Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992–1997)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy | Sport
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 1,465 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 1 critic

Popular comedian Mark Curry plays Mr. Mark Cooper, a single high school teacher and basketball coach living in Oakland, California. Between coaching, teaching, dealing with neighborhood ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

On TV

Airs Sat. Nov. 01, 1:00 AM on NICJR

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 32 titles
created 13 Jun 2011
 
list image
a list of 22 titles
created 17 Jun 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 05 Feb 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 29 Jun 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 08 Oct 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992–1997)

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992–1997) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



5   4   3   2   1  
1997   1996   1995   1994   1993   1992  
2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

A Different World (1987–1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A group of students at a historically Black university struggle to make it through college.

Stars: Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy
The Steve Harvey Show (1996–2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Merlin Santana
Living Single (1993–1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.

Stars: Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, Erika Alexander
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Stars: Jamie Foxx, Garrett Morris, Garcelle Beauvais
Martin (1992–1997)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The random misadventures of Martin Payne, an abrasive, loud-mouthed (though somewhat insecure) Detroit talk show host and his assortment of friends and enemies.

Stars: Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Thomas Mikal Ford
State of Georgia (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Georgia Chamberlain is a confident aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality who moves to the city from the South in order to make it on Broadway. Along with her quirky best ... See full summary »

Stars: Raven-Symoné, Majandra Delfino, Loretta Devine
Cosby (1996–2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Hilton Lucas was forced by his employer to retire. His wife has trouble with him always being at home and so does he.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Doug E. Doug
Malcolm & Eddie (1996–2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Malcolm McGee is a responsible and sensible 20-something who ends up sharing a Kansas City apartment and a business venture with relentlessly enthusiastic tow truck owner Eddie Sherman. A ... See full summary »

Stars: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Eddie Griffin, Karen Malina White
The Wayans Bros. (1995–1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The wacky escapades of brothers Shawn and Marlon Williams, along with their wise but eccentric father.

Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, John Witherspoon
The Parent 'Hood (1995–1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Robert Townsend, Suzzanne Douglas, Reagan Gomez-Preston
For Your Love (1998–2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Holly Robinson Peete, James Lesure, Tamala Jones
One Love (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

One Love follows the hilarious adventures of Pastor William and Carolyn Winters the first family of Mt. Sinai church. Together for thirty years, they've led their congregation as perfect ... See full summary »

Stars: Chico Benymon, Mark Curry, Sara Fletcher
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Curry ...
 Mark Cooper (101 episodes, 1992-1997)
...
 Vanessa Russell (101 episodes, 1992-1997)
Marquise Wilson ...
 Tyler Foster / ... (92 episodes, 1992-1997)
...
 Nicole Lee (79 episodes, 1993-1997)
Sandra Quarterman ...
 Geneva Lee (79 episodes, 1993-1997)
...
 Earvin Rodman / ... (57 episodes, 1992-1997)
...
 P.J. Moore (44 episodes, 1993-1995)
Edit

Storyline

Popular comedian Mark Curry plays Mr. Mark Cooper, a single high school teacher and basketball coach living in Oakland, California. Between coaching, teaching, dealing with neighborhood struggles and living with two beautiful female roommates (played by Holly Robinson Peete and Dawnn Lewis), Mr. Cooper keeps a humorous, positive outlook on life and provides advice and fun to the many people in his life that he encounters. The show also stars Omar Gooding as one of Cooper's students and basketball players Earvin Rodman. The show became more family orientated in the second season, adding Raven-Symone and Nell Carter while dropping Dawnn Lewis. Written by knightbk

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Echt super, Mr. Cooper  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (101 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the episode where Mr. Cooper plays basketball for the Golden State Warriors, the practice scenes were taped at the Warriors' home court in Oakland, but the game itself was recorded at the University of California's gymnasium in Berkeley; it was an actual pre-season game against Phoenix, held in Berkeley because Kevin Johnson, who was playing for the Suns after graduating from Cal, was having his college number retired that night. The scenes of Mark Curry playing were not specially scripted; he did, in fact, actually play in the game. See more »

Connections

Referenced in House of Carters: Hangin' with Mr. Carter (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a funny show which deserved a better ending
21 June 2007 | by (London, England, UK) – See all my reviews

I know a lot of people didn't like Hangin' with Mr Cooper but i did and i thought it was a funny sitcom. Mark Curry was just off the wall, as ex-basketball player Mark cooper, whose injury cuts short his sporting career and thus, he ends up being a science teacher/sports instructor at Oakland college, whilst Holly Robinson Peete proved that she can act in a sitcom, after her early stint in the 80s US hit drama, 21 jump street, playing Vanessa Russell. Dawnn Lewis from A Different World rounded up the cast as Robin Dumars.

The show did lose its momentum slightly when Geneva and her daughter, Nicole played by Raven Symone arrived on the scene, although i thought the romantic subplot involving Mark and Vanessa as the show progressed was interesting. I actually thought they looked cute as a couple; therefore i didn't have anything against it, i was just surprised that it wasn't until so late on in the series that the pair admitted their feelings for each other.The timing of it was rather inadequate and out of sync with the show.

I personally didn't think that Hangin' With Mr Cooper was trying to be like any other(black)sitcom but rather it had it's own agenda; although you could argue that whilst the main character Marion,in In The House was a former American Football player, Mark in 'Hangin' With...' was a ex- professional basketball player, who ends up sharing a house with two other women.

Eventually, the show got cancelled- much to my dismay- because it was and still is one of my favourite sitcoms ever and the ending was rather ill-timed and unfortunate, thus we will never know what the future holds for Mark and Vanessa as a couple.

Nonetheless, Hangin' with Mr Cooper was a fun-filled, humorous show, which should've got and deserved a much better conclusion to the sitcom.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I Miss this show... and TGIF Natural_Blue
Dawnn Lewis dvlvan_26
Mark and Vanessa EBrodie281977
Spinoff? ChristopherPrice
So Embarrassing... Redhanded646
Old episodes davey_quilts
Discuss Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?