In this season, the kitchen and living room sets of the Banks mansion which is where most scenes were shot were rebuilt to be larger and more contemporary, as opposed to the more formal style of the first season. The next night, they talk and they both realize that after a year of being a widow, it's time for Hattie to start dating again. They often find him unimpressive, arrogant, nerdy and obnoxious. In the fifth season, Nicky grows from a newborn infant to a preschooler, which is common in television series and soap operas. She don't need them no more.
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After the series ended he continued to work, and landed a recurring role as Hudson in The Bold and the Beautiful. At years-old, the actor is still working here and there and recently appeared in a Canadian film titled Hero. In , he married Joyce Marcell and they have a daughter and son together.
The two end up falling in love and later on are engaged. Thus, Lisa and Will become step-siblings. Los Angeles and also in the Fox series Empire. After her husband and father to Will, Lou Smith, abandoned them when Will was only 5-years-old, she had to raise her son by herself. They lived in a dangerous neighborhood in Philadelphia, where she was always worried about her son getting into trouble.
Vy chose to send Will to live with her wealthy sister Vivian and her family in Bel-Air. Now years-old, the actress is still appearing as recurring roles on several TV shows. Since , she has been playing the nurse Althea on The Big Bang Theory, and is also currently playing Stella in the long-running soap opera General Hospital. She continued playing Aunt Viv from the fourth season all the way up to the final sixth season. Although she still was considered feisty at times, she had much less of an attitude than the previous seasons.
After playing Aunt Viv, she continued to work here and there but mostly in smaller roles. Jazz is known for his colorful clothing choices and his sunglasses which he only took off once when he was on a set-up date with Hilary.
This year the duo announced that they are back to making music together 20 years later! He is known for getting easily annoyed by all of the children in the house, and Vivian is the only one who knows how to calm him down when he loses his cool. Although Philip is very strict, he is a good father and Uncle and deep down he cares very much for his family.
He was a lawyer before becoming a judge, and has made a good amount of money from his careers although he is still considered very cheap. James was a successful actor and voice actor before landing his role on The Fresh Prince. However, after he became Uncle Phil, that is what he continued to be remembered for. Despite constantly being labeled as Uncle Phil, he continued to land several roles in TV shows. Sadly, the beloved actor passed away on December 31, at the age of 68 due to complications from an open heart surgery.
After his death, the whole cast got together to grieve over the loss of the man they loved like family. You may have forgotten, but supermodel Naomi Campbell made a guest appearance in the first season of The Fresh Prince.
After becoming famous, she decided to venture into the world of film and television. She also appeared as a judge on the reality TV model competition The Face.
The still stunning year-old is still working as a model and actress. Jackie first made her appearance in the fourth season. After she lands a basketball scholarship at University of Los Angeles, she moves out to Bel-Air and reconnects with Will. While attending school in LA, she takes a job as the manager of the campus convenience store The Peacock Stop, and hires Will as one of her employees.
Jackie was played by the one and only Tyra Banks. At the time, she was one of the top fashion models in the industry. Alfonso remarked that Will had to be careful in naming his character, as people would possibly refer to him in public by that name for the rest of his life, and suggested that he name the character "Will Smith". Yes No Share this Share this: The running gag of the "Carlton Dance" throughout the show was actually a parody of the dance Courteney Cox did on the Bruce Springsteen music video "Dancing in the Dark" in Despite portraying himself as "Will Smith" on the show as being a charismatic, self-confident playboy, Will Smith has admitted to behaving nothing like the title character he played.
Smith said that he was, in reality, a shy, awkward teen who was very insecure about approaching and dating girls. Will's Misery , the scene where Carlton runs around the entire set is unscripted.
Alfonso Ribeiro mainly did this for comedic effect. As it required on-location shooting, only one shot of Jazz being thrown out of the house was done with only a few exceptions. Therefore, to avoid continuity errors, it is made sure that Jazz is always wearing the same shirt in episodes where he's thrown out. Though some minor continuity errors still occured due to the original footage of Jazz showed him wearing dark glasses and on some occasions, he wore regular clear glasses. Jada Pinkett Smith tried out for the role of Lisa but was denied because of the height difference between her and Will Smith and due to a lack of chemistry between the two.
Ironically, this is where the two first met and they would get married three years later. Will Smith has stated that he encouraged the writers of the show to write more serious and dramatic episodes after being inspired by the many emotional moments on Roseanne The third, fourth and fifth season finales were written to be a respectable farewell in case they didn't get another season. The sixth season finale was written with the full knowledge it would not continue.
Executive Producer Quincy Jones is a big fan of this group. Will Smith 's character name in the show is actually different than in real life. In the show, he is "William" Smith, in real life he's "Willard" Smith. This is referred to when one of Will's girlfriend's father calls him Williard as a joke.
According to Alfonso Ribeiro , the whole cast was like one big family, except for Janet Hubert , who was reported as being difficult to work with and changed the mood on set.
Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse , when the camera cuts to the statue. Will Smith would inadvertently mouth other actors' lines in early episodes as he waited to deliver his own lines. Karyn Parsons didn't have any new scenes in the episode "Love in an Elevator," but she appeared in flashback scenes, so she technically was absent from that episode only, although she did appear.
During the earlier seasons of the show particularly the first few episodes , Will Smith was placed under scrutiny as he was constantly being ridiculed and dismissed for his lack of acting skills. Executives at NBC noticed this and nearly fired him. However, the creators and producers of the sitcom saw strong potential in Smith, successfully convincing NBC to keep him on the show.
To gain popularity between the two shows, Will Smith appeared in an episode as himself under the rap persona of The Fresh Prince. Janet Hubert and James Avery have stated in interviews that they'd never heard of the Fresh Prince before they signed on for the series. Geoffrey's last name is Butler which matches his occupation and it's later revealed that his middle name is Barbara, to much comedic effect.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse is claimed to be the most emotional episode, due to the fact of how Will Smith felt about his relationship with his father, both in the show and in reality.
Although his real-life father was there for him growing up, Will had a lot of friends who never knew their fathers, and his emotions in the final scene came from thinking of all his friends who never had a father in their lives.
His hug with James Avery was known to be a hug from man to man, and not them being in character. It is the highest rated episode of the entire series and to have a rating higher than 9. JellyBean Looks like a whole lot of fun. April 25, at 8: Reblogged this on ankitchoubey. April 25, at 5: Becky That was fantabulous April 24, at Sokman Ran my wife out of the room with that one.
Sokman Doin the Carlton in my boxers to the video. Git down with your bad self. Love it April 24, at Lol April 24, at April 24, at 7: April 30, at 3: It's hard to believe so much time has passed since Fresh Prince was still Fresh.
Guest Thats not unusual April 24, at 7: Looks like a lot of fun!!! April 24, at 6: Jessica That was Urkel from Family Matters who used to say that. Josie Alabama It's a shame to see an actor break character for a gimicky sales pitch. Always got a kick out of watching Alfonso Riberio dance to Tom Jones.
Mitch Its not like he has a career or job to go to Are you a complete idiot? April 24, at 5: Mae Are you kidding me with your response? Are you able to just watch something and enjoy it? Larry "Worlds Largest" is in reference to the cities across the US and Canada that did the exact same performance at the exact same time. The dancing was synchronized and came off flawlessly, and did set a new record as the "Worlds Largest Simultaneous Flashmob" April 24, at 6: Doug The first flash mobs were all professional dancers doing commercials like this.
BRW Made me smile. Brrrr This guy gets it. The fact that it's a marketing stunt for an MLM makes it even stupider. April 28, at 1: Barbara Way to go Carlton. Post a comment Click here to cancel reply.
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