9 August 2012 8:58 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Despite campaign pledges, President Obama has not shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba. And while debate on that issue continues to rage, prisoners are passing time by taking in loads of American entertainment. After a period of mass consumption of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books, the Miami Herald reports that inmates at the island prison have become avid fans of the 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The fish-out-of-water series, which ran for six seasons and 147 episodes, launched then-rapper Will Smith to acting fame, and 16 years after its last

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