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That's My Mama 

Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Clifton Davis ...  Clifton Curtis 39 episodes, 1974-1975
Theresa Merritt ...  Eloise 'Mama' Curtis 39 episodes, 1974-1975
Ted Lange ...  Junior 39 episodes, 1974-1975
Teddy Wilson ...  Earl Chambers / ... 38 episodes, 1974-1975
Lisle Wilson ...  Leonard Taylor 32 episodes, 1974-1975
Lynne Moody ...  Tracy Curtis Taylor 26 episodes, 1974-1975
Jester Hairston ...  Wildcat 25 episodes, 1974-1975
DeForest Covan ...  Josh 25 episodes, 1974-1975
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Clifton likes being a barber in Washington, D.C., where he works in the business started by his father. He also enjoys being single, but his widowed mama Eloise has other ideas, and wants him settled like his sister Tracy and her conservative husband Leonard.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

4 September 1974 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Both Theresa Merritt and Teddy Wilson were the only two cast members of The Furst Family of Washington to make the transition to this reboot and renaming of the series. See more »

Quotes

Earl Chambers: It just goes to show you that you can't judge a man's cover by how many times he's been booked.
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Alternate Versions

Syndicated versions were edited to 22 minutes, and are also presented on both the season 1 and season 2 DVD releases. Only a handful of episodes on the DVD releases are presented in their original unedited form. See more »

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Follows The Furst Family of Washington (1973) See more »

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Title Song
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Composed by Allan Blye, Chris Bearde, Gene Farmer
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17 July 1999 | by VarlaamSee all my reviews

Clifton Davis coped quite well as the straight man son in this all-black comedy show. He was let down by Theresa Merritt, who was always weak in the title role of Mama. Ted Lange provided some comic relief as Junior, but he did not really start to shine until he joined the crew of the Love Boat.

I don't believe this show was ever rerun, so these recollections are a quarter century old.


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