Cheers: Season 9, Episode 13

Honor Thy Mother (3 Jan. 1991)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Drama
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 70 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Woody, without authorization from Sam or Rebecca, has placed a free drink coupon into a coupon book. Rebecca and Sam hate the idea as it will only attract a gaggle of freeloaders into the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5412 titles
created 10 Dec 2011
 
list image
a list of 1649 titles
created 22 Apr 2013
 
a list of 6901 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Honor Thy Mother (03 Jan 1991)

Honor Thy Mother (03 Jan 1991) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cheers.
« Previous Episode | 207 of 271 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Keene Curtis ...
Oceana Marr ...
Zia
...
...
Angeline
Randy Pelish ...
Sal
Edit

Storyline

Woody, without authorization from Sam or Rebecca, has placed a free drink coupon into a coupon book. Rebecca and Sam hate the idea as it will only attract a gaggle of freeloaders into the bar. The coupons also place a further strain between Sam and John Allen Hill, who tries to use them to his advantage. The bar's troubles are nothing compared to Carla's. Carla's mother, Mama Lozupone, has had the "death" dream. She and Carla are currently on the outs since Carla has not stuck to family tradition that has been handed down for generations. The tradition is that every female in the family has named one of her sons with the given name of her father and the maiden name of her mother, which Carla refuses to do because... even if it would make her Mama happy before she dies. But she has a change of heart, thinking about herself and if her kids didn't do something she wanted while on her deathbed. She asks all of her kids if anyone would be willing to change their name, and Gino comes ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

3 January 1991 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is based on a biblical reference from the Ten Commandments - Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. See more »

Quotes

Carla Tortelli-LeBec: I came because I feel bad things got so ugly between us the last time I was here.
Mama Lozupone: So you've come to say you're sorry.
Carla Tortelli-LeBec: Well, I'm sorry we fought.
Mama Lozupone: Then you're sorry, I accept your apology.
Carla Tortelli-LeBec: Good. I accept your apology.
Mama Lozupone: I didn't say I was sorry.
Carla Tortelli-LeBec: Well, then I'm not sorry either.
Mama Lozupone: Too late. I already accepted your apology.
Carla Tortelli-LeBec: Damn.
See more »

Connections

References The Patty Duke Show (1963) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Honor Thy Mother (#9.13)
20 June 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Carla's mother has a "death dream" which means she should die soon. Carla goes over and her family again has a fight over Carla refusing to follow the tradition of calling one of her sons with the first name of her dad and maiden name of her mom, which in her case would be Benito Mussolini. Turns there never even was a "death dream" and it was just a trick to make Carla do it.

Ah traditions. People often stick to them no matter how harmful and stupid they are. This episode shows very well the harm of such traditions. And we also get to laugh about Carla now having two Madonna's and one MC Hammer among her kids. And Gino even volunteered to be Benito Mussolini.

Also the scene of Frasier telling Carla how all myths about death were nonsense and then got all scared when Lilith came and poked him on the back saying that it is time to go.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Most underrated Cheers episodes?? justinmarshall987
As a Frasier fan, would I like this? Elmorado
What the names might mean. DianneBellmont
First imdb post..I had to! eclipsed-bythe-moon
Last Episode of cheers mindofmatter
The Boys in the Bar stephen-entwistle
Discuss Honor Thy Mother (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?