227 is an American situation comedy that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, until May 6, 1990. The series stars Marla Gibbs as a sharp-tongued, inner-city resident gossip and housewife, Mary Jenkins. It was produced by Embassy Television from 1985 to 1986 and by Embassy Communications from 1986 until 1988; then ELP Communications through Columbia Pictures Television produced the series in its final two seasons.
|First Air Date||September 14th, 1985|
|Last Air Date||May 6th, 1990|
|Production Companies||Columbia Pictures Television, Embassy Television, Embassy Communications, ELP Communications|
|Number of Seasons||5 Seasons|
|Number of Episodes||116 Episodes|
|Plot Keywords||washington d.c., housewife, middle class, neighbor, apartment, sitcom|