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Hangin' with Mr. Cooper 

American comedy with the larger-than-life teacher and his housemates.

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Series cast summary:
...  Mark Cooper 101 episodes, 1992-1997
...  Vanessa Russell 101 episodes, 1992-1997
Marquise Wilson ...  Tyler Foster / ... 92 episodes, 1992-1997
...  Nicole Lee 79 episodes, 1993-1997
Sandra Quarterman ...  Geneva Lee 79 episodes, 1993-1997
...  Earvin Rodman / ... 58 episodes, 1992-1997
...  P.J. Moore 44 episodes, 1993-1995
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Mr. Mark Cooper is a single high school teacher and basketball coach living in Oakland, California. Between coaching, teaching, dealing with neighborhood struggles and living with two beautiful female roommates, Mr. Cooper keeps a humorous, positive outlook on life and provides advice and fun to the many people in his life that he encounters. Written by knightbk

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22 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Echt super, Mr. Cooper  »

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The series finale was pre-empted, halfway through, on the west coast as ABC News was breaking the story of Princess Diana's fatal car accident in Paris. There were a few complaints from viewers, but nothing of significant note as the show aired on a Saturday night, and was one of the lowest rated programs on ABC at the time. The show aired in full in syndication. See more »

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Referenced in House of Carters: Hangin' with Mr. Carter (2006) See more »

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a funny show which deserved a better ending
21 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

I know a lot of people didn't like Hangin' with Mr Cooper but i did and i thought it was a funny sitcom. Mark Curry was just off the wall, as ex-basketball player Mark cooper, whose injury cuts short his sporting career and thus, he ends up being a science teacher/sports instructor at Oakland college, whilst Holly Robinson Peete proved that she can act in a sitcom, after her early stint in the 80s US hit drama, 21 jump street, playing Vanessa Russell. Dawnn Lewis from A Different World rounded up the cast as Robin Dumars.

The show did lose its momentum slightly when Geneva and her daughter, Nicole played by Raven Symone arrived on the scene, although i thought the romantic subplot involving Mark and Vanessa as the show progressed was interesting. I actually thought they looked cute as a couple; therefore i didn't have anything against it, i was just surprised that it wasn't until so late on in the series that the pair admitted their feelings for each other.The timing of it was rather inadequate and out of sync with the show.

I personally didn't think that Hangin' With Mr Cooper was trying to be like any other(black)sitcom but rather it had it's own agenda; although you could argue that whilst the main character Marion,in In The House was a former American Football player, Mark in 'Hangin' With...' was a ex- professional basketball player, who ends up sharing a house with two other women.

Eventually, the show got cancelled- much to my dismay- because it was and still is one of my favourite sitcoms ever and the ending was rather ill-timed and unfortunate, thus we will never know what the future holds for Mark and Vanessa as a couple.

Nonetheless, Hangin' with Mr Cooper was a fun-filled, humorous show, which should've got and deserved a much better conclusion to the sitcom.


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