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Martin 

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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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Cast

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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Genres:

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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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Gina Waters (Tisha Campbell) who works as a marketing manager throughout the duration of Martin, states that she has Master's degree in Public Relations in season 3, episode 4 "Martin Gets Paid." See more »

Quotes

Mama Payne: Oh don't play dumb with me, Gina! You know damn well what this is about! You got too much head to be stupid! You didn't even invite me to the wedding! I'm still pissed about that... Thin Thighs!
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Referenced in Ride (1998) See more »

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One of the best shows
4 June 2002 | by SMLA11See all my reviews

Martin Lawrence is probably one of the funniest comedians I have ever seen. His show "Martin" is hilarious, one of the best shows that was on television. I don't know why they cancelled this show. That was STUPID!!! The show is excellent on every level. the characters are very well-developed and the storylines are hilarious. I love Martin as Grandma Payne.

Overall the whole show is hilarious on many levels and I love it! Rating **** out of ****. (Tied for Second Favorite Show)


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