Ellen/Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah

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Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah
Season 4, Episode 24
Airdate May 7, 1997
Production Number C387
Written by Jan Nash
Directed by Gil Junger
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Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah is the twenty-fourth episode of the fourth season of Ellen, and the eighty-sixth episode overall.

Guest Stars: Steven Gilborn (Harold), Alice Hirson (Lois), Joan Jett (herself), Dayton Callie (The Father of the Gay Son), Laraine Newman (The Over-Supportive Parent), Chastity Bono (The Moderator), Juliana Morgan (The Daughter), Catherine Paolone (The Mother), James Hong (The Waiter)


Plot Overview

Ellen decides to tell her parents about her sexuality. But for a person like Ellen, even the best laid plans go airy. While eating out at a Chinese restaurant, Harold and Lois not surprisingly don't react well with the news that their daughter is a lesbian prompting Harold to walk out and Lois to ponder this news. Ellen then convinces her mother to attend a gay support group where Lois expresses her feelings about the revelation.


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