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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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In the last episode, Naomi gave birth to a daughter, Tiffany Thelma. See more »

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Thelma 'Mama' Harper: From now on, I'm not gonna give my family anything but hell!
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loved it for being campy
29 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

loved this show...loved vickie lawrence.sure it was odd and campy but that was what made it great..think about it a 35 year old woman with a gray wig padding and support hose riding a motorcycle...guess im not alone either, due to the fact that it was the number 1 syndicated sitcom for most of its running time


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