Mama's Family

Mama for Mayor (1)

Season 2, Ep 16, Aired 2/18/84
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  • Episode Description
  • Ellen talked Mama into holding Mayor Tutwiller's reelection campaign at her house. But during the Mayor's speech, Mama and the senior citizens complain he hasn't done anything to help them. The Mayor gets tired of Mama complaining and challenges her to run herself. The next morning, a news team is out on the lawn. Ellen says Mama won't be running, but Mama says she will be. Both Mama and the Mayor campaign, but Mama is doing very well. So Mayor Tutwiller challenges Mama to a debate, feeling she'll be unprepared. But Mama is a success, much to Tutwiller and Ellen's surprise. Election night comes, and the whole family tunes in to see the results. But one by one they fall asleep, and end up missing the results, that Mama is Raytown's new mayor.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Harvey Korman

    Alistair Quince/Host (1983-1984)

  • Rue McClanahan

    Francis "Fran" Crawley (episodes 1-35)

  • Vicki Lawrence

    Mrs. Thelma "Mama" Crowley-Harper

  • Ken Berry

    Vinton Harper

  • Dorothy Lyman

    Naomi Oates Harper

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • (Ellen says that Mayor Tutwiller wants to be reelected again) Mama: He is running unopposed again! All the man has to do is to learn how to make an X, vote for himself, and he's a shoo-in!

    Notes (1)

    • Shown as the 32nd episode on Syndication.

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