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Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.
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Complete series cast summary:
Martin Lawrence ...  Martin Payne / ... 132 episodes, 1992-1997
Tisha Campbell-Martin ...  Gina Waters-Payne / ... 132 episodes, 1992-1997
Thomas Mikal Ford ...  Tommy Strawn 132 episodes, 1992-1997
Carl Anthony Payne II ...  Cole Brown 132 episodes, 1992-1997
Tichina Arnold ...  Pamela James 132 episodes, 1992-1997
Garrett Morris ...  Stan Winters 55 episodes, 1992-1995
Jon Gries ...  Shawn McDermott 54 episodes, 1992-1994
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Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Martin See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

It is largely known that Martin Lawrence and Tisha Campbell were having personal issues with each other the last couple of seasons so serious that her and Lawrence did not act in scenes together during the last season, as Campbell filed a harassment lawsuit against Lawrence at the beginning of the season. However, it just came to public attention that Carl Anthony Payne II ("Cole Brown") also had personal issues with Lawrence for the last few seasons of the show that were so tense, as in they were not getting along at all off camera, and it is why his character Cole did not appear in several episodes during the last few seasons. Payne discussed this "beef" between he and Martin in interviews in 2015. See more »

Quotes

Martin: [repeated line; to Tommy] You ain't GOT no job, man!
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Martin on DVD
26 August 2003 | by angelalyn14612See all my reviews

This has GOT to be one of the funniest shows ever........this needs to come out on DVD soon. I see so many older shows come out on dvd this needs to be one of those!!!! Martin is one of the funniest shows and I would love to put this on my DVD shelf and share with my friends and family


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