Gimme a Break! (1981–1987)
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Joey's Hero 

Captain Jerk, the star of Joey's favorite TV show, chokes on his whistle and is hospitalized. He needs a transfusion, and Nell gladly agrees to allow the hospital to use her blood. However,... See full summary »

Director:

Hal Cooper

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Nell Carter ... Nell Harper
Telma Hopkins ... Addy Wilson
Joey Lawrence ... Joey Donovan
Rosetta LeNoire ... Maybelle 'Mama' Harper
Paul Williams ... Captain Jerk
Jane Daly
James Lashly
John Walter Davis John Walter Davis
Terri Hoyos
Duncan Gamble Duncan Gamble
Sara Ballantine
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Storyline

Captain Jerk, the star of Joey's favorite TV show, chokes on his whistle and is hospitalized. He needs a transfusion, and Nell gladly agrees to allow the hospital to use her blood. However, she is livid when she learns that the Captain is the leader of a white supremacist group. Written by Attmay

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 1987 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

References The Cosby Show (1984) See more »

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