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.
The family believes they are now wealthy since Mama starts to provide the names of winning horses.
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.
Mama refuses to pay her electric bill when she finds a mistake on it, so they turn off her power.
Mama was surprised when she found out that she was entered in the Grandma USA contest.
Naomi decides that she wants a baby.
This laugh-filled episode puts Mama and her down-home brood on Family Fued, one of the most popular TV game shows.
The family learns the news that Fran has died of natural causes. Mama is determined to give her dead sister a "perfect day.":
Mama is trying to save money for Hawaii. She gets lucky when she gets offered a job at the same place that Bubba works.
The Harper family refutes the old expression "there's no such thing as bad publicity."
Lola starts spending all of her free time with a new friend, and Mama seems to be jealous.
Mama shows her coquettish side when she goes on a date with Wood Miller, with whom she had a brief romance before her unhappy marriage to Carl. The family is concerned that the romance might tarnish her reputation.
The second season finds the Harper matriarch meddling and peddling her homespun wisdom to anyone within earshot.
The Tri-State Fair is held in Raytown. The Harpers decide to rent out a room in their house to make some extra money. This leads to chaos between all the house guests.
Mama decides to star a senior citizens' tap-dancing troupe after trying to get Aunt Effie to exercise.
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