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Mama's Family: Best Medicine

Ellen stops by with a gift for Mama and an apology for missing her Aunt Fran's funeral. Though it falls on deaf ears until the news comes that Ellen is going under the knife. Prompting Mama and the family to descend on the hospital...chaos soon ensues.

Episode Info


Episode number: 3x3
Production Number: 305
Airdate: Saturday October 11th, 1986

Director: Dave Powers
Writer: Rick Hawkins


Guest Stars
Betty WhiteBetty White
As Ellen Jackson
Recurring
Susan BarnesSusan Barnes
As Nurse
Main Cast
Vicki LawrenceVicki Lawrence
As Thelma "Mama" Crowley-Harper
Ken BerryKen Berry
As Vinton Harper
Dorothy LymanDorothy Lyman
As Naomi Oates Harper
Beverly ArcherBeverly Archer
As Iola Boylen
Allan KayserAllan Kayser
As Bubba Higgins
Episode Notes
This episode marks the last appearance of Betty White as Ellen.

The name of the hospital in this episode is "Saint Ray Memorial Hospital"



Episode Quotes
Thelma: Gimme that damn candy.

(Bubba's making noise banging it his feet)
Thelma: BUBBA, KNOCK IT OFF!

Ellen Jackson: Throw them out. And post an armed guard at my door and if they so much as peep around the corner tell him to shoot to kill.



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