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The Jamie Foxx Show 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1996–2001)
Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Jamie Foxx ...  Jamie King 100 episodes, 1996-2001
Garcelle Beauvais ...  Francesca 'Fancy' Monroe 100 episodes, 1996-2001
Christopher B. Duncan ...  Braxton P. Hartnabrig 100 episodes, 1996-2001
Ellia English ...  Aunt Helen King 100 episodes, 1996-2001
Garrett Morris ...  Uncle Junior King 100 episodes, 1996-2001
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Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) is an aspiring actor from Terrell, Texas, who has come to Los Angeles to pursue a career in entertainment. To support himself, he works in his family's hotel, the financially strapped King's Tower, which is owned by his aunt and uncle, Helen and Junior King (Ellia English and Garrett Morris). Written by dizzle5218

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28 August 1996 (USA) See more »

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Der Hotelboy See more »

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(100 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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This show is loosely based on Jamie Foxx's personal life. Jamie Foxx (like his character, Jamie King) was raised in Terrell, Texas. It is also established that Jamie King has little contact with his birth parents, and is raised by his aunt and uncle. In reality, Jamie Foxx was raised by his parents' adoptive parents. See more »

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Jamie King: It never rains in Southern California my ass!
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Awkwardly simple.
21 August 2008 | by petersaarloosSee all my reviews

"The Jamie Foxx Show", on first glance, isn't all that bad. Garcelle Beauvais is a beautiful actress, Jamie Foxx is a great actor with a very lively character and the rest of the characters sorta fade to the background.

It gets awkward when watching the second episode. It's too simple. The title song says it all; it's simple, my baby rocks my world. That's it. Are we supposed to just watch Garcelle flick around with Jamie, period? Now the character Jamie Foxx is great and although the concept isn't all that original any more after watching Fresh Prince of Bel Air, he does pull it off pretty well.

But do we really want to look at 20 minutes of Jamie Foxx saying funny things? Where's the plot? The interaction? It feels like a bad excuse for a sitcom and after the first episode you'll watch it with a frown on your face.


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