NBC (ended 1990)
Then Mama could find out if life was better on the other side than with her family.
What if Mama lost her voice one episode . . .
Then Naomi would enjoy teasing her about that.
What if Mama went out to dance every night . . .
Then she would get more corns and bunions than she could count.
What if the family actually liked Iola's handicrafts?
The Harpers would have taken Iola and forced her to make more, making her forget her worthless parents.
What if Mama won on Jeopardy, under today's rules ($ values and "The Ken Jennings Rule (keep winning until you lose)") ?
Then Ellen would be mad.
What if Mama started dating a 35 year old man . . .
Then Mama would be loaded!!! And Vint and Naomi could get the house, and Bubba could get a Corvette.
What if Leonard Oates died and left Naomi his 2 mil . . .
Then Naomi would move out of Mama's house and get herself a motor home and drive off to Arizona with Vint.
What if Vint had fish every day?
Then maybe he could be smart.
What if Vint really wanted hot cocoa more than Naomi . . .
Then Mama would tell her to marry him so she wouldn't be an old maid.
What if Iola's sailor from Hawaii came to Raytown wanting to marry her . . .
Then Mama would criticize her for not making meals from scratch.
What if Mama became a Go-Go dancer . . .
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