Roc (1991–1994)

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Roc Emerson, a city garbage collector, balances the pressures of work with the everyday crises of family life in an effort to do what he thinks is best for his wife and kids. Most of the ... See full summary »

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3 | 2 | 1

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1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Roc Emerson / ... (72 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Eleanor Emerson / ... (72 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Joey Emerson (72 episodes, 1991-1994)
Carl Gordon ...
 Andrew Emerson / ... (72 episodes, 1991-1994)
Alexis Fields ...
 Sheila Hendricks (22 episodes, 1993-1994)
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Roc Emerson, a city garbage collector, balances the pressures of work with the everyday crises of family life in an effort to do what he thinks is best for his wife and kids. Most of the episodes were fairly typical sit-com storylines, but occasionally more serious topics, such as racism, were dealt with. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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24 August 1991 (USA)  »

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During its second season, the show was presented live, enabling realistic performances from the main cast and breaking character between commercials and credits. See more »

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Referenced in Married with Children: Proud to Be Your Bud? (1993) See more »

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Roc Rules
11 September 2000 | by (Oakville, ON) – See all my reviews

Roc, in my own opinion, was one of the great shows of FOX's past. Pitting the gritty garbageman Roc (Charles S Dutton) vs. his worthless, mooching (and sometimes unscrupulous) brother-in-law Joey (Rocky Carroll), kept viewers watching week after week. The cast proved their weight when the show taped live week after week (near the end of their run) nearly flawless. I'd like to think of the show as a more intelligent "Sanford and Son"

Memorable moments include Roc facing down a neighbourhood crack-dealer who seemed unintimidated by the girth of Roc, but left the neighbourhood anyways toting "If it's not your neighbourhood, it will be someone else's"


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