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Soul Food 

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Series (2000–2004)
The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois.
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2004   2003   2002   2001   2000  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Rockmond Dunbar ...  Kenny Chadway 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Darrin Dewitt Henson ...  Lem Van Adams 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Aaron Meeks Aaron Meeks ...  Ahmad Chadway 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Nicole Ari Parker ...  Teri Joseph 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Malinda Williams ...  Tracy 'Bird' Van Adams 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Vanessa Williams ...  Maxine Chadway 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Boris Kodjoe ...  Damon Carter 57 episodes, 2000-2004
Taylor Love ...  Kelly Chadway 34 episodes, 2001-2004
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The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois.

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A delicious slice of life. See more »

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Trivia

Irma P. Hall is the only cast member to appear as the same character she did in the movie Soul Food (1997). See more »

Quotes

Mama Joe: A strong family can overcome anything. They just have to love each other.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Halle Berry/Britney Spears (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

As We Lay
Written by L. Troutman and B. Beck
Performed by Kelly Price
Courtesy Island Def Jam Music Group
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The Best Show on Television Ever!!!
12 August 2002 | by rome2002See all my reviews

I know alot of people who did not give "Soul Food" a chance when it first premiered in the summer of 2000. Now everyone is tuning into the best series on Showtime (and television period). No other show can quite compare to the quality and perfection that is of "Soul Food." The show is definitely a must-see. Every Wednesday night I am glued to the TV set anxiously waiting for the outcome the show has to offer. Plus, the show isn't your basic stereotypical "black" show that seems to becoming the latest trend these days. The cast is very talented, smart and enthusiastic. And is the first show in TV history that was renewed for 40 episodes all at once. Though alot of its fans still think that the movie in which the series was adapted from is ultimately the best but if they just would give the show a chance, I'm sure that they will change their minds. My favorite characters on the show are Kenny played by Rockmond Dunbar and Maxine played by Vanessa Williams. The show is a treat that the whole entire family can enjoy...well maybe not the whole family. There are some subjective scences (nudity), adult content and adult language that should not be viewed by little children. I just hope that the show becomes available for DVD soon. So, if you have not tuned into Showtime's exciting series, what are you waiting for?


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