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


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Series cast summary:
 Hilton Lucas (95 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Griffin Vesey / ... (94 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Erica Lucas (94 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Ruth Lucas (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
 Pauline Fox (60 episodes, 1996-1999)


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

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16 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Kozbi  »

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Did You Know?


Madeline Kahn, who played Pauline, died in 1999. A special episode was written devoted to her, where the entire cast looked talked about her and her character. Selected clips of Madeline's character on the show were played, as well, including the famous scene where she talks to Hilton about death. See more »


Hilton: What did I tell you about slamming the door?
Griffin: Um, you like it?
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Referenced in IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Dulé Hill (2010) See more »

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One of the best shows I've seen in a while.
15 August 2001 | by (Houston,TX) – See all my reviews

I loved this show, and I happen to believe it was BETTER than its' predecessor. Several elements have lead me to this conclusion. The show's dialogue leads you to believe that the show is scripted, but improvised as well. Take a look at some of the conversations between Hilton & Griffin. Especially my favorite on the airline freebies & "Tiny Wine". I also loved the asides Cosby's "Hilton" took to the audience on set & at home. It helped you get your bearings into the upcoming scene. These blend into a believeable atmosphere. The Late Madeline Kahn was great as Pauline in her rambling, eccentric role. I'm just grateful this show is back on in syndication in Houston on UPN 20 for 1 Hour, and on TBS at 11:30E/10:30C

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