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A multi-generational family lives together under one roof.

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Tyler Perry
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Cast

Series cast summary:
LaVan Davis ...  Curtis Payne / ... 207 episodes, 2006-2012
Cassi Davis ...  Ella Payne / ... 197 episodes, 2006-2012
Lance Gross ...  Calvin Payne / ... 171 episodes, 2007-2012
Allen Payne ...  C.J. Payne / ... 170 episodes, 2006-2012
Larramie Doc Shaw ...  Malik Payne 120 episodes, 2006-2012
China Anne McClain ...  Jazmine Payne 109 episodes, 2006-2012
Keshia Knight Pulliam ...  Miranda Payne / ... 95 episodes, 2007-2012
Demetria McKinney ...  Janine Payne / ... 94 episodes, 2006-2012
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A multi-generational family lives together under one roof.

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Official Sites:

TBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tyler Perry's House of Payne See more »

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Tyler Perry Studios See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

At 254 episodes, this is the longest-running sitcom starring a predominately African-American cast. It beat The Jeffersons (1975) by one episode. See more »

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The Glass Spheres on the living room counter reflects the stage lights. See more »

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Referenced in Family Guy: Brian Griffin's House of Payne (2010) See more »

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Worst show I've ever watched
15 August 2007 | by MarkSee all my reviews

Words cannot capture just how bad this show really is. It probably sets black culture back 50 years. Horrible writing, impossibly predictable stereotypical characters, and actors that look to be mailing it in make me wonder who at TBS could have possibly thought this was a good idea.

I won't try to summarize any particular plot, since some may view that as a type of validation. Simply put, there is nothing redeeming about this atrocity. Even the laugh track doesn't find this show funny.

TBS advertises the Paynes as "the Huxtables meets the Bunkers." They are neither. They are neither funny nor socially relevant. If I were Bill Cosby, I'd sue TBS for defamation.

Memo to TBS:

(1) Cancel this show IMMEDIATELY; (2) Fire the executive that green-lighted this debacle and ensure that he or she never works in entertainment again; and (3) Destroy all evidence, scripts, recordings, etc. proving that this show existed.


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