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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1990–1996)
A streetwise, poor young man from Philadelphia is sent by his mother to live with his aunt, uncle and cousins in their Bel-Air mansion.
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When Will, an inner-city teenager from Philly is sent by his mother to live with his relatives (the Banks') in Bel-Air, everybody is in for a surprise. It is funny how influence can go both ways... Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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10 September 1990 (USA)  »

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Der Prinz von Bel-Air  »

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Trivia

Will Smith was approached by the television network NBC, who signed him on to a contract and created a sitcom that focused on him. See more »

Goofs

The living room changed, although they lived in the same house. After they changed it, the stairs were in the living room, they originally weren't there. See more »

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Hilary: I mean, we must all do our parts to protect the environment. Every time we cut down a tree, it just takes us one step closer to global warming. And we must do it not just for ourselves or our children, but for all of humanity.
Margaret Furth: Why, I never knew it was such a problem. I think it's great that you have the courage to want to do something about it.
Hilary: Thanks. It's my passion.
Margaret Furth: Where should I make a donation?
Hilary: I don't know.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown as graffiti. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 19 December 2016 (2016) See more »

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Written by Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff
Performed by Will Smith
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Thank NBC for this show!
23 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

It's only really one word to say about this once hit show. H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S. It will always be remembered, one of the funniest shows known to mankind, every episode is laugh out loud hilarious. It doesn't get better.

Great idea, a kid coming from the ghetto to live with his rich relatives. You know already your in for some fun. Will Smith only became famous thanks to this show, he shows how funny he can really be. The rest of the cast are pretty much flawless too, this show will always have you laughing with a hilarious script and a fun adventure every episode. Thank god for the creators of this show and a wonderful cast. Yes the show is very old now, but still funny every time you watch it. If you haven't seen i strongly suggest you start watching. I promise you, you will laugh, a lot. There's a whole lot of dancing and fat jokes too! Brilliant show. One of the best in the 90's for sure.


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