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Subject: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: ThaSlickerNick on 12/03/04 at 10:05 pm

I would say family matters! ! ! ! ! ! :)

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/03/04 at 10:25 pm

I voted for In Living Color.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: nally on 12/04/04 at 1:52 am

Family Matters. :)

Edited to add:
"Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is another one I like, but it's not listed. Anyway, those are my two favorite.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: woops on 12/04/04 at 1:57 am

"In Living Color"  8)

"Martin" second

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: bbigd04 on 12/04/04 at 3:07 am

I would say family matters, I used to watch it a little, it was pretty good.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: joedeertae on 12/04/04 at 8:22 am

I voted In Living Color because it was my favorite of these but I also watched Martin and Family Matters and Living Single regularly.

How ya livin'?... What?... How ya livin'?... What?.... In Living Color! ;D

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Harmonica on 12/04/04 at 12:10 pm

I voted for Family Matters

In Living Color wasn't a sit com it was more of a farce TV show, and it had white cast members.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Tanya1976 on 12/04/04 at 3:37 pm

In Living Color (though it was a variety show). But, anything with a black executive producer and more than 5 black cast members is considered a black show, Harmonica. Just Friends. They had no cast members of color. So, many consider that a white show.

As for sitcoms, I voted for A Different World.

Tanya

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Chris MegatronTHX on 12/04/04 at 8:56 pm

Family Matters always came across as a bit of a race neutral show to me, somewhat like The Cosby Show.  Not that the cast members were "acting white" or anything like that, but Family Matters just never overtly registered as "a black show" the way A Different World, Martin, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Living Single, or In Living Color did.

Sometimes, even Fresh Prince of Bel-Air never really registered as "a black show" with me.   

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Indy Gent on 12/05/04 at 1:50 am

In Living Color, although I hated the last season when Keenan Ivory and Damon Wayans left the show. I like Marlon and Shawn, but they're aren't like the "brotha's". ;)

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: triciamarie1972 on 12/05/04 at 5:12 pm

IN LIVING COLOR ALL THE WAY!!! I MISS THAT SHOW!!!!! :\'(

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: RockandRollFan on 12/05/04 at 6:56 pm

Family Matters...although it wasn't rue for urkel as they nver showed HIS family ::)

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/05/04 at 7:29 pm


Family Matters...although it wasn't rue for urkel as they nver showed HIS family ::)


LOL!!!!!!!!!  ;D

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: kimmers on 12/06/04 at 7:02 pm

I chose "In Living Color" even though it was more a comedy sketch show than a sitcom.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: SkyLowLow on 12/06/04 at 8:37 pm

Was I the only guy that liked Roc Live?

Since it wasn't there I voted for In Living Color, although Martin was damn funny.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: HeartsAfire on 12/06/04 at 8:42 pm

I chose Family Matters.  I also liked The Parent Hood, Wayans Brothers & In the House

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: HeartsAfire on 12/06/04 at 8:44 pm


Family Matters...although it wasn't rue for urkel as they nver showed HIS family ::)


'Cept for his "cousin"... I am thinking "her" name was Myrtle?  ;D 

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: bj26 on 12/07/04 at 8:49 am

Family Matters - that show makes me laugh just thinking about it ;D

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: joedeertae on 12/07/04 at 1:47 pm


Was I the only guy that liked Roc Live?

Since it wasn't there I voted for In Living Color, although Martin was darn funny.


I had forgotten about Roc SkyLowLow, that was a good one too. I like Charles Dutton I think he's a good actor.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Mergal on 12/08/04 at 12:17 am


Family Matters - that show makes me laugh just thinking about it ;D


Just thinking about the opening theme makes me want to laugh because there's one clip with the entire Winslow family trying to hold down the door to prevent Urkel from coming in.  :D

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Alchoholica on 12/09/04 at 2:17 pm

I had to choose Hangin' with Mr Cooper, because that and Family Matters were the only ones i can recall being on TV over here.. Family Matters was good as well.. but... i dunno.. just too odd sometimes

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: SkyLowLow on 12/09/04 at 3:33 pm


I had forgotten about Roc SkyLowLow, that was a good one too. I like Charles Dutton I think he's a good actor.


Ahhh, the benefit of having US Sattelite when I was growing up.

There's nothing more impressionable than a 11 year old white Canadian, and that just happened to be the same time I started watching Russell Simmon's Def Comedy Jam. Best part was, my parents didn't tell me to stop watching it even though they saw how vulgar it could be.

I swear it changed my outlook on life, women, and comedy. I went from Bill Cosby to Richard Pryor and I am very thankful for that.  :P

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Chrisrj on 12/11/04 at 2:12 am

I went with Family matters, too(the one with Urkel).  I like how near the end, they added a sci-fi edge to it.  They were around in the late 80s too; I remember their grandma sying, "It's almost the 90s,(something something)".

I wouldn't call "In Living Color" a sitcom, though.  It's actually a skit show, not unlike SNL or Mad TV.  Sitcoms usually have a common plot, while skit shows are more like random silliness in every episode.  Both are fine shows, though :)

What about "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"?  I LOVED that one, too.  I still do, since it's on Nick At Nite now.
Then there's "Getting Personal" from 1998.  That was funny for a while...

BTW, IMHO, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper just wasn't that good.  I tried watching one episode, though I'm sure there were funnier episodes that I didn't bother seeing, but this one episode was so horrendously awful in the first minute that I didn't bother.  Sorry to be so harsh, but that's just what I think.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Hairspray on 12/11/04 at 2:30 am

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air followed by In Living Color.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Sean1983 on 12/12/04 at 6:08 am

I like The Parenthood...that show is ridiculous, especially with the dream sequences.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: figwig on 01/02/05 at 8:29 pm

Living Color!!! 
Fire Marshall Bill and Homey The Clown and Men on Movies Forever

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: neebs25 on 01/03/05 at 11:28 am

Was anyone else suprised to see Erkel (sorry about spelling) out of his nerd gear? Hes pretty hot!

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: SkyLowLow on 01/08/05 at 2:21 pm


I like The Parenthood...that show is ridiculous, especially with the dream sequences.


It was actually Men on Film

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Bgirl67 on 01/19/05 at 12:56 pm

The wayans brothers were funny as hell!!!! rosanne before the daughter got depressed, living single, moesha, fresh prince,jamie fox the parkers, in d a house was okay,

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Howard on 01/19/05 at 4:53 pm

In Living Color
Hangin With Mr.Cooper
The Wayans Brothers



Howard

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: yanni on 06/16/05 at 7:15 pm

In Living Color!
j-lo, jamie fox, jim carey, the wayans clan, need i say more?  nothing but comedic geniuses.  the show was da bomb!

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: AnnieBanannie on 06/19/05 at 10:18 pm

I chose Steve Harvey.  He just makes me laugh out loud every time he opens his mouth.

He was also, in my opinion, the best host of "Showtime At The Apollo."

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Blondie on 06/20/05 at 9:36 am

Family Matters :)

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: tv on 06/21/05 at 11:55 pm


I chose Steve Harvey.  He just makes me laugh out loud every time he opens his mouth.

He was also, in my opinion, the best host of "Showtime At The Apollo."
Yeah I like when he did "Showtime At The apollo" Hravey always used to use the phrase "She em Some Love". I remember when they had  Kiki Shepherd doing the show with Harvey. I liked Rudy Rush too. I am not a big fan of the current host "Mo' Nique". Not that she's bad I;m just not a big fan of her. I stopped watching "Showtime At The Apollo" when she became host. I miss Kiki too.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: NullandVoid on 06/23/05 at 7:35 pm

Why is it that every Black show has to have comedy in it?

btw the way In living color was my favorite.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Tanya1976 on 06/23/05 at 11:13 pm


Why is it that every Black show has to have comedy in it?

btw the way In living color was my favorite.


B/C the media/tv executives don't feel we have dramatic moments in our lives.

Tanya

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: MagnumPI on 07/13/05 at 9:40 am

id pick fresh prince but family matters was ok

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: CSM1986 on 07/13/05 at 9:42 am

Tough Call, but I would go with "In Living Color", I grew up on that show

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 10/15/05 at 12:33 am

Family Matters.





Erin :)

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: whistledog on 10/15/05 at 12:37 am

I voted for Hangin' With Mr. Cooper :)

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: kellygoo72 on 10/15/05 at 2:42 am

I liked Roc..... Great actors in it.... I liked Living Single too..........

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: agoraphobicwhacko on 10/15/05 at 5:50 am

How could you forget Girlfriends? I think this show started in 98/99.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Suicidal Blonde on 10/18/05 at 3:31 pm

Family Matters

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: rich1981 on 10/18/05 at 5:01 pm

I voted for Family Matters.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Barefoot_Blues on 10/18/05 at 10:20 pm

Martin

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Matt the Rat76 on 10/29/05 at 11:09 am

I like fresh prince of bel air that made will smith huge and I guess thea is a forgettable 90's show what ever happend to thea?

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: Southern Image on 11/03/05 at 1:09 pm

Family Matters

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 11/06/05 at 7:36 pm

I liked a majority of those, but I chose "Living Single" I really identified with the characters and I really liked how strong all the women were. I also loved "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper", mainly because that took place in Oakland, CA (hits pretty close to home for me) and how much he liked the Warriors and stuff attracted me to the show.

Subject: Re: The Best Black Sitcom Of The '90s

Written By: josie on 11/07/05 at 11:13 pm

Moesha. duhhh. ;)

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