Designing Women (1986–1993)
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The Big Desk: Part 1 

After Suzanne moves to Japan to live with her mother and take advantage of their economic boom, her and Julia's cousin Allison, who tried to make it in New York but failed, purchases her ... See full summary »

Director:

Harry Thomason
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Dixie Carter ... Julia Sugarbaker
Annie Potts ... Mary Jo Shively
Julia Duffy ... Allison Sugarbaker
Jan Hooks ... Carlene Frazier Dobber
Meshach Taylor ... Anthony Bouvier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Goldfinger Michael Goldfinger ... Rusty
Jean Smart ... Charlene Frazier Stillfield
Joe Svezia ... (as Joseph Svezia)
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Storyline

After Suzanne moves to Japan to live with her mother and take advantage of their economic boom, her and Julia's cousin Allison, who tried to make it in New York but failed, purchases her share of Sugarbaker & Associates. As Charlene goes to England to be with Bill, her recently divorced younger sister, Carlene Dobber, who had come to take care of Olivia, takes her place. Meanwhile, Mary Jo hires a male stripper for Julia's birthday. Written by Attmay

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Genres:

Comedy

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1991 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The episode brought in huge viewership for season 6 as a whole. It was the first season without Delta Burke and part 2 of the episode is the last time that the audience see Jean Smart's character Charlene. See more »

Connections

References Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) See more »

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Happy Birthday to You
by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
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