CTVA US Comedy - "Mama" (CBS) Season 5 (1953-54)

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Starring Peggy Wood & Judson Laire
Season 5 (CBS) (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Jim Brent, R.B. Huggins, Tom Alger, Robert P. Alexander, Randy Watts

references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


##################### Mama ###################
############## season 5 1953-54 ##############
#################### (live) ##################
CBS Fridays 8:00 pm EST
(09/04/53-07/02/54)

5.01 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
04Sep53       
Katrin decides to become a breadwinner during her summer vacation. [JB]

5.02 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
11Sep53
Dagmar envies a schoolmate whose father is a glamorous, well-traveled
engineer, but it's Mama who finally helps her daughter's little friend. [JB]

5.03 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
18Sep53
Nels opens a charge account at the local department store and stocks up on
a too generous supply of clothing in order to impress the girls at school.
[JB]

5.04 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
25Sep53
Katrin enters business college and meets an interesting man. [JB]

5.05 [--] Mama: GUNNAR'S AUNT
02Oct53
Confusion reigns when Mama's brother-in-law Gunnar promises to care for
his Aunt Ingeborg, who is due to arrive from Norway. [JB]

5.06 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
09Oct53
Papa, who sometimes thinks his family is ashamed of his being a carpenter,
is invited to join an exclusive businessmen's lodge. [JB]

5.07 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
16Oct53
Dagmar goes to her first military Ball after much preparation. [JB]

5.08 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
23Oct53
Aunt Jenny is certain that she is not long for this world. [JB]

5.09 [--] Mama: SPEEDING UP PAPA
30Oct53
Papa is worried about his job when an efficiency expert visits his company.
[JB]

5.10 [--] Mama: MAMA AND THE MATINEE IDOL
06Nov53   
Katrin, Trina and Aunt Jenny go to the theater to see a popular idol but
Mama meets him on a shopping trip. [JB]

5.11 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
13Nov53
No information available

5.12 [--] Mama: PAPA'S SPEECH
20Nov53

5.13 [--] Mama: MAMA AND KELSO'S SILVER SHEENO
27Nov53   
Pap's old friend, Kelso, turns up with a new scheme and wants Mama to help
him promote it. [JB]

5.14 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
04Dec53
Dagmar becomes an ardent stamp collector and financier. [JB]

5.15 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
11Dec53
Katrin attempts to "systematize" her boss and winds up looking at her
walking papers. [JB]

5.16 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
18Dec53
Mama tells a tale of Christmas in Norway to Dagmar.
Note: Most likely this was the annual Christmas episode
"The Night the Animals Talked." [JB]

5.17 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
25Dec53
Papa helps the Sons of Norway celebrate the holiday season.

5.18 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
01Jan54
Katrin faces her first broken romance. [JB]

5.19 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
08Jan54
Ingeborg has trouble collecting a prize she believes she has won. [JB]

5.20 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
15Jan54
T.R.'s teacher insists that he play a buttercup in the school play, but
T.T. wants to talk about striped zebras. [JB]

5.21 [--] Mama: NELS AND THE NOB HILL BALL
22Jan54   
No other information available

5.22 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
29Jan54
Katrin plays mother while mama is away visiting Aunt Sigrid. [JB]

5.23 [--] Mama: MAMA AND THE WILD MAN
05Feb54
An exuberant lumberjack cousin from Norway introduces the Hansens to the police. [JB]

5.24 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
12Feb54
Dagmar must have braces on her teeth. [JB]

5.25 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
19Feb54
Katrin takes a job at the San Francisco Exposition. [JB]

5.26 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
26Feb54
Dagmar plans her future with a man twice her age when she misinterprets
is interest to be a romantic one. [JB]

5.27 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
05Mar54
Papa decides to augment his income by selling insurance in his spare time.[JB]

5.28 [--] Mama: AUNT JENNY AND THE STREETS OF PARIS
12Mar54   
Mama turns to blackmail when Aunt Jenny makes her angry. [JB]

5.29 [--] Mama: THE 23RD PSALM
19Mar54   
Mama talks bluntly to the mother of one of daughter Dagmar's friends. The
discussion centers on the problem of developing confidence in a teenage boy. [JB]

5.30 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
26Mar54   
Dagmar is chosen schoolgirl queen of the San Francisco fair. [JB]

5.31 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
02Apr54
An old beau of Mama's jogs the family into the realization that Mama likes to dance. [JB]

5.32 [--] Mama: PAPA AND THE GREAT MAN
09Apr54   
Nels comes to admire a famous surgeon's skill and tends to underestimate
his father's carpentry abilities. [JB]

5.33 [--] Mama: MAMA IN SUNDAY SCHOOL
16Apr54   
When Mama is recruited to teach Sunday school, her story on miracles has
lasting effect on little Ingeborg. [JB]

5.34 [--] Mama: PAPA AND SERSEN
23Apr54
Guest Cast:
Glenn Burris as Sersen
The Sons of Norway give a citation to Papa but he becomes annoyed when
Sersen is not on hand to congratulate him. [JB]

5.35 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
30Apr54
When her children suggest that she find a creative outlet, Mama revives
her interest in concert singing. [JB]

5.36 [--] Mama: PAPA'S GUILY SECRET
07May54   
Mama does not know that Papa has cosigned a bank note for a friend. A
summons arrives demanding that Papa make good his signature. [JB]

5.37 [--] Mama: NELS AND THE SUNDAY SCHOLAR
14May54   
Nels tutors a girl who wants to become a doctor. When her father discovers
that Nels' visits concern medicine instead of marriage, there is trouble for all. [JB]

5.38 [--] Mama: THE FAMILY FEUD
21May54
Mama's daughters, Katrin and Dagmar, cause family discord when their aunts,
Jenny and Trina, give them lessons in sisterly love. Uncle Gunnar tries
his best to restore harmony. [JB]

5.39 [--] Mama: MAMA AND THE MAGICIAN
28May54   
Mama befriends a hungry man who turns out to be a magician who can make
things disappear. When he performs at a church benefit, it's hard to tell
where magic ends and robbery begins. [JB]

5.40 [--] Mama: (episode title not known)
04Jun54
Katrin's boss asks her to model the latest style in swimsuits in a fashion show. Aunts
Trina and Jenny attend the showing and are shocked by Katrin's daring performance.

5.41 [--] Mama: T.R.'s NEW HOME [UCLA]
11Jun54   
When T.R. Ryan's father is scheduled for a two-year stay in South America,
he makes plans to put his son in a children's home. The Hansens are
disturbed by T.R.'s grief and make their own plans for his future. [JB]

5.42 [--] Mama: DAGMAR'S DIARY
18Jun54   
When T.R. Ryan picks up Dagmar's diary to practice his reading Mama
discovers that the youngest Hansen dislikes her English teacher. Mama tries
to find out why. [JB]

5.43 [--] Mama: KATRIN THE BOHEMIAN
25Jun54   
Katrin grows bored with the quiet life at home. She goes off for a trial
visit to the bohemian life of her friend Babette and the others on
Telegraphy Hill. [JB]

5.44 [--] Mama: NELS AND THE SUMMER CAMP  -aka- NEL'S SUMMER CAMP [UCLA]
02Jul54       
There's confusion for the Hansen household when Nels tries to organize the
little boys for whom he will be a summer camp counselor. T.R. Ryan is one
of the charges who must be sent off safely. Mama tries to lend a hand. [JB]
(Last Show of  Season 5)

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############### end of season 5 ##############
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