Brownie - The never seen but mentioned
dog of Mary Jo Shively (Annie Potts), a divorced mother who worked
for an Atlanta, Georgia design firm on the situation comedy
On episode No. 154 "Oh Dog, Poor Dog"
Mary Jo struggles with the idea of killing her aging dog Brownie to
put him out his misery. After much thought, Mary Jo decides to put
her dog to sleep. Consequently, Mary Jo grieves for three days over
On the humorous side, Mary Jo's old, eccentric friend,
Bernice (Alice Ghostley) overhears Mary Jo and Julia Sugarbaker (Dixie
Carter) talking about killing Brownie. Thinking they were discussing
her, Bernice frantically barricades herself inside the storeroom.
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