wishes to be accepted for who she is despite the way she looks.
has a very good relationship with her daughter, Tracy.
wishes to escape from her over-bearing mother.
to have fun.
follows in her mother’s footsteps.
my pleats with that racket on?
ladies like you!
You’re not letting Tracy watch those silly TV shows again, are you? My Penny spends every day after school at the Stamp and Coin Club.
Oh, what is this? ‘The Wavin’ Raven’?
mother to be here?
You are banned from this house. You will never watch that show again!
wish I could be as pretty as her and perform on The Corny Collins Show every single day!
And going to school is far better than being on some crazy TV show.
open auditions for a new dancer and I really want to go and try…
‘Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now’
every single day!
animals? Why, it’s animal cruelty!