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.
This episode demonstrates that Mama's Family transcended typical sitcom formulas of the day.
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.
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 is attracted to her night school teacher, but it not sure how to get his attention.
Vint learns that he is going to lose his job, but Mama sets out to help save it.
Vint and Naomi decide to start a business selling bottles once they read how much it costs to raise a child.
Vint wins a Mother's Day dinner for two.
Eunice is transformed by a positive-thinking tape and becomes so overly sunny and upbeat that she drives the family to distraction. Her nonstop optimism is put to the test when she is cast in a bit part at the Pepper Pot Playhouse.
The advice column Fran has been assigned to write is taken over by the commonsense and wisdom that she gets from Mama.
Vint has been invited to join the Mystical Order or Covra, a local men's club.
A psychic give the Harper's all of their readings.
Mama is trying to save money for Hawaii. She gets lucky when she gets offered a job at the same place that Bubba works.
After Aunt Effie falls off the roof, Mama brings her to the house to aid her in recovery.
The police are out arresting people at a rally for the homeless, and Mama is accidentally arrested too.
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