Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.


3,246 ( 156)




4   3   2   1  
2006   2005   2004   2003   2002  
1 win & 18 nominations. See more awards »


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

One on One (2001–2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A sportscaster must take on the responsibility of being a full-time dad when his teenage daughter moves in with him.

Stars: Kyla Pratt, Robert Ri'chard, Flex Alexander
The Parkers (1999–2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Nikki decides to go to school to get her degree so she can go to Santa Monica college.

Stars: Mo'Nique, Dorien Wilson, Countess Vaughn
All of Us (2003–2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The estranged wife of a television reporter returns to invade his new life.

Stars: Duane Martin, LisaRaye McCoy, Khamani Griffin
Eve (2003–2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Following Eve and her group of friends as they experience the highs and lows of life.

Stars: Eve, Jason George, Ali Landry
Girlfriends (2000–2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A look at the lives, loves, and losses of four different women, Toni, Maya, Lynn, and Joan.

Stars: Tracee Ellis Ross, Golden Brooks, Persia White
The Steve Harvey Show (1996–2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A former funk star named Steve Hightower enlists as a high school music teacher away from his original career in Chicago.

Stars: Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, Merlin Santana
Living Single (1993–1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Follows the lives of several single male and female roommates and friends in 1990s Brooklyn, New York.

Stars: Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, Erika Alexander
In the House (1995–1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Once famous football player must rent part of his house in order to support himself. A single mother and her two kids are the latest tenants. He also owns a sports clinic that he barely manages to run with a little help from his friends.

Stars: LL Cool J, Maia Campbell, Alfonso Ribeiro
The Jamie Foxx Show (1996–2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Foxx, Garrett Morris, Garcelle Beauvais
The Parent 'Hood (1995–1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A college professor copes with contemporary fatherhood.

Stars: Robert Townsend, Suzzanne Douglas, Reagan Gomez-Preston
The Wayans Bros. (1995–1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The wacky escapades of brothers Shawn and Marlon Waynes, along with their wise but eccentric father.

Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, John Witherspoon
The Game (2006–2015)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A spin-off of "Girlfriends" featuring a group of women who all have relationships with professional football players.

Stars: Hosea Chanchez, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell


Series cast summary:
 Dee Dee Thorne (91 episodes, 2002-2006)
 Mona Thorne (91 episodes, 2002-2006)
 Spencer / ... (91 episodes, 2002-2006)
 Big Dee Dee Thorne / ... (91 episodes, 2002-2006)
 Phyllis / ... (91 episodes, 2002-2006)
 Adam Benet / ... (64 episodes, 2002-2006)


Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis





Official Sites:



Release Date:

23 September 2002 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


See  »

Did You Know?


All the episode titles follow this format: The Big...Episode. See more »


Big Dee Dee Thorne: [after bumping into Phyliis holding an object in the hallway] Phyllis, what is that monstrosity? And I don't mean that riot of polyester and lint you call an outfit.
Phyllis Thorne: It's a cuckoo clock. I got it for Mona at a garage sale.
Big Dee Dee Thorne: In other words, JUNK.
Phyllis Thorne: *You* found a home, why shouldn't it?
Big Dee Dee Thorne: So basically, trash is the best you can do for your daughter? I just bought Dee Dee a state-of-the-art pager/digital camera/doesn't this make your gift pathetic/why do you even bother getting up in the morning?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

The most watchable UPN sitcom
28 April 2003 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

"Half & Half" is not groundbreaking, built on a standard sit-com foundation of "mismatched partners", but considering its initial lack of promise, it does a good job of staying afloat, even offering the occasional bit of unexpected hilarity. Rachel True ("CB4"), who plays lead character Mona, is a refreshing switch from the women of "Girlfriends", the show's whiny lead-in. Another noteworthy surprise is Mona's gay receptionist, partially because his brand of flamboyance is much more sympathetic than the usual snooty fops that sit-com writers like to parade around to incorporate a few played-out one-liners, but also because his delivery is on-point, and he serves as a good diversion from just how conventional this show can be at times. Chico Benymon, as the thus-far platonic buddy Spencer, is also talented and amiable, although I believe he is not as integral a player now as he may become if this show can endure its sophomore season. On the plot front, the show has been hesitant to address anything that will last longer than 22 minutes, but we have watched Mona land an A&R job (her star artist, in-the-closet R&B teen idol Dante, continues to be mentioned in dialog although the actor who played him, Merlin Santana, was tragically murdered shortly after appearing in just one episode), and most recently, we've learned that Spencer is looking at Mona in a new light, probably as a result of being picked up for another season. All in all, only time will tell if this show can tweak all the right things and stay put, or if it will dive into UPN oblivion, but here's hoping the writers stray from convention a little more often.

(Note from the future: The show did dive into oblivion, right along with UPN, as it was not picked up for the transition to the CW network. -Patrick, Oct. 2, 2006)

6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is it just me or have you noticed how... jlyanna
i know that this is late....but who do u think that mona ended up with? chante1966
maxine shaw + kyle barker purpledoveskiss
Do you ever notice.... anikadiamond007
The Big Pimpin' Episode nerfee
Why is this show cancelled? NaturalStar
Discuss Half & Half (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: