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Half & Half 

Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.

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Series cast summary:
Essence Atkins ...  Dee Dee Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Rachel True ...  Mona Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Chico Benymon ...  Spencer / ... 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Valarie Pettiford ...  Big Dee Dee Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Telma Hopkins ...  Phyllis Thorne 91 episodes, 2002-2006
Alec Mapa ...  Adam Benet 64 episodes, 2002-2006
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Mona and Dee Dee are half-sisters who share the same father. They are completely unlike each other, but they live in the same apartment building, so disagreements are common.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Половинка и половинка See more »

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Trivia

According to listed dates of birth for all three actresses, Valarie Pettiford (Big Dee Dee) is six years older than Rachel True (her stepdaughter on the show) and twelve years older than Essence Atkins (her daughter on the show). See more »

Goofs

In the pilot, Mona moves to the upstairs apartment which is on the right. Later, when Dee Dee is renovating it, it's on the left. See more »

Quotes

Big Dee Dee Thorne: [noticing Mona with Phyllis while leaving Dee Dee's apartment] Oh, hi, pudding pop! We have a favor to ask you.
Phyllis Thorne: Sorry, we don't have any virgin blood. You'll just have to age like the rest of us.
Dee Dee Thorne: Mona, would you mind keeping an eye on my apartment? Mom and I are going out of town for the weekend.
Mona Thorne: Sure.
Big Dee Dee Thorne: Yes, we're off to Spa de Soleil for a mother-daughter bonding session and deep-tissue massages.
[glances at Phyllis]
Big Dee Dee Thorne: For those of us who have forgotten, that's when someone touches your body.
Phyllis Thorne: How ...
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Excellent Prime Time Series
19 October 2003 | by SideemSee all my reviews

Half & Half has definitely improved over the first season. It's a worthy show that never fails to bring out the funny. Rachel True is an excellent actress and next to Valarie Pettiford is one of my favorites on the show. I for one happen to like her 'eclectic' look. Remember the phrase...'We are not a monolith'. In other words, not every black person thinks and acts the same. If we all did that, life would be boring and I suppose some of you wouldn't have anything to b!tch about! I'm very happy it's made it to a second season. They did have a potential 'jump the shark' moment introducing a pregnancy but so far it's been handled very well.

I look forward to many more laughs from the entire cast, who clearly have great chemistry together.


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