85’ x 1 episode
Based on the life of comedian Norio Nishikawa, this touching story depicts the elements of Nishikawa’s childhood that shaped him into the successful performer he is today. Foremost among these was the influence of his late mother, a strong-willed woman who instilled in Nishikawa self-sufficiency and respect for others. As the youngest of four siblings, Nishikawa often found himself at the center of his mother’s attention and straight-talking advice - so much so that she was often more of a burden than a help. But his love-hate relationship with her as he was growing up were more than overcome when he realized that she was the driving influence in his life.