And Ma Makes Three

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (5)

  • Sophia: Those rolls were the best I ever tasted...(takes one out of her purse) want one? Raymond: No thanks, Sophia. Dorothy: How about some coffee? Sophia: Sorry, I didn't steal any, but I've got plenty of matches.

  • Dorothy: How did you get back from the drugstore so quick? Sophia: I faked a heart attack to get through the line faster.

  • Dorothy: Right now we're the only friends she's got. Rose: I think that's sweet. Blanche: I think that's unnatural and I'm from the south.

  • Dorothy: Would you like to join us for golf? Sophia: I'd love to but I don't own any ugly plaid polyester. Rose do you have something in a size 6?

  • Rose: You're gonna dump your own mother? Dorothy: Faster than CBS dumped Jimmy, the Greek.

Notes (3)

  • This episode was videotaped on January 22, 1988.

  • Viewed by 27.3 million people.

  • The background shot during the closing credits features Dorothy holding her pearls while Blanche and Rose criticize her.

Trivia (1)

  • Sophia says she has no friends left except Lillian who thinks she's Pinky Lee. However, she's forgetting she supposedly has a friend Edith Flannary, who would die the following season, not to mention Esther Weinstock, who, while she does live in New York, is still a friend, who would also die in season four, and Sister Agnes, another character to face death in season six.

Allusions (1)

  • Dorothy: Faster than CBS dropped Jimmy, the Greek. Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder was a CBS sports analyst for 12 years before being dropped when he made remarks that were perceived as racist. Jimmy Snyder is no longer with us.