The series premiered in
Momsemor is the all-dominating
character in a family of three generations living
under the same roof, and she is the grandmother.
Momsemor is a faceted person; on the one hand she
adores her grandchildren and plays with them as a
youngster, on the other hand she effectively
grinds down everyone who crosses her - she even
makes objects stand to attention if she so
chooses! But we are never in any doubt that this
anarchistic, non-conformist grandmother has a
heart of gold. Also, Momsemor has a weakness; her
unending passion for old Rudolph Valentino films.
The term Momsemor is untranslatable into other
languages, but it can be perceived as a term of
* Actually the series originates
from 1976 in the USA under the title Granny
and Slowpoke, but it never caught on. WOW
then quickly adjusted his very Danish series for
the international market under its current title.