Ten-year-old genius (Tahj Mowry) has skipped six grades into high school. This incredible promotion somewhat aggravates his teenage siblings.

Creator:

Reviews
Popularity
2,088 ( 612)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1999   1998   1997  
7 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sister, Sister (1994–1999)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Tia and Tamera Mowry are twins separated at birth who learn of each other and come back together in their teen years.

Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Jackée Harry
Seventeen Again (TV Movie 2000)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

While divorced and bickering grandparents watch their grandchildren, a lab experiment gone awry transforms the elders into teenagers again.

Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd
Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Mark Taylor
The Famous Jett Jackson (1998–2001)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After having spent years in California working as the TV action hero Silverstone, Jett Jackson decides to move the show to his hometown in hopes of pursuing a more normal life.

Stars: Lee Thompson Young, Kerry Duff, Ryan Sommers Baum
Moesha (1996–2001)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

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

Stars: Brandy Norwood, William Allen Young, Marcus T. Paulk
Even Stevens (1999–2003)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The misadventures of the Stevens family, a family of five from Sacramento, California.

Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Christy Carlson Romano, A.J. Trauth
The Sinbad Show (1993–1994)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

David (Sinbad) is a foster father for Zana and LJ, and he's very new to the game. He learns as much from the children as they learn from him.

Stars: Sinbad, T.K. Carter, Erin Davis
The Proud Family (2001–2005)
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Animated adventures of Penny Proud, a girl growing up with the help of her friends.

Stars: Kyla Pratt, Tommy Davidson, Jo Marie Payton
The Color of Friendship (TV Movie 2000)
Biography | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.

Director: Kevin Hooks
Stars: Lindsey Haun, Shadia Simmons, Carl Lumbly
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (1992–1997)
Comedy | Family | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

American comedy with the larger-than-life teacher and his housemates.

Stars: Mark Curry, Holly Robinson Peete, Sandra Quarterman
Boy Meets World (1993–2000)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Adolescent Cory Matthews grows up, and faces problems with friends, family, and school.

Stars: Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels
Motocrossed (TV Movie 2001)
Action | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young girl secretly poses as her twin brother to win the big motocross race for him after he breaks his leg.

Director: Steve Boyum
Stars: Alana Austin, Trever O'Brien, Riley Smith
Family Matters (1989–1998)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Long-running Perfect Strangers (1986) spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.

Stars: Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 T.J. Henderson (51 episodes, 1997-1999)
...
 Floyd Henderson (51 episodes, 1997-1999)
...
 Marcus Henderson (51 episodes, 1997-1999)
...
 Morris L. 'Mo' Tibbs (51 episodes, 1997-1999)
...
 Tasha Yvette Henderson (51 episodes, 1997-1999)
Edit

Storyline

Ten-year-old genius (Tahj Mowry) has skipped six grades into high school. This incredible promotion somewhat aggravates his teenage siblings. Written by Carol Braxton <carl@sigmais.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Este chico es un genio  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the pilot Smart Guy: Pilot (1997), the house and school sets were the same ones as were used in Boy Meets World (1993). See more »

Quotes

Mackey: I gotta get this hat to make me look cool.
[turns his hat to the right]
Mackey: This is the way they're wearing it right? 'Bout it, 'Bout it.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Weird Al Show: Because I Said So (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This 'Smart Guy' is funny!
3 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I like this show a lot! it's funny, clever,and original. Tahj Mowry makes an excellent performance as the ten-year old whiz kid, T.J Henderson, skipping elementry school to go to high school. With John Marshall Jones as Floyd, the supportive single father, Jason Weaver as Marcus, T.J's older brother who is not a whiz at school, but a whiz on women, Essence Atkins as Evette, the clever older sister, and Mo Tibbs, Marcus's care free, clueless friend who practically lives at the Henderson house. i think this show is one of the most original T.V. shows on T.V.

I give this show 9.4/10 stars for being an awesome show!


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why did they always make the white people look like idiots? pumpkin_king_the
Smart guy elimination game ellisrsl
how come they don't show it on disney no more dramatic_actress_808
The episode where the girls get the pig masks givepeaceachance8
What Does T.J. Stand for? Tamara4470
The Good Ole Days greenclover90
Discuss Smart Guy (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page