Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA
Today we will be looking at a sitcom that has had eleven awards and is still going strong – Mom
Opening Theme Tune
About the Show
Summary of Show
Single mom Christy has her hands full with two children, Violet and Roscoe, and maintaining newfound sobriety, when her passive-aggressive, recovering-alcoholic mother re-enters the picture, brimming with criticisms about Christy’s life. As the daughter works to be the best mother she can and to overcome mistakes she made, she must also navigate dysfunctional relationships with romantic interests, and with her irresponsible ex-husband, Baxter. Despite the uphill battle, Christy tries to remain positive and stay on a path to help her reach her goals..- Wikipedia
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Anna Faris – Christy
Allison Janney – Bonnie
Mimi Kennedy – Marjorie
Blake Garrett-Rosenthal – Roscoe
Matt Jones – Baxter
+ Several characters share last names with players from the Oakland Raiders NFL team. Jim Plunkett (Christy, Bonnie and family) was a quarterback in the 1980s, Fred Biletnikoff (Alvin) a receiver in the 1970s, and Sebastian Janikowski (Adam) a kicker in the 2000s.
+ Jon Cryer appears in the pilot episode and is also a character on an another show by Chuck Lorre Two And A Half Men as Alan Harper.
+ Every episode name contains the word “and”, separating one topic from another.
+ Anna Faris (Christy) isn’t allergic to cats in real life unlike her character