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"That's My Mama" was among the first batch of shows produced by Columbia Pictures Television in 1974 after they changed their name from Screen Gems. A shortened version of the Screen Gems "S from Hell" jingle by Eric Siday was heard over the new logo (nicknamed "The Pretzel" from the way the C,P, and T in the logo melded together); two years later that was replaced by the Columbia Pictures Television "Sunburst" logo, with a more pleasant synthesizer jingle composed by Suzanne Cianni. See more »
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Clifton Davis coped quite well as the straight man son in this all-black comedy show. He was let down by Theresa Merritt, who was always weak in the title role of Mama. Ted Lange provided some comic relief as Junior, but he did not really start to shine until he joined the crew of the Love Boat.
I don't believe this show was ever rerun, so these recollections are a quarter century old.
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