Talk:Gimme a Break!
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This bit is quite confusing: "The fifth season saw the passing of the chief (Dolph Sweet had died), and Jonathan became the head of the household. In order to keep the falling ratings from dropping, the producers of Gimme a Break! made several changes after the fifth year. Katie moved to San Francisco; Julie, Jonathan, and their baby, Nell, moved to San José; and Samantha attended college in New Jersey. Addy got a job in New York City, so Nell and Grandpa and Joey came to New York to join her. There, they discovered Joey's irresponsible father, Tim, who showed him his brother, Matthew (played by Matthew Lawrence, Joey's real-life brother), and left them with Nell and Grandpa. Marty (Paul Sand) was their landlord who also owned a Mexican restaurant under the name "Esteban." One of their New York neighbors was a young lady named Maggie O'Brien, played by then up-and-coming comedienne Rosie O'Donnell."
Confusing because it never states which move, took the character out of the show. Since it seems everyone moves somewhere, article needs to say which move wrote them off the show, and which moves were followed by the story. Technically it is possible to figure it out (presumably it is Nell Carter and whoever lives with her who stays in the show) but the way it is worded makes it unclear. Adding to that there is another Nell, a baby, who apparaently moves out of the show. It needs to state upfront who the new regulars are, and state how the other left. I never saw these later episodes so do not think I could pull it off. Asa01 22:13, 11 August 2006 (UTC)
I have added something quite interesting to the information on this page; my 1981 TV Guide Fall Preview lists the youngest child as being a son, Matt - NOT Samantha. I would love to find out more information on this. Cosmo2006
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The following statement was listed as the last sentence under production information-Today, 20th Century Fox Television will be added on the sitcoms of Gimme A Break! I removed the statement because it makes no sense. Also when is today, as stated in the sentence? --BeckiGreen (talk) 19:58, 13 August 2013 (UTC)