Season 3 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 22
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 22
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Designing Women Season 3 (1988-1989)
|3x01 Reservations for 12, Plus Ursula |
A voluptuous maid disrupts a romantic Thanksgiving at the beach.
|Nov. 14, 1988|
|3x02 The Candidate |
Julia runs for a seat on the local board of commissioners, but her outspokenness may cost her the election.
|Nov. 21, 1988|
|3x03 E.P. Phone Home |
While touring Graceland on VIP tickets, Julia is touched when a truck driver tells how the King influenced his life.
|Nov. 28, 1988|
|3x04 Getting Married and Eating Dirt |
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.
|Dec. 05, 1988|
|3x05 Big Haas and Little Falsie |
Mary-Jo contemplates breast enlargement after receiving an inheritance from her uncle Dude stipulating that she must spend it on something frivolous.
|Dec. 12, 1988|
|3x06 Hard Hats and Lovers |
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.
|Dec. 19, 1988|
|3x07 Curtains |
Striking laborers from a textile factory besiege the company, and the Sugarbakers women come to respect them for surviving their terrible working conditions.
|Jan. 02, 1989|
|3x08 The Wilderness Experience |
The women embark on a wilderness survival course designed to build leadership -- but it's first-time camper Bernice who ultimately takes command.
|Jan. 09, 1989|
|3x09 Tyrone |
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 ...
|Jan. 16, 1989|
|3x10 Mr. Bailey |
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.
|Jan. 23, 1989|
|3x11 The Naked Truth |
Mary Jo, Charlene and Anthony feign nonchalance at a nudist colony, the Sugarbakers' nieces visit.
|Feb. 13, 1989|
|3x12 The Junies |
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 ...
|Feb. 20, 1989|
|3x13 One Sees, the Other Doesn't |
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 ...
|Feb. 27, 1989|
|3x14 Odell |
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 ...
|Mar. 06, 1989|
|3x15 Full Moon |
A full moon coincides with strange occurrences, including Mary Jo's sudden conviction that Claudia and her boyfriend are up to no good.
|Mar. 13, 1989|
|3x16 Ms. Meal Ticket |
Mary-Jo overreacts to J.D.'s losing his job and moving in with her, but a psychic helps her sort out her feelings.
|Mar. 20, 1989|
|3x17 The Engagement |
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.
|Mar. 27, 1989|
|3x18 Come On and Marry Me, Bill |
Charlene's wedding is in jeopardy when she finds Bill handcuffed to a scantily clad dancer after his stag party.
|Apr. 10, 1989|
|3x19 The Women of Atlanta |
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.
|May. 01, 1989|
|3x20 Stand and Fight |
When Mary Jo is mugged, the Sugarbaker women take a self-defense course.
|May. 08, 1989|
|3x21 The Last Humorously-Dressed Bellboy in America |
When she discovers him working as a bellboy/pianist, the accountant who absconded with her life savings offers Suzanne a deal.
|May. 15, 1989|
|3x22 Julia Drives Over the First Amendment |
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 ...
|May. 22, 1989|
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Season 3 Characters
Season 3 Videos[none added]
Season 3 Quotes
|Season 3 / Episode 8: - The Wilderness Experience|
Julia: Suzanne, Bernice has put out 1200 non-refundable dollars, we have all just sat through a 4 hour lecture. Now I don't want to go anymore than you do, but I'm telling you, I have rolled my sleeping bag, I have backed my pack and I have filled my canteen.
|Season 3 / Episode 13: - One Sees, the Other Doesn't|
Anthony Bouvier: I know you can be selfish sometimes. A tiny bit vain, petty...
Suzanne Sugarbaker: Anthony, there better be a 'but' coming up around now. I'm starting to feel that these honest, heart felt talks are just highly overrated.
Season 3 Trivia
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