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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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R&B singer Eric Bellinger recorded a song titled "Gina" for his 2015 album Cuffing Season that pays ode to Martin & Gina's loving relationship. The song even uses samples from the show's theme song and from the episode "Pretty Ricky What they Called Him" where Martin describes Gina to Pretty Ricky at the high school reunion. In the song, Bellinger croons "I'll be your Martin to your Gina." See more »

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Gina: Struck by lightning, stay away from me!
Martin: The Lord know I just be playin' around!
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Referenced in Music Movies: Little Shop of Horrors (2012) 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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