Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the cranky, argumentative Thelma.
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Did You Know?
's exit from the series came from a character re-write for the character of Aunt Fran. McClanahan said in an interview 'They re-wrote the character and I didn't know how to play her anymore. I had the way I played her, but when they changed it, it was difficult to play her after the re-write'. Aunt Fran was written out after season 2. See more
Thanks a lot, Mama!
The episodes on the Season 1 DVD set are cut from their original network length (sans commercials) of 24 minutes to the syndicated length of 21 minutes. All the Alastair Quince introductions have been removed, along with other footage. See more