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Designing Women

TVPGSitcomComedyTV Series1986

Ambitious Julia Sugarbaker and her sister, diva-like ex-beauty queen Suzanne, decide ...more

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Episode 1

Pilot

Suzanne shocks her co-workers when she begins dating Mary Jo's ex-husband.
Episode 2

The Beauty Contest

Suzanne's substantial beauty contest expertise rises to the fore with surprising results when Charlene sponsors Mary Jo's daughter in the Miss Pre-Teen Atlanta Contest.
Episode 3

A Big Affair

Suzanne's intimate dinner party, planned to impress an important client, goes awry before it begins when she arranges a date between a more-than-hefty man and a reluc-tant Charlene.
Episode 4

Julia's Son

When Julia's nineteen-year-old son brings his girlfriend home from college, diplomacy becomes impossible when Julia finds that the girl is a forty-year-old professor.
Episode 5

Mary Jo's First Date

Concerned that Mary Jo is not having any fun since her divorce, Suzanne arranges a blind date for her with an old acquaintance, while Julia tries to get through an I. R. S. audit with a man she verbally abused when he tried to pick up the women
Episode 6

Design House

Suzanne is tired of her image as front bimbo for Sugarbaker's and wants to be a dec-orator. But she gets discouraged when her first design project burns to the ground.
Episode 7

Perky's Visit

Julia and Suzanne's mother arrives with a friend hoping to escape the dull routine of their retirement home by visiting Sugarbakers for Thanksgiving and they find more excitement than they had ever hoped.
Episode 8

I Do, I Don't

Julia and her current beau go out for a celebratory dinner and on a whim decide to get married. The next morning finds Julia wanting to get out of the marriage until Reese shows up with the annulment papers.
Episode 9

The IT Men

Although Charlene still has a relationship with Mason, she begins dating another man. Unfortunately, unknown to Charlene, her new boyfriend is married.
Episode 10

The Slumber Party

When Suzanne has a voodoo death curse placed on her by her maid, she convinces Julia, Charlene and Mary Jo to spend the night with her so she won't die alone.
Episode 11

New Year's Daze

Gala Plans for a New Year's Eve celebration bite the dust when it seems that Charlene's date is the "armed and dangerous" prison escapee Shadow.
Episode 12

Old Spouses Never Die, Part 1

Mary Jo finds the road to romance more than usually rocky and Charlene receives dis-turbing medical news.
Episode 13

Old Spouses Never Die, Part 2

Mary Jo finds the road to romance more than usually rocky and Charlene receives dis-turbing medical news.
Episode 14

Monette

A dilemma faces Sugarbaker's when they ponder the morality of their latest -- and most lucrative -- client.
Episode 15

And Justice For Paul

The women of Sugarbaker's are delighted to pick up sane authentic antique furniture at bargain prices until they wind up in jail for buying stolen furniture.
Episode 16

Reese's Friend

Jealousy takes a giant step forward when Julia assumes her friend Reese is overly pre-occupied with the beautiful new attorney in his law office.
Episode 17

Nashville Bound

A chance meeting with a hot-shot promoter at a party convinces Charlene that she will be the next big Nashville music star.
Episode 18

O Susannah

Suzanne brings a new meaning to mother love when she agrees to become a temporary foster mother.
Episode 19

Mary Jo's Dad Dates Charlene

When Mary Jo's father arrives in Atlanta for a visit and takes a fancy to Charlene, Mary Jo's imagination goes wild.
Episode 20

Seams From a Marriage

Integrity and values are tested when Sugarbaker's acquires a flamboyant, spendthrift couple as their latest client.
Episode 21

Grand Slam, Thank You, Ma'am

When Suzannes ex-husband, pro baseball player Jack Dent, writes his autobiography detailing his off-the-field activities, she decides to get even and play hardball herself .
Episode 22

Bachelor Suite

Sexual harassment becomes the order of the day when Mary Jo is subjected to special attention and pressure from a wealthy client.

The Beauty Contest

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1986)

Killing All the Right People

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1987)

Reservations For 12, Plus Ursula

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1988)

Getting Married and Eating Dirt

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1988)

Full Moon

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)

The Women of Atlanta

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)

Bernice's Sanity Hearing

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)

First Day of the Last Decade of the 20th Century, Part 1

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1990)

First Day of the Last Decade of the 20th Century, Part 2

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1990)

Fore!

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1991)

About this Show

Designing Women

Ambitious Julia Sugarbaker and her sister, diva-like ex-beauty queen Suzanne, decide to open their own design firm. They are aided by close friends Mary Jo and Charlene. Also on hand is ex-con Anthony who provides the women with some moving muscle and his often unsolicited male opinion.

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