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

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Airs Fri. Aug. 18, 6:00 PM on MTV2

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 31 wins & 61 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Comedy | Drama | Family

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7 November 2001 (USA)  »

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Bernie Mac Show  »

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Larry Wilmore, who created and executive produced the show, was fired by FOX during the show's second season. Reports cited that Wilmore and the network constantly clashed over the show's creative direction. FOX executives felt that the show didn't have enough laughs and were disappointed with the show's ratings in its second season while Wilmore was frustrated with FOX's treatment of the show and creative interference. See more »

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Jordan: We talked about how the first thing a black man in the NBA does is get a new car and a white girl.
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Referenced in Tosh.0: Afro Ninja (2009) See more »

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Wednesday night frolics on FOX
25 April 2002 | by (Chapel Hill,North Carolina) – See all my reviews

This is the show to watch on Wednesday nights on FOX. I'm very impressed that the show has been renewed for three more seasons,and that's good. Let's hope they don't cancel it,or destroy it for that manner. Bernie Mac(usually his comedian antics are strictly adult oriented) is just absolutely marvelous as the father figure who takes three kids from a rough Chicago neighborhood and raises them in the plush estates of Beverly Hills who along with his wife Wanda. However,Mac has toned down a bit for this show,but in all aspects it is extremely funny and the punchliners come from Mac himself. He maybe a little too strict with them,but you'll never know what Bernie Mac is thinking or going to do next. The part about where he talks to the audience with cigar in hand is a grand style of situation comedy that has not been used in a long time and it is worth the cost to see this show! In all you gotta love the three kids here.................sassy and sometimes attitude correct Vanessa,nerdy and unpredictable Jordan,and the cute and adorable Deirdra(or Dee Dee/baby girl for short). The wife is seen in some of the episodes,but its Bernie himself that holds it together.........great show!


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