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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
28 March 2001 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
He always promised himself he'd be a kinder, gentler dad... Then he had kids. See more »
Plot:
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.
Awards:
10 wins & 36 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 6 of 84)

Damon Wayans ... Michael Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)

Tisha Campbell-Martin ... Janet 'Jay' Kyle (123 episodes, 2001-2005)

George Gore II ... Michael Kyle Jr. (122 episodes, 2001-2005)

Parker McKenna Posey ... Kady Kyle (121 episodes, 2001-2005)

Jennifer Freeman ... Claire Kyle (109 episodes, 2001-2005)

Noah Gray-Cabey ... Franklin Aloysius Mumford / ... (58 episodes, 2002-2005)
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Series Directed by
James Widdoes (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Andy Cadiff (21 episodes, 2001-2003)
Damien Dante Wayans (19 episodes, 2002-2005)
Dean Lorey (8 episodes, 2003-2005)
Eric Laneuville (7 episodes, 2003-2004)
Leonard R. Garner Jr. (6 episodes, 2001-2002)
Guy Distad (5 episodes, 2003-2005)
Peter Filsinger (5 episodes, 2003-2005)
Ron Moseley (5 episodes, 2003-2005)
Kim Wayans (4 episodes, 2004-2005)
Philip Charles MacKenzie (2 episodes, 2001)
Will Mackenzie (2 episodes, 2002)
George Gore II (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
Craig Wayans (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
James Vallely (2 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Writing credits
Don Reo (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
Damon Wayans (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
Damon Wayans Jr. (31 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kim Wayans (16 episodes, 2002-2005)
Dean Lorey (14 episodes, 2001-2005)
Rodney Barnes (12 episodes, 2002-2004)
James Vallely (9 episodes, 2001-2004)
Damien Dante Wayans (9 episodes, 2002-2004)
Craig Wayans (7 episodes, 2001-2004)
Buddy Johnson (6 episodes, 2001-2003)
Valencia Parker (6 episodes, 2002-2005)
Kevin Rooney (6 episodes, 2003-2005)
Kevin Knotts (5 episodes, 2003-2005)
Kerry Parker (5 episodes, 2004-2005)
Alyson Fouse (3 episodes, 2001-2003)
Janis Hirsch (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Elvira Wayans (3 episodes, 2004-2005)
Adam Hamburger (2 episodes, 2001)
David Hamburger (2 episodes, 2001)
Aeysha Carr (2 episodes, 2003-2005)

Kyra Keene (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Don Reo .... executive producer (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
Damon Wayans .... executive producer (123 episodes, 2001-2005)
Dean Lorey .... executive producer / co-executive producer (111 episodes, 2001-2005)
Susan Crank .... producer / associate producer (103 episodes, 2001-2005)
David Himelfarb .... executive producer (97 episodes, 2001-2004)
Eric L. Gold .... co-executive producer (96 episodes, 2001-2004)
Mark Nasser .... co-producer / associate producer (96 episodes, 2001-2004)
James Vallely .... co-executive producer (85 episodes, 2001-2004)
Craig Wayans .... producer / co-producer / ... (83 episodes, 2002-2005)
Kevin Rooney .... co-executive producer (70 episodes, 2002-2005)
Annice Parker .... co-producer (65 episodes, 2002-2005)
Kim Wayans .... producer / supervising producer (56 episodes, 2003-2005)
Buddy Johnson .... producer / supervising producer (53 episodes, 2001-2002)
Janis Hirsch .... co-executive producer (42 episodes, 2001-2002)
Rodney Barnes .... producer (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
Tony Hicks .... co-producer (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
Damien Dante Wayans .... supervising producer (26 episodes, 2004-2005)
Andy Cadiff .... executive producer (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
Julie Tsutsui .... producer (13 episodes, 2001-2002)
Katherine Green .... consulting producer (13 episodes, 2004-2005)
Dionne Kirschner .... producer (12 episodes, 2001-2002)
Eunetta T. Boone .... co-executive producer (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
Adam Hamburger .... producer (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
Howard J. Morris .... co-executive producer (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
J.J. Wall .... consulting producer (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
Kyra Keene .... co-producer (9 episodes, 2002-2003)
James Hannah .... producer (5 episodes, 2001)
David Hamburger .... producer (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Original Music by
Dwayne Wayans (33 episodes, 2003-2005)
Derryck Thornton (27 episodes, 2001-2003)
 
Series Cinematography by
Donald A. Morgan (114 episodes, 2001-2005)
James W. Roberson (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Film Editing by
James Wilcox (60 episodes, 2002-2005)
Marco Zappia (19 episodes, 2001-2002)
Kenny Tintorri (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Casting by
Reuben Cannon (45 episodes, 2001-2003)
Kim Williams (45 episodes, 2001-2003)
Kevin Scott (23 episodes, 2003-2005)
Eileen Mack Knight (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
 
Series Production Design by
Carlos Barbosa (1 episode, 2001)
 
Series Art Direction by
Michael Hynes (50 episodes, 2001-2005)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Amy Wells (73 episodes, 2001-2005)

Jennifer Alisa Kornkosar (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Dahlia Foroutan (71 episodes, 2001-2005)
Beatriz Eliza (8 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Makeup Department
Joann Kozloff .... key makeup artist / makeup artist (101 episodes, 2001-2005)
Andrea Young .... hair stylist (62 episodes, 2002-2005)
Tysuela Hill-Scott .... makeup department head / makeup artist / ... (43 episodes, 2003-2005)
Maynard Matthews .... key hair stylist (27 episodes, 2002-2003)
Phyllis Williams .... makeup artist (26 episodes, 2002-2003)
Lyssa Wittlin Baumert .... makeup artist / hair stylist (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
Debbie Pierce .... hair stylist (17 episodes, 2001-2002)
Iraina Gibson .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 2002)
Laine Rykes .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 2002)
Pauletta O. Lewis .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 2001-2002)

Allan A. Apone .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Cynthia Hernandez .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Nadyne Peoples .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Susan Crank .... unit production manager (61 episodes, 2002-2005)
Irwin Marcus .... unit production manager (5 episodes, 2001-2002)
Bruce Chevillat .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 2001-2002)
Francis J. Conway .... unit production manager (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ron Moseley .... second assistant director / first assistant director (69 episodes, 2001-2005)
Guy Distad .... first assistant director / second assistant director (67 episodes, 2001-2005)
Brent Clark .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 2003-2005)
Charles H. Siegel .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Marcia L. Lappin .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mattie Caruthers .... associate director (3 episodes, 2004)
Paul Puma Nelson .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2001)
 
Series Art Department
John 'Skip' Weaver .... assistant property master / property master (124 episodes, 2001-2005)
Greg Gneier .... set designer (121 episodes, 2001-2005)
Charles S. Serrano .... construction foreman (121 episodes, 2001-2005)
Patrick Lees .... leadman (113 episodes, 2001-2005)
John P. Bozajian .... property master (69 episodes, 2001-2005)
Judeth Lowey .... assistant art director (57 episodes, 2003-2005)
Victor Anderson .... construction foreman (16 episodes, 2005)
John Marano .... on-set dresser (3 episodes, 2002)
Robert Grbavac .... painter (3 episodes, 2005)
Derek du Bellier .... propmaker (2 episodes, 2002)
Chris Buchinsky .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2004)

Kenneth Heimer .... propmaker (unknown episodes)
Richard N. McGuire .... propmaker (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Peter Damski .... production sound mixer / production sound (83 episodes, 2001-2005)
Jack Donato .... post production sound / sound post-production / ... (83 episodes, 2001-2005)
Charlie McDaniel .... post production sound / sound post-production / ... (74 episodes, 2001-2005)
Todd Grace .... post production sound / post-production sound / ... (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
Matthew Pavolaitis .... additional effects mixer: Technicolor Glendale (10 episodes, 2001-2002)
John Bickelhaupt .... post production sound (2 episodes, 2002)

Jesse Dodd .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Matt Corrigan .... special effects technician (6 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Dan Carrington .... Flame artist (1 episode, 2005)
Scott Milne .... visual effects supervisor (1 episode, 2005)

Rick Cortes .... visual effects storyboard: MFX (unknown episodes)
Adam Howard .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Eddie L. Watkins .... stunt coordinator (10 episodes, 2001)

Richard Burden .... stunt rigger (unknown episodes)
Laura Dash .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Dane Farwell .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Kelsee King-Devoreaux .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Shawn Lane .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Weiss Jr. .... first assistant camera (121 episodes, 2001-2005)
Kerrec 'K-Man' Williams .... best boy grip (121 episodes, 2001-2005)
Randy Baer .... camera operator (113 episodes, 2001-2005)
Gary Stark .... dimmer operator (113 episodes, 2001-2005)
Mary Gonzales .... first assistant camera (84 episodes, 2002-2005)
Lee Johnson .... lighting technician (29 episodes, 2001-2002)
Michael A. Johnson .... steadicam operator (5 episodes, 2002-2005)
Jay Laws .... lighting technician (2 episodes, 2004-2005)

Larry Gaudette .... jib camera operator (unknown episodes, 2002-2005)
Kia Kiso .... additional camera loader (unknown episodes)
Michael R. Marquette .... first assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Georgia Packard .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Mark Pickens .... daily dolly grip (unknown episodes)
Melissa Toy .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Stanton Cruse .... animator (1 episode, 2005)
Greg Franklin .... animation director: animated segment (1 episode, 2005)
Justin Murphy .... animator (1 episode, 2005)
 
Series Casting Department
Eileen Mack Knight .... original casting (68 episodes, 2001-2005)
Bonita Deneen .... casting assistant (14 episodes, 2003-2004)
Heather Carey .... casting: Bahamas (2 episodes, 2005)

Amy Carty .... casting secretary (unknown episodes)
Mariann H.W. Lee .... extras casting (unknown episodes)
Cara Shin .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brigitte Pilla .... costumer (121 episodes, 2001-2005)
Steve Hicke .... costume supervisor (56 episodes, 2001-2005)
Pamela Broussard .... set costumer (2 episodes, 2001)

Dolores Ybarra .... costumer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Robert S. Douglas .... on-line editor (64 episodes, 2001-2003)
Wesley Walker .... assistant editor (27 episodes, 2002-2003)
Tony Milus .... post-production coordinator (22 episodes, 2002-2005)
Todd Morris .... assistant editor (8 episodes, 2001)
Roc Perry .... post production assistant / post-production assistant (6 episodes, 2002-2005)

Babette Dickerson .... first assistant editor (unknown episodes, 2004-2005)
Lenny Duge .... post-production duplication (unknown episodes)
Abraham Park .... post-production: Touchstone Television (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Derryck Thornton .... composer: additional music (43 episodes, 2001-2003)
Robert Nedd .... music production coordinator (19 episodes, 2003-2005)
 
Series Other crew
Mattie Caruthers .... script supervisor / associate director (120 episodes, 2001-2005)
Julie Miller .... executive assistant: Mr. Reo (64 episodes, 2002-2005)
Peter Filsinger .... technical coordinator (51 episodes, 2001-2005)
La Trenda Carey .... executive assistant: Mr. Wayans / production associate (49 episodes, 2001-2003)
Euphrates 'Tee' Arthur .... production assistant (44 episodes, 2004-2005)
Titus Carson .... production coordinator / production assistant (43 episodes, 2002-2005)
Richard Lyons .... theatrical consultant (43 episodes, 2002-2004)
Jemiscoe Chambers .... assistant: George O. Gore (42 episodes, 2002-2004)
Kim Wayans .... executive story editor / story editor (40 episodes, 2002-2003)
Kevin Carraway .... production coordinator (27 episodes, 2002-2003)
Dwayne Wayans .... production assistant (27 episodes, 2002-2003)
Damon Wayans Jr. .... story editor (27 episodes, 2004-2005)
Elvira Wayans .... assistant to writers (27 episodes, 2004-2005)
Pat Fischer-Doak .... technical coordinator (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
Derek Kilgore .... production coordinator (23 episodes, 2001-2002)
Damien Dante Wayans .... executive story editor (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
Craig Wayans .... executive story editor (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
Rodney Barnes .... executive story editor (17 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jackie Chapkis .... executive assistant: Mr. Wayans (16 episodes, 2003-2004)
Alyson Fouse .... story editor (14 episodes, 2002)
Lena Bouton .... executive assistant: Mr. Wayans (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Jaysen Accius .... production assistant (10 episodes, 2001)
Joseph Vassallo .... writing consultant (9 episodes, 2005)
Sheryl Louie .... production assistant / executive assistant to producer (7 episodes, 2002-2005)
Valencia Parker .... story editor (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
James Vallely .... consultant (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
William Jay Bennett .... assistant to producer / assistant to producers / ... (5 episodes, 2002-2005)
Aeysha Carr .... assistant to writers / assistant to writer (3 episodes, 2002-2005)
Howard Akers .... assistant: Mr. Wayans / production assistant (3 episodes, 2002-2003)
Renee Confair .... location manager (3 episodes, 2002)
Bruce Fine .... story editor (3 episodes, 2002)
Lisa Hendizadeh .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2004-2005)
Ty Johnson .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2004-2005)
Ron Elecciri .... assistant: Mr. Himelfarb / executive assistant: Mr. Himelfarb (2 episodes, 2002-2003)
Jessica Green .... executive assistant: Mr. Gold (2 episodes, 2002-2003)
Robert Nedd .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2002-2003)
Scott Mick .... executive assistant: Mr. Wayans (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Chaunte Wayans .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2003-2004)
Tee Arthur .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2004)
Sir Duplechan .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2004)
Erin Copen .... executive assistant: Mr. Wayans (2 episodes, 2005)

Sharon Liggins .... publicist (unknown episodes, 2003)
Damon Wayans .... story editor (unknown episodes, 2004)
Alex Weinberger .... production executive (unknown episodes, 2004)
Leah Estes .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Laura Gary .... studio teacher (unknown episodes)
Candy Lind .... stand-in: Hawaii (unknown episodes)
Marie Whitaker .... executive assistant: Damon Wayans (unknown episodes)
 

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Trivia:
'Tisha Campbell' is only 13 years older than her on-screen son George Gore II.See more »
Quotes:
Michael Kyle:[referring to rap groups] They don't even sing anymore, they just say - "You know the words. Sing along."See more »
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4 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Great show., 4 May 2005
Author: from Hong Kong

This show happens to be my favorite comedy TV show.

My Wife and Kids is about Micheal Kyle and his family and how they each cope with everyday problems.Micheal Kyle and his wife Jay both became early parents in high school and after many years of balancing their jobs and family,they still have some adjusting to do.Micheal Kyle,a stubborn yet caring man with a great sense of humor deals with fatherhood and Jay,his sensitive and outgoing wife deals with motherhood.Even though they both love their three children,they have some trouble finding common ground with them.Micheal Kyle Jr. or Jr.,the rap-loving, carefree,creative and sometimes dumb 16-year-old is the oldest son.Clare,the slightly moody,sassy and clumsy 15-year-old daughter is the middle child.Cady,the cute,bubbly and lovable 5-year-old is the youngest daughter.These children often break the rules and fight amongst themselves and even with their parents but Micheal and Jay always do their best to teach their kids valuable lessons and to steer them in the right direction in life.Micheal Kyle style.

This show is the greatest but that's just me.This show shows true acting talents as well as good episode writing talents.Who comes up with these out-of-the-box ideas?The best part about each episode is when Micheal comes up with a plan to teach his kids lessons in fun ways.Damon Waynes has now become one of my favorite male actors of all time.This show is actually based on real teenage problems such as teenage pregnancy,relationships and sex.Each actor/actress puts life into their characters and makes their lines more enjoyable.I don't care what everyone says but I think Franklin makes a great addition to the show.He has the wittiest lines and the best personality.It's such a surprise seeing that the actor is actually pretty young.When I first saw this show,I thought Bill Cosby's next generation.This show is filled with realistic characters and important morals,I'll give this show an 8.5/10.

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