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Designing Women

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

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Reservations For 12, Plus Ursula
Episode 1

Reservations For 12, Plus Ursula

The ladies and their boyfriends, plus several of their children and grandchildren, look forward to a sunny Thanksgiving at a cozy beachside condo.
The Candidate
Episode 2

The Candidate

Julia is asked to run for the office of Supervisor, but her outspokenness may cost her the election.
E.P. Phone Home
Episode 3

E.P. Phone Home

When the ladies are given V.I.P. tickets to Elvis Presley's Graceland, Julia's eyes are opened to the powerful role Elvis played in many people's lives.
Getting Married and Eating Dirt
Episode 4

Getting Married and Eating Dirt

The women of Sugarbaker's are shocked when their eccentric friend Bernice becomes engaged to marry a man with a slight problem -- he proposes to every woman he meets!
Big Haas and Little Falsie
Episode 5

Big Haas and Little Falsie

May Jo inherits $3,000 that must be spent on something frivolous, so she considers getting breast implants
Hardhats and Lovers
Episode 6

Hardhats and Lovers

While Charlene talks her boyfriend into "dating around," the ladies of Sugarbaker's come up with a solution to end the verbal harassment they've been receiving from a bunch of construction workers.
But They're Really Great Curtains
Episode 7

But They're Really Great Curtains

The women of Sugarbaker's find themselves literally in the middle of a labor dispute - with angry pickets surrounding the building.
The Wilderness Experience
Episode 8

The Wilderness Experience

Bernice treats the ladies to a three-day survival course in the wilderness, but they aren't prepared for the realities of so rugged an experience.
Tyrone
Episode 9

Tyrone

Anthony decides to serve as a surrogate brother to a troubled youth, and winds up having to face painful facts about his own childhood.
Mr. Bailey
Episode 10

Mr. Bailey

Sugarbaker's has had numerous clients who could kindly be termed eccentric, but their latest is the cat's meow.
The Naked Truth
Episode 11

The Naked Truth

The Sugarbaker ladies find it difficult to keep their cool when their latest assign-ment finds them at a nudist colony.
The Junies
Episode 12

The Junies

Hoping to clean up with some extra cash and enticing prizes, Charlene becomes a "Lady June" saleslady, and Suzanne sizzles when Anthony is up for an unusual honor from his junior college.
One Sees, the Other Doesn't
Episode 13

One Sees, the Other Doesn't

After spending the weekend at a chic, expensive beauty spa, Suzanne 's pique when her fellow workers ignore the results is allayed by the attention of a new client.
Odell
Episode 14

Odell

It's shades of "Romeo and Juliet" as two feuding mountain families descend on the women of Sugarbaker's.
Full Moon
Episode 15

Full Moon

A full moon over Atlanta finds the Sugarbaker ladies worried about sex, violence and crime -- not necessarily in that order.
Mr. Meal Ticket
Episode 16

Mr. Meal Ticket

Mary Jo invites J.D. to move in with her temporarily until his new home is ready, and the results are far from what she anticipated.
The Engagement
Episode 17

The Engagement

Charlene's announcement that she and Bill are getting married causes Mary Jo to have second thoughts about the dating scene now that she and J.D. have decided to go separate ways.
Come On and Marry Me, Bill
Episode 18

Come On and Marry Me, Bill

The Sugarbaker's ladies are in a frenzy as they happily prepare for Charlene's wedding, but Bill's stag party throws some dangerous curves that could sabotage the elegant plans.
The Women of Atlanta
Episode 19

The Women of Atlanta

The Sugarbaker's ladies are flattered and enthusiastic about a photo story on the working women of Atlanta, but soon they are suspicious when the photographer requests poses that are purely sexual.
Stand and Fight
Episode 20

Stand and Fight

When Mary Jo is mugged, Anthony persuades her and the ladies of Sugarbaker's to enroll in a self-defense course -- one that finds them learning mare than the latest moves.
The Last Humorously Dressed Bellboy in America
Episode 21

The Last Humorously Dressed Bellboy in America

Suzanne discovers the accountant who absconded with her life savings working as a bellboy/pianist, but he convinces her to let bygones be bygones and go for the brass ring on a circus merry-go-round.
Julia Drives Over the First Amendment
Episode 22

Julia Drives Over the First Amendment

When a newsstand displays a provocative poster near Sugarbaker's, Julia responds by driving her car straight into the newsstand.
The Beauty Contest

The Beauty Contest

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1986)
Killing All the Right People

Killing All the Right People

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1987)
Reservations For 12, Plus Ursula

Reservations For 12, Plus Ursula

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1988)
Getting Married and Eating Dirt

Getting Married and Eating Dirt

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1988)
Full Moon

Full Moon

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)
The Women of Atlanta

The Women of Atlanta

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)
Bernice's Sanity Hearing

Bernice's Sanity Hearing

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1989)
First Day of the Last Decade of the 20th Century, Part 1

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

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

TVPG • Sitcom, Comedy • Episode (1990)
Fore!

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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