Mama's Family (1983–1990)

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Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the ... See full summary »

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 Thelma 'Mama' Crowley Harper (130 episodes, 1983-1990)
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 Vinton Harper / ... (130 episodes, 1983-1990)
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 Naomi Oates Harper (125 episodes, 1983-1990)
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 Bubba Higgins (95 episodes, 1986-1990)
Beverly Archer ...
 Iola Lucille Boylen (91 episodes, 1986-1990)
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Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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La mamma è sempre la mamma  »

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Vicki Lawrence written lyrics to the theme song "Bless My Happy Home," though the producers chose to use an instrumental version over the credits instead. See more »

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Iola Lucille Boyland: [to Vint's boss Mr. Carstairs] I'm sure your wife will understand if you just explain it to her.
[Mrs. Carstairs blows the car horn outside]
Iola Lucille Boyland: Or maybe not.
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The quality of this programme is`nt surprising.
12 November 2002 | by (St. Catharines, Canada.) – See all my reviews

Just recently started to watch the reruns of this show and I am wondering how I could have missed the initial airing of it. This is an excellent comedy series which doesn't rely on sexually connotated trash. Sick of the current comedic filth?, then you`ll enjoy this laugh a minute offering, the characters are superbly portrayed and the plots always hilarious.


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