Dwayne's father, Lawrence Nelson, is running for city council. Dwayne is really proud of his father ... until one afternoon at campaign headquarters, he accidentally overhears him firing one of his campaign workers (Ted, a longtime friend of the family) and telling him to pack his stuff up and get out, because "we don't need that kind of stuff in our campaign." Dwayne's pride turns to shame and ... See full summary »

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Roger 'Raj' Thomas (credit only)
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Dwayne's father, Lawrence Nelson, is running for city council. Dwayne is really proud of his father ... until one afternoon at campaign headquarters, he accidentally overhears him firing one of his campaign workers (Ted, a longtime friend of the family) and telling him to pack his stuff up and get out, because "we don't need that kind of stuff in our campaign." Dwayne's pride turns to shame and he goes to Mama Thomas to sort out his problems, but of it turns out Dwayne only knows part of the story - Ted was fired for theft of campaign funds.

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rose marie cooper aka rose conseca(?)
14 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have the first and second seasons of What's Happening on DVD and in 3 of the episodes there is a young lady who I would like to verify as the same woman in each episode. In one episode--SHIRLEY'S DATE--she plays Roger's dance partner. She says a few lines but is uncredited. In another episode--DWAYNE'S DILEMMA--she is Roger's new beau and she is credited as Rose Marie Cooper. Finally in the episode--IF I'M ELECTED--she plays Dwayne's new girlfriend and is credited as Rose Conseco. When I look at her I am sure the 3 characters are played by the same person. Can anyone verify that? I tried to look it up on IMDb data base, but to no avail. --Clarence


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