CTVA US Comedy - "Mama" (CBS) (1949-57) starring Peggy Wood, Judson Laire, Rosemary Rice

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Mama (1949-58)
a.k.a. I Remember Mama
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, R.B. Huggins, Tom Alger, Robert P.Alexander, Randy Watts
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

Mama (season 1) (CBS) (1949-1950)  - Live
Mama (season 2) (CBS) (1950-1951)  - Live
Mama (season 3) (CBS) (1951-1952)  - Live
Mama (season 4) (CBS) (1952-1953)  - Live
Mama (season 5) (CBS) (1953-1954)  - Live
Mama (season 6) (CBS) (1954-1955)  - Live
Mama (season 7) (CBS) (1955-1956)  - Live
Mama (season 8) (CBS Films, Inc. for Network) (1956-1957)  - Filmed
Mama (season 9) (CBS Films, Inc. for Syndication) (1957-1958) - Filmed
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MAMA (a.k.a. I Remember Mama")
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CBS Television Production
for
CBS (1949-56)(live) (01Jul49-27Jul56) (Fridays 8:00pm EST)
CBS (1956-57)(filmed)(13 episodes)(16Dec56-17Mar57)
CBS Films, Inc. (1957-58)(16 new episodes filmed for syndication)
Produced & Directed by Ralph Nelson (early eps)
Produced by Carol Irwin (middle eps)
Produced by Don Richardson (later eps ?)
Based on Kathryn Forbes book "Mama's Bank Account"
also
Based on John Van Druten's play "I Remember Mama"
and the 1948 RKO film of the same name
which starred Irene Dunne and Barbara Bel Geddes

US Situation Comedy series 1949-58    9 seasons of episodes  x 30 min
Starring:
Peggy Wood as "Mama" Marta Hansen (1949-1957)
Judson Laire as "Papa" Lars Hansen, carpenter (1949-1957)
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Rosemary Rice as Katrin Hansen, eldest daughter (1949-1957)
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Iris Mann as Dagmar Hansen #1, younger daughter (1949-50)
Robin Morgan as Dagmar Hansen #2, younger daughter (1950-1956)
Toni Campbell as Dagmar Hansen #3, younger daughter (1957)
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Dick Van Patten as Nels Hansen, son (1949-1957)
Ruth Gates as Aunt Jenny, Mama's older sister (1949-1956)

Kevin Coughlin as T.R. Ryan (1952-1956) OR (1954-57)?
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Malcolm Keen as Uncle Chris #1 (1949-1951)
Roland Winters as Uncle Chris #2 (1951-1952)
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Carl Frank as Uncle Gunnar Gunnerson (1949-1956)
Alice Frost as Aunt Trina Gunnerson (1949-1956)
Patricia McCormack as Ingeborg (1953-1956)

Premise:
Sitcom based on the lives of the Hansens, a Norweigan family living
on Steiner Street, San Francisco around 1917, as seen through the eyes of
Katrin, the eldest daughter, an aspiring writer who records their daily
activities in her diary, and whose off screen voice is heard at the start of each episode.

Music by Billy Nalle

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