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The Parkers 

Nikki decides to go to school to get her degree so she can go to Santa Monica college.
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Airs Sun. Nov. 18, 9:00 AM on MTV2

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mo'Nique ...  Nikki Parker 110 episodes, 1999-2004
Countess Vaughn ...  Kimberly Ann Parker 110 episodes, 1999-2004
Dorien Wilson ...  Professor Stanley Oglevee / ... 110 episodes, 1999-2004
Jenna von Oÿ ...  Stevie Van Lowe 106 episodes, 1999-2004
Ken Lawson ...  Tyrell 'T' Radcliffe 106 episodes, 1999-2004
Yvette Wilson ...  Andell Wilkerson 99 episodes, 1999-2004
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Storyline

Mother and daughter Nikki and Kim Parker both attend Santa Monica College. Nikki got pregnant with Kim and dropped out of school but now, just as Kim is getting ready for college, Nikki decides it's her turn to finish getting her education.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mo'Nique See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Due to Countess Vaughn being on maternity leave her character Kim was briefly written out of the show for the first few episodes of Season 5. See more »

Goofs

In reality, there is no way Kim, Nikki, Stevie, and T could have been students at Santa Monica College for five years. Santa Monica is only a two year community college. See more »

Quotes

Nicole 'Nikki' Parker: The next time you put Outkast before Jesus I'm gonna cast you out of this house.
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) See more »

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Modern Day Lucy
20 May 2005 | by robert-carroll-jrSee all my reviews

I LOVE THIS SHOW! I have seen every episode and I laugh out loud each and every time I do. The show is sheer entertaining! It is not meant to give any meaning, it is just what it is, a side-splitting comedy. The characters are very believable and the guest stars are stupendous! I LOVE Mo'Nique as Nikki Parker and Countess Vaughn as her dim-witted daughter who can sang, Kim Parker (you will fall in love each and every time you see them) they are hilarious and a GREAT team of actors! HEYYY!! Dang Mama! The shows originality is overwhelming (Definately a CLASSIC)! I would love to own ALL seasons! The sets are colorful, the plots are simple and hysterical! I would love to see the series come back! They should do an encore, like they have done for the Brady Bunch and Eight is Enough!


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