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    crazy_legs_1205

    [41]Apr 18, 2006
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    Then she must have done a heck of a great job hiding it.

    What if Iola had gone through with marrying Burt Cooper?
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    weezie_Y

    [42]Apr 18, 2006
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    Then Iola would have someone else pushing her around and controlling her.

    What if Bubba married Vernette (Iola's niece)?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [43]Apr 19, 2006
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    Then Vernette could take tips from Naomi about how to be a wife, to Iola's dismay.

    What if Mama did die and never did the dishes before she died . . .
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    weezie_Y

    [44]Apr 19, 2006
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    Then Naomi would have to pick up after her. (That would be horrible though. I'd definitely all the yelling by our beloved Mama!)

    What if Mama tried on one of Naomi's shoulderless dresses?
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    crazy_legs_1205

    [45]Apr 19, 2006
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    Then it would rip at the seams, since Mama is a few sizes bigger than Naomi. It would probably turn out to be Naomi's favorite, so Mama and Iola would have to run down to Niedermeyer's to buy a replacement, only to get another "joke dress".

    What if the pope visited Raytown?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [46]Apr 20, 2006
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    Then Mama and the family would finally get to eat with another celeb besides Ronald McDonald.

    What if the show took place now instead of the 80's . . .
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    crazy_legs_1205

    [47]Apr 21, 2006
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    Then the family would have cell phones, which would allow Mama to take her bossiness to the next level.

    What if there was a Mama's Family spinoff called "Iola's Family"?
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    weezie_Y

    [48]Apr 21, 2006
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    Then we would finally meet Iola's mom and dad.

    What if Buzz and Sonja stayed on the show?

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    TheDiamondDog

    [49]Apr 22, 2006
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    Then the house would be too crowded.

    What if Naomi had a daughter . . .
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    weezie_Y

    [50]Apr 22, 2006
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    Then she would teach her how to dress and please her man.

    What if Thelma and Naomi switched bodies?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [51]Apr 23, 2006
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    Then Mama could dress sexy, and Naomi would want to throw herself off the Ray River bridge.

    What if the movie about M.O.P had been made . . .

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    crazy_legs_1205

    [52]Apr 23, 2006
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    Then they would have changed the story a lot to make a better plot, and Mama would be mad and want to sue the moviemakers for every cent they had.

    What if Olga had gone through with defecting instead of returning to Russia?
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    weezie_Y

    [53]Apr 23, 2006
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    Then she would drink a lot of vodka to celebrate her stay.

    What if Archie Woods wanted Mama instead of Naomi?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [54]Apr 23, 2006
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    Then Mama would have to fight back.

    What if Iola had a job. . .

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    weezie_Y

    [55]Apr 23, 2006
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    Then she wouldn't be at Mama's house as much.

    What would Iola's house look like if we got to see it in an episode?
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    crazy_legs_1205

    [56]Apr 24, 2006
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    Every last appliance would have its own cozy. All the furniture would have floral slip covers. The walls and floor would be cluttered with homemade decorations. Her mother would sleep in an enormous hospital bed, with a night table filled with medicine bottles and first-aid supplies. Iola's closet would have fifty virtually identical pink dresses, perfectly washed and pressed. In the bathroom, there would be a happy face toilet seat, a handmade "johnny bonnet", and a big water glass. Everything in the cupboards and refrigerator would be alphabetized. The can opener would be right by the cans, and the toaster right by the bread. There would be many kitchen gadgets and baking ingredients. Sunshine the cat would run wild wherever he wanted.

    What if Mama went on a diet?

    Edited on 04/23/2006 11:06pm
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    TheDiamondDog

    [57]Apr 24, 2006
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    Then maybe she really could go down to a size 4 dress, like she tells everyone.

    What if Naomi decided to go punk . . .

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    weezie_Y

    [58]Apr 24, 2006
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    Then T-boy and Dwane would probably want to ask her out on a date.

    What if Eunice came to Fran's funeral and sang?
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    TheDiamondDog

    [59]Apr 25, 2006
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    Then Mama would wish she could join Fran.

    What if Iola adopted Naomi's wardrobe, and vice versa. . .

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    crazy_legs_1205

    [60]Apr 25, 2006
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    Then Vint might start coming on to Iola and ignoring Naomi, and Naomi might get a fourth divorce to add to her list.

    What if Madame Rita hadn't been a phony, but a bona fide psychic?
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