Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1980–1982)

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Country music-variety series starring country superstar Barbara Mandrell and her sisters, Louise and Irlene.

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1982   1981   1980  
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »
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 Herself - Host (35 episodes, 1980-1982)
Louise Mandrell ...
 Herself - Host / ... (35 episodes, 1980-1982)
Irlene Mandrell ...
 Herself - Host (35 episodes, 1980-1982)
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Country music superstar Barbara Mandrell hosted this Sid and Marty Krofft-produced music-variety series with her younger sisters, Louise and Irelene. Also helping out was Truck Shackley & the Texas Critters, a group of Krofft puppets that included five musicians and a dog. While most of the show's material centered on comedy sketches (including a regular play depicting the sisters' youths), the meat of the show remained rooted in country music. Each week, a well-established country star (e.g., Dolly Parton, Larry Gatlin, Charley Pride, the Statler Brothers and Marty Robbins) and an up-and-coming act of the era (including later superstar acts Alabama, Ricky Skaggs and Steve Wariner) made appearances, playing their biggest and current hits. The show played off the success of Barbara Mandrell's fast-exploding country career, which included sell-out concerts and a string of No. 1 hits (most notably, "Sleeping Single in a Double Bed" and "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool"); in fact, ... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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The show got very good ratings during its entire two year run. The only reason it went off the air was because star Barbara Mandrell was suffering from exhaustion. See more »

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Dolly Parton: [Barbara is dressed as Dolly Parton when the real Dolly enters] What have you got in there... your sisters?
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Featured in I Love the 80's 3-D: 1981 (2005) See more »

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Great Family Show!
8 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show was one of the best things about Saturday nights when I was a kid. I used to love the kraft puppets. we looked forward to Sat at 7:pm at our house. Mandrell was a big star, that led to other big stars doing her show.

I was just thinking about the night before the 1981 Super Bowl I was staying with my grandparents in rural Kansas and we watched the show and laughed and had a great time.. some people may have thought the show was corny. but when you are a kid you do not care. you just like TV. The shows's humor was vary much family based. It centered around Mandrell and her two sisters.


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