Mama's Family

An Affair to Forget

Season 6, Ep 2, Aired 9/30/89
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  • Episode Description
  • Naomi is feeling the effect of pregnancy, as well as feeling Vinton might be losing interest in her. Her husband is also working overtime, training the new trainee, which just so happens to be an attractive young female. After finding his wedding ring in the bathroom, Mama begins to suspect that Vint is having an affair with the trainee, Heather. Mama and Iola go to Kwik Keys to do some investigating, and accidentally hear Vint and Heather in the storeroom looking for a blank. They believe that the two are having a quickie. But then Naomi comes down to surprise Vint with a picnic in the mall, meeting the new trainee, and discovers that she is the sister of a friend.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Vicki Lawrence

    Mrs. Thelma "Mama" Crowley-Harper

  • Ken Berry

    Vinton Harper

  • Dorothy Lyman

    Naomi Oates Harper

  • Beverly Archer

    Iola Boylen (1986-1990)

  • Allan Kayser

    Bubba Higgins (episodes 36-130)

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • (Mama thinks Vint is having an affair with Heather) Iola: Now Thelma, don't jump to conclusions. Just because Vint's lost interest in his wife, works late every night with a woman, and leaves home without his wedding ring . . .oh my Lord. He's guilty as sin.

    • (After Vint finds his wedding ring, he tries to comfort Naomi) Vint: Skeeter! I found our love! It was in the bathroom! Mama: Lord, he's slick.

    • (Mama and Iola listening to Heather and Vint in the store room at Kwik Keys) Heather: Oh, Mr. Harper, I think this might be it. Vint: Could ya hurry it up, I, I'm getting a cramp. Iola: Thelma, what is going on?! Mama: Well, it sounds like a quickie down at Kwik Keys!

    • (Vint and Heather are in the store room at Kwik Keys moving boxes with Mama and Iola listening) Vint: Ooh baby, I didn't know they were this big!

    Trivia (1)

    • When Vint goes off to work, Mama gives him his Binky Bunny lunchbox, but in the episode Workman's Holiday, Thelma gives the lunchbox away at the end of the episode.

    Allusions (1)

    • The title of this episode is an allusion to the 1957 movie titled, An Affair to Remember. It starred Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr.

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