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Mama's Family: Where There's A Will

Mama and the family get a major surprise when it's revealed that Franny (Thelma's late sister) had an estate valued at $35,000 dollars. But Mama can only get the money if she can go two full weeks without losing her temper.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x2
Production Number: 303
Airdate: Saturday October 04th, 1986

Guest Stars
Ralph ManzaRalph Manza
As Larwin P. Finstadler
Main Cast
Vicki LawrenceVicki Lawrence
As Thelma "Mama" Crowley-Harper
Ken BerryKen Berry
As Vinton Harper
Dorothy LymanDorothy Lyman
As Naomi Oates Harper
Allan KayserAllan Kayser
As Bubba Higgins
Episode Notes
Beverly Archer (Iola) does not appear in this episode.

Episode Quotes
Finstadler: "Relax, Mrs. Harper. Relax. That dress doesn't do a thing for you."
Mama: "And who the hell are you? Calvin Klein?!"

Naomi: "I'm a whiz with figures."
Mama: "Now we know the other thing you're good at."

Finstadler: "You know, I believe I'll have one of those La Vienna cookies."
Mama: (Mama slaps his hand away) "You've had enough damn cookies!"

(Finstadler is describing how he wanted to repaint his office)
Mama: "Save it for House Beautiful!"

Vint: "Whoo! I almost got run over at the corner. That guy didn't even st . . . "
(See's Bubba's STOP sign)
Mama: "Stop."

(Mama looking at the Twisted Sister Poster)
Mama: "Well Good Lord. Twisted Sister? Is that a man or a woman? Either way it's indecent."

(Looking at a dish Vint just washed)
Mama: "Funny I can't see myself in there."
Vint: "Maybe it just needs a little more light."
Mama: "No I still can't see myself."
(Muttering under her breath)
Noami: "Maybe she's a vampire."

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