Designing Women

Designing Women (1986)

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  • Genre: Comedy
  • Creator: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason
  • First Air Date: 1986-09-29
  • Last Air Date: 1993-05-24
  • Total Seasons: 7
  • Total Episodes: 163
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 30 min.
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures Television
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: CBS
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Julia Sugarbaker, Mary Jo Shively, Charlene Frazier-Stillfield and Suzanne Sugarbaker are associates at their design firm, Sugarbaker and Associates. Julia is the owner and is very outspoken and strong-willed. Mary Jo is a divorced single-parent whom is just as strong-willed as Julia, but isn't as self-confident. Charlene is the naive and trusting farm girl from Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Suzanne is the self-centered ex-beauty queen whom has a number of wealthy ex-husbands.

  • Keywords: atlanta, career woman, sitcom, interior design, workplace comedy, atlanta, georgia
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    Designing Women Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 2003-07-28
    2 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1986-09-29
    22 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1987-09-14
    22 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1988-11-14
    22 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1989-09-18
    28 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 1990-09-17
    24 Episodes

    Season 6

    First Air Date: 1991-09-16
    23 Episodes

    Season 7

    First Air Date: 1992-09-25
    22 Episodes

    Designing Women Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Designing Women30 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Beauty Contest30 min
    Season 1Episode 3A Big Affair30 min
    Season 1Episode 4Julia's Son30 min
    Season 1Episode 5Mary Jo's First Date30 min
    Season 1Episode 6Design House30 min
    Season 1Episode 7Perky's Visit30 min
    Season 1Episode 8I Do, I Don't30 min
    Season 1Episode 9The IT Men30 min
    Season 1Episode 10The Slumber Party30 min
    Season 1Episode 11New Year's Daze30 min
    Season 1Episode 12Old Spouses Never Die (1)30 min
    Season 1Episode 13Old Spouses Never Die (2)30 min
    Season 1Episode 14Monette30 min
    Season 1Episode 15And Justice for Paul30 min
    Season 1Episode 16Reese's Friend30 min
    Season 1Episode 17Nashville Bound30 min
    Season 1Episode 18Oh, Suzannah30 min
    Season 1Episode 19Mary Jo's Dad Dates Charlene30 min
    Season 1Episode 20Seams from a Marriage30 min
    Season 1Episode 21Grand Slam, Thank You Ma'am30 min
    Season 1Episode 22Bachelor Suite30 min
    Season 2Episode 1101 Ways to Decorate a Gas Station30 min
    Season 2Episode 2Ted Remarries (Ted and Tammy)30 min
    Season 2Episode 3Anthony, Jr.30 min
    Season 2Episode 4Killing All the Right People30 min
    Season 2Episode 5Half an Air Bubble Off30 min
    Season 2Episode 6Dash Goff, the Writer30 min
    Season 2Episode 7Heart Attacks30 min
    Season 2Episode 8Cruising30 min
    Season 2Episode 9I'll Be Seeing You30 min
    Season 2Episode 10Stranded30 min
    Season 2Episode 11Howard the Date30 min
    Season 2Episode 12I'll Be Home for Christmas30 min
    Season 2Episode 13Great Expectations30 min
    Season 2Episode 14Second Time Around30 min
    Season 2Episode 15Oh, Brother30 min
    Season 2Episode 16There's Some Black People Coming to Dinner30 min
    Season 2Episode 17The Return of Ray Don30 min
    Season 2Episode 18High Rollers30 min
    Season 2Episode 19The Incredibly Elite Bona Fide Blue-Blood Beaumont Driving Club30 min
    Season 2Episode 20How Great Thou Art30 min
    Season 2Episode 21Ted-Bare30 min
    Season 2Episode 22Reservations for Eight30 min
    Season 3Episode 1Reservations for 12, Plus Ursula30 min
    Season 3Episode 2The Candidate30 min
    Season 3Episode 3E.P. Phone Home30 min
    Season 3Episode 4Getting Married and Eating Dirt30 min
    Season 3Episode 5Big Haas and Little Falsie30 min
    Season 3Episode 6Hard Hats and Lovers30 min
    Season 3Episode 7But They're Really Great Curtains30 min
    Season 3Episode 8The Wilderness Experience30 min
    Season 3Episode 9Tyrone30 min
    Season 3Episode 10Mr. Bailey30 min
    Season 3Episode 11The Naked Truth30 min
    Season 3Episode 12The Junies30 min
    Season 3Episode 13One Sees, the Other Doesn't30 min
    Season 3Episode 14Odell30 min
    Season 3Episode 15Full Moon30 min
    Season 3Episode 16Ms. Meal Ticket30 min
    Season 3Episode 17The Engagement30 min
    Season 3Episode 18Come On and Marry Me, Bill30 min
    Season 3Episode 19The Women of Atlanta30 min
    Season 3Episode 20Stand and Fight30 min
    Season 3Episode 21The Last Humorously-Dressed Bellboy in America30 min
    Season 3Episode 22Julia Drives Over the First Amendment30 min
    Season 4Episode 1The Proxy Pig30 min
    Season 4Episode 2One Night with You30 min
    Season 4Episode 3There She Is30 min
    Season 4Episode 4Nightmare from Hee Haw30 min
    Season 4Episode 5The Girlfriend30 min
    Season 4Episode 6The Rowdy Girls30 min
    Season 4Episode 7Bernice's Sanity Hearing30 min
    Season 4Episode 8Julia Gets Her Head Stuck in a Fence30 min
    Season 4Episode 9Julia and Suzanne's Big Adventure30 min
    Season 4Episode 10Manhunt30 min
    Season 4Episode 11They Shoot Fat Women, Don't They?30 min
    Season 4Episode 12You Got to Have Friends30 min
    Season 4Episode 13The First Day of the Last Decade of the Entire Twentieth Century: Part 130 min
    Season 4Episode 14The First Day of the Last Decade of the Entire Twentieth Century: Part 230 min
    Season 4Episode 15The Mistress30 min
    Season 4Episode 16The Fur Flies30 min
    Season 4Episode 17Oh, What a Feeling30 min
    Season 4Episode 18Anthony and Vanessa30 min
    Season 4Episode 19Payne Grows Up30 min
    Season 4Episode 20Tornado Watch30 min
    Season 4Episode 21Tough Enough30 min
    Season 4Episode 22It's a Wonderful Life30 min
    Season 4Episode 23Suzanne Goes Looking for a Friend30 min
    Season 4Episode 24Foreign Affairs30 min
    Season 4Episode 25Have Faith30 min
    Season 4Episode 26Their Finest Hour60 min
    Season 4Episode 27Anthony's Graduation30 min
    Season 4Episode 28La Place sans Souci30 min
    Season 5Episode 1A Blast from the Past30 min
    Season 5Episode 2Papa Was a Rolling Stone30 min
    Season 5Episode 3Working Mother30 min
    Season 5Episode 4Miss Trial30 min
    Season 5Episode 5The Bachelor Auction30 min
    Season 5Episode 6Charlene Buys a House30 min
    Season 5Episode 7Old Rebels and Young Models30 min
    Season 5Episode 8Nowhere to Run To30 min
    Season 5Episode 9A Class Act30 min
    Season 5Episode 10Keep the Home Fires Burning30 min
    Season 5Episode 11My Daughter, Myself30 min
    Season 5Episode 12And Now, Here's Bernice30 min
    Season 5Episode 13Pearls of Wisdom30 min
    Season 5Episode 14High Noon in a Laundry Room30 min
    Season 5Episode 15How Long Has This Been Going On?30 min
    Season 5Episode 16The Emperor's New Nose30 min
    Season 5Episode 17Maybe, Baby30 min
    Season 5Episode 18This is Art?30 min
    Season 5Episode 19Blame It on New Orleans30 min
    Season 5Episode 20I'll See You in Court30 min
    Season 5Episode 21The Big Circle30 min
    Season 5Episode 22Friends and Husbands30 min
    Season 5Episode 23Fore!30 min
    Season 5Episode 24The Pride of Sugarbakers30 min
    Season 6Episode 1The Big Desk (1)30 min
    Season 6Episode 2The Big Desk (2)30 min
    Season 6Episode 3A Toe in the Water30 min
    Season 6Episode 4Dwayne's World30 min
    Season 6Episode 5Marriage Most Foul30 min
    Season 6Episode 6Picking a Winner30 min
    Season 6Episode 7Last Tango in Atlanta30 min
    Season 6Episode 8The Strange Case of Clarence and Anita30 min
    Season 6Episode 9Just Say Doe30 min
    Season 6Episode 10Rusty and Julia, Sittin' in a Tree30 min
    Season 6Episode 11Julia and Mary Jo Get Stuck Under a Bed30 min
    Season 6Episode 12Real, Scary Men30 min
    Season 6Episode 13Tales Out of School30 min
    Season 6Episode 14Driving My Mama Back Home30 min
    Season 6Episode 15Payne Comes Home30 min
    Season 6Episode 16Carlene's Apartment30 min
    Season 6Episode 17Mamed30 min
    Season 6Episode 18A Scene from a Mall30 min
    Season 6Episode 19All About Odes to Atlanta30 min
    Season 6Episode 20I Enjoy Being a Girl30 min
    Season 6Episode 21L.A. Story30 min
    Season 6Episode 22A Little Night Music30 min
    Season 6Episode 23Shades of Vanessa30 min
    Season 7Episode 1Of Human Bondage30 min
    Season 7Episode 2Sex and the Single Woman30 min
    Season 7Episode 3Mary Jo vs. the Terminator30 min
    Season 7Episode 4On the Road Again30 min
    Season 7Episode 5Screaming Passages30 min
    Season 7Episode 6Viva Las Vegas (1)30 min
    Season 7Episode 7Fools Rush In (2)30 min
    Season 7Episode 8Love Letters30 min
    Season 7Episode 9The Vision Thing30 min
    Season 7Episode 10Trial and Error30 min
    Season 7Episode 11Too Dumb to Date30 min
    Season 7Episode 12The Odyssey30 min
    Season 7Episode 13Oh Dog, Poor Dog30 min
    Season 7Episode 14Wedding Redux30 min
    Season 7Episode 15Nude Julia, New York Morning30 min
    Season 7Episode 16Sex, Lies and Bad Hair Days30 min
    Season 7Episode 17Shovel Off to Buffalo30 min
    Season 7Episode 18It's Not So Easy Being Green30 min
    Season 7Episode 19The Woman Who Came to Sugarbakers30 min
    Season 7Episode 20The Lying Game30 min
    Season 7Episode 21Gone with a Whim (1)30 min
    Season 7Episode 22Gone with a Whim (2)30 min
    • Dixie Carter

      as Julia Sugarbaker
    • Annie Potts

      as Mary Jo Shively
    • Jan Hooks

      as Carlene Frazier Dobber
    • Judith Ivey

      as Bonnie Jean "B.J." Poteet
    • Meshach Taylor

      as Anthony Bouvier
    Production Pamela Norris Producer
    Production Douglas Jackson Producer
    Production David Trainer Producer
    Production Tommy Thompson Producer
    Production Linda Bloodworth-Thomason Executive Producer
    Production Harry Thomason Executive Producer