Mama's Family

Season 6 Episode 18

Look Who's Breathing

Aired Unknown Feb 10, 1990 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (Naomi is looking for a new coach for her childbirth class, and asks Mama, who says no)
      Naomi: Are you saying that that jackpot means more to you than your daughter-in-law?
      Mama: Bingo bimbo!

    • (Mama is talking to Iola about Naomi and Vint)
      Mama: I'll yell ya what, with parents like those two, if that kid's got any sense, he won't come out.

    • Naomi: What did Mr. Carstairs want, Vinton?
      Vint: Well, he's at the Rendevous Motel out on Route 5. Says it's an emergency.
      Iola: Well, what sort of emergency?
      Vint: Well, I don't know. All I could get out of him was something about handcuffs, a headboard, and a stewardess named Misty. Help me up.
      Mama: And to think we had that man to dinner last month!

    • Mama: (to the rest of the birthing class) Hold it right there, everybody! Wait. My damn girdle is ridin up!

    • Mama: (listening to the birthing class practice breathing) This room sounds like an obscene phone call.

    • Mama: (watching Naomi and her birthing class sit down) Looks like a herd of hippos doing the limbo.

    • Bubba: (talking to Vint with the pregancy belly on) Say Uncle Vint, any idea who the father is?

    • Mama: (talking to Naomi's birthing class) And remember that breathing technique. Everybody, inhale. (takes a deep breath) AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The title of this episode is an allusion to the 1989 movie titled, "Look Who's Talking." It starred John Travolta, Kristie Alley, Bruce Willis, and Olympia Dukakis. It was about a single mother and the man who takes a liking to both her and her baby, whose thoughts are 'voiced' during the movie.