A stand up comedian suddenly becomes a father when he takes custody of his sister's three children.

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 Bernie 'Mac' McCullough (104 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Wanda McCullough (104 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Jordan Thomkins (104 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Bryana 'Baby Girl' Thomkins (104 episodes, 2001-2006)
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 Vanessa 'Nessa' Thomkins (104 episodes, 2001-2006)
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Bernie Mac is a world famous stand-up comedian living the good life in his Los Angeles home complete with beautiful wife, Wanda, and a hi-tech SUV. Life was sweet for the Mac-Man. Then one day, Bernie's sister, in Chicago, is sent to rehab for drug use and her three children: teenage Vanessa, asthmatic wheezing Jordan and sweet, innocent Bryana, are put into Bernie's custody. Raising kids is hard! Especially these kids. They always give poor Uncle Bernie trouble, making him want to "bust their heads 'til the white meat shows". Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Bernie Mac was originally hesitant about doing the show for fear it would tone down his comedic style. See more »

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[repeated line]
Bernie Mac: Oh, Lord!
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Featured in The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) See more »

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This is Hilarious!!!!
14 November 2001 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

At first this seemed like another African American-headlined sitcom just waiting to burst with the same tired jokes. But Bernie Mac has managed to conjure a truly original comedy which also has an awesome funk-r&b-hip hop soundtrack. A relatively new cast is also very good in a show that, hopefully, will become a long-running staple on FOX.


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