the tracey ullman show
This was Tracey Ullman's   
Emmy-winning Sunday night
series that launched the Fox
Network and introduced
The
Simpsons
. In the piece Jeff
wrote,
Dear Taxpayer, Dan
Castalanetta plays a guy who
gets summoned to the I.R.S.
for a tax audit.  The auditor,
Tracey Ullman, turns out to be
his mother, who he hasn't
called in a long time.