This well-received series was a drama-comedy about an immigrant family living in 1910s San Francisco.
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1957   1956   1955   1954   … See all »
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »
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 Mama / ... (12 episodes, 1949-1957)
Judson Laire ...
 Papa / ... (10 episodes, 1949-1957)
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 Nels Hansen / ... (9 episodes, 1949-1956)
Rosemary Rice ...
 Katrin / ... (8 episodes, 1949-1957)
Robin Morgan ...
 Dagmar / ... (7 episodes, 1949-1956)
Ruth Gates ...
 Aunt Jenny (6 episodes, 1949-1954)
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 T.R. Ryan (5 episodes, 1949-1957)
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This well-received series was a drama-comedy about an immigrant family living in 1910s San Francisco.

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Comedy | Family | Drama

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1 July 1949 (USA)  »

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I Remember Mama  »

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1.33 : 1
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First telecast 1 July 1949. The last episode supposedly aired on 27 July 1956, but public demand brought it back for a brief period in 1957. Shown on CBS Friday nights 8:00-8:30. This was the first TV series to be brought back due to viewer demand after cancellation. See more »

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Katrin Hansen: This old album makes me remember so many things in the past. San Francisco and the house on Steiner Street where I was born. It brings back memories of my cousins, aunts, and uncles; all the boys and girls I grew up with. And I remember my family as we were then. My brother Nels, my little sister Dagmar, and of course, Papa. But most of all when I look back to those days so long ago, most of all, I remember Mama.
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Version of ITV Play of the Week: I Remember Mama (1961) See more »

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This Brings Much Nostalgia
8 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the first television shows I remember watching as a young kid and was a big reason when I started collecting films that "I Remember Mama" starring Irene Dunne was so special to me.

Peggy Wood may not be Irene Dunne but I do remember her fondly as the lead character in here. My feelings on this show are exactly the same as those written here by "DVD- TCMjunkie." I couldn't express any differently that this reviewer did. I, too, would give anything to see these old episodes again, especially since I have seen the movie a dozen times and read the book, "Mama's Bank Account."

It would be interesting to see how these actors played all the roles. Being that is was a well-received, wholesome TV show, I wouldn't have any qualms how they would handle the various characters.

As you can see reading the full cast, some famous actors contributed to this TV show. This is heartwarming, tender, wonderful family drama in the early years of television. Boy, I almost get tears in my eyes thinking about this. I hope that doesn't sound too corny.


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