Mama's Family

Season 3 Episode 20

Mama's Cousin

Aired Unknown Feb 21, 1987 on NBC
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Mama's Cousin
Mama's worldly cousin (Vicki Lawrence in a dual role) annoys Mama with her neverending stories.

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    Vicki Lawrence

    Vicki Lawrence

    Mrs. Thelma "Mama" Crowley-Harper

    Ken Berry

    Ken Berry

    Vinton Harper

    Beverly Archer

    Beverly Archer

    Iola Boylen (1986-1990)

    Allan Kayser

    Allan Kayser

    Bubba Higgins (episodes 36-130)

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (8)

      • Lydia: "Well, one thing is for sure. We have both kept our figures."
        Mama: "Well that is the truth, isn't it?"

      • Lydia: "Thelma, I find it so hard to believe that you are old enough to have a grandson this grown up."
        Mama: "Why not? You're old enough to have one six months younger."

      • Mama: "Iola, did you ever have a friend where no matter how good ya looked made ya feel like an old dish rag?"
        Iola: "Of course not. You're my only friend Thelma."

      • Bubba: "Grandma, why would she think you're a failure."
        Mama: "Well I don't know Bubba. I guess she hadn't heard about me winning the Nobel Prize."

      • Vint: "Oh Mama, she sends you a birthday card every year."
        Mama: "Oh yeah, to remind me that I'm six months older than she is!"

      • Vint: "Mama, I almost forgot. This registered letter came for you while you were gone."
        Mama: "Registered letter? Of Lord, I hope nobody died. Oh, it's just Cousin Lydia."
        Vint: "She died?!"
        Mama: "Can a dead person send a registered letter?"

      • Vint: "Mama, it is 5:47."
        Mama: "Well, that's real good Vinton. You keep your eye on Mr. Clock there, and when the big hand gets up to the twelve you can recite your ABC's."

      • Vint: "Well, there must be comebody else. Don't you have some strong, male father figure in your life? Somebody who gives you advice, listens to your problems, helps you with your spit ball."
        Bubba: "Gee Uncle Vint, not that I know of."

    • NOTES (2)

      • This is one of three times where Vicki Lawrence played a dual role in an episode: once as her mother in a flashback phone call in season two's "Mama's Birhtday", and another time where she plays the ghost of her mother in season five's "My Mama, Myself."

      • Dorothy Lyman does not appear in this episode.

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