Mama's Family

Season 1 Episode 5

Family Feud

Aired Unknown Feb 19, 1983 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Buzz is the only member of the team that never got a chance to play the Feud.

    • In an attempt to include Sonya and Fran in this episode, in the last scene, Vint screams upstairs for Sonya and then into the kitchen for Fran, hopefully making it look like they where really home. The problem is that neither appeared nor made a sound.

    • During the first face-off with Mama and Webster she screams out the answer before buzzing in and they throw the question out. But during the game Vint screams out an answer and the Van Courtland's get to use it to their advantage. Seems to me that if they had to throw one out, they should throw the other out.

  • Quotes

    • Vint: When's the last time you saw a family smarter than this one?
      Ellen: Last time I watched "The Flinstones."

    • Mama: Muffy, Binky and Tiffy? The whole damn family's named after puppets!

    • (Vint tells Ellen they are the smart ones on the team)
      Ellen: You know what you get when you put your brain and my brain together? My brain.

    • Mama: If he kisses me, I'm gonna just die.
      Vint: Mama, it's part of the show.
      Mama: Well then, let him kiss you!

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Mama: We had Fluffy for years!
      Mama's Family began as a recurring sketch on The Carol Burnett Show, called "The Family." This line is a reference to one of those sketches, in which Eunice finds out that her childhood pet rabbit, Fluffy, met his demise when Mama cooked him.