Moesha (1996–2001)

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A teenager struggles to come to terms with everything life throws at her.

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 Moesha Mitchell / ... (127 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Frank Mitchell (127 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Myles Mitchell (127 episodes, 1996-2001)
Lamont Bentley ...
 Hakeem Campbell (127 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Niecy Jackson / ... (122 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Dee Mitchell (112 episodes, 1996-2001)
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 Andell Wilkerson (105 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Kimberly Ann Parker (83 episodes, 1996-1999)
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 Quinton 'Q' Brooks (49 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Dorian 'D-Money' Long / ... (48 episodes, 1996-2001)
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"Moesha" is a sitcom (which, in later years, took more of a dramatic turn) that follows the life and times of a black teenager living in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles, CA. For years since her mother died, Moesha Mitchell has taken care of her father Frank and younger brother Myles. So when a teacher at her school, Dee, marries Frank, Moesha feels her territory being encroached upon by a new step mother. As time went on, the two females of the house would learn to appreciate and cherish each other's presence. Moesha's boy-crazy best friends Kim and Niecy as well as her eternally hungry neighbor and pal Hakeem are there to support Mo throughout all of the drama she finds herself in--and there's always plenty. Andell, a local smoothie shop owner, is another close confidante of Moesha's, lending her wisdom to the teen when needed. Over the years, it was Frank who Moesha would clash with most. He has quite a hard time witnessing his "pumpkin" grow up, and often hates her ... Written by JC

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According to an interview, Brandy Norwood initially hated the name Moesha but grew to like it. See more »

Quotes

Moesha: You know I can dance like Janet.
Niecy: Yup - Reno.
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Referenced in Clueless: Prom Misses, Prom Misses (1999) See more »

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Moesha was a classic
4 August 2003 | by (Toronto, Ontario (Canada)) – See all my reviews

Moesha was a classic show and it made an huge impact in my life. That show helped me make important decisions in life and it was a good show for all audience to watch. (I still watch the RE-RUNS)

Every season the show kept improving and the show talked about all kinds of issues that every teenagers or adults or young children can relate to. I truly think the reason why UPN was really popular during 1996-2001 is because of the show Moesha. Moesha had reached #1 as the highest rating show during the years. I don't think UPN had a show that last 6 straight season number 1. Many people who watches UPN must have watched Moesha. Either they like the show or not, it doesn't matter because the show Moesha became popular.

All those who think that Moesha is not a good show, must think again. They don't know anything about that show, all they do is hate. Haters might not like the show because Moesha was a sitcom that started very light and easy-going, and it ended with serious issues that people can relate to in life. Haters rather see the stereotypes of people from all race and expect them not to be serious and be funny instead.

Moesha was a show that had people THINK TWICE and realized that the issues of each episodes of Moesha is really sending people messages. Moesha was more than just a sitcom. Moesha was like The Cosby show.

All those who believe that the show Moesha should be DVD/VHS, be sure to sign the petition. Support this petition to get Moesha on DVD!!!

Much love and respect!! Moesha 4 ever!

Z


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