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Exclusive The Neighbors Video: Rhea Perlman Surprises as Debbie's 'Estranged, Slutty Mother'

The Neighbors this Friday (ABC, 8:30/7:30c) will make the acquaintance of Debbie’s mother, played by four-time Emmy winner Rhea Perlman — and TVLine has your first look at the awkward (and surprising) introduction.

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Perlman’s character, Janet, is a former wild child and thus was a lousy, unapologetically hard-drinking, pot-smoking mom. As such, when Debbie (Jamie Gertz) brings her family — as well as Larry Bird and his candidly speaking clan — to San Diego to visit, she is bracing for the worst when Mom summons her new “special friend.”

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But imagine everyone’s surprise when… well, this is where you press play below. Cheers!

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6 Comments
  1. Soopah Soopah Soopah says:

    Matt Webb Mitovich, what can we the people do to make sure this fantastic show stays on the air? I don’t want this to be the last Neighbors preview I read.

  2. ... says:

    The look Larry gave Janet as he walked in killed me. Hoping ABC gives the show a third season.

  3. Van Tompkins says:

    Wow do I love this show. The dialogue, the actors, the sweetness of it. It is the top of my wish list to return

  4. herman1959 says:

    I watched this show a couple of times and thought it was cute and different, but never got around to watching it again. Now I feel bad since it might not make it. I’m going to see as many back episodes as I can and cross my fingers that it doesn’t get cancelled.

  5. Tina says:

    I for one love Rhea Perlman and I’ve never seen the neighbors but once a long time ago and have been planning to catch the one with Rhea in it cause I couldn’t yesterday!!

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