Moesha

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (86)

  • Kim: So what does Ohagi mean? Young black guy?
    Ohagi: It means conquering warrior.
    Kim: Oh, I surrender.

  • Kim: You blocking my view of Chocolate Thunder.
    Taylor: It looks to me like you've had enough chocolate.
    Moesha: Chill out, she just playing.
    Kim: I don't play that. Besides, my mama say it's just baby fat.
    Taylor: No, it's just fat, baby.

  • Moesha: Andell, you ever been in love?
    Andell: Whew. I've been in it, around it, through it... I've even been to the bank with it.

  • Andell: How about a strawberry-celery smoothie?
    Moesha: Girl, is that good for the skin 'cause this zit has got me mugging like the crypt keeper.
    Andell: Yeah, I was gon ask you who your new friend was, he just waving "hey Andell."

  • Dee: Myles you better get a move on if I'm going to drop you off at school.
    Moesha: Oh I'll walk him.
    Myles: Walk me? Do I look like a dog to you?

  • Frank: You ain't dating until you're 25.
    Moesha: You said 16.
    Frank: 21.
    Moesha: 16.
    Frank: 18 and I'll throw in a Saturn.
    Moesha: 16 and I will be walking. Thank you very much.

  • Frank: Mo who's all going to be there?
    Moesha: Oh, just some friends.
    Frank: And would these friends be made of sugar and spice and everything nice, or rusty butts and one-track minds?

  • Frank: I'll be working late tonight honey. Midnight madness. If I sell enough Saturns we might be able to get that little house up in Beverly Hills.
    Hakeem: Beverly Hills? Shoot, he got to sell Saturns from here to Saturn.

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Notes (175)

  • Brandy Norwood and Yvette Wilson previsouly worked together on the sitcom, "Thea."

  • In this episode, the Mitchells live in a different house than the one that would be seen for the rest of the series.

  • Shar Jackson was credited as the character of Gail instead of Niecy Jackson for this episode only.

  • Music: "I Wanna Be Down" by Brandy.

  • Music: "Best Friend" by Brandy

  • Yvette Wilson and Bernie Mac both starred in the movie, "Friday."

  • Bernie Mac makes his first appearance as Frank's brother, Bernie Mitchell.

  • Antwon Tanner would later return to the series as Michael. He would play the character on Moesha and The Parkers, where his character died.

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Trivia (37)

  • Ever notice how their house in the first episode looks exactly like the house in "Unhappily Ever After"?

  • Dee's real name is Deidra, and she's a year older than Frank.

  • While holding Dee's family bible, Moesha says "Oh look" and notices the family tree before even opening the book.

  • Frank and Dee have been married for years, so it is highly unlikely that he wouldn't know how old she is.

  • When Moesha and Kim are viewing the names selected on the cheerleadering list, Kim is shown wearing earrings. As soon as she turns her head towards Moesha, the earrings disappear.

  • Chaz Lamar Shepard starrred on Me & The Boys, a series that aired after Brandy's series Thea.

  • Wesley Jonathan worked with Brandy on ABC's Thea.

  • Ray J would later return to play himself in an episode before playing Dorian during the final two seasons.

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Allusions (26)

  • Hakeem: I see you hanging out with the 3 Live Crew.

    Moesha: Me so corny here wanna talk to you.

    This is a reference to the provocative hip-hop group 2 Live Crew and their debut single "Me So Horny."

  • Kim: Hakeem? Well the brother must've stepped into a phone booth or somethin'. 'Cause last year he was Clark Kent, now he workin' it Mo' Better like Wesley.

    This is a double reference. Clark Kent is the secret identity of Superman, who often went into a phone booth to transform into the hero.

    Mo' Better Blues is a 1990 film starring Wesley Snipes.

  • Moesha: I take my dad to one parent teacher night and I wound up living with Mary Poppins.

    Mary Poppins was a character in a Disney movie of the same name.

  • Moesha says "Hello? Excuse me Huxtables."

    This is a reference to the family in the long-running sitcom The Cosby Show.

  • The title is a takeoff of The Million Man March that happened around the time this episode was made.

  • Title: Driving Miss Moesha This is a reference to the 1989 film "Driving Miss Daisy",

  • The episode title "Mama Said Knock You Out" was named after the LL Cool J song of the same name.

  • The title 'Age Ain't Nothin' But A Number' is a reference to the song "Age Ain't Nothing But A Number" by the late Aaliyah.

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