Clifton's sister Tracy, brother-in-law Leonard, friends Earl and Junior, barbershop regulars Wildcat and Josh; no one is spared from Mama's wisdom. Teddy Wilson was a guest star in the pilot episode as a shady lawyer but appeared in 38 episodes of the series. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason. I like all of the characters. I remember That's My Mama fondly because of how funny it was and how talented the cast was. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please,! I think he's a preacher or something now. This show is exemplary of family and how even in the 70s an African American Male can have his own business.
My theory about Tracy's Trouble is that the runtime is shorter because it has an opening sequence that is about 40 seconds shorter some episodes begin with an introduction that is the same throughout the set, and others begin with the music credits. Does Anyone Know What The Cast Of That My Mom Is Doing Today That's My Mom Was A Good Show I Think The Lady Who Played The Mom Passed Away. The main menu has various pictures from the show, and the options include Play All Episodes and Episode Selection. The discs themselves look pretty nice too, again with pictures of the characters from the show. There are 26 episodes in this set, and they are spanned across the discs fairly evenly, with episodes 1-9 on Disc 1, 10-18 on Disc 2, and 19-26 on Disc 3. Actress Lynne Moody appeared in 23 episodes from September 4, 1974 until March 26,1975.
Junior was one of my favorite. The other 22 episodes run at 22:35 or less, with some as short as 22:19. Season 1, Episode 14 December 11, 1974 Season 1, Episode 14 December 11, 1974 Comic Slappy White plays a vaudevillian performer touring with his voluptuous foil McBee Rosanne Katon. The glitches could have something to do with the fact that this series has remained mostly untouched since it originally aired. The Episode Selection option takes you to a menu that looks just like the menu on other Sony sets, where you are presented with a snapshot from each episode. Final Comments: After reading everything that I've said, you probably have some reservations about picking up this set--but let me say, it is a mistake to think that way.
Out of all the cast members that were associated with this series only actors Clifton Davis, Theresa Merritt and Ted Lange were the only cast members that stayed throughout its entire run of 39 episodes. Season 2 produced 13 episodes that aired from September 10,1975 until December 24,1975. Quote: Originally posted by MsMaia Unfortunately Teddy Wilson Earl Chambers died of Aids in '91. She rules the roost, and dispenses advice to everyone who'll listen and some who won't. That coupled with cast changes and a weak lead in show, caused this should have been classic to expire on Xmas Eve 1975.
. The bottom line: buy this set if you want to experience an interesting show that you don't know much about. This is a very funny show that launched the careers of a few stars that we would later come to love on other shows. The problems don't just stop there unfortunately. They should have put some sort of interviews or something about the show on the set for the majority of people including myself that know nothing about the history of the show, but they didn't. The show also features Theodore Wilson if the name doesn't sound familiar, you will recognize the face from many other sitcoms of the past as mail carrier Earl Chambers, and Lynne Moody as Curtis' sister Tracy.
The series lasted a year and a half and aired its final episode, a repeat, on December 24, 1975. Accept nothing less than the orignal versions. The series took place in Washington D. The set contains two slim cases, one of which is a double slim case. I don't understand why this show was so unsuccessful when it originally aired, because it seems like a very good show to me. She left midway during the first season and was replaced by Joan Pringle in Season 2.
I can't confirm that 100%, because I don't have access to unedited episodes, but with many of the episodes running at 22:34, something just isn't right about that runtime. Season 1, Episode 8 October 23, 1974 Season 1, Episode 8 October 23, 1974 Clifton is angry with Leonard, who won't return a loan. Ted Lange plays Junior on the series, although he doesn't appear in the series as often as I would have imagined. The series was canceled on Christmas Eve of 1975 due to poor ratings. The overall packaging is very slim, about as thick as an Amaray case.
The audio quality on this set is decent. They are all contained on disc 3, if you actually care to see them. It's a pretty good show and something out of the ordinary fare that is offered by the mainstream outlets. This is my best friend, happy-go-lucky Earl. I love this show, now it's not as good as Good Times, but I still like it. That's me, Clifton Curtis, my own boss and loving every minute of it.
New characters like Helen Martin were added the episodes. Other in the cast include, Tracy, who was Curtis's sister, Leonard, Tracy's husband, Earl, Clifton's buddy and two old timers who hung out in the barber shop, Wildcat and Josh. A good show that should have had a four or five year run. Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums. Well imagaine my anger when I found at that this release does not contain the orignal episodes as they first aired. Other characters were Wildcat Jester Hairston ,and Josh DeForest Cowan who were two senior citizens that hung out in the barbershop just for conversation and occasional mischief. After That's My Mama, she was in several movies including The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The Serpent and The Rainbow, Billy Madison, All That Jazz, The Wiz, etc.
It was a rare treat to see this show, and it is a set that I would buy even if I did know about the problems with the set. Thanks Aaron The Repoter She passed away in 1998. I purchased an additional season and gave it away. Season 1, Episode 13 December 4, 1974 Season 1, Episode 13 December 4, 1974 Despite his mother's objections, Clifton buys a gun to protect his household from burglars. Video and Audio Quality: First and foremost, here is a flaw with this set that demands immediate attention: Just about every single episode on this set appears to be edited. The fun time in the barber shop was over and the recession was on. Studios will continue doing this to us the consumer as long as we keep buying their inferior product.