After it first aired in 1989, ‘Family Matters’ became a super popular sitcom for American audiences, especially seeing as it was one of the first shows to feature a predominantly African-American cast. To this day, it’s still one of the most beloved sitcoms of all time.
[post_page_title]Jo Marie Payton – On the show[/post_page_title]
Jo Marie Payton was, of course, the actress who played Harriette Winslow, the bossy but sweet-natured mother of the Winslow children. The character of Harriette was first introduced on the sitcom ‘Perfect Strangers.’
However, producers knew they had to keep her on screen in some way or another. Harriette is a wonderful mom figure, and was often dubbed a fan favorite from the very beginning.