Why'd you come back here? I pulled some strings to get you hired. So you got to take care of me now, Joe. Lord, all I'm askin' is, bless this bread. It's what she was trying to tell me before she died. Maybe you should try that. I know you love it out here.
That's what those Sunday dinners meant. We'll help you eat it. In the next scene, after all that joy, it's revealed that Big Mama has to have her leg amputated. It started in the early eighties, before I was born. Terri allows Faith to stay at her home with Miles. What are you doing home in the afternoon? The groom is my new uncle, Lem.
Big Mama said we all had. Remember, son-- this is for the needy, not the greedy. Iike there weren't no wedding minutes ago. Advertisement The story is told through the eyes of Big Mama's grandson Ahmad , who introduces us to the key players, especially his mother and her two sisters. Maybe when you get out of here. The last husband is simply notable for being a nice guy. His mom and dad are Maxine and Kenny.
The niece Big Mama took in after her sister died. Don't ever put anything like this on the stove. Sure, it's overly sentimental, but maybe it caught me in a soft mood, because I didn't really mind. I'm the one who's been on six interviews. Why were you letting him feel you up? See what your daddy got you? Mmm, with your fine self.
And Faith is finally a part of the family, too. Somebody talked to somebody, and the charges got dropped. For the first time in years, our Sunday tradition was broken. Things got better for my family after that. She used to just make a brother want to scream.
It's got a color monitor. I'm supposed to be happy! Then she conveniently has him play piano for her dance audition in which she seduces him with her moves. Nobody's disrespecting me on my wedding day. Y'all messed up the family! Oh, girl, I care about you I'm there for you So why don't you care for me Like I care about you? I'd really like you to come-- I'm swamped with work. She's happy to lend money to Bird Long , but has a lifelong competition with Maxine Fox because she senses a happiness and marital security she'll never know. Baby, get me some more peas. Fox , and aunts Teri Vanessa L.
One odd inconsistency in the script is the way it begins and goes back often to being narrated by young Ahmad, but it too often veers away from this strategy. A lot of bad things happened while you were gone. Sure enough, when they do attempt a relationship, it falls apart very quickly due to her myriad of issues. The doctor said we gotta wait six weeks. Ahmad, what have I told you about lying? People always said she never made one enemy in her life. Bird and Lem are struggling, not least because of the shadowy presence of her former boyfriend.
Now I know why nobody showed up. These characters have different opinions, arguments, good times and bad. Boring No offense to Terri, but she is boring. We're going to serve dinner. Like I was saying, it's always good to, you know. It's all right for them to lie around, but let a man-- -A brother. You know how you are.
Hell, even senile Uncle Pete seems to know automatically that she cooked the meal she served him and rejects it, resulting in a. It's unfortunate, in a way, that some of these developments lead to sexual situations that make this wonderful family film unsuitable for younger viewers. This is a serious version of the same character both Martin Lawrence and Tyler Perry have turned into cash-cow caricatures. I don't know about all that. Who the fuck is Cola? I need to talk to you for a minute.