These 5 Classic Black Sitcoms Will Make You Nostalgic About The Simple Old Times

These 5 Classic Black Sitcoms Will Make You Nostalgic About The Simple Old Times

Time to watch them again!

There have been some incredible TV shows made down the years but there are those who acquired a cult status. There are some shows that would take you down the memory lane and make you feel nostalgic about simple old times. And here are 5 of those amazing shows that will have you pining to be young again!

#1  The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)

The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air (Image: IMDB)

This Will Smith starring sitcom from the 90s still retains the charm of its simple humor and a relatable life. The simple story of a poor young man who moves in with his aunt in her mansion and how their lifestyles collide with each other made for great homely entertainment for the entire family.

#2 The Wayans Bros. (1995–1999)

The Wayans Bros. (Image: IMDB)

This incredible sitcom starring real-life brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans and John Witherspoon depicts the life of two brothers living in Harlem and running a newspaper stand. The original title was supposed to be Brother to Brother but this name stuck and the show was able to strike a chord with its viewers. The fans of the show still swear by its originality.

#3 Kenan & Kel (1996–2000)

Kenan & Kel (Image: IMDB)

This American sitcom was created by Kim Bass and aired on the Nickelodeon network for four seasons. The show was an incredible portrayal of Kenan Rockmore and best friend Kel Kimble whose numerous misadventures defined the brilliance of this show. Later, in 2000, it was followed by a movie called 'Two Heads Are Better Than None.' 

#4 Family Matters (1989–1998) 

Family Matters (Image: IMDB)

This story of the Winslow family, a middle-class African American family living in Chicago, Illinois, had the audience hooked since its inception.  The Winslows' nerdy neighbor Steve Urkel (Jaleel White), was introduced in the middle of the first season and eventually became the fan favorite and the main protagonist. It became the second longest-running non-animated U.S. sitcom with a predominantly African-American cast, behind only The Jeffersons. 

#5 In Living Color (1990–1994)

In Living Color (Image: IMDB)

This sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox network is one of the most highly-rated shows of the era. Created by Keenen Ivory Wayans, Other members of the Wayans family had regular roles too. And it also had appearances by Jim Carrey, then aspiring comedian, along with the rising stars like Jamie Foxx.

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