6.4/10
6,169
42 user 1 critic

The Proud Family 

Trailer
0:42 | Trailer
Follow the adventures and misadventures of Penny Proud as she does her best to navigate through the early years of teend-dom.
Reviews
Popularity
2,879 ( 11)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2005   2004   2003   2002   2001  
6 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Kyla Pratt ...  Penny Proud 52 episodes, 2001-2005
Tommy Davidson ...  Oscar Proud 52 episodes, 2001-2005
Paula Jai Parker ...  Trudy Proud 52 episodes, 2001-2005
Jo Marie Payton ...  Suga Mama 52 episodes, 2001-2005
Tara Strong ...  Bebe Proud / ... 52 episodes, 2001-2005
Karen Malina White ...  Dijonay Jones 52 episodes, 2001-2005
Soleil Moon Frye ...  Zoey Howzer 48 episodes, 2001-2005
Alisa Reyes ...  LaCienega Boulevardez 48 episodes, 2001-2005
Orlando Brown ...  Sticky Webb 42 episodes, 2001-2005
Raquel Lee ...  Nubia Gross 24 episodes, 2001-2005
Carlos Mencia ...  Felix Boulevardez 23 episodes, 2001-2005
Alvaro Guttierez Alvaro Guttierez ...  Papi Boulevardez 23 episodes, 2001-2005
Anthony Caraballo Anthony Caraballo ...  Various Teenage Voices 21 episodes, 2001-2005
Michele L. Jennings ...  Various Character Voices / ... 21 episodes, 2001-2004
Edit

Storyline

Fourteen-year-old Penny Proud (Kyla Pratt) has one wacky family: over-protective father, Oscar (Tommy Davidson), loving mother, Trudy (Paula Jai Parker), little brother Cece (Tara Strong) and sister Bebe (Tara Strong), and hardcore grandmother Suga Mama (Jo Marie Payton). Her wild friends: Dijonay Jones (Karen Malina White), Sticky Webb (Orlando Brown), Zoey Howzer (Soleil Moon Frye), and LaCienega Boulevardez (Alisa Reyes), and the bullies the Gross sisters (Raquel Lee). Written by Corey Semple (KimPossible2004)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There's no place like home, girl!


Certificate:

TV-Y | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Dijonay Jones and her eight siblings were named after spices and condiments. The names of her siblings were Caramel, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Basil, Oran, Paprika, Tabasco, and Cayenne. See more »

Quotes

Penny Proud: What kind of pig raised you like that?
See more »

Crazy Credits

In each main intro scene, the person that appears after Penny's friends and before Suga Mama is different. Mostly related to the current episode. See more »

Connections

Featured in MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Channel TV Show Theme Songs (2018) See more »

User Reviews

"Fat Albert" it's not, but neither is it "Bebe's Kids."
31 March 2002 | by Victor FieldSee all my reviews

An original production from the Disney Channel, "The Proud Family" isn't far removed from live-action sitcoms like "Moesha" - in fact, with all the stock characters present and correct (stable mum, slightly silly dad, energetic grandma, bratty youngsters, stuck-up rich girl, clique of friends, etc) and de rigeur plotlines about finding out who your real friends are, staying true to yourself etc., etc., once you take away the cartoon element you're left with a watchable but unsurprising family show.

But Penny, the teenage girl around whom most of the action revolves, is quite appealing (unlike Brandy Norwood); and though it does come with the message baggage it's less oppressive than some - mainly because it's funny enough to make the morals bearable. (And Destiny's Child fans note the terrific trio doing backup on the title song - sung by Beyonce's sister Solange.) It won't change your life, but this is more proof that the Mouse has moved beyond repackaging their old characters.


9 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 42 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Disney

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Proud Family See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed