Kristin

Season 1 Episode 5

The Mother

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Aired Tuesday 9:30 PM Jul 03, 2001 on NBC
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The Mother
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Kristin's down-home mother makes her first visit to the Big Apple to see her daughter. Despite Kristin's pleas to her co-workers to mind their language around her mom, since the woman's an even bigger goody-two-shoes than she is, Mrs. Yancey is greeted by a barrage of dirty talk from Tommy, Santa, Aldo and Tyrique. Kristin takes mommy to see her dumpy apartment, but the elder Yancey ruins the night by telling her that she and her father want her to come home, as she's been in New York for 2 1/2 years and still hasn't made it. Kristin goes crying to Tommy and Aldo, because she doesn't want to go home to Oklahoma and can't face the family and friends who thought she'd become a Broadway star. Tommy helps her out by setting it up so she can sing at The Cabaret Room, which ends up setting him back $53,000 and change. He takes out a full-page ad for her, and the event practically sells out, but Kristin's joy is short-lived when she overhears a waiter talking about how Tommy bought out the club, so some no-talent could perform. She pulls Tommy aside, chews him out, gets on the microphone, and apologizes to everyone for what he did. But just when Kristin thinks her mother is going to say told you so, ma tells her she doesn't want her to come home anymore, as she clearly has friends in the city who care about her. Kristin then changes her tune to Tommy, and goes through with the performance he bought -- which she dedicates to her mother.moreless

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    Larry Romano

    Larry Romano

    Aldo Bonnadonna

    Jon Tenney

    Jon Tenney

    Tommy Ballantine

    Ana Ortiz

    Ana Ortiz

    Santa Clemente

    Kristin Chenoweth

    Kristin Chenoweth

    Kristin Yancey

    Christopher Durang

    Christopher Durang

    Reverend Thornhill

    Dale Godboldo

    Dale Godboldo

    Tyrique Kimbrough

    Debra Monk

    Debra Monk

    Jeannie Yancey

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    Bunny Summers

    Bunny Summers

    Sadie Teperman

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    John Balma

    John Balma

    Waiter

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