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Mama's Family: Positive Thinking

Eunice is complaining about how her life is turning out causing everyone around her to start to feel the same way. But when Eunice gets a hold of one of Buzz's positive thinking tapes, it skyrockets her life to new happiness and she soon lands a small but important part in a play, that is until she quits at Mama's suggestion.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x12
Production Number: 7009
Airdate: Saturday April 30th, 1983

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Guest Stars
Carol Burnett
As Eunice Higgins
Harvey Korman
As Ed Higgins
Gloria DeHaven
As Sally Nash
Hugh Douglas
As Arthur Brewster
Robin Bach
As Bob the Director
Episode Notes
Shown as the 9th episode in syndication.

Episode Quotes
Eunice: Well, why don't you just take a couple of bucks and go out to dinner at the Taco Quickie?
Ed: I don't want no Quickies.

Arthur Brewster: (voice recording) Hello, my name is Arthur Brewster.
Mama: Well, who the hell ask ya?!
Arthur Brewster: Do you want love?
Mama: No, I want a beer.
Arthur Brewster: Do you want fame?
Eunice: Do you want a punch in the nose?
Arthur Brewster: Then repeat after me. "I can do anything."
Mama: Yeah? How about trying to live with these Looney Tunes, you dipstick!

Eunice: Oh where, oh where did I go wrong?! When did anything good ever happen to me in my life?! All I ever do is cook and clean!
Mama: Well hell you can't even do that.
Eunice: You're skating on thin ice, old lady!

Mama: Well maybe I just better take a bus to the doctor, cause the bus driver wouldn't talk to me like that.
Eunice: He would if he knew ya.

(Naomi says she is going to work and gives Vint a big kiss)
Mama: Are you two through sucking face?

Warning: Mama's Family season 1 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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