A trio of black youths learn about life, love, friendship, credit cards, gambling, and a variety of other things while growing up in an inner city.
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Roger, Rerun and Dwayne are three buddies growing up in Los Angeles. The three of them always have a penchant for getting into mischief and trying to find ways of getting rich quick. Almost always the trio's schemes wind up getting them into trouble and it is up to Roger's mother to get them out of it. Also, half of the time, the boys get into trouble because of Roger's bratty sister Dee. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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5 August 1976 (USA)  »

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Что творится!!  »

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In the initial draft, the role that became the character "Rerun" was going to be a skinny white kid. See more »

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Fred 'Rerun' Stubbs: Ralph represents all that which is good, and pure - Ralph is a head... of lettuce.
Roger Thomas: You worship a HEAD OF LETTUCE?
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Referenced in Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003) See more »

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Thanks Fred Berry for this show's memories
4 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fred Berry, Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson, aka Rerun, Raj, and Dwayne made the hit 70's show WHAT'S HAPPENING. Danielle Spencer as Dee and Mabel King as Miss Thomas including the wacky Shirley Hemphill as Shirley as Rob's Place the legendary WHAT'S HAPPENING hang out. This was a great show and thank you Fred Berry even though you have past just like Mabel King and Shirley Hemphill. Why did you have to die though. Fred wasn't that old and died right after the making of Dickie Roberts. It seemed just like that was the last thing left for him to prove to us as a great actor. We will miss you Fred Berry, Mabel King, and Shirley Hemphill. Thanks for the memories and this T.V show. HEY HEY HEY! WHAT'S HAPPENING!!


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