Comedy Clicks USA Edition – Black-ish

 

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a sitcom that stars the daughter of Diana Ross and has had three seasons – Black-ish

 

 

Trailer

About the Show

Summary of Plot

A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.. – IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

3 seasons

Characters:

Anthony Anderson – Andre Johnson

Tracy Ellis Ross – Rainbow Johnson

Marsai Martin – Diane Johnson

Marcus Scribner – Andre Johnson Jnr

Miles Brown – Jack Johnson

Tara Shahid – Zoey Johnson

Trivia

+Laurence Fishburne, who plays the father of Anthony Anderson’s character, is only nine years older than Anderson.

+ Tracee Ellis Ross is the daughter of famed singer Diana Ross

+ Rainbow’ s (Tracee Ellis Ross) father in law, Pops (Lawrence Fishburne), played her ex-husband on his TV series, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

+ The twins, Jack and Diane, are named for “Jack & Diane” the 1982 hit song written and performed by American singer-songwriter, John Mellencamp, then performing as “John Cougar.”

+ Bow’s maiden name is Johnson, just like Andre’s last name is Johnson, but they aren’t related by blood.
Classic Clips

Opening Scene

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