Significant Mother (CW) “Suffering & Succotash” Episode 5

Significant Mother (CW)

The new CW summer TV show Significant Mother “Suffering & Succotash” Episode 5 airs Monday August 31 at 9pm on The CW. In tonight’s episode, Just when things are beginning to go smoothly with Jimmy (Nathaniel Buzolic), Lydia (Krista Allen) gets a major surprise when her uptight mother, Gammy (guest star Linda Gray) shows up unannounced.

Knowing that Gammy would never approve of her new relationship with Jimmy, Lydia is forced to create an elaborate cover-up, which finds Nate (Josh Zuckerman) drawing the short end of the stick. Meanwhile, Jimmy wants the chance to prove himself to Gammy, but ends up in an awkward position when an innocent mix-up sends their plan spiraling out of control. Finally, Gammy surprises everyone when she reveals her own little secret. Jonathan Silverman also guest stars.

Show Summary: Budding Portland restaurateur Nate’s (Josh Zuckerman) world is turned upside down when he comes back from a business trip to find his lothario best friend and roommate, Jimmy, is now dating his recently separated mother, Lydia (Krista Allen). To make matters worse, Nate’s previously disinterested dad, Harrison (Jonathan Silverman) is now determined to win Lydia back and isn’t afraid to use Nate to get what he wants. Stuck between his family feud and his best friend’s first serious relationship, Nate’s “new normal” forever changes his relationships with his parents, and severely handicaps his own dating life. SIGNIFICANT MOTHER was initially developed as a digital series for CW Seed, The CW’s digital studio, before being ordered to series for the broadcast network.