Episodes: 163 (half-hour)
TV show dates: September 29, 1986 — May 24, 1993
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Meschach Taylor, Jean Smart, Delta Burke, Alice Ghostley, Jan Hooks, and Judith Ivey.
TV show description:
This sitcom is centered around interior decorating company Sugarbaker Designs in Atlanta, Georgia.
The business is owned and operated by four women; liberal manager Julia Sugarbaker (Dixie Carter), her self-centered sister Suzanne Sugarbaker (Delta Burke), outspoken designer Mary Jo Shively (Annie Potts), and ditsy office manager Charlene Frazier Stillfield (Jean Smart). They are assisted by former inmate Anthony Bouvier (Meshach Taylor).
In later seasons, other characters joined in like Bernice Clifton (Alice Ghostley), Allison Sugarbaker (Julia Duffy), Carlene Dobber (Jan Hooks), and Bonnie Jean “B.J.” Poteet (Judith Ivey).