Designing Women Season 3
S03 E01Nov 14, 1988
Reservations for 12, Plus Ursula Nov 14, 1988 A voluptuous maid disrupts a romantic Thanksgiving at the beach.
S03 E02Nov 21, 1988
The Candidate Nov 21, 1988 Julia runs for a seat on the local board of commissioners, but her outspokenness may cost her the election.
S03 E03Nov 28, 1988
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.
S03 E04Dec 5, 1988
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.
S03 E05Dec 12, 1988
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.
S03 E06Dec 19, 1988
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.
S03 E07Jan 2, 1989
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.
S03 E08Jan 9, 1989
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.
S03 E09Jan 16, 1989
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.
S03 E10Jan 23, 1989
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.
S03 E11Feb 13, 1989
The Naked Truth Feb 13, 1989 Mary Jo, Charlene and Anthony feign nonchalance at a nudist colony, the Sugarbakers' nieces visit.
S03 E12Feb 20, 1989
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.
S03 E13Feb 27, 1989
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.
S03 E14Mar 6, 1989
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.
S03 E15Mar 13, 1989
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.
S03 E16Mar 20, 1989
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.
S03 E17Mar 27, 1989
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.
S03 E18Apr 10, 1989
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.
S03 E19May 1, 1989
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.
S03 E20May 8, 1989
Stand and Fight May 8, 1989 When Mary Jo is mugged, the Sugarbaker women take a self-defense course.
S03 E21May 15, 1989
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.
S03 E22May 22, 1989
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.