Sparks (1996–1998)

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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 »

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 Alonzo Sparks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Maxey Sparks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Greg Sparks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Darice Mayberry (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 LaMarr Hicks (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
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 Wilma Cuthbert (40 episodes, 1996-1998)
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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

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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


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