Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the ... See full summary »
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 Jamie King (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Francesca 'Fancy' Monroe (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Braxton P. Hartnabrig (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Aunt Helen King (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Uncle Junior King (100 episodes, 1996-2001)
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Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the financially strapped King's Tower, which is owned by his aunt and uncle, Helen and Junior King (Ellia English and Garrett Morris). Written by dizzle5218

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28 August 1996 (USA)  »

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Andy Berman, who plays Dennis, the bellhop, was a main character during the first season. However, the syndicated versions of this show remove his name and image from the opening credits, making him to appear as a recurring character. This is probably due to the fact that his character disappeared after season 1, and wasn't seen or mentioned afterward. See more »

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Jamie King: It never rains in Southern California my ass!
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.148 (2010) See more »

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Awkwardly simple.
21 August 2008 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

"The Jamie Foxx Show", on first glance, isn't all that bad. Garcelle Beauvais is a beautiful actress, Jamie Foxx is a great actor with a very lively character and the rest of the characters sorta fade to the background.

It gets awkward when watching the second episode. It's too simple. The title song says it all; it's simple, my baby rocks my world. That's it. Are we supposed to just watch Garcelle flick around with Jamie, period? Now the character Jamie Foxx is great and although the concept isn't all that original any more after watching Fresh Prince of Bel Air, he does pull it off pretty well.

But do we really want to look at 20 minutes of Jamie Foxx saying funny things? Where's the plot? The interaction? It feels like a bad excuse for a sitcom and after the first episode you'll watch it with a frown on your face.


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