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The Parent 'Hood 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1995–1999)
A college professor copes with contemporary fatherhood.
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 Robert Peterson 90 episodes, 1995-1999
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 Jerri Peterson 90 episodes, 1995-1999
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 Zaria Peterson 90 episodes, 1995-1999
Curtis Williams ...
 Nicholas Peterson 90 episodes, 1995-1999
Ashli Adams ...
 Cece Peterson / ... 90 episodes, 1995-1999
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 Wendell Wilcox 67 episodes, 1995-1998
Kenn Michael ...
 Michael Peterson 57 episodes, 1995-1997
Tyrone Burton ...
 T.K. Anderson 33 episodes, 1997-1999
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A college professor copes with contemporary fatherhood.

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It could have been Better
3 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

I've seen almost all of this show's run in reruns on BounceTV. It's basically a mediocre Sitcom starring a Black Family. Yes, it's been compared to the Cosby Show, but it wasn't near as funny, or as well written. I've seen Robert Townsend's early movies, (Hollywood Shuffle was great), and I just expected more from him, but maybe he wasn't writing on the show. I'm loathe to mention over reviews in my review, but I wanted to say this: Just because a show stars a Black Family, doesn't mean it's groundbreaking, or that it will even be good. What this show is to me, is a knock off of the Cosby Show. Both have an Upper Middle Class American Family, where the two Parents both have very good jobs, I.e. Doctor and College Proffesor, wives were both Lawyers etc. But in TPH the jokes were all easy, and sometimes lazy, and yes, sometimes racist. 4 out of 10 ⭐️s


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