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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

101 Ways to Decorate a Gas Station

Sugarbaker's faces a severe test of their creative ability when the winner of their contest demands that they refurbish his run-down dilapidated gas station.
Episode 2

Ted & Tammy

Mary Jo is in a power struggle for the affection of her children; Anthony learns a lesson about "plastic" money.
Episode 3

Anthony, Jr.

Anthony's fabrication of a pedigree family to impress his girlfriend's parents is shattered when an uninvited dinner guest informs him that he is the father of her son.
Episode 4

Killing All the Right People

A wonderful young friend enlists the Sugarbaker firm's services for an unusual project -- he is dying of AIDS and wants them to design his funeral, and Mary Jo becomes involved in a PTA debate over sexually active school students.
Episode 5

Half an Air Bubble Off

At the same time the women are being driven crazy by an eccentric client with bizarre decorating requests, feisty Bernice Clifton announces she is entering a beauty contest for senior citizens and needs their advice and sponsorship.
Episode 6

Dash Goff, the Writer

Suzanne's ex-husband, writer Dash Goff, turns up in her life just in time to announce that he is contemplating suicide.
Episode 7

Heart Attacks

Reese hopes to prove he's more fit than his visiting buddy and sometime rival and challenges him to an arm-wrestling contest. Over Julia's protests, Reese strains himself to the limit and suffers a heart attack.
Episode 8

Cruising

When the ladies of Sugarbaker's combine business with pleasure on a cruise ship; Mary Jo and Suzanne discover just how close they really are to each other.
Episode 9

I'll Be Seeing You

When a handsome Army colonel appears at the Sugarbaker's shop, Charlene is sure hex friends have arranged his appearance as a surprise answer to her birthday wish for a soldier.
Episode 10

Stranded

Suzanne insists on accompanying Anthony to St. Louis in the van when her flight is cancelled because of a snowstorm and they wind up sharing the last motel room avail-able for miles.
Episode 11

Howard The Date

The women end up as a group date when they feel sorry for a former acquaintance who shows up dateless for his high school reunion.
Episode 12

I'll Be Home for Christmas

A moonlighting Santa puts the spirit of Christmas to a real test when he steals the gifts he's been hired to put under the tree.
Episode 13

Great Expectations

Anthony finds himself the unwilling business partner of a murdering ex-con who is planning to open a shop in Atlanta upon his parole.
Episode 14

Second Time Around

When Charlene falls in love with a man who is still grieving the loss of his first wife, Julia relates her own experience and convinces him not to feel guilty about enjoying Charlene's company.
Episode 15

Oh, Brother

The Sugarbaker sisters disagree on how to treat their stepbrother who is arriving after being released from a mental hospital.
Episode 16

There's Some Black People Coming to Dinner

When Claudia is asked to a school dance by a young black boy, it turns out to be a double date with Mary Jo and his father.
Episode 17

The Return of Ray Don

The ladies of Sugarbaker's band together when Suzanne learns that her accountant has absconded with all her money and the Internal Revenue Service has impounded her home.
Episode 18

High Rollers

Suzanne puts her remaining few, dollars at risk when she visits an Atlantic City casino in an attempt to recoup her fortune.
Episode 19

The Incredibly Elite Bona Fide Blue-blood Driving Club

Suzanne is thrilled when she and Julia are asked to join the exclusive Beaumont Driving club, but her excitement is temporarily dissipated when Julia expresses her dislike for the club's discriminatory practices.
Episode 20

How Great Thou Art

Charlene faces an ethical crisis and resigns from her church.
Episode 21

Ted Bare

Mary Jo faces a personal crisis when Ted, her ex-husband, re-enters her life.
Episode 22

Reservations For Eight

A romantic ski weekend at a rustic cabin turns into a war of the sexes when the ladies of Sugarbaker's and their boyfriends are sidelined by an avalanche.

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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