Mama's Family

National Mama

Season 3, Ep 4, Aired 10/18/86
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  • Episode Description
  • When Mama's dreams start providing the names of winning horses, the family figures they're in the money.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Vicki Lawrence

    Mrs. Thelma "Mama" Crowley-Harper

  • Ken Berry

    Vinton Harper

  • Dorothy Lyman

    Naomi Oates Harper

  • Allan Kayser

    Bubba Higgins (episodes 36-130)

  • Jim Evering

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (5)

    • *Naomi explains the exacta to Mama* Mama: "Vinton, you wanna talk slow to her?!"

    • Vint: "Now Mama, tell us the dream real slow." Mama: "For God's sake Vinton, I'm sleepy, not stupid."

    • Vint: "Ya know what I do when I can't get to sleep? I make my mind a blank."

    • *Mama tells the family about her dream, and they find the word she had to spell as one of the horses in the race, and show Mama the horse: Aggravation* Mama: "Well son of a gun. So that's how ya spell it."

    • Mama: "Over Easy. No wonder he likes that name, it probably reminds him of his wife."

    Notes (2)

    • Naomi's "lucky earrings" are the same ones that Eunice gave her in episode 12, "Positive Thinking."

    • Beverly Archer does not appear in this episode.

    Allusions (1)

    • The title of this episode is an allusion to the 1944 movie titled, "National Velvet". It won two Oscars and starred Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, and Angela Lansbury.

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