Nikki decides to go to school to get her degree so she can go to Santa Monica college.
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 Nikki Parker (110 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Kimberly Ann Parker (110 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Professor Stanley Oglevee / ... (110 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Stevie Van Lowe (106 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Tyrell 'T' Radcliffe (106 episodes, 1999-2004)
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 Andell Wilkerson (99 episodes, 1999-2004)
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Mother and daughter Nikki and Kim Parker both attend Santa Monica College. Nikki got pregnant with Kim and dropped out of school but now, just as Kim is getting ready for college, Nikki decides it's her turn to finish getting her education.

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30 August 1999 (USA)  »

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Mo'Nique  »

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Trivia

Mari Morrow who played Nikki's best friend Desiree during the first half of the season was never written out and disappears midway through the first season. However, it is widely believed that the producers felt that the chemistry would be better if a heavier actress portrayed her best friend. She was later replaced by Yvette Wilson. See more »

Goofs

Technically speaking, there is no way Kim, Nikki, Stevie, and T could have spent five years as students at Santa Monica College. Santa Monica College in reality is only a two year junior college. See more »

Quotes

Nicole 'Nikki' Parker: Well, you know what they say, "There's always more room for alizay!"
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Featured in Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) See more »

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Modern Day Lucy
20 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I LOVE THIS SHOW! I have seen every episode and I laugh out loud each and every time I do. The show is sheer entertaining! It is not meant to give any meaning, it is just what it is, a side-splitting comedy. The characters are very believable and the guest stars are stupendous! I LOVE Mo'Nique as Nikki Parker and Countess Vaughn as her dim-witted daughter who can sang, Kim Parker (you will fall in love each and every time you see them) they are hilarious and a GREAT team of actors! HEYYY!! Dang Mama! The shows originality is overwhelming (Definately a CLASSIC)! I would love to own ALL seasons! The sets are colorful, the plots are simple and hysterical! I would love to see the series come back! They should do an encore, like they have done for the Brady Bunch and Eight is Enough!


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