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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

A Blast From The Past

The historical league puts Sugarbaker's on the Tour of Historical Homes when they discover the house was built on the foundation of an old civil war home.
Episode 2

Papa Was a Rolling Stone

The Sugarbaker ladies scheme to locate Anthony's long-lost father as a surprise for his 30th birthday.
Episode 3

Working Mother

The Sugarbaker's deal with a precocious young client while Charlene decides to quit the firm and devote more time to her baby.
Episode 4

Miss Trial

Julia's dinner plans with former President of the United States Jimmy Carter and his wife Roslyn are put on hold when she is forced to serve on a slow-moving, sequestered jury.
Episode 5

The Bachelor Auction

Suzanne helps organize a bachelor charity auction and brings Anthony in as a participant. When miscommunication leaves Suzanne the winner of a date with Anthony, the two friends try to make the best of a very awkward situation.
Episode 6

Charlene Buys a House

After she buys a haunted house, Charlene hires Sugarbaker's to redecorate.
Episode 7

Old Rebels & Young Models

Mary Jo harbors a favorite teacher from her childhood who has escaped from a nursing home, while Charlene tries to make Olivia a child star.
Episode 8

Nowhere to Run To

Mary Jo persuades a reluctant Julia to take up jogging with her, but it's Julia who leaves an exhausted Mary Jo in the dust.
Episode 9

A Class Act

Anthony adjusts to life as the new partner at Sugarbakers while Charlene fights off an amorous college professor.
Episode 10

Keep the Home Fires Burning

While Bill (Douglas Barr) is on a classified mission, Charlene befriends a man (Peter Crook) she meets at a support group.
Episode 11

My Daughter, Myself

Mary Jo objects to Claudia, her 17-year-old daughter, dating a 34-year-old man -- then decides to date him herself.
Episode 12

And Now, Here's Bernice

Anthony and the ladies help Bernice launch her own cable television show, while Mary Jo gets her heart broken by a handsome client.
Episode 13

Pearls of Wisdom

Mary Jo accidentally loses Suzanne's expensive new pearls; Anthony has a recurring erotic dream about Julia.
Episode 14

High Noon in a Laundry Room

Anthony tests his manhood by confronting a neighborhood bully.
Episode 15

How Long Has This Been Going On?

Julia takes a vacation from her sensible image, baffling everyone at Sugarbaker's, and Anthony tries to overcome his nerves and ask out a girl who works at the bookstore.
Episode 16

The Emperor's New Nose

Bernice decides to have simple plastic surgery and the women at Sugarbaker's are shocked when she unveils her new look.
Episode 17

Maybe Baby

Mary Jo decides she wants a baby, while Suzanne takes up smoking to lose weight.
Episode 18

This Is Art?

Julia inadvertently becomes Atlanta's hottest new artist, while Suzanne is speechless because she accidentally glued her lips shut while fixing her fingernails.
Episode 19

Blame It on New Orleans

When the Sugarbaker Design Firm attends a designers' convention in New Orleans, Mary Jo decides to go a little wild and have a rendezvous with a fellow conventioneer.
Episode 20

I'll See You in Court

Mary Jo discovers that the man who mugged her the year before is working as a busboy in the local pizza parlor. She has him arrested -- only to discover that the rigors of bringing him to trial are more punishing than the sentence.
Episode 21

The Big Circle

Julia finds a way of coping with the sudden death of her good friend Reese when she agrees to look after the tiny terror Randa Oliver, the unruly child of Julia's vacationing clients.
Episode 22

Friends and Husbands

Charlene is thrilled when Bill comes home from the Mideast -- but she and Mary Jo discover that his return means a lot of readjustment.
Episode 23

Fore!

Anthony accepts an invitation to join one of Atlanta's most exclusive -- and all white -- country clubs, leaving Suzanne green with envy.
Episode 24

The Pride of Sugarbaker's

Mary Jo and Julia demonstrate different coaching styles when Sugarbaker's sponsors a little League Team.

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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