Mama's Family

1986, TV Show


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Vinton and his two children move back hmoe after being evicted, disrupting the "happy" home life of Thelma and her sister, Frank, who threatens to move out. The relationship between Vint and Naomi beings to blossom.

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This episode demonstrates that Mama's Family transcended typical sitcom formulas of the day.

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In this story, Vint hocks Mama's beloved family silver to bail his neer-do-well buddy Claude Cainmaker out of a jail. When Mama learns Vint "stole" from his own family, it is agreed that it is time for him to move out.

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Ellen is horrible embarrasses when the family shows up, uninvited, to her award ceremony at the country club. When Mama gets up to speak on her daughter's behalf, her hilarious routine wins over Ellen's wealthy friends.

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Keck's Exclusives First Look: Mama Meets RuPaul

Vicki Lawrence will make a rare TV appearance as her old Carol Burnett Show/Mama's Family character, Thelma Harper, on Logo's RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race this season, which begins October 22.

"RuPaul knew details of the Burnett Show that even surprised me," says Lawrence, (here pictured with the out-of-drag host). "He's a real aficionado of the show." read more

Keck's Exclusives: Betty White and Marc Cherry Remember Their Golden Girl, Rue McClanahan

While it's hardly unusual for Hollywood actresses to lie about their ages, Rue McClanahan was one of the rare gems who actually feigned being a few years older just to get herself cast as one of the Golden Girls. "Rue told me when she saw that Golden Girls script, she had to be a part of it, even if she had to lie about her age," Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry, who worked as a staff writer on the 1985-92 sitcom about four sexually active Miami seniors, tells TV Guide Magazine.

The Oklahoma native... read more

My Big Fat Mama's Family Wedding

Today’s Video Break: Mama’s FamilyEpisode: "The Wedding (Pt. 1)"Year: 1983Why we love this episode: This episode is just screaming classic goodness. Not only do we have fond memories of Mama and the gang getting wasted on wine the night before Vint and Naomi’s wedding, but this episode features two Golden Girls (Rue McClanahan and Betty White) and Carol Burnett as guest stars. It doesn’t get much better than that!Watch it now! | More online videos read more

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Premiered: September 27, 1986, on Syndicated
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Domestic shenanigans entangle a kooky Midwestern family and its sharp-tongued matriarch. Based on a series of sketches that ran on `The Carol Burnett Show.'



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