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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

Proxy Pig

When a rich high school friend stops in Atlanta Mary Jo tries to impress her by pretending she lives in the home Sugarbaker's is decorating.
Episode 2

One Night With You

A terminally ill classmate of Julia's has one dying wish... to spend the night with her.
Episode 3

There She Is

A newly discovered clerical error threatens to strip Suzanne of her Miss Georgia U.S. 1975 title.
Episode 4

Nightmare From Hee Haw

A canoeing trip in the remote Georgia woods becomes reminiscent of "Deliverance" when the Sugarbaker ladies and their men encounter three troublesome hillbillies.
Episode 5

The Girlfriend

After a contractor leaves a remodeling job unfinished, Sugarbaker's hires Anthony to complete the work.
Episode 6

The Rowdy Girls

Anthony and the Sugarbaker ladies prepare a song-and-dance routine a la the Supremes for an annual talent show with the help of Charlene's cousin Mavis.
Episode 7

Bernice's Sanity Hearing

When her niece tries to have her declared incompetent, Bernice enlists Sugarbaker's to come to her defense at the hearing.
Episode 8

Julia Gets Her Head Stuck in a Fence

Sugarbaker's is hired to decorate the Governor's mansion for the Annual Ball, but Julia's head getting stuck in an antique banister is one object d'art they didn't plan on.
Episode 9

Julia and Suzanne's Big Adventure

When Julia and Suzanne take a trip to Tokyo, they are robbed at the airport and forced to survive for the weekend without any money, while Anthony and Mary Jo run up a huge phone bill at Sugarbaker's participating in a television call-in program.
Episode 10

Manhunt

Afraid of being an old maid for the rest of her life, Mary Jo accepts Suzanne's help in finding a new boyfriend.
Episode 11

They Shoot Fat Women, Don't They?

While attending her high school reunion, Suzanne overhears her classmates remarking about how much weight she has gained and realizes she must finally come to grips with her new size.
Episode 12

You Got to Have Friends

Mary Jo is forced to take a job at a fast-food restaurant after her ex-husband falls behind in his child support payments.
Episode 13

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

Charlene goes into labor on New Year's Eve with her friends by her side and Suzanne cheers her on -- in the hopes of winning a brand-new car awarded to the first baby born.
Episode 14

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

Charlene goes into labor on New Year's Eve with her friends by her side and Suzanne cheers her on -- in the hopes of winning a brand-new car awarded to the first baby born.
Episode 15

The Mistress

Sugarbaker's is confronted with a moral dilemma when they are hired to decorate two homes; one for the client's wife and the other for his mistress.
Episode 16

The Fur Flies

Suzanne is assaulted by animal rights activists while she is modeling a fur during a fashion show, and Charlene is forced to look for a new nanny.
Episode 17

Oh, What a Feeling

When the Sugarbaker ladies decide to purchase a new delivery van, negotiating for a great deal turns into more than they bargained for.
Episode 18

Anthony and Vanessa

When the wild-spirited but warm-hearted Vanessa falls for Anthony, Suzanne helps make her over so she can win him over.
Episode 19

Payne Grows Up

When Julia's son announces he's getting married -- and is going to be a father -- Julia realizes that not only is he growing up, but she's getting older.
Episode 20

Tornado Watch

Everyone in Atlanta is urged to stay indoors during a severe tornado watch, trapping the Sugarbaker ladies with a crazy mix of people at Sugarbaker's.
Episode 21

Tough Enough

Hoping to get a contract to remodel a bowling alley, Sugarbaker's tries to out-macho another design firm.
Episode 22

It's a Wonderful Life

Charlene is overcome with feelings of self-doubt after the birth of Olivia, and her highly emotional state has her believing that Bill is having an affair.
Episode 23

Foreign Affairs

When her maid needs to apply for citizenship to keep from being deported, Suzanne persuades Anthony to impersonate Consuela.
Episode 24

Suzanne Goes Looking for a Friend

Suzanne rekindles a friendship with an old pal from her beauty pageant days, but is shocked when she finds out the woman is now gay.
Episode 25

Have Faith

After she starts dating a minister, Mary Jo decides she is unworthy of his attention and tries to break off their relationship.
Episode 26

Their Finest Hour

A sentimental look at the past seasons of Designing Women.
Episode 27

Their Finest Hour

A sentimental look at the past seasons of Designing Women.
Episode 28

Anthony's Graduation

Anthony overcomes a visit by family members, writer's block, hysteria and getting shot in the leg in time to make it to his college graduation.
Episode 29

La Place Sans Souci

Suzanne and Charlene square off against Mary Jo and Julia when they are put on very different diet and exercise programs at a posh health spa.

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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