Mama's Family

Season 4 Episode 21

Mama Goes Hawaiian (2)

Aired Unknown Feb 27, 1988 on NBC
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Mama Goes Hawaiian (2)
Mama has grown tired of playing cards with Naomi in the hotel just to avoid Billy. So she gather's Bubba and Iola along with their significant other's and they go searching for a hula lamp Mama is wanting desperately. Due to the fact that Roselle has the same one and has been bragging about hers for years. Meanwhile, Vint leaves Naomi behind at the hotel and takes in a round of golf. Where he meets three guys who mistake him for a stock market insider, when he says his wife is a "Market Checker." He unknowningly gives them some advice and it triples their earnings in less than two hours. Mama finally finds the Hula lamp, but drops it as Billy surprises her from behind. It's then revealed Billy is really R.W. Fields, the owner of Field Corp. Thankful for all the help Vint has given them, R.W. invites Vint and the family to a farewell party. Trying to figure out a way to get rid of Billy once and for all Mama invites him to dinner to gently break it off. Only to discover at the party, his real secret. While Bubba discovers his new flame is not a native of Hawaii, but a native of New Jersey. Mama gets her Aloha Hula Lamp in the end, as Billy has it flown over from Las Vegas as a way to say goodbye.moreless

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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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    • QUOTES (13)

      • Mama: This beauty is going upstairs to my night table. Shoot, my bedroom hasn't seen this much hip action in decades.

      • Iola: Who would have thought seven days ago that I would have a wild romance with a Scandinavian sailor?
        Mama, Naomi, Vint, & Bubba: Not me.

      • Bubba: I thought you said you were a native.
        Lani: Uh, I am a native, or New Jersey.

      • Lars: In Norway, we have a special way of saying good-bye.
        Iola: Oh, how do you say it?
        Lars: Like this. *takes Iola and gives her a passionate kiss*
        Iola: Oh, well, when you put it that way, good-bye isn't nearly so bad.

      • *Mama is going to leave to tour the island, leaving Naomi in her misery*
        Naomi: Oh fine. Go ahead. Live it up! Don't give a single thought to your own son's wife!
        Mama: Okay. That's what mother-in-laws do best.

      • *Vint tells Mama that Billy, also being known as R.W Fields, is one of the richest men in the country*
        Mama: Well, why the hell didn't you tell me?! *hits Vint* And why the hell don't you dress for success?! *hits Billy*

      • Brandon: Oh Mrs. Harper, it is such an honor to meet you. At last.
        Grant: Yes. Your reputation has preceded you.
        Bud: I'll say. There aren't many women in the world who can so the things you do.
        Naomi: Well baby, what have you been telling them about me?

      • Loraine: Mrs. Haper, these chi-chis are non-alcoholic. I thought you knew.
        Mama: What? You mean I've been paying four bucks for fruit juice and chipped ice. Hell, bring me a beer.

      • Billy: Gentlemen, I'm gonna hafta leave now. I have an appointment that may turn in to be the biggest merger of my life.

      • Vint: Only nine holes and I'm still only under 200.

      • Naomi: Well, just tell him that your love was never meant to be. That you come from two entirely different worlds. That works every time.
        Mama: No man is gonna fall for that.
        Chuck: I have. Twice.

      • Mama: I am looking for something they don't make, you don't have, and I can't buy.
        Salesman: Snookie Lanson record?

      • Mama: And remember, money is no object. I'm willing to pay up to thirty bucks for this sucker.

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