Therapist On Blackish – Mary Kay Place

Mary Kay Place plays Dr. Harris on Blackish‘s “Good Dre Hunting” episode.  Place is an actress, singer, director and screenwriter best known for her role as Loretta Haggers in Mary Hartman.  She was born on September 23, 1947 and is currently 69-years-old.  She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and after college she moved to Hollywood to pursue her dream of becoming a star.

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In 1973, Mary Kay Place played Betty Sue in All in the Family.  A year later she appeared in an episode of M*A*S*H as Lt. Louise Simmons.  Place made her film debut in the 1976 film, Bound for Glory.  She is one of the hardest working women in show business and has appeared in several additional television shows and films since the 1970s.

Therapist On Blackish
Therapist On Blackish

“Good Dre Hunting” starts with Bow announcing that she’s going to therapy.  Andre and his mom laugh at Bow because “black people have gotten along just fine without therapy.” As a black man, Dre has his own ways of coping with drama.  He’s seen losing his temper on numerous occasions.

Bow tells Dre that he needs therapy but he initially disagrees.  Dre and his mother tell Bow all the reasons that she needs therapy, including the ghosts of all her dead patients and the fact that her children don’t need her anymore.  Blackish is one of the best shows on television! Don’t miss the next episode!