The PJs (1999–2001)

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Thurgood Stubbs lives with his wife Muriel in the housing project where he is the chief superintendent. The show, created by Eddie Murphy (who provides Stubbs' voice), follows the ... See full summary »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Muriel Stubbs (42 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Mrs. Avery (42 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Mr. Sanchez (42 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 'Juicy' Hudson / ... (41 episodes, 1999-2008)
Marc Wilmore ...
 Walter Burkett (41 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Jimmy Ho (40 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Smokey (40 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Mr. Hudson / ... (40 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Calvin (40 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Ms. Mambo Garcelle (Haiti Lady) (35 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Bebe Ho (35 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs (29 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Tarnell (28 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs (2000-2001) / ... (27 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 HUD woman (26 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Thurgood Orenthal Stubbs / ... (17 episodes, 1999-2008)
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Thurgood Stubbs lives with his wife Muriel in the housing project where he is the chief superintendent. The show, created by Eddie Murphy (who provides Stubbs' voice), follows the adventures of the Stubbs family and the others in the building, animated through a process called 'Foamation.' Written by Brian Barjenbruch

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10 January 1999 (USA)  »

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PJs: The Projects  »

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Trivia

Although the PJs is modeled after the Brewster-Douglas public housing projects in Detroit, Michigan, the show takes place in the inner cities of Chicago, Illinois. See more »

Quotes

Thurgood Stubbs: Whitney Houston, we have a problem.
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Connections

Referenced in Inside the Actors Studio: Eddie Murphy (2006) See more »

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User Reviews

Brilliantly written, "acted" comic masterpiece.
30 September 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

THE PJs is not PC. It is a staggeringly funny claymation masterpiece on every level: written, acted (as in radio acting), visual and animated. The consistency and literacy of Eddie Murphy and his gang's "vision" needs an appreciative, knowing audience that can follow the shotgun blast of references in every line. It's also rather a loving look at Murphy's Brooklyn from inside the tube, as opposed to the saccharine veneer one is drugged with whenever he flicks on the remote. Not a show for morons, hence its failure. Murphy's realized his great potential with this one. No compromises, just awesomely funny brilliance. He should be proud. Miss this and you've missed a great one. Now when will it be avail. on DVD, Eddie?


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