With Embassy Communications (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Facts of Life (1979–1988)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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Mrs. Edna Garrett, the Drummonds' former housekeeper, teaches to a group of girls of a boarding school how to tackle issues throughout teenage life and later adulthood.

Stars: Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn, Nancy McKeon

Votes: 5,472

2. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

R | 96 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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49 Metascore

A psychiatrist familiar with knife-wielding dream demon Freddy Krueger helps teens at a mental hospital battle the killer who is invading their dreams.

Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

Votes: 66,804 | Gross: $44.79M

3. 227 (1985–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

6.5
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This series took place in an apartment building numbered 227. The cast would frequently be sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, involved in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plotline.

Stars: Helen Martin, Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall

Votes: 2,481

4. A Place to Call Home (1987 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

7.4
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Sam Gavin decides to relocate his family from Houston, Texas to a sheep station in Australia to protect his eleven children from the "destructive influences" of modern American society. ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Linda Lavin, Lane Smith, Lori Loughlin, Robert MacNaughton

Votes: 100

5. Women in Prison (1987–1988)

30 min | Comedy, Crime

7.7
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This comedy takes place in cell-bock J of the Bass Women's prison in Wisconsin. Some of the inmates are Vicki, a yuppie housewife framed for shop-lifting by her husband; Dawn, a black woman... See full summary »

Stars: Julia Campbell, Blake Clark, CCH Pounder, Peggy Cass

Votes: 39

6. Firefighter (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Cindy Fralic (Nancy McKeon) plans to become a Los Angeles County firefighter. However, in the 60-year history of the department, no woman has ever passed the department's physical skills ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Nancy McKeon, Vincent Irizarry, Barry Corbin, Guy Boyd

Votes: 114

7. Guilty of Innocence: The Lenell Geter Story (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.4
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This is the story of Lenell Geter, an engineer who was accused and convicted of armed robbery. Because he had such faith in the system, he thought that he would eventually be released. But ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Dorian Harewood, Dabney Coleman, Hoyt Axton, Dennis Lipscomb

Votes: 68

8. The Biko Inquest (1984 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama, History

8.5
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Based on the official transcripts of the investigation that followed after the very suspicious notorious death in prison of one of the most important leading men of the South African anti-apartheid movement, Steven Biko.

Directors: Graham Evans, Albert Finney | Stars: Michael Aldridge, Nigel Davenport, Mark Dignam, Albert Finney

Votes: 23

9. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: A Good Citizen (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Mary and Lester's romantic evening is interrupted by a police stakeout of Sandra's boyfriend.

Director: Whitney J. LeBlanc | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

10. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: A Matter of Choice (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.6
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Lester has a chance to do a big project and give a friend who's out of work a job. But things change when he learns that the company whom he'll be working for sponsors apartheid. So he has to choose which is more important.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 9

11. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: And Baby Makes Three (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

6.8
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Brenda and Calvin take care of a pig for a class project designed to teach the seriousness of teenage pregnancy.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 10

12. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Author, Author (1986)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Sandra's novel inspired by the residents of 227 could hurt Mary's chance to become president of the Ladies' Auxiliary.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 13

13. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Best Friends (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.4
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Mary goes on a journey of self-analysis after receiving a visit from her best friend, now famous psychiatrist.

Director: Bob Lally | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 9

14. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Blues (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.4
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Brenda accidentally destroys her grandfather's special recording of a classic blues song.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 10

15. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Bull's Eye (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.2
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Mary is suspicious of her new neighbor just because he throws knives.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

16. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Check Snub (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.1
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Pearl, Mary and Rose end up in jail when they protest the Social Security office's claim that Pearl is dead.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 10

17. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Come Into My Parlor (1986)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.5
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Taking a cue from Sandra's book, Brenda "mistakenly" invites an attractive man to a party on the wrong night.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 12

18. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Country Cousins (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.1
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Mary and Lester go to the reading of Lester's uncle's will. Lester discovers that he has white cousins, and they have to live under the same roof for a week to collect the $10,000 ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Cambridge | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 18

19. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Far from the Tree (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.3
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Sandra receives a letter from her mother, who is coming to visit. This upsets her because she feels that her mother never really loved her. Mary tries to placate her, but Sandra ... See full summary »

Directors: Ed Cambridge, Arlando Smith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 16

20. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Father's Day (1986)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Calvin decides to live with his pilot father, even it means moving to Iceland.

Director: Arlando Smith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 9

21. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Got a Job (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.4
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Brenda gets a job at a burger joint and when she's so exhausted and her school work starts to drop, Mary tells her that she should quit but Brenda likes earning money.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 12

22. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Happy Twentieth (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.7
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Mary and Lester's 20th anniversary is made complicated by conflicting plans and in-laws.

Director: Arlando Smith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 12

23. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Low Noon (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.9
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Mary dreams about a Western musical showdown when a friend of Sandra's intends to open a club in her neighborhood.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 10

24. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Mary Nightingale (1986)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.2
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Mary returns from a shopping trip to discover that Lester has acute appendicitis.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 14

25. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Matchmakers (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.5
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Rose is feeling frustrated that all the men she's been dating dumps her for younger girls. So to help her, Sandra suggests she joins a video dating service but Sandra suggests she adopt ... See full summary »

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 13

26. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Men's Club (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.5
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Lester's Uncle's men's club is honoring him. Mary wants to be there with him but his Uncle says that no women are allowed. Mary then decides to dress up like a man and go to the award ceremony as does Sandra.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 13

27. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: My Aching Back (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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A director and his assistant are preparing to shoot a scene for a movie in front of 227. When Sandra tries to insinuate herself into the movie by auditioning for a one-line speaking part, ... See full summary »

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 12

28. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Pillow Talk (1986)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.3
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Mary and Sandra go into the pillow business, but their partnership is jeopardized by their differing positions.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 13

29. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Rapture (1987)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

7.1
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Calvin and his friend Eddie are about to fail history, so they have a tutor help them. When the tutor is an attractive young woman who inadvertently distracts them, Mary and Rose decide to ... See full summary »

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

30. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Rich Kid (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.7
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The residents of 227 are concerned when Calvin's new friend makes him a suspicious offer for 50 dollars.

Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 13

31. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: See You in Court (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.6
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Mary, Rose, and Pearl are toying around with Brenda's new keyboard, and Mary sings a song she wrote in high school. Sandra stops by and Mary sings the song for her. Sandra helped her edit ... See full summary »

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

32. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Shall We Dance? (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.6
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Lester takes Rose to a dance where he sees his high-school sweetheart.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 12

33. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Snowbound (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.5
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The residents of 227 gather in Mary's apartment during a blizzard.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 14

34. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Sweet Sixteen (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.9
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Mary forbids Brenda from going on a date with Calvin before her 16th birthday.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 10

35. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Teach Me Tonight: Part 1 (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.9
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Sandra falls for a schoolteacher, who's willing to give up his job for an executive position with a high salary.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 10

36. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Teach Me Tonight: Part 2 (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.0
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Sandra and Mitchell have doubts about their wedding.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 9

37. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Temptations (1986)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Mary enlists the Temptations to perform at the church's charity show.

Director: Arlando Smith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 12

38. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Audit (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Lester has to go to the IRS for an audit and he is nervous. Mary who goes with him tells him that everything will be OK. They go to a coffee shop before going to the audit. Lester thinks he... See full summary »

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

39. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Big Deal (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.2
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Mary deals with a corporate lawyer Lester is trying to impress.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 19

40. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Butler Did It (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Mary and Rose share the butler they won in a raffle.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 13

41. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Facade (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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The ladies go to a self-help seminar and Mary meets a developer who has a 50 million dollar museum job. Rose recommends Lester for the job, but when Mary tells Lester about it, he says he ... See full summary »

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

42. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: Fourth Time Around (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.9
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Pearl gets engaged to a man she meets at a club where Mary and the ladies have a girls' night out.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 16

43. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Great Manhunt (1986)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

6.9
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Sandra looks for a man to be a husband and father, then decides to settle for just the latter.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

44. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Handwriting on the Wall (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.8
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When Mary and Rose catch a young man spray painting the building, they try to stop him but in the end they turn his spray can on him and he gets away. Later he files a suit against them for... See full summary »

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 14

45. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Honeymoon's Over (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

6.6
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Lester's cousin Ed and his wife Sherry are visiting Mary and Lester. Ed is absolutely devoted to Sherry and still treats her like they're still on a honeymoon after 5 years of marriage, but... See full summary »

Director: Whitney J. LeBlanc | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 11

46. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The New Neighbors (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.6
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When Rose needs a new handyman for the building. One of the kids' friends at school suggests his father, who is actuality a concert violinist. But he tries his best so that they could stay in the handyman's apartment.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 12

47. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Roommate (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

8.2
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Sandra's roommate steals her boyfriend.

Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 18

48. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Sing-Off (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.9
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Mary plays host to her ill-mannered competitor in a big choir contest.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 16

49. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Talk Show (1988)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.6
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Sandra gets a job as a weather girl at a cable-TV station following her appearance on a talk show.

Director: Gerren Keith | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 14

50. 227 (1985–1990)
Episode: The Working Game (1987)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy

7.2
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Mary takes a job at a travel agency, where her boss finds her so important that he wants her to come with him on a trip.

Director: Whitney J. LeBlanc | Stars: Marla Gibbs, Hal Williams, Alaina Reed-Hall, Jackée Harry

Votes: 10


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