Martin (1992–1997)

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

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 Martin Payne / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Gina Waters-Payne / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Cole Brown / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Tommy Strawn / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Pamela James / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Stan Winters (55 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Shawn McDermott / ... (54 episodes, 1992-1994)
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The random misadventures of Martin Payne, an abrasive, loud-mouthed (though somewhat insecure) Detroit talk show host and his assortment of friends and enemies.

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In the episode where Martin, Tommy, Cole, Nipsy and Air Gordon play the Women's US Basketball team, it is revealed (by his jersey) that Tommy's last name is Strawnn and not Strong as previously reported. See more »

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Martin: Pam, is that your breath smellin' like boiled bologna?
Pam: No, that's yo' feet eatin' through those shoes again.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.65 (2011) See more »

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Martin on DVD
26 August 2003 | by (Rochester, ny) – See all my reviews

This has GOT to be one of the funniest shows ever........this needs to come out on DVD soon. I see so many older shows come out on dvd this needs to be one of those!!!! Martin is one of the funniest shows and I would love to put this on my DVD shelf and share with my friends and family


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