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The Bernie Mac Show 

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A stand up comedian suddenly becomes a father when he takes custody of his sister's three children.

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Larry Wilmore
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bernie Mac ...  Bernie 'Mac' McCullough 104 episodes, 2001-2006
Kellita Smith ...  Wanda McCullough 104 episodes, 2001-2006
Jeremy Suarez ...  Jordan Thomkins 104 episodes, 2001-2006
Dee Dee Davis ...  Bryana 'Baby Girl' Thomkins 104 episodes, 2001-2006
Camille Winbush ...  Vanessa 'Nessa' Thomkins 104 episodes, 2001-2006
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Storyline

Bernie Mac is a world famous stand-up comedian living the good life in his Los Angeles home complete with beautiful wife, Wanda, and a hi-tech SUV. Life was sweet for the Mac-Man. Then one day, Bernie's sister, in Chicago, is sent to rehab for drug use and her three children: teenage Vanessa, asthmatic wheezing Jordan and sweet, innocent Bryana, are put into Bernie's custody. Raising kids is hard! Especially these kids. They always give poor Uncle Bernie trouble, making him want to "bust their heads 'til the white meat shows". Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bernie Mac Show See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Bernie Mac and his on-screen wife Kellita Smith were both born in Chicago. See more »

Quotes

Jordan: We talked about how the first thing a black man in the NBA does is get a new car and a white girl.
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Featured in FOX 25th Anniversary Special (2012) See more »

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Great show
10 September 2012 | by zizumiaSee all my reviews

This show is a great show and I have been watching it since my childhood. Although I have seen every episode, I still enjoy watching it. The comedy is great, I like the little personal "sit-downs" Bernie does to explain further his view on what is going on, and the show flows quite well. If I was to have any problem with this show, is sometimes I find the acting of the kids to lack sometimes. Especially from the littlest, but I cannot blame that for she is just a beginner actor, and she seemed to get better throughout. The acting from the kids was great by the way they are supposed to act. The kids (especially Vanessa) acted like a-holes in the right times and showed sympathy at the right times as well. I personally recommend this show to anyone who loves a family comedy.


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