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The Cleveland Show 

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The adventures of the Family Guy (1998) neighbor and former deli owner, Cleveland Brown.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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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 / ... 81 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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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, a British family was to be featured on the show and Seth MacFarlane would have done the voice of the father, but the writers felt there wouldn't be enough British jokes, so the family was dropped in favor of Holt. See more »

Quotes

Cleveland Brown: Unlike you, I don't see age, gender or race. I would expect a middleage black woman to understand that.
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Connections

Referenced in Family Guy: Boopa-dee Bappa-dee (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

The Cleveland Show Theme
Performed by Mike Henry
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This show is trrrrrrrrrrrible!!!!
8 October 2009 | by jamesoshea91See all my reviews

This show suuuuuucks,i was never really excited about it in the first place and when I watched it my brain almost melted with boredom,its pretty obvious that all Seth cared about was money when thinking up this show so he decided to take the lamest character in family guy and give him a spin off,and the reason for this was because family guy fans would automatically watch this lame show. It is a non funny black version of family guy and that is it.the funniest thing about the pilot was when the family guy characters where in it, Cleveland can not carry a show.

The thing that annoyed me most was the fact that the just took the family guy formula and applied it to Cleveland,the even use the stupid cut aways which I hate more than anything,its destroys the story and is a sign of shoddy writing, cant think of anything to say...put in a crappy cut away or a gag joke,but apart from that the jokes are lame as hell.the only funny thing is the little afro kid. This show completely falls apart after the first 5 minutes of an episode,out of the two I've seen.

Watch American dad instead because that is funny


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