Mama's Family

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1983
Mama's Family is an American television sitcom starring Vicki Lawrence as Thelma Harper (Mama). The series is a spin-off of a recurring series of comedy sketches called "The Family" featured on The Carol Burnett Show (1974–78) and Carol Burnett & Company (1979). read more
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Mama's Family is an American television sitcom starring Vicki Lawrence as Thelma Harper (Mama). The series is a spin-off of a recurring series of comedy sketches called "The Family" featured on The Carol Burnett Show (1974–78) and Carol Burnett & Company (1979). The sketches led to the made-for-TV movie Eunice, and finally the television series.

Original Release

01/22/1983 on NBC

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Cast

Dorothy Lyman Naomi Oates Harper
Vicki Lawrence Thelma Harper
Ken Berry Vinton "Vint" Harper
Allan Kayser Bubba Higgins
Beverly Archer Iola Lucille Boylan
Karin Argoud Sonja Harper
Eric Brown Vinton "Buzz" Harper, Jr.
Carol Burnett Eunice Harper Higgins
Betty White Ellen Harper-Jackson
Rue McClanahan Frances Marie Crowley
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Mama's Medicine Show Saturday, 23 September 1989
2 An Affair to Forget Saturday, 30 September 1989
3 Mr. Wrong Saturday, 07 October 1989
4 Now Hear This Saturday, 14 October 1989
5 Tri-State's Most Wanted Saturday, 21 October 1989
6 Mama Fights Back Saturday, 28 October 1989
7 A Blast from the Past Saturday, 04 November 1989
8 Psychic Pheno-Mama Saturday, 11 November 1989
9 Take My Mama, Please Saturday, 18 November 1989
10 Bubba's House Band Saturday, 25 November 1989
11 Mama Takes Stock Saturday, 02 December 1989
12 War of the Roses Saturday, 09 December 1989
13 Mama Takes a Dive Saturday, 16 December 1989
14 Mama Gets Goosed Saturday, 23 December 1989
15 The Big Nap Saturday, 20 January 1990
16 Pinup Mama Saturday, 27 January 1990
17 Guess Who's Going to Dinner Saturday, 03 February 1990
18 Look Who's Breathing Saturday, 10 February 1990
19 There Is Nothing Like the Dames Saturday, 17 February 1990
20 Bye Bye Baby Saturday, 24 February 1990
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Directors

Dave Powers, Roger Beatty, Harvey Korman, Dick Martin

Writers

Jenna McMahon, Dick Clair, Jim Evering, Rick Hawkins, Dorothy Van, Neil Lebowitz, Liz Sage, Gene Perret, Chuck Bulot, M.J. Cody, Sydney Blake, Dale Phillips, Bill Braunstein, Jim Geoghan, Albert DaSilva, Kathryn Davison, Toem Perew, Manny Basanese, Ann Elder, Katherine Green, Phillip Jayson Lasker, David Castro, Jerry Ross, Gordon Mitchell, Jim Parker, Roger Beatty, Danny Kallis, Shelly Ross, Aubrey Tadman, Phil Hahn, Beverly Archer, Rick Orloff, Gary Jacobs, Elaine Newman, Cindy Begel, Lesa Kite, Ed Burnham, Vida Spears, Jack Wohl, Fred Rubin, Sara Finney-Johnson, Daphne Pollon, Don Emerson King, Kerry Millerick, Allison H. Silerberg, Gordon Mitchell, David Castro

Creators

Dick Clair, Jenna McMahon

Cast

Dorothy Lyman Naomi Oates Harper
Vicki Lawrence Thelma Harper
Ken Berry Vinton "Vint" Harper
Allan Kayser Bubba Higgins
Beverly Archer Iola Lucille Boylan
Karin Argoud Sonja Harper
Eric Brown Vinton "Buzz" Harper, Jr.
Carol Burnett Eunice Harper Higgins
Betty White Ellen Harper-Jackson
Rue McClanahan Frances Marie Crowley
Harvey Korman Ed Higgins, Alistair Quince
Allan Kayser
Vicki Lawrence Thelma 'Mama' Crowley Harper
Ken Berry Vinton Harper
Beverly Archer Iola Lucille Boylen
Alan Oppenheimer Mayor Alvin Tutweiler
Earl Boen Reverend Lloyd Meechum
Anne Haney Alberta Meechum
Joseph Campanella Mr. Hanson
Alison Gleason Lani

Producers

Joe Hamilton Executive Producer
Rick Hawkins Executive Producer
Jim Evering Executive Producer
John Hamilton Executive Producer
John Hamilton Producer
John Hamilton Producer
Robert Wright Producer
Neil Lebowitz Producer
Dave Powers Producer
Jim Evering Producer
Ed Simmons Producer
Jenna McMahon Producer
Joe Hamilton Producer
Dick Clair Producer
Robert Wright Producer
Rick Hawkins Producer
Harvey Korman Producer
Roger Beatty Producer

Editors

Patrick Williams, Bob Bernstein, Joe Bella

1987 Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Series Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Series Won
1983 Emmy Outstanding Costume Design for a Series Nominated
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