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Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom created by Mort Lachman and Sy Rosen that aired on NBC for six seasons from October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series stars Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief (Dolph Sweet) and his three daughters.

Cast Edit

  • Nell Carter as Nellie Ruth Harper
  • Dolph Sweet as Police Chief Carl Kanisky
  • Lara Jill Miller as Samantha Kanisky
  • Lauri Hendler as Julie Kanisky Maxwell
  • Kari Michaelsen as Kathleen Kanisky
  • Howard Morton as Officer Ralph Waldo Simpson
  • John Hoyt as Stanley Kanisky
  • Joey Lawrence as Joey Donovan
  • Telma Hopkins as Dr. Adelaide Wilson
  • Jonathan Silverman as Jonathan Maxwell
  • Rosetta LeNoire as Maybelle Harper
  • Matthew Lawrence as Matthew Donovan
  • Paul Sand as Marty
  • Rosie O'Donnell as Maggie O'Brien
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