Emmy and Academy Award winner Allison Janney stars in this funny and often heart-wrenching comedy from executive producer Chuck Lorre. Bonnie must learn to adjust without her daughter and former-roommate, Christy, around. With a chaotic past behind her and a newly empty nest, she focuses on her marriage to her husband, Adam, and on what she wants to be now that she’s finally grown up. Now more than ever, Bonnie depends on the support of her friends, including the wise Marjorie, the wealthy and sometimes misguided Jill, the overly emotional Wendy and her foster sister, Tammy, who was recently released from prison. Collectively, they help each other overcome their mistakes and stay sober in the face of whatever life throws at them.
“Crazy Snakes and a Clog to the Head” – When the ladies bring a meeting to a women’s prison, Bonnie is attacked by an old acquaintance, Tammy (Kristen Johnston), and Christy helps Bonnie make amends, on MOM, Thursday, April 12 (9:01-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. MOM Season 5 Episode 17 Photos Crazy Snakes and a Clog to the Head.
Anna Faris and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney star in this often heart-wrenching comedy from executive producer Chuck Lorre (THE BIG BANG THEORY, “Two and a Half Men,” “Mike & Molly,” YOUNG SHELDON). Christy is a single mom who, after years of questionable choices, is now sober and trying to get her life on track. She’s tested daily by her mother, Bonnie, who Christy still considers the root of her troubles, even though she has also gotten sober. Now mother and daughter are working to overcome their mistakes and build a better future for their family. Christy has gone back to school and is pursuing her dream of becoming a lawyer, while Bonnie attempts to have a healthy romantic relationship with her boyfriend, Adam, and figure out what she wants to be when she grows up. Through all this, Christy and Bonnie rely on their support system from AA, including wise Marjorie, the wealthy and sometimes misguided Jill and the overly emotional Wendy. Together, they help each other stay sober and face whatever life throws at them.
STORY BY: Susan McMartin and Anne Flett-Giordano
TELEPLAY BY: Nick Bakay, Sheldon Bull and Michael Shipley