When Polly Holliday's sassy character Florence "Flo" Jean Castleberry became hugely popular, producers decided to see if she could carry her own show, and thus was born Flo. Flo leaves the diner where she'd worked for years for a new job in Houston. En route, she impulsively decides to purchase, restore, and run a diner she'd known growing up, renaming it "Flo's Yellow Rose."
Wisecracking Florence Jean Castleberry was heading for a posh job in Houston when she left Mel's Diner on the Alice show. But in the opener of her own series, Flo gets no farther than her home town, where she buys a rundown roadhouse on a dare.
Earl has to fight a man who's come to get even for having his girlfriend stolen 17 years ago.
Thanks to Flo, Mama's surprise party turns into a smashing success when an old beau of Mama's shows up.
It's not all fun and games when it comes to Flo and her competitive nature with her annoying sister-especially in regards to her advice on the way Flo runs her life (and her own business!)
An unexpected (and accidental) hero is named at the Yellow Rose when it is saved from being shutdown and subsequently destroyed by the city.