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
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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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In 1987, a pilot for a syndicated revival series called That's My Mama Now! (1986) starring Ted Lange was produced but it was not picked up. 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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Followed by That's My Mama Now! (1986) See more »

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That's My Mama
(Season 2)
Music and Lyrics by Lamont Dozier
Sung by Lamont Dozier
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I got to report it!
28 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

Ted Lange was extremely funny on this show. His catch phrase was long excellent: "I got it, I got it, and I got to report it!" I wish Ted were given more opportunities to show his great abilities to go over the top. I just checked online and there are no references to his catch phrase on the Internet! I'm going to change that and post it somewhere, because this must live on. I think that if more people knew about Ted's abilities then he would have been one of the very top stars of the 1970s...instead, he made it as a major figure -- and I should at least be grateful for that. I wish Ted's catch phrase were as popular as his pointing with index fingers.


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