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Subject: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 8:28 am

It could be past, present or now your favorite African American television shows from the 70's, 80's, 90's and today. Mine has always been:

http://cdn.madamenoire.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/times2005.jpg

http://www.carseywerner.net/images/cosbyshow_main_max.jpg

http://www.vibevixen.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/vibe-vixen-hangin-with-mr-cooper.jpg


Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Mushroom on 05/11/13 at 12:19 pm

Well, mine are ones people probably never heard of:

http://sharetv.org/images/the_bill_cosby_show-show.jpg

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41HJil6yVjL._SX500_.jpg

http://sgrumbleoutloud.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/fat-albert.jpg

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 05/11/13 at 12:41 pm

"Family Matters" and "Fresh Prince Of Bel Air" are my favorites among sitcoms. Both aired during the 1990s, although "Family Matters" premiered in September 1989.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: warped on 05/11/13 at 12:53 pm

I never thought of these as "African American" shows, just shows. And damn good shows too.

The ones Mushroom eluded to I liked. Flip Wilson was hilarious and "Hey Hey Hey..it's Fat Albert"  :)

I adored the Cosby Show and Different World, Sanford and Son...never occurred to me they were "African American" show. Just don't like that stereotype attached to it.  Saying the Cosby Show is a good "African American" show is like saying "Family Ties" is a good "white people" show. It's just a good show. They were both good TV shows.

Maybe I'm too sensitive here.. :-\\

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 1:23 pm


Well, mine are ones people probably never heard of:

http://sharetv.org/images/the_bill_cosby_show-show.jpg

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41HJil6yVjL._SX500_.jpg

http://sgrumbleoutloud.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/fat-albert.jpg


Wasn't Bill Cosby in his own show called "Cos" in the mid 70's?  ???

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 1:23 pm


"Family Matters" and "Fresh Prince Of Bel Air" are my favorites among sitcoms. Both aired during the 1990s, although "Family Matters" premiered in September 1989.


both were my favorites.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 1:25 pm


I never thought of these as "African American" shows, just shows. And damn good shows too.

The ones Mushroom eluded to I liked. Flip Wilson was hilarious and "Hey Hey Hey..it's Fat Albert"  :)

I adored the Cosby Show and Different World, Sanford and Son...never occurred to me they were "African American" show. Just don't like that stereotype attached to it.  Saying the Cosby Show is a good "African American" show is like saying "Family Ties" is a good "white people" show. It's just a good show. They were both good TV shows.

Maybe I'm too sensitive here.. :-\\


I was the one who thought of the topic. Sorry if it was offensive.  :(

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/11/13 at 1:27 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WqazleR3FE

Sanford And Son

http://i2.listal.com/image/880813/600full-my-wife-and-kids-poster.jpg

http://humormillmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Meet-The-Browns-Cast.jpg

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 05/11/13 at 2:21 pm

Also, The Wayans Bros. (1995-99) was funny and interesting in some episodes.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: whistledog on 05/11/13 at 4:05 pm

I used to love A Different World, but I used to often hear debates about it being a 100% African-American show as the first season had Marissa Tomei, but the same thing could be said for shows like Benson, Different Strokes and Webster, but like Warped said, shows like these should be defined as just shows.

I did really like My Wife and Kids though alot.  The episode where the Kyle's went to the Japanese restaurant is one of my favourite episodes of any TV show ever!

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: danootaandme on 05/11/13 at 5:18 pm

Bernie Mac.  ;D ;D

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: danootaandme on 05/11/13 at 5:25 pm



I never thought of these as "African American" shows, just shows. And damn good shows

Maybe I'm too sensitive here.. :-\\



You are being a bit too sensitive.  Of course they are African American shows.  They are damn good shows, too, damn good African American shows.  I speak as one who remembers the whole family running to the television whenever someone yelled "LOOK!  A colored person on t.v."  I would say every African American over the age of 60 remembers that and laughs, because that is just what would happen.  There is still a bit of amazement when I see a show with African Americans as major characters.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: warped on 05/11/13 at 6:41 pm


I was the one who thought of the topic. Sorry if it was offensive.  :(


Oh it's OK Howard It wasn't offensive to me. I'm just uncomfortable with the stereotype attached to it. No need to say sorry, I know it wasn't your intention.  :)


You are being a bit too sensitive.  Of course they are African American shows.  They are damn good shows, too, damn good African American shows.  I speak as one who remembers the whole family running to the television whenever someone yelled "LOOK!  A colored person on t.v."  I would say every African American over the age of 60 remembers that and laughs, because that is just what would happen.  There is still a bit of amazement when I see a show with African Americans as major characters.


I hear what you are saying and respect your point of view. I remember as a kid I was watching "Julia" (Diahann Carroll) and asking my parents "How come there aren't more black people on TV?"

Maybe it's coz I see it from a different perspective than you.  I'm not from America (from Canada), the racism in your country was much more obvious and intense (for a lack of better words) than in ours. I see it as a show from another country or just another American show without any racial connotations attached.  Maybe if I grew up in America, I'd probably see it as you do.  :)

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Tashlovglit on 05/11/13 at 9:08 pm


Also, The Wayans Bros. (1995-99) was funny and interesting in some episodes.

The Wayans family is hilarious!
http://sharetv.org/images/the_wayans_bros-show.jpg

Another one I enjoyed:
http://withfriendship.com/images/h/36558/Living-Single-picture.jpg

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Mushroom on 05/11/13 at 10:43 pm


I never thought of these as "African American" shows, just shows. And damn good shows too.

The ones Mushroom eluded to I liked. Flip Wilson was hilarious and "Hey Hey Hey..it's Fat Albert"  :)

I adored the Cosby Show and Different World, Sanford and Son...never occurred to me they were "African American" show. Just don't like that stereotype attached to it.  Saying the Cosby Show is a good "African American" show is like saying "Family Ties" is a good "white people" show. It's just a good show. They were both good TV shows.


Ironically, I just could not get into his later shows.  The Cosby Show and Cosby just did not do it for me, and I did try to watch them.  Something about them just did not click with me.

But his earlier show, where he was a teacher I thought was awesome.  In the mid 1970's they used to run on daytime in what used to be the "re-run block" before and after the soap operas ran.  I used to watch them every day, preferring them over the Happy Day reruns.

There were others of course, What's Happening and the like, but I guess those never interested me because they tried to be "black shows".  With Bill Cosby, he was so funny and spoke to everybody where his race really did not matter at all.  He was not "a black man in a white man's world" or a "black man in a black man's world", he just struck you as a man trying to get by.

Interesting side note today, my wife and I just got back from a day trip to San Francisco, and when we took the Cable Car and stopped on the top of Lombard Street, and immediately his classic bit from "Why Is There Air" jumped into my mind.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOmayx2JBs8

How did you die?
Me and a Volkswagen drifted backwards into the bay.
You go to hell!


Wasn't Bill Cosby in his own show called "Cos" in the mid 70's?  ???


Cos was a variety show (as was The New Bill Cosby Show), as was popular at the time, like Captain and Tenille and the like.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/12/13 at 4:00 pm


"Family Matters" and "Fresh Prince Of Bel Air" are my favorites among sitcoms. Both aired during the 1990s, although "Family Matters" premiered in September 1989.


Steve Urkel was my favorite.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/12/13 at 4:03 pm


Also, The Wayans Bros. (1995-99) was funny and interesting in some episodes.


I liked The Father in The Wayans Brothers show.

http://www.quotecollection.com/author-images/john-witherspoon-3.jpg

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/12/13 at 4:05 pm

Oh it's OK Howard It wasn't offensive to me. I'm just uncomfortable with the stereotype attached to it. No need to say sorry, I know it wasn't your intention.

That's ok, it's all good.  :)

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/12/13 at 4:06 pm


The Wayans family is hilarious!
http://sharetv.org/images/the_wayans_bros-show.jpg

Another one I enjoyed:
http://withfriendship.com/images/h/36558/Living-Single-picture.jpg


Living Single was ok, the only person I liked on that show was T.K. Carter.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/12/13 at 4:06 pm

Everybody Hates Chris

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: whistledog on 05/12/13 at 4:28 pm

I remember there was this one show, I think it was called Half End or something like that.  I remember it was about this girl who worked at a record company.  She had big curly hair, and damn was she gorgeous

I seem to recall a story arc with Joey Lawrence

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 05/12/13 at 8:55 pm


I liked The Father in The Wayans Brothers show.

http://www.quotecollection.com/author-images/john-witherspoon-3.jpg

Yeah, he had some great lines. ;D The title characters called him "Pops."

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 05/12/13 at 8:56 pm


Steve Urkel was my favorite.

Yes, I got hooked on that show during its third season (1991-92) thanks to him. :D I thought he was hilarious.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Tashlovglit on 05/12/13 at 9:36 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpi-6g3TH4o
;D

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/13/13 at 7:50 am


I remember there was this one show, I think it was called Half End or something like that.  I remember it was about this girl who worked at a record company.  She had big curly hair, and damn was she gorgeous

I seem to recall a story arc with Joey Lawrence


http://www.crazyabouttv.com/Images/halfandhalf.jpg

It's called Half And Half. It ran from 2002-2006

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/13/13 at 7:59 am

Are We There Yet?

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: CatwomanofV on 05/13/13 at 4:00 pm

No Order:

-Flip Wilson
-The Jeffersons
-The Cosby Show
-Fat Albert
-In Living Color
-Me And The Boys (Steve Harvey)
-Diff'rent Strokes
-What's Happening
-Benson


Wasn't a big fan of Good Times but it was ok and I HATED Family Matters because Urkle was just so annoying that I couldn't watch it.


Cat

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: warped on 05/13/13 at 4:03 pm



Wasn't a big fan of Good Times but it was ok


Same here.



I HATED Family Matters because Urkle was just so annoying that I couldn't watch it.




Same here.  :)  I can't stand Urkel either. He was so damn annoying.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Tashlovglit on 05/13/13 at 5:09 pm

Kenan & Kel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lTBUDBq8xw

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Tashlovglit on 05/13/13 at 5:15 pm

Sister Sister
http://www.sitcomsonline.com/photopost/data/617/sister-sister-tv-94-04-g.jpg
Smart Guy
http://valdefierro.com/smart52.jpg

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: whistledog on 05/13/13 at 9:01 pm


http://www.crazyabouttv.com/Images/halfandhalf.jpg

It's called Half And Half. It ran from 2002-2006


That's the one.  Telma Hopkins was in it.  I really liked that show alot

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Dagwood on 05/13/13 at 10:36 pm

Loved Sister Sister.  My daughter discovered it a couple of years ago so I got to enjoy it all over again. 

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/14/13 at 6:53 am


Same here.

Same here.  :)  I can't stand Urkel either. He was so damn annoying.


you got to admit his Urkel character made him big bucks.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/14/13 at 6:54 am


Kenan & Kel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lTBUDBq8xw


I hated this show, bunch of dummies.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/14/13 at 6:56 am

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/5a/The_Royal_Family_(TV_series).jpg

Who remembers The Royal Family before Redd Foxx passed away?  :\'(

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: CatwomanofV on 05/14/13 at 11:48 am

Just remembered another one. The Redd Foxx Show in 1977 which was a short-lived variety show.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSk3IPaPwXI



Cat

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 05/20/13 at 3:12 pm



http://www.vibevixen.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/vibe-vixen-hangin-with-mr-cooper.jpg

I was a fan of Hangin' With Mr. Cooper in the mid-90's. That show had some good episodes.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/20/13 at 7:41 pm


I was a fan of Hangin' With Mr. Cooper in the mid-90's. That show had some good episodes.


wish they brought that back.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 05/20/13 at 11:10 pm


wish they brought that back.

Yeah, I'd love to see those reruns again. It was in syndication for a while between 1998-2001 or thereabouts.

They may or may not have full episodes on Youtube; if anything, maybe I can see clips of certain scenes.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/21/13 at 6:32 am

http://i394.photobucket.com/albums/pp25/misszt-wizzle/girlfriends_1024x7681.jpg

I watched Girlfriends, the only person I liked was Reggie White, he was a funny guy.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: whistledog on 05/21/13 at 3:08 pm


Loved Sister Sister.  My daughter discovered it a couple of years ago so I got to enjoy it all over again. 


I liked that one too.  I initially started watching it because I recognized both Tim Reid (Venus from WKRP) and Jackée (Sandra from 227)

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: whistledog on 05/21/13 at 3:16 pm


I liked that one too.  I initially started watching it because I recognized both Tim Reid (Venus from WKRP) and Jackée (Sandra from 227)


Speaking of 227, I really liked the show 227.  The actress who played Marla Gibbs' daughter is Regina King and she appears in a lot of movies, and everytime I see her, I still always know her best as Brenda from 227.

The best episode of 227 ever was when they competed on Family Feud ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xRar_huc_U http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE9_1mUr7Dg

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 05/21/13 at 7:35 pm

http://images.zap2it.com/images/tv-EP00189058/the-jamie-foxx-show-0.jpg

The Jamie Foxx Show

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 06/07/13 at 8:00 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RzrSjs18ws

The Sinbad Show

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Step-chan on 06/07/13 at 5:26 pm

Mine are Fat Albert and the Family Matters.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: TakaWuKid91 on 06/12/13 at 3:19 am


I never thought of these as "African American" shows, just shows. And damn good shows too.

The ones Mushroom eluded to I liked. Flip Wilson was hilarious and "Hey Hey Hey..it's Fat Albert"  :)

I adored the Cosby Show and Different World, Sanford and Son...never occurred to me they were "African American" show. Just don't like that stereotype attached to it.  Saying the Cosby Show is a good "African American" show is like saying "Family Ties" is a good "white people" show. It's just a good show. They were both good TV shows.

Maybe I'm too sensitive here.. :-\\


Serious question are you Black? Because I'm not seeing how "African-American" is suddenly a stereotype. You need to explain yourself because that's rubbing me the wrong way as a Black person.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: TakaWuKid91 on 06/12/13 at 3:30 am

Not to be funny or mean but...

I notice that when it comes to these kinds of topics that most people usually mention the Fresh Prince, Cosby Show, Jeffersons, or Family Matters.

I rarely meet a white person who mentions Steve Harvey Show, ParentHood, Wayans Bros, Jamie Foxx show, Bernie Mac or My Wife and Kids as their favorite shows.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: danootaandme on 06/12/13 at 5:25 am


Not to be funny or mean but...

I notice that when it comes to these kinds of topics that most people usually mention the Fresh Prince, Cosby Show, Jeffersons, or Family Matters.

I rarely meet a white person who mentions Steve Harvey Show, ParentHood, Wayans Bros, Jamie Foxx show, Bernie Mac or My Wife and Kids as their favorite shows.


I know.  What's up with that?  Especially, I think, Bernie Mac and My Wife and Kids.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 06/12/13 at 7:01 am


Not to be funny or mean but...

I notice that when it comes to these kinds of topics that most people usually mention the Fresh Prince, Cosby Show, Jeffersons, or Family Matters.

I rarely meet a white person who mentions Steve Harvey Show, ParentHood, Wayans Bros, Jamie Foxx show, Bernie Mac or My Wife and Kids as their favorite shows.


I watched a lot of these shows and I'm white.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: TakaWuKid91 on 06/12/13 at 3:37 pm


I know.  What's up with that?  Especially, I think, Bernie Mac and My Wife and Kids.


Ok. LOL I'm glad I'm not the only one who noticed that.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: CatwomanofV on 06/12/13 at 3:42 pm


Not to be funny or mean but...

I notice that when it comes to these kinds of topics that most people usually mention the Fresh Prince, Cosby Show, Jeffersons, or Family Matters.

I rarely meet a white person who mentions Steve Harvey Show, ParentHood, Wayans Bros, Jamie Foxx show, Bernie Mac or My Wife and Kids as their favorite shows.



Well, I did mention:



No Order:

-Flip Wilson
-The Jeffersons
-The Cosby Show
-Fat Albert
-In Living Color
-Me And The Boys (Steve Harvey)
-Diff'rent Strokes
-What's Happening
-Benson


Wasn't a big fan of Good Times but it was ok and I HATED Family Matters because Urkle was just so annoying that I couldn't watch it.


Cat



Does that count?



Cat

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: danootaandme on 06/12/13 at 5:10 pm





Wasn't a big fan of Good Times but it was ok and I HATED Family Matters because Urkle was just so annoying that I couldn't watch it.


Cat


I thought Jaleel White was extremely underrated as a child star.  Of course if you put him up against the talents of Mary Kate and Ashley.... ::)

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: CatwomanofV on 06/12/13 at 5:26 pm


I thought Jaleel White was extremely underrated as a child star.  Of course if you put him up against the talents of Mary Kate and Ashley.... ::)



I'm not big fans of Mary Kate & Ashley, either.

I will say that Jaleel White can act but I stand by what I said, the character of Urkle was just too annoying for me to watch.



Cat

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 06/12/13 at 6:06 pm



Well, I did mention:



Does that count?



Cat


???
Steve Harvey portrayed Steve Hightower, I think that was The Steve Harvey Show? ???

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 06/12/13 at 6:07 pm



I'm not big fans of Mary Kate & Ashley, either.

I will say that Jaleel White can act but I stand by what I said, the character of Urkle was just too annoying for me to watch.



Cat


I know I agree but he played Urkel pretty well.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 06/12/13 at 6:07 pm


???
Steve Harvey portrayed Steve Hightower, I think that was The Steve Harvey Show? ???

I believe it was...although I never watched it.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 06/12/13 at 6:09 pm


I know I agree but he played Urkel pretty well.

That I agree with.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: TakaWuKid91 on 06/12/13 at 7:00 pm


???
Steve Harvey portrayed Steve Hightower, I think that was The Steve Harvey Show? ???


Me and The Boys was a short-lived series before The Steve Harvey Show.

How come no one ever mentions that other show Sherman Hemsley was in, Amen, with him and Clifton Davis. BTW, Clifton Davis was in That's My Mama.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: whistledog on 06/12/13 at 9:22 pm

A good majority of the African-American shows of the 90s and on aired on the WB and other cable channels that a lot of people with basic cable didn't get, so to be fair, some people may just not have gotten a chance to see some of them.

I used to watch The Steve Harvey Show all the time, but I watched reruns on FOX.  It originally aired on The WB, a channel I do not get with my cable.

Other shows on The WB / UPN ...

The Game
Girlfriends
The Parkers
For Your Love

To be fair though, For Your Love initially aired on NBC for a few episodes before being cancelled.  I watched it and loved it, but I don't get The WB, so I never got to see more :(

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Tashlovglit on 06/12/13 at 9:32 pm

Some shows I enjoyed that were not on as long were:
Sparks, Thea and My Brother And Me

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Dagwood on 06/12/13 at 9:48 pm


I thought Jaleel White was extremely underrated as a child star.  Of course if you put him up against the talents of Mary Kate and Ashley.... ::)


That just makes him all the better.  I can't stand the Olsen twins.  I never thought they were all that wonderful and, to be perfectly honest, I didn't really like Full House. 

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Tashlovglit on 06/12/13 at 10:39 pm


That just makes him all the better.  I can't stand the Olsen twins.  I never thought they were all that wonderful and, to be perfectly honest, I didn't really like Full House.

Growing up I loved Full House and still do, though some a lot of it seems  :D  At the time I didn't mind the Olsens, in fact I remember watching some of their straight-to-videos.  However, over the past 10 years I haven't paid much attention to them.  I guess they're designers now but from what I have seen they have bad taste!  Now when I watch old episodes, being an adult, I see how Michelle always got her way and it makes me cringe.  I would like to being a billionaire too  ::)

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: TakaWuKid91 on 06/12/13 at 11:46 pm

I was gonna say New York Undercover but Michael De Lorenzo was also the star.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 06/13/13 at 7:23 am


Me and The Boys was a short-lived series before The Steve Harvey Show.

How come no one ever mentions that other show Sherman Hemsley was in, Amen, with him and Clifton Davis. BTW, Clifton Davis was in That's My Mama.


I guess I forgot to mention Amen. Amen was good too http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WafwKGzDNFU

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Starde on 06/27/13 at 2:47 pm


Not to be funny or mean but...

I notice that when it comes to these kinds of topics that most people usually mention the Fresh Prince, Cosby Show, Jeffersons, or Family Matters.

I rarely meet a white person who mentions Steve Harvey Show, ParentHood, Wayans Bros, Jamie Foxx show, Bernie Mac or My Wife and Kids as their favorite shows.


So true!


Martin and Moesha anyone?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF4H5vZ-Km4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1AOXI0eBL8

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 06/27/13 at 4:06 pm


So true!


Martin and Moesha anyone?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kF4H5vZ-Km4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1AOXI0eBL8


I wish they brought back Martin.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: valleyroads on 07/08/13 at 11:10 am

Moesha, Sanford & Son, The Jeffersons.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 07/08/13 at 7:37 pm

Are We There Yet? http://pcm-tv.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Are-We-There-Yet.jpg

It's ok, I just don't find Terry Crews that funny.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Mat1991 on 10/28/13 at 9:47 pm

When I was a kid, I watched a lot of Sister, Sister, That's So Raven, and Kenan & Kel. I also watched a bit of Logo Channel's Noah's Arc as a teen/young adult.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: snozberries on 12/13/13 at 1:18 am


Does Scandal count?  ;) 


Gideon's Crossing (Andre Brauer's short lived series)


Julia
Bernie Mac
Different World
Static Shock
The Famous Jett Jackson
Living Single
Smart Guy
I have recently been enjoying Sister, Sister in syndication
I LOVE the Tia & Tamera Reality Show
Cosby Show
On Our Own

I had hoped that Whoopi & Sherri's sitcoms had faired better but neither lasted longer than a season.


and Oprah of course!

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 12/13/13 at 5:54 am

I had hoped that Whoopi & Sherri's sitcoms had faired better but neither lasted longer than a season.

When did they have a sitcom? ???

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: snozberries on 12/13/13 at 1:06 pm


When did they have a sitcom? ???


They didn't have A sitcom. They each had their own sitcom.

Whoopi (on NBC) in 2003
Sherri (on lifetime) in 2009

Btw- those are the titles of the shows.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: whistledog on 12/13/13 at 3:43 pm


I LOVE the Tia & Tamera Reality Show


Has their brother Taj been on the show yet?  I remember him from 'Full House' and 'Smart Guy'

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 12/13/13 at 7:07 pm


They didn't have A sitcom. They each had their own sitcom.

Whoopi (on NBC) in 2003
Sherri (on lifetime) in 2009

Btw- those are the titles of the shows.


I guess I must've missed those.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: apollonia1986 on 12/13/13 at 7:21 pm

I saw Snoz put "The Famous Jett Jackson" and my train of thought was broken.  :\'(

I really miss Lee Thompson Young, was it ever said WHY he took his own life? I used to sit all day just to see his show on Disney when I was a kid.

http://static3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20130819223429/disney/images/8/85/Lee_Thompson_Young.jpg
He was such a gorgeous, talented young man, it was a travesty this happened. The last time I saw fans cutting up like they did over Lee, MJ had died. I mean many girls I know are still distraught over Lee's death and it's doubly painful that it was done by his own hand. Poor guy :(

On Topic : I liked:

The Cosby Show
Jeffersons
What's Happening? (I was in love with Dwayne. )
What's Happening NOW?
Amen
Martin
Living Single
Different World. (I was in love with Ron Johnson until I realized he looked like Morris Day)
Family Matters (until they changed Harriets)
Fresh Prince of Bel Air. (I was in love with Carlton)
Everybody Hates Chris
Moesha
The Parkers

Wow.  :o I didn't realize I had watched so many shows.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: snozberries on 12/13/13 at 7:28 pm


Has their brother Taj been on the show yet?  I remember him from 'Full House' and 'Smart Guy'


I have a feeling he very specifically said do not include me in it...as Tamera had a wedding and he & their parents were never shown... They have a cousin or two who show up all the time. Candice Cameron, Jackee, and a few other actors show up but the brother is AWOL.  He is/was on a sitcom last season... I didn't watch it so I don't know how it was or how he did or if it got renewed.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: snozberries on 12/13/13 at 7:57 pm


I saw Snoz put "The Famous Jett Jackson" and my train of thought was broken.  :\'(

I really miss Lee Thompson Young, was it ever said WHY he took his own life?



He suffered from BiPolar Disorder and was clinically depressed.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: apollonia1986 on 12/13/13 at 8:02 pm



He suffered from BiPolar Disorder and was clinically depressed.


Oh that's a shame.  :(

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: nally on 03/07/15 at 9:49 pm


When I was a kid, I watched a lot of Sister, Sister, That's So Raven, and Kenan & Kel. I also watched a bit of Logo Channel's Noah's Arc as a teen/young adult.

That's So Raven had some interesting plotlines. Even though I was in my 20s while it was an active show, I still found it interesting.

It also had a short-lived spinoff, Cory In The House, in which the title character's brother and father move to Washington, DC. Raven made a guest appearance on one episode.

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: ArcticFox on 03/07/15 at 9:59 pm

Moesha! I haven't watched too many African American shows to make a huge assumption, but Moesha is so funny and I love the fashion!

Subject: Re: Favorite African-American Television Shows

Written By: Howard on 03/08/15 at 2:51 pm

The Cosby Show
Hanging With Mr.Cooper
Sanford And Son

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