Starring Marla Gibbs, best known as Florence the maid in The Jeffersons, this show revolves around the residents of a middle-class apartment building in a predominantly African American area of Washington, D.C.  
First Broadcast: September 14, 1985
Last Broadcast: July 28, 1990

Broadcast History

Sep 1985-Jun 1986Sat 9:30-10:00pm
Jun 1986-May 1987Sat 8:30-9:00pm
Jun 1987-Jul 1987Sat 8:00-8:30pm
Jul 1987-Sep 1988Sat 8:30-9:00pm
Oct 1988-Jul 1989Sat 8:00-8:30pm
Sep 1989-Feb 1990Sat 8:30-9:00pm
Apr 1990-May 1990Sat 8:30-9:00pm
Jun 1990-Jul 1990Sat 8:00-8:30pm

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227 Cast

Character# of Episodes
Marla GibbsMary Jenkins115
Helen MartinPearl Shay116
Hal WilliamsLester Jenkins115
Alaina Reed-HallRose Lee Holloway115
Regina KingBrenda Jenkins113
Jackée HarrySandra Clark99
Curtis BaldwinCalvin Dobbs106
Barry SobelDylan McMillan29
Paul WinfieldJulian C. Barlow24
Toukie SmithEva Rawley24
Kevin Peter HallWarren Merriwether / Gordon7

Theme Song & Opening Credits



There were 5 seasons and 116 episodes of 227. Check out the 227 episode guide.  


Holdup Man: Who are you? Mary: I’m Gladys Knight and these are my Pips.
Lester: Are you always like this? Pee-Wee Herman: No, sometimes I act really silly.  


  • The character of Sandra Clark was never meant to be a regular, but she tested so well with audiences that she was added to the cast.
  • When the rights to the play of the same name were acquired, Marla Gibbs originally intended the project to be a tv movie instead of a series.


Where are they now? The cast of 227. ( News ) – A 2012 article on the status of the cast.  

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