‘Mom’ Episode Guide (Jan. 4): Christy Gets Fired From Her Job

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‘Mom’ Episode Guide (Jan. 4): Christy Gets Fired From Her Job

“Teenage Vampires and a White Russian” (01/04/18) – Bonnie is upset when her brother, Ray (Leonard Roberts) is arrested and calls Adam instead of her to bail him out. Also, Christy gets fired from her job at the restaurant, on “Mom,” Thursday, Jan. 4 (9:01-9:30 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Guest starring in “Teenage Vampires and a White Russian” are Leonard Roberts (Ray), Matt Oberg (Geoffrey), Amir Korangy (Leo), Brett Wagner (Frankie), Lyn Alicia Henderson (Susan), and Nicola Lambo (Customer)

The teleplay for “Teenage Vampires and a White Russian” was written by Sheldon Bull, Anne Flett-Giordano and Michael Shipley. The episode was directed by James Widdoes.

Anna Faris and Emmy Award winner Allison Janney star in this pulls-no-punches comedy from Executive Producer Chuck Lorre (“The Big Bang Theory,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Mike & Molly”). 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 newly sober mother, Bonnie, who is trying to make up for all the ways she’s let Christy down. Christy is further challenged by her relationships with her own kids. Her daughter Violet is engaged to a man twice her age and her ten-year-old son, Roscoe, would rather live with his father Baxter, a former slacker who has only recently gotten himself together.

To help her stay sober, Christy relies on her support system from AA, comprised of her sponsor Marjorie, her wealthy sponsee, Jill, and her emotional friend, Wendy. Christy tries to remain positive as she attempts to overcome her past and build a better future, but with her dysfunctional family and life’s many setbacks, it’s always an uphill battle.

“Mom” stars Anna Faris (Christy), Allison Janney (Bonnie), Jaime Pressly (Jill), Matt Jones (Baxter), Mimi Kennedy (Marjorie), Beth Hall (Wendy) and William Fichtner (Adam).

“Mom” is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series is executive produced by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky & Nick Bakay.

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