My Wife and Kids (2001–2005)

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Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta rap-worshipping son Michael Jr., and brooding daughters Claire and Kady make his dream just that ... a dream.

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 Michael Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Janet 'Jay' Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Michael Kyle Jr. (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Kady Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Claire Kyle (111 episodes, 2001-2005)
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 Franklin Aloysius Mumford / ... (60 episodes, 2002-2005)
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Damon Wayans plays Michael Kyle, a man on a tragically funny quest for a "traditional" family. He's a not-so-modern man living in a very modern world. Can you relate? His stay-at-home bride (Tisha Campbell-Martin) became a stock market trailblazer. His only son idolizes gangster rap stars instead of him. His moody, adolescent daughter's two favorite hobbies are asking him for money and giving him grief. And his youngest daughter rarely lets her daddy have the last word. Perhaps after all of the chaos is over, he will realize that his dream of having a normal American family came true a long time ago. Written by Marek Horvat

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Andrew McFarlane has played two characters on the show, both Claire's boyfriend. He first appeared in the season 1 episode "Breaking Up and Breaking It" as Roger, Claire's boyfriend who was more interested in playing video games with Michael than being with Claire. He then landed the recurring role of Tony, Claire's religious boyfriend. He first appeared as Tony in the season 2 episode "Letting Go". See more »

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Michael Kyle: But all the music you listen to is full of cussing. Why don't you listen to Marvin Gaye? He never swore... well, until his father shot him.
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My wife and kids
9 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the # 1 show on T.V that I really miss, that and Married... With Children.

My Wife and Kids follows Michael Kyle, who married his wife, Jay, after accidentally impregnating her, and now three children, his dimwitted eldest son Junior, whom he frequently smacks upside the head, a coming of age daughter Claire, and his youngest child Kady.

The show follows the relationship between Michael and his kids. Although it is shown he has a complicated relationship with his kids, he loves them deeply.

This is a show you instantly fall in love with, I give it an 8.


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