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Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.
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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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 Tommy Strawn / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Cole Brown (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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Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.

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27 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The character Tommy Strawn (Thomas Mikal Ford) is the intellectual among Martin's peers, despite having a popularly unknown job. In the episode Power to the People's Court, Tommy is summoned to court by Sheneneh Jenkins for a fender bender. Tommy states he is equipped to defend himself in court because he "spent one year in law school." Martin also states in earlier episodes that Tommy finished college, but his career is largely unknown. See more »

Quotes

Cole: See you later, Pam... my little chocolate ho-ho.
Pam: [offended] What did you call me?
Tommy: He meant "ring ding"... like the cupcake.
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.115 (2014) See more »

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One of the Funniest Sitcoms Ever
22 March 2002 | by (Columbus) – See all my reviews

Martin Lawrence is absolutely hilarious in this show; the rest of the cast is extremely funny as well. Martin's physical humor is great, this is maybe the only sitcom that has so frequently made me laugh out loud--really hard. Anytime Martin goes nuts over something he starts making all these weird faces and starts jumping and running around, and it's incredibly, ridiculously funny, and it seems to happen nearly every episode. Watch the reruns that come on late night on USA, you won't be disappointed.


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