10 silly behind-the-scenes moments on Mama's Family

These photos are full of smiles, moments with the cast and Vicki Lawrence soaking her feet.

Image credit: The Everett Collection

Mama's Family was a successful sitcom with one goal in mind: make viewers laugh. The series was filled with some of the most iconic comedians of the '80s. Some of them included: Vicki Lawrence, Ken Berry, Carol Burnett and more. 

We all know Mama's Family as a series, but today we are looking at 10 of the best and most silly behind-the-scenes photos from the show. There were some smiles, laughs and a whole lot of family bonding! Let's take a look. 

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Mama needs a break! Vicki Lawrence proved she was one of the hardest working women in show business by doing three things at once: reading, cleaning and acting!

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Vicki Lawrence and Rue McClanahan battle over a dress on the set of Mama's Family during the episode "Fran's Dress."

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Cheers to Mama's Family!

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Let's look it over! The Mama's Family cast looks on as Vicki Lawrence shows them something on set.

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Every once in awhile all a Mama needs is a good foot bath after a long day of working.

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Carol Burnett and Vicki Lawrence take a breather in between filming. What do you think they are thinking about?

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"Hello? Is anyone there?" Carol Burnett poses for a silly photo on the set of Mama's Family.

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Let's get physical! This shot of Vicki Lawrence and Rue McClanahan was taken during the filming of the episode "Fran's Dreams."

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A moment with Betty White. White guest starred on the episode "Best Medicine."

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Great guest stars! Do you think Mama could pull off all that leather? Stacey Q and Allan Kayser stop by the set of Mama's Family during the episode "Bubba's House Band."




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Lighthouse57 5 days ago
One of my absolute favorite shows that still make me laugh no matter how many times I watch
Alano60 29 days ago
I always thought Naomi (Dorothy Lyman) was one sexy lady, Ken Berry was a lucky man to work her.
geatornez82 29 days ago
I have mixed feelings about this show. I like some episodes, most I can take or leave. I love Vicki Lawrence, Ken Berry, and Beverly Archer. But for some odd reason, I never liked the character of Naomi (nothing against her actress, Dorothy Lyman). I don't know why that is, there's just something I find very annoying about her. I enjoyed the photos, though. I do want to say what my favorite episode was. It was called "Cat's Meow" and I absolutely adored one of the scenes towards the end of it (I'm a Cat Lady who is crazy about cats).
Coldnorth geatornez82 3 days ago
Naomi’s voice pitch and accent were like nails on a chalkboard to me. I liked the character she played tho.
LoveMETV22 1 month ago
"Hello? Is anyone there?" Carol Burnett poses for a silly photo on the set of Mama's Family.
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geatornez82 LoveMETV22 29 days ago
"Mrs. Hu-Wiggins . . . ."
"Hello?"
"Mrs. Hu-Wiggins, don'ta talk while . . . ."
"Hello?"

LOL. Gotta love Mr. Tudball and Mrs. Hu-Wiggins! Ka-tarka tarka tarka!
Zip 1 month ago
I have to say, most of these aren't "behind the scenes" pictures, except for the footbath one, the jail pic, and the one with the tape recorder. The others I remember as scenes in the episodes.

Still, nice to have a Mama's Family story.
LoveMETV22 Zip 1 month ago
I like the show in small doses. I'm sure there are some that are happy that the show is returning to the schedule. However on the flip side probably those that are not. Well the individuals who didn't like Full House will be happy as it seems that series will be on hiatus this go around.
MeTV is funny in that if you click on the shows link it gives all the shows that are returning with the new schedule change, however if you click on the PDF Link to show the complete schedule it just opens a new tab. I'm sure that will change shortly as those changes are effective this weekend.
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