Designing Women Season 5
S05 E01Sep 17, 1990
A Blast From the Past Sep 17, 1990 Sugarbaker's is beset by tourists when the building's Civil War foundation puts it on the Tour of Historical Homes, Mary Jo opens her heart to an old friend eager to make good on a marriage pact they once entered into.
S05 E02Sep 24, 1990
Papa Was a Rolling Stone Sep 24, 1990 Charlene aims to make Anthony's 30th birthday a memorable one -- by hiring a private detective to find his long-lost father.
S05 E03Oct 1, 1990
Working Mother Oct 1, 1990 Resentment builds between Charlene and Mary Jo when Charlene wants to take a year off to look after her baby. The decorators cater to the whims of a rich, insufferable 10-year-old client as Mary Jo and Charlene ponder the joys and pitfalls of working mothers.
S05 E04Oct 15, 1990
Miss Trial Oct 15, 1990 Julia's dinner plans with former President Jimmy Carter and his wife are put on hold when her slow-moving jury gets sequestered.
S05 E05Oct 22, 1990
The Bachelor Auction Oct 22, 1990 When organizational confusion leads to Suzanne winning a date with Anthony in a bachelor charity auction, the two reluctantly try to make the best of a very awkward situation.
S05 E06Oct 29, 1990
Charlene Buys a House Oct 29, 1990 As the proud new owner of a grand but ghostly mansion, Charlene hires the decorators to give the place a facelift -- not mentioning that it's haunted.
S05 E07Nov 5, 1990
Old Rebels and Young Models Nov 5, 1990 Charlene's baby, Olivia, auditions for a modeling job, Mary Jo finds one of her former teachers in a nursing home.
S05 E08Nov 12, 1990
Nowhere To Run To Nov 12, 1990 Mary Jo takes up jogging, and inadvertently helps turn Julia into a fitness zealot.
S05 E09Nov 19, 1990
A Class Act Nov 19, 1990 Anthony buys in to become a full partner; new student Charlene fends off an amorous psychology professor.
S05 E10Nov 26, 1990
Keep the Home Fires Burning Nov 26, 1990 With her husband away on a mission, Charlene guiltily draws close to a man in her support group for military spouses who wife is also away. Meanwhile, lottery fever sweeps Sugarbakers.
S05 E11Dec 10, 1990
My Daughter, Myself Dec 10, 1990 Mary Jo forbids her nearly 18-year-old daughter to date a 34-year-old, then dates him herself, Julia is forced to crash the men's room at a football stadium.
S05 E12Dec 17, 1990
And Now, Here's Bernice Dec 17, 1990 After Bernice gets a local public-access cable TV show, Mary Jo has her heart broken by a client and decides that Bernice's show is the ideal arena to air her views on men.
S05 E13Jan 7, 1991
Pearls of Wisdom Jan 7, 1991 Mary Jo borrows and loses a string of pearls flaunted by Suzanne, subbing as a lifestyles reporter for local TV news. Meanwhile, a recurring dream about Julia upsets Anthony.
S05 E14Jan 14, 1991
High Noon in a Laundry Room Jan 14, 1991 Anthony, concerned with his masculinity after working with the women so long, tries standing up to his bullying neighbor, and is further humiliated when the women come to his rescue.
S05 E15Jan 28, 1991
How Long Has This Been Going On? Jan 28, 1991 Everyone at Sugarbakers is baffled to discover that sensible Julia has covertly been singing evenings at a nightclub, Anthony tries to muster the nerve to ask out a girl who works at the bookstore.
S05 E16Feb 4, 1991
The Emperor's New Nose Feb 4, 1991 Bernice gets an extraordinarily bad eye tuck and rhinoplasty from a plastic surgeon whose work leaves something to be desired.
S05 E17Feb 11, 1991
Maybe, Baby Feb 11, 1991 Mary Jo, wanting a baby, turns to her friend and former beau; Suzanne takes up smoking as a way to diet.
S05 E18Feb 25, 1991
This is Art? Feb 25, 1991 Amateur painter Julia inadvertently becomes the darling of Atlanta's art scene when someone tries to buy her handbag while she's attending a gallery opening; Suzanne inadvertently glues her lips shut.
S05 E19Mar 4, 1991
Blame it on New Orleans Mar 4, 1991 When the gang attends a convention in intoxicating New Orleans, Mary Jo unwittingly sleeps with a married man.
S05 E20Mar 18, 1991
I'll See You in Court Mar 18, 1991 Mary Jo runs across the man who mugged her the year before, but faces horrendous judicial red tape to bring him to trial.
S05 E21Apr 8, 1991
The Big Circle Apr 8, 1991 Julia tries coping with her boyfriend Reese's death by looking after Randa Oliver, the supremely spoiled child of a client couple on an extended vacation.
S05 E22Apr 29, 1991
Friends and Husbands Apr 29, 1991 Charlene, readjusting to married life upon Bill's return from the Middle East, quits her and Mary Jo's children's-book project.
S05 E23May 6, 1991
Fore! May 6, 1991 Suzanne is jealous when Anthony is invited to be the first black (i.e., token) in the previously all-white Beaumont Country Club.
S05 E24May 13, 1991
The Pride of Sugarbakers May 13, 1991 Mary Jo and Julia demonstrate different coaching styles when their firm sponsors a Little League team.