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Season 03, Episode 01 Reservations for 12, Plus Ursula

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Nov 14, 1988
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Reservations for 12, Plus Ursula Nov 14, 1988 A voluptuous maid disrupts a romantic Thanksgiving at the beach.

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Season 03, Episode 02 The Candidate

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Nov 21, 1988
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The Candidate Nov 21, 1988 Julia runs for a seat on the local board of commissioners, but her outspokenness may cost her the election.

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Season 03, Episode 03 E.P. Phone Home

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Nov 28, 1988
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E.P. Phone Home Nov 28, 1988 While touring Graceland on VIP tickets, Julia is touched when a truck driver tells how the King influenced his life.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Getting Married and Eating Dirt

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Dec 5, 1988
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Getting Married and Eating Dirt Dec 5, 1988 Bernice asks the ladies to be her wedding attendants when she receives a marriage proposal from a TV pitchman -- who habitually proposes to every woman he meets.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Big Haas and Little Falsie

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Dec 12, 1988
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Big Haas and Little Falsie Dec 12, 1988 Mary-Jo contemplates breast enlargement after receiving an inheritance from her uncle Dude stipulating that she must spend it on something frivolous.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Hard Hats and Lovers

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Dec 19, 1988
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Hard Hats and Lovers Dec 19, 1988 Suzanne convinces Charlene that Bill should date more before they get serious, and the ladies plan revenge on a bunch of sexist hardhats working across the street.

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Season 03, Episode 07 But They're Really Great Curtains

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Jan 2, 1989
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But They're Really Great Curtains Jan 2, 1989 Striking laborers from a textile factory besiege the company, and the Sugarbakers women come to respect them for surviving their terrible working conditions.

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Season 03, Episode 08 The Wilderness Experience

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Jan 9, 1989
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The Wilderness Experience Jan 9, 1989 The women embark on a wilderness survival course designed to build leadership -- but it's first-time camper Bernice who ultimately takes command.

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Season 03, Episode 09 Tyrone

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Jan 16, 1989
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Tyrone Jan 16, 1989 Acting as surrogate brother a troubled youth, Anthony remembers his own painful childhood, and when Julia puts her trust in Anthony's juvenile charge, it only gets her photo on the evening news.

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Season 03, Episode 10 Mr. Bailey

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Jan 23, 1989
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Mr. Bailey Jan 23, 1989 The designers are determined that a recently deceased client's last wish be honored -- to leave her millions (and the ladies' prepaid services) to her cat.

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Season 03, Episode 11 The Naked Truth

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Feb 13, 1989
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The Naked Truth Feb 13, 1989 Mary Jo, Charlene and Anthony feign nonchalance at a nudist colony, the Sugarbakers' nieces visit.

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Season 03, Episode 12 The Junies

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Feb 20, 1989
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The Junies Feb 20, 1989 Charlene becomes a part-time saleswoman for ""Lady Jun"" cleaning products, and when she repeatedly succumbs to psychological pressure from her friend Libby despite her stated intention to quit, Julia determines to rescue her from this ""cult"" -- and winds up taking on Lady Jun herself. Meanwhile, Anthony receives an unusual nomination from his junior college -- as homecoming queen -- and gets unexpected support from Suzanne.

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Season 03, Episode 13 One Sees, the Other Doesn't

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Feb 27, 1989
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One Sees, the Other Doesn't Feb 27, 1989 Suzanne didn't spend one week and $2,000 at a spa to be asked out by a blind client who can't appreciate her radiance -- especially since she finds it difficult to believe that he is attracted by her personality.

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Season 03, Episode 14 Odell

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Mar 6, 1989
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Odell Mar 6, 1989 Sugarbakers becomes the site of a Southern family feud after Charlene's brother arrives and announces he is marrying the daughter of a longtime family rival, Anthony partners Bernice in a dance contest.

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Season 03, Episode 15 Full Moon

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Mar 13, 1989
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Full Moon Mar 13, 1989 A full moon coincides with strange occurrences, including Mary Jo's sudden conviction that Claudia and her boyfriend are up to no good.

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Season 03, Episode 16 Ms. Meal Ticket

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Mar 20, 1989
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Ms. Meal Ticket Mar 20, 1989 Mary-Jo overreacts to J.D.'s losing his job and moving in with her, but a psychic helps her sort out her feelings.

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Season 03, Episode 17 The Engagement

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Mar 27, 1989
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The Engagement Mar 27, 1989 Charlene, now happily engaged, dreads meeting Bill's intimidating mother and aunt, Mary Jo gives the dating game another try, with a much younger man.

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Season 03, Episode 18 Come On and Marry Me, Bill

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Apr 10, 1989
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Come On and Marry Me, Bill Apr 10, 1989 Charlene's wedding is in jeopardy when she finds Bill handcuffed to a scantily clad dancer after his stag party.

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Season 03, Episode 19 The Women of Atlanta

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May 1, 1989
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The Women of Atlanta May 1, 1989 A photographer shooting a magazine spread on the women of Atlanta asks the decorators to participate, but they become suspicious when he keeps encouraging sexier poses.

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Season 03, Episode 20 Stand and Fight

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May 8, 1989
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Stand and Fight May 8, 1989 When Mary Jo is mugged, the Sugarbaker women take a self-defense course.

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Season 03, Episode 21 The Last Humorously-Dressed Bellboy in America

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May 15, 1989
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The Last Humorously-Dressed Bellboy in America May 15, 1989 When she discovers him working as a bellboy/pianist, the accountant who absconded with her life savings offers Suzanne a deal.

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Season 03, Episode 22 Julia Drives Over the First Amendment

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May 22, 1989
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Julia Drives Over the First Amendment May 22, 1989 A nearby newsstand selling pornography offends Julia, to the point where she drives her car straight through it, and pits her against an equally determined publisher in the ensuing court battle.

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