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Uncle Phil Was Quite “The Hustler” on Fresh Prince of Bel Air

22 April 2017 6:00 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly 4 years since James Avery passed away.  Most affectionately known a Uncle Phil on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, he was one of the better father figures in comedy sitcoms of the 90s and perhaps ever.   But of all the Phil and Will moments on the show, this is one of my favorites.   The episode is aptly called “The Hustler.” Vivian goes to Berkley for the weekend leaving the kids behind with Phillip. Geoffrey is off duty so Hilary is left in charge of Carlton and Ashley. Will, however, is left in

Uncle Phil Was Quite “The Hustler” on Fresh Prince of Bel Air »

- Nat Berman

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The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air: NBC Sitcom Cast Reunites

28 March 2017 9:44 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Welcome back to Bel-Air. Deadline reports the cast of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air recently reunited.The NBC sitcom starred Will Smith as a fictionalized version of himself who moves in with his aunt and uncle in the wealthy L.A. neighborhood of Bel Air. The cast also included James Avery, Daphne Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro, Karyn Parsons, Tatyana Ali, and Joseph Marcell. The series ended in 1996 after six seasons.Read More… »

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The Banks Family Is All Grown Up in These Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Photos

28 March 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

A post shared by Alfonso Ribeiro (@therealalfonsoribeiro) on Mar 27, 2017 at 5:27pm Pdt Prepare yourself, because the cast of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air recently reunited, and it's nostalgia overload. Alfonso Ribeiro posted a fun shot on Instagram on Monday, which features original cast members Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, and Daphne Reid (we'll go ahead and assume why the actress who played the first Aunt Viv, Janet Hubert, opted out of the afternoon). Although sadly no one did the Carlton dance, the Banks family and their troublemaking Philadelphia cousin looked like they had a great time together. "Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family," Alfonso, 45, captioned the photo. "Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete." Related:Will Smith Has Basically Turned Into Uncle Phil From The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will also posted a selfie of their outing on Facebook, »

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'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Cast Reunited for 'Hilary' Charity (Photo)

28 March 2017 1:27 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Will Smith and the rest of the 'Fresh Prince' cast didn't just reunite to chat about old times, they did it to raise big money for charity ... TMZ has learned. Karyn Parsons, aka 'Hilary,' tells us the luncheon -- with Tatiana Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, Will, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Joseph Marcell -- went down Monday at Nobu in Malibu. Karyn says her castmates broke bread with a family from England that won a charity auction. »

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‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Cast Reunites — See What the Stars Look Like Now

28 March 2017 11:02 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The cast of “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” reunited recently, nearly 21 years after the sitcom aired its final episode.

Tatyana Ali (Ashley), Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton), Will Smith (Will), Daphne Maxwell Reid (Aunt Vivian no. 2), and Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey) posed for a group photo at an unknown event.

Ribeiro posted the shot on his Instagram account with the caption, “Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family. Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete.”

Sadly, James Avery, the actor who played Uncle Phil, passed away in 2013 after complications from heart surgery. He was 68.

At the time, Smith paid tribute to his late on-screen mentor, writing, “Some of my greatest lessons in acting, living and being a respectable human being came through James Avery.”

Smith became a breakout star after the show, most recently appearing in “Suicide Squad.” His next project, “Bright »

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Will Smith and Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Co-Stars Reunite: See Photo

28 March 2017 8:13 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Now, this is a story all ’bout how the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air cast gets together every once in a while, and sometimes those hangouts are photographed to make children of the ’90s feel all nostalgic.

Alfonso Ribeiro, who played groovemaster Carlton on the NBC comedy, posted a shot of the reunited cast to his Instagram account Monday night.

The photo shows Tatyana Ali, Ribiero, Karyn Parsons, Will Smith, Daphne Reid and Joseph Marcell arm in arm. In the caption, Ribiero notes that one significant member of the cast is missing: James Avery, who died of complications from open heart »

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Will Smith Reunites With 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Co-Stars Over 20 Years After Series Finale

28 March 2017 7:32 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Will Smith still has a lot of love for the Banks family.

Over 20 years after the series finale of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Smith reunited with his onscreen family, including Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell and Daphne Reid. "Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family," Ribeiro -- who played Smith's cousin, Carlton Banks, on the beloved sitcom -- captioned a photo of the cast. "Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete."

Avery portrayed Uncle Phil on Fresh Prince during the duration of the series, which aired from 1990 to 1996. He died on Dec. 31, 2013.

Watch: Ed Sheeran Sings Acoustic Version of the Fresh Prince Theme Song

Last year, Et spoke exclusively with Smith about the possibility of a Fresh Prince reboot, but he wasn't too keen on reprising his character. "I'm not doing it," the 48-year-old actor said simply. "If somebody wanted to, I would probably »

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Cast Enjoy a Brief Reunion

28 March 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ended its run in 1996 but over 20 years later it still gets as much internet buzz as some current shows on television.  Maybe it’s the whole Will Smith thing but fans have been clamoring for a reunion and well as show revival ever since the show ended.    Unfortunately after the passing of James Avery, all talks of the show ever coming back to television were put to rest.   Alfonso Ribeiro said at the time, “Since the passing of my favorite dad in the world, ever on TV, James Avery passed, the chances of a

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Cast Enjoy a Brief Reunion »

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Will Smith Reunites with His Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Cast Mates

27 March 2017 7:46 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Now this is the story all about how… The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air cast reunited!

Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton Banks on the ’90s classic, shared an Instagram photo of the Banks family and their quirky Philadelphia cousin. “Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family,” Ribeiro, 45, wrote in the caption.

For the photo, Ribeiro stood in between on-screen sisters Tatyana Ali and Karyn Parsons, who posed next to the fresh prince himself, Will Smith. Rounding out the group were Daphne Maxwell Reid and Joseph Marcell a.k.a. everyone’s favorite butler Geoffrey.

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Will Smith Has Basically Turned Into Uncle Phil From The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

14 March 2017 1:12 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

In the words of Will Smith, the world has officially flipped and turned upside down. The actor recently shared a video of himself bungee jumping, and aside from having the time of his life, he basically channeled his former The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air costar James Avery (Uncle Phil). No, seriously. From the silver beard to the bald head, we can't get over how much he looks like the late actor, who sadly passed away in 2013, in this screenshot from his video. See for yourself above! »

- Kelsie Gibson

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Whoa! Will Smith Looks Just Like Uncle Phil

14 March 2017 12:54 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Though Will Smith and James Avery will only related fictitiously on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, fans are seeing a serious resemblance between Will and Uncle Phil. Smith recently recorded himself bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, and instead of appreciating the rainbow and gorgeous scenery behind him, the Internet immediately noticed the uncanny resemblance between him and the late Avery. Naturally, everyone on social media flipped for it, sharing GIFs, memes and more. The funniest comment might have been from a user who used the hit show's theme song as inspiration: "Now this is a story all about how, my face looks fat from upside down, I like to take a minute just sit right there, I look like »

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