Mama's in a funk because she met one of her aunts, "who's three days older than God," but has a job. Mama's never worked outside the house in her life, so Vint and Naomi talk her into applying at an employment agency. Sure enough, she actually gets a position at the Raytown Travel Agency as a "mature" receptionist for travel agents, but it doesn't take long for her personality -- and frequent calls from home -- to get her into hot water. Written by
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Do you know how to answer the phone?
Mrs. Thelma 'Mama' Crowley Harper
No. Usually when it rings at my house I run around in a little circle and yell What'll I do? What'll I do? What'll I do?
References The Pinky Lee Show