Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Clifton Davis ...  Clifton Curtis 39 episodes, 1974-1975
Theresa Merritt ...  Eloise 'Mama' Curtis 39 episodes, 1974-1975
Ted Lange ...  Junior 39 episodes, 1974-1975
Teddy Wilson ...  Earl Chambers / ... 38 episodes, 1974-1975
Lisle Wilson ...  Leonard Taylor 32 episodes, 1974-1975
Lynne Moody ...  Tracy Curtis Taylor 26 episodes, 1974-1975
Jester Hairston Jester Hairston ...  Wildcat 25 episodes, 1974-1975
DeForest Covan ...  Josh 25 episodes, 1974-1975
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Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants him settled like his sister Tracy and her conservative husband Leonard.

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4 September 1974 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Both Theresa Merritt and Teddy Wilson were the only two cast members of The Furst Family of Washington to make the transition to this reboot and renaming of the series. See more »

Quotes

Earl Chambers: It just goes to show you that you can't judge a man's cover by how many times he's been booked.
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Followed by That's My Mama Now! (1986) See more »

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Title Song
(Season 1)
Composed by Allan Blye, Chris Bearde, Gene Farmer
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Nothing is Too Good for Mama!
17 August 2016 | by SylSee all my reviews

I didn't have the pleasure of seeing this series on television or in syndication. By getting the two seasons on DVD, I was entertained by this lighthearted series. I knew Clifton Davis and Jester Hairston from the eighties sitcom, "Amen." Theresa Merritt who plays Mama Eloise Curtis as a warm loving mother to her adult children, Clifton (played by Clifton Davis) and Tracy (played well first by Lynne Moody and just as well with Joan Pringles in the second season. I will never understand why the network canceled the series. It was mostly because of poor ratings but they aired their last episode on Christmas Eve. Ted Lange (Isaac from the Love Boat) tried to bring it back in syndication in the eighties but not enough stations signed on. I felt this series had plenty of potential. The casting was brilliant but the writing could have been better. Still a barbershop in Washington DC with a terrific cast.


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