Gimme a Break!

Premiered Date
October 29, 1981
Genre
Comedy
Network
NBC
47
Joey Lawrence

as Joey Donovan

56
Lara Jill Miller

as Samantha "Sam" Kanisky

1948-2003
Nell Carter

as Nellie Ruth "Nell" Harper

1920-1985
Dolph Sweet

as Police Chief Carl "Chief" Kanisky

62
Kari Michaelsen

as Kathleen "Katie" Kanisky

58
Lauri Hendler

as Julie Kanisky Maxwell

1905-1991
John Hoyt

as Stanley "Grandpa" Kanisky

About Gimme a Break!

About

Television sitcom about a no-nonsense housekeeper and surrogate mother for the police chief's children. The series was created for television by Mort Lachman and Sy Rosen.

Trivia

The series ran for a total of 137 episodes over the course of its 6 year run. The show can be streamed in its entirety on the Tubi platform.