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)
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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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: Here's your air conditioner Mrs. Avery.
Mrs. Avery: I Don't need it. My Calendar says it's February.
Thurgood Stubbs: Well, it also says it's 1978.
Mrs. Avery: Oh good! The Jeffersons are on!
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Referenced in Inside the Actors Studio: Eddie Murphy (2006) See more »

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I thought it was a riot!
29 May 2004 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I really miss this series. The first time I saw it I had a SPLITTING headache, and was just flipping channels. I started watching, and I couldn't stop laughing. It made me completely forget my headache! The humour may have been directed at people who live in the "Projects", but I found many gaffs applied to all of society. Afterwards, I tuned in as often as I could, but it seemed to be on again, off again. I will never forget the "Crack-Head" character (Smokey or Sparky I think) riding down a hill in a shopping cart yelling "I'm the king of the world" a la Titanic. I think Eddie Murphy really had a hit on his hands, and I wonder why it went off the air. If anyone knows why it was dropped, could you let me know, please?

Thanks!


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