As Joey Donovan
As Addy Wilson
As Officer Ralph Simpson
As Maybelle 'Mama' Harper
As Jonathan Maxwell