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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Cast

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 Muriel Stubbs (42 episodes, 1999-2008)
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 Mr. Sanchez (42 episodes, 1999-2008)
Michele Morgan ...
 '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

Principle animation/photography was done at the now-defunct Will Vinton Productions in Portland, Oregon. Although injection molded foam characters had been in use for some time, this was the first time it was used for a series television show. This choice was an easy one, since character turnover and the less likelihood of damage to them if they were clay, as well as the tight production schedule made the production run smoother and more budget friendly. Will Vinton Prod. pioneered the Claymation and colored foam molding techniques. Like the Plasticine clay still used, the foam color is throughout, making repairs easier and less noticeable than in clay. If damage was severe to clay characters, a replacement was almost certainly needed, causing costly production delays and down-time. Foam core character could be made in quantities and various poses/facial expressions, so scene changes were fast and easier. See more »

Quotes

Thurgood Stubbs: Whitney Houston, we have a problem.
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Referenced in Futurama: I Second That Emotion (1999) See more »

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Best urban humor in a long time
1 April 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Interesting combination of claymation and unapologetic urban humor a la "In Living Color." A great combination to Fox's clever line-up of "The Simpsons," "King of the Hill," and "Furturama."


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