The Jamie Foxx Show

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The Jamie Foxx Show

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Texas native Jamie King (Jamie Foxx, "In Living Color") is an aspiring actor who heads to Hollywood in hopes to find fame and fortune in the entertainment industry. To support himself, he works at his Aunt Helen (Ellia English) and Uncle Junior's (Garrett Morris, "Martin") Los Angeles hotel, the King's Towers. On the job, he annoys co-worker Braxton P. Hartnabrig (Christopher B. Duncan), the up-tight accountant, and tries to win the attention of gorgeous desk clerk, Francesca "Fancy" Monroe (Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, "NYPD Blue", "Opposite Sex"), who has made it clear that she is not interested in an office romance. Nevertheless, Jamie is determined to maintain his skills as an entertainer and move into the limelight. After starting out as a member of the "In Living Color" troupe, Foxx stars in his own show that was the WB's highest-rated series for the 1996-1997 season. First Telecast: August 28, 1996 Last Telecast: January 14, 2001 Episodes: 100 Color Episodes Awards & Nominations: •1998 Image Award - Won - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (Jamie Foxx) •1999 Image Award - Nominated - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (Jamie Foxx) •1999 Image Award - Nominated - Outstanding Comedy Series •2000 Image Award - Nominated - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (Jamie Foxx) •2001 Image Award - Nominated - Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (Jamie Foxx) •2001 Image Award - Nominated - Outstanding Comedy Seriesmoreless
Christopher B. Duncan

Christopher B. Duncan

Braxton P. Hartnabrig

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx

Jamie King

Ellia English

Ellia English

Aunt Helen Reese King

Andy Berman

Andy Berman

Dennis

Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon

Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon

Francesca "Fancy" Monroe

Garrett Morris

Garrett Morris

Uncle Junior King

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • It's alright

    7.0
    There's nothing much else on. I do wished it was better.



    5-10 random ep (June-July 2015) BET
  • Witty Love and Adventures!

    8.5
    Jamie was always chasing Fransesca. He always tried to woo her by singing. He eventually wins her over. But he was very very comedic. Great for comedy!
  • A stereotypical and demeaning example of Black comedy. A modern example of unabashed blaxploitation.

    2.0
    There's really not much one can say about this show, because honestly there isn't that much substance to it. The producers just seem to be content with throwing out Black sitcom stereotypes, make all the Black characters embody highly stereotypical mannerisms, and in doing so will hopefully garner a brain-dead Black audience. The show's recent pick-up by BET signifies that apparently these lowly tactics have proven to be successful, cuz if you're looking for a brain-dead Black audience, BET is the definate hotspot. Personally I find this show completely offensive to my intelligence and utterly unwatchable. Just don't get me started on the Wayan Bros.moreless
  • What a con!

    10
    After having a guest leave and has her credit card maxed-out, she thought it would be a great idea to wet the floor so that she can get a room for free. Well, the guest sues Jamie and the workers at the hotel (with Ruth Buzzi as the Judge). The Guest makes herself even worse than she was before, but when they ask her to dance, she has egg on her face and when she actually does fall, Jamie and his staff won't help. It seems that Ms. Richburg cried wolf one too many times and now she is paying for it!moreless
  • good show?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

    9.0
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