Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants ... See full summary »
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 Eloise 'Mama' Curtis 39 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Earl Chambers / ... 38 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Leonard Taylor 32 episodes, 1974-1975
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 Tracy Curtis Taylor 26 episodes, 1974-1975
Jester Hairston ...
DeForest Covan ...
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Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants him settled like his sister Tracy and her conservative husband Leonard.

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"That's My Mama" was among the first batch of shows produced by Columbia Pictures Television in 1974 after they changed their name from Screen Gems. A shortened version of the Screen Gems "S from Hell" jingle by Eric Siday was heard over the new logo (nicknamed "The Pretzel" from the way the C,P, and T in the logo melded together); two years later that was replaced by the Columbia Pictures Television "Sunburst" logo, with a more pleasant synthesizer jingle composed by Suzanne Cianni. See more »

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Earl Chambers: It just goes to show you that you can't judge a man's cover by how many times he's been booked.
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Referenced in Coming to America (1988) See more »

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Composed by Allan Blye, Chris Bearde, Gene Farmer
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Another Short Lived Black Sitcom
6 August 2004 | by (Portsmouth, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This show was so crazy back in the day! Theresa Merritt was so funny. And Theodore Wilson was almost as funny as he was playing "Sweet Daddy" on Good Times. Clifton Davis and Jester Hairston were on this show together way before they were Amen together. And it was so cool to see Ted Lange playing Junior. Every episode, Junior would say "Oooooooooooooooooooooo! Wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!" I didn't like the fact that they had two different guys playing the role of Clifton Davis' brother in law in the show. I used to look forward to watching this show every evening when I was in the 4th grade. This was another great black sitcom that they stopped showing reruns of.


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