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Mama's Family

Season 3 Episode 17

Birthright

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Aired Unknown Jan 31, 1987 on NBC
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Birthright
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An anonymous letter convinces Vint that he's adopted, so he sets out to find his biological mother.

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    Vicki Lawrence

    Vicki Lawrence

    Mrs. Thelma "Mama" Crowley-Harper

    Ken Berry

    Ken Berry

    Vinton Harper

    Dorothy Lyman

    Dorothy Lyman

    Naomi Oates Harper

    Karin Argoud

    Karin Argoud

    Sonja Harper (episodes 1-35)

    Beverly Archer

    Beverly Archer

    Iola Boylen (1986-1990)

    Allan Kayser

    Allan Kayser

    Bubba Higgins (episodes 36-130)

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      • Thelma: Well, I guess you're stuck with me.
        Vint: I can't think of anybody I'd rather be stuck with, Mama.

      • Mrs. Minter: I sent out 200 of those letters, do you think I'm going to take in the first deadbeat that responds?
        Mama: Now wait just a DAMN MINUTE! My Vint may be a failure and he may be a lot of pain and Lord knows he ain't been nothing but trouble since the day he was born, but I will knock the socks off of any gray haired gold digger who calls him a deadbeat!

      • *Vint is reading his birth certificate*
        Vint: "Weight: Eight pounds, three ounces. Length: twenty-two inches. Color of Hair: Not Red."

      • Naomi: "Well I don't see what's so lucky about a doped up old woman handeling knives."

      • *Iola shows the family her mother's day present*
        Mama: "Sort of a Whitman's Sampler for drugs."

      • Iola: "Oh! Musical vagrants, how darlin'!"

      • Iola: "I am reciting one of my original poems. Would you like to hear it?!"
        Mama: "Well, we would love to Iola, but we're right in the middle of rehersal here."
        Iola: "Oh, nonsense. I can do it while we're waitin' fer Vint."
        Mama: "VINTON, WILL YA HURRY IT UP!"

      • Mama (to Vint): "AM I SPEAKING IN A FOREIGN TONGUE HERE OR WHAT?! I swear, you haven't got the sense that God gave a cabbage!"

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