Mama's Family

Season 6 Episode 7

A Blast From the Past

Aired Unknown Nov 04, 1989 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • It is mentioned in this episode that Mama's 50th Junior High School Reunion is coming up.  This means that Mama is most likely around 64 years of age, give or take a year.

  • Quotes

    • (The family finds out about Mama's nickname)
      Bubba: Grandma, I can't believe you had a bad rep. That's really cool! It's weird, but it's cool.

    • Mama: Oh, well now who's over here in the pink dress? Uh, Clarence I'm so glad that sex change finally took!

    • Vint: I knew my Mama wasn't a backseat bimbo.
      Naomi: Shoot, I was startin' to get a whole new respect for her.
      Bubba: Well, I still think she's cool.

    • (Mama sees Clayton)
      Mama: It's Clayton Gibens! He's the one that got me voted most likely to succeed – with anyone!

    • Joanne: Everyone says I haven't changed a bit!
      Mama: Oh really? Ya looked 70 back then too, huh?

    • Mama: Can't anybody in this family ever say anything nice?! (Looks at Naomi's food) Good Lord, don't tell me you're serving this slop to human beings!

    • Iola: Oh, come on Thelma, it'll give you a chance to show them how great you still look.
      Mama: Well now that is true, I have kept my figure. Course, I'm not the type to gloat.
      Iola: Oh, well, it wouldn't be gloating. It'd be more like giving them a personal goal they can set for themselves.

    • Mama: I'm telling ya, every guy in that school wanted to go out with me and most of their fathers too.

    • Naomi: Shame on you Mrs. Harper. All these years you've been calling me cheap when you're the original red tag special. Ha! Ha!
      Mama: Shut up before I kick your butt in the bargain bin!

    • Bubba: The potato salad went bad.
      Naomi: I can't understand what happened. It tasted perfectly fine when I put it in the car yesterday.
      Mama: You left something with mayonnaise in the car since yesterday? Lord, why didn't you just feed em some rat poison with a cherry on top?

    • Mama: I wanna kill myself! Quick, gimme something Naomi made!

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