| Season 2, Episode 13 |
Number (#26) in series (133 episodes)
|Tape date||November 7, 1974|
|Air date:||December 10, 1974|
|Written by:||Norm Liebmann & Larry Markes|
|Directed by:||Herbert Kenwith|
|IMDB||Sometimes There's No Bottom in The Bottle|
|Starring:||Esther Rolle |
Bern Nadette Stanis
|Guest starring:||Albert Reed, Jr. |
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Sometimes There's No Bottom in the Bottle is the thirteenth episode of Season 2 and the twenty-sixth episode overall. Written by Norm Liebmann and Larry Markes, the episode, which was directed by Herbert Kenwith, originally aired on CBS-TV, premiering on December 10, 1974.
Thelma's favorite cousin is staying with the Evanses for Christmas. Her visit becomes an issue when Thelma discovers she has a serious drinking problem.
James & Florida's niece comes to visit and seems to always be happy. Soon they notice the liquor in the house is disappearing. Thelma does not know how to tell her parents that her cousin is an alcoholic.
Cousin Naomi is visiting the Evans' for the Christmas season and the whole time she has been there, has been time spent in the bathroom. However, her visit is not a happy one for Thelma, who discovers that Naomi is hiding a serious drinking problem. Meanwhile, the rest of the Evans family prepares for holiday festivities.