Gimme a Marathon!

(Above source: YouTube video)

Antenna TV will show a Gimme a Break! marathon this Sunday, April 14, from 5 am to 10 pm ET.

The over-the-air network will run a total of 32 episodes.

The sitcom stars Nell Carter as Nell Harper, who is hired by police chief Carl Kanisky (Dolph Sweet) to manage his home and children following the death of his wife. Carter soon becomes a surrogate mother to Kanisky’s kids and a buffer between them and their father.

The marathon, promoted as “Gimme a Spring Break,” will feature guest appearances by Rosie O’Donnell, Sammy Davis Jr., Andy Gibb, the Pointer Sisters, Pat Sajak, Vanna White and Tony Randall.

The series originally aired 137 episodes over six seasons (1981-1987) on NBC.

Gimme a Break! regularly airs weekdays at 5:30 pm ET on Antenna TV.

You can watch Antenna TV for free with an antenna hooked up to your TV set. Visit Antenna TV’s Channel Finder to find your local station.

You can also find many episodes to stream for free on YouTube.

Below is one from the first season:

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