CBS’s Mom is an American sitcom about a recovering alcoholic single mother and her mother who is also a recovering addict. The show has received high ratings and positive reviews for its sincere and often witty attempts to address addiction issues. Because the show is pretty darned clever, here are 7 things you didn’t know about Mom!
Anna Faris was the first person cast as Christy and then it was Allison Janney, who landed the part of her mother, Bonnie. Matt Jones, who plays Faris’s character’s ex husband and father of her son, was cast next and then it was Spencer Daniels. He took on the role of Luke, the boyfriend of Christy’s daughter Violet.Sonja Flemming/©CBS/courtesy Everett Collection