Moesha

My Mom's Not an Ottoman

Season 3, Ep 5, Aired 9/16/97
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  • Episode Description
  • Dee decides it's time to redecorate the house. so she has a garage sale and encourages Moesha to donate any of her old junk. But when Moesha learns that Dee's trying to sell the old furniture that belonged to her mother, she loses her cool.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Brandy Norwood

    Moesha Denise Mitchell

  • Sheryl Lee Ralph

    Dee Mitchell (seasons 1 - 5, recurring otherwise)

  • Lamont Bentley

    Hakeem Campbell

  • William Allen Young

    Frank Mitchell

  • Shar Jackson

    Niecy Jackson (episodes 15 - 20, 22 - 28, 30+, recurring previously)

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Wow, this episode was really touching, hands down. :'-)

    By bautistakenrick856, Feb 15, 2015

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (4)

    • Moesha: Andell, I didn't really wanna bring this up but, little Myles got a urinary problem. Andell: Well, you know cranberry juice clear that right up.

    • Andell: Aren't you Tracy Chanta Jackson? You used to deliver furniture for the Rent-a-Center. Tracy: You ain't got to get ugly. And by the way, it's Jacksohn.

    • Kim: (picking up a lamp) Ooh, this is cute! Niecy: I'll take that. You don't even have electricity. Kim: Girl, you don't even have a table to put it on. What you ane your brother gonna do, take turns holding it?

    • Andell: Did anyone buy the sofa? Tracy: Uh, excuse me. I know your not talking about my sofa. Andell: Well, I guess not since I never been to your house. Dee: Andell has expressed interest in the sofa as well. Tracy: Well, if you want your sofa to suffocate under plastic slip covers, stained with hot sauce, be my guest. Andell: Oh! Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words, they gon' make me hurt you!

    Notes (1)

    • Fredro Starr does not appear in this episode.

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    • bautistakenrick856 Feb 15, 2015

      In my opinion, here are my top 15 "Moesha" episodes that have VERY emotional scenes:
      15. Talk of the Town
      14. Unappreciated Interests
      13. That's my mama
      12. Scary Marriage
      11. Break It Down
      10. Mother's Day
      9. All This and Turkey Too
      8. Mayhem at the Jam
      7. Pilot
      6. Hakeem's Birthday
      5. D-Money loses his Patience
      4. Hello, what's this?
      3. Family Affair
      2. Secrets & Lies
      1. My Mom's Not an Ottoman


      These were the only episodes I found that have scenes that are very sad, dramatic and completely emotional. And this episode right here, was #1.

    • bautistakenrick856 Feb 25, 2015

      I'm sorry, I'm sorry, scratch that! I mean, the top most 16 emotional scenes from Moesha. "Body Language" is one of them.