Sparks (1996–1998)

TV Series  -  Comedy
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 76 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Alonzo Sparks is a lawyer who has a practice in Compton. His two sons Maxie and Greg join the practice. Maxie is basically an "ambulance chaser" who doesn't do things by the book. Greg is ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 13 Jun 2011
 
a list of 102 titles
created 22 Sep 2011
 
a list of 114 titles
created 23 Aug 2013
 
a list of 1945 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Sparks" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sparks (1996–1998)

Sparks (1996–1998) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sparks.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1998   1997   1996  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hada Madrina (TV Series 2014)
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
Stars: Daniel Delevin, Wendy Braga, Terrence Howard
Living Single (1993–1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.

Stars: Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, Erika Alexander
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...

Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro
Lackawanna Blues (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.

Director: George C. Wolfe
Stars: S. Epatha Merkerson, Marcus Carl Franklin, Mos Def
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Jacksons are your average working-class family in Gary, Indiana; but when their father discovers the kids have an extraordinary musical talent they form a band. Winning talent show ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Arthur
Stars: Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Angela Bassett, Holly Robinson Peete
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A woman must contend with rival strippers and her boss in an attempt to make a legitimate living.

Director: Ice Cube
Stars: LisaRaye McCoy-Misick, Dick Anthony Williams, Judyann Elder
Sparks I (2013)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.

Directors: Todd Burrows, Christopher Folino
Stars: Chase Williamson, Ashley Bell, Clancy Brown
The Steve Harvey Show (1996–2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Merlin Santana
Head of the Class (1986–1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students.

Stars: William G. Schilling, Jeannetta Arnette, Dan Frischman
In the House (1995–1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Once famous football player must rent part of his house in order to support himself. A single mother and her two kids are the latest tenants. He also owns a sports clinic that he barely manages to run with a little help from his friends.

Stars: LL Cool J, Maia Campbell, Kim Wayans
Sparks I (2009)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Stars: Carla Gugino, Eric Stoltz, Xander Berkeley
The Parkers (1999–2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Mo'Nique, Dorien Wilson, Countess Vaughn
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Alonzo Sparks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
...
 Maxey Sparks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
...
 Greg Sparks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
...
 Darice Mayberry (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
...
 LaMarr Hicks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
...
 Wilma Cuthbert (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
Edit

Storyline

Alonzo Sparks is a lawyer who has a practice in Compton. His two sons Maxie and Greg join the practice. Maxie is basically an "ambulance chaser" who doesn't do things by the book. Greg is the complete opposite but lacks self-confidence. Wilma Cuthbert is an attractive lawyer who joins the practice and the boys battle over her. Denice is Alonzo's secretary and Lamarr is their errand boy. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 August 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sparks, Sparks, Sparks  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Why did this show get canceled
26 August 1999 | by (United States MD) – See all my reviews

This was a great show! Why did they cancel it! I loved watching it when it was running and now I love watching the re-runs. "Sparks" is much better than "seinfeld" or stupid "Drew Carry". I find "Sparks" very entertaining and fun to watch. Is it me or are all the Black show getting canceled faster than they did in the 70's and 80's?

My rating: 10 out of 10


14 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
reruns? backstreetstruck96
I wish they bring this show back. temperamint-1
And I used to watch it just for Robin Givens. LOL Goliano
does anyone know? silkvelvetrose
Discuss Sparks (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page