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The Cleveland Show 

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The adventures of the Family Guy (1999) neighbor and former deli owner, Cleveland Brown.
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2013   2012   2011   2010   2009  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mike Henry ...  Cleveland Brown / ... 88 episodes, 2009-2013
Sanaa Lathan ...  Donna Tubbs 88 episodes, 2009-2013
Kevin Michael Richardson ...  Lester Krinklesac / ... 88 episodes, 2009-2013
Jason Sudeikis ...  Holt Richter / ... 82 episodes, 2009-2013
Reagan Gomez-Preston ...  Roberta Tubbs / ... 76 episodes, 2009-2013
Seth MacFarlane ...  Tim the Bear / ... 63 episodes, 2009-2012
Aseem Batra ...  Kendra Krinklesac / ... 45 episodes, 2009-2013
Nickie Bryar ...  Various 44 episodes, 2009-2012
John Viener ...  Announcer / ... 42 episodes, 2009-2013
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Storyline

This FOX animated comedy is a spin-off of the much-loved series Family Guy. The series features the adventures of Peter Griffin's neighbor Cleveland Brown. Many years ago, Cleveland made a promise to his old high school sweetheart, Donna. Cleveland, along with Cleveland Junior, move to Stoolbend, VA to start a new life with Donna and her two children. Written by Marcus Stoolbend

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Animation | Comedy

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Cleveland-show See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dolby

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The theme song originally had the line "my happy black guy face", but it was changed to "my happy mustache face" for racial sensitivity. See more »

Quotes

Cleveland Brown: Ladies and gentlemen... What if I told you you could have a cracker that's also a phone? Boom! The Irits.
[dials a number on it]
Cleveland Brown: I just made a call on cracker!
[eats it]
Cleveland Brown: I just ate a phone!
Audience Member: That's STUPID!
Cleveland Brown: *You're* stupid!
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Connections

Referenced in American Dad!: Hurricane! (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

You and I (Are Meant to Be)
Music by Walter Murphy
Performed by Sanaa Lathan and Mike Henry
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Could be better
5 October 2009 | by ChugalugabooSee all my reviews

At first when I heard about this show I wasn't expecting much, but the more I saw of it in previews the more interesting it became. I was able to get past the quickly thrown together pilot explaining Cleveland's leaving. I was able to overlook the major, random change in Cleveland jr's appearance. But I began to give up hope when the humor resorted back to the same stupid overused cut away jokes that has become Family Guy's signature style. This has the opportunity to be pretty good I thought. I liked the new characters for the most part. I think this show can be a creative, intelligent, self-aware sort of spin-off if it stops using the same humor as family guy. Perhaps if it has the chance to develop it's own identity it can actually work but I have a feeling the show will fizzle out in an attempt to become a family guy clone instead of it's own show.


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