Nell Carter as Nell Harper in 'Gimme a Break!'

She could boogie, spar with best friend Addy, and still find time to put the moves on a cute guy and put supper on the table for the chief of police and his kids. She even adopted little Joey Lawrence before adoption was all the rage in Hollywood. That Nell Harper was ahead of her time on "Gimme a Break!" She was a big girl with a big heart and for that she will be forever sexy in syndication.
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