Kenan & Kel

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  • TV-G
  • 1996
  • 5 Seasons
  • 7.8  (16,653)

Kenan & Kel was a popular American sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from 1996 to 2000. The show starred Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell as best friends who constantly got themselves into hilarious situations. Kenan played Kenan Rockmore, a scheming teenager with big plans, while Kel played Kel Kimble, a bubbly and lovable goofball.

The show was created by Kim Bass and starred a talented cast, including Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Ken Foree, Vanessa Baden, Teal Marchande, and Dan Frischman. The show was set in Chicago and followed the daily lives of Kenan and Kel as they navigated their teenage years.

The premise of the show revolved around the two main characters constantly getting into mischief, often due to some of Kenan's schemes. Despite their many shenanigans, the two were always able to rely on each other to help them out of sticky situations. Along with their best friends, Roger (played by Marchande) and Sheryl (played by Baden), the gang always managed to have a good time.

The show was known for its hilarious physical comedy, witty one-liners, and zany antics. Each episode featured a unique storyline that kept viewers coming back for more. Some of the most memorable episodes included Kenan and Kel's attempts to raise money for a charity event, their disastrous attempt at babysitting a young child, and their quest to win a trip to Hollywood.

One of the most beloved aspects of the show was the outrageous characters that Kenan and Kel encountered along the way. From their boss at the local grocery store (played by Frischman) to Kel's dad (played by Foree), the cast of characters on Kenan & Kel always kept audiences entertained.

The show was also known for its catchy theme song, "Aw, Here It Goes!", which became a fan favorite. The song was performed by rapper Coolio and featured lyrics that perfectly encapsulated the spirit of the show.

While the show was primarily focused on comedy, it did touch on some serious issues from time to time. For instance, the show explored themes such as peer pressure, drugs, and family relationships in a way that was accessible to its young audience.

Overall, Kenan & Kel was a fantastic show that entertained audiences of all ages. With its zany characters, hilarious stories, and lovable lead actors, it quickly became a fan favorite on Nickelodeon. Though the show has been off the air for many years, it remains a beloved part of many viewers' childhoods.

Kenan & Kel is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (67 episodes). The series first aired on August 17, 1996.

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Two Heads Are Better Than None - 90 Minute
7. Two Heads Are Better Than None - 90 Minute
July 15, 2000
The Rockmores set out on a family road trip with an uninvited Kel stashed in the trunk. While camping out in the woods, Kenan has a scary encounter with a mysterious, shadowy figure...
Tales from the Clip
6. Tales from the Clip
January 14, 2001
While viewing clips from the show over the years (and in the process completely breaking the fourth wall) Kenan and Kel get into a fight. Could this really be the end of their friendship?
The April Fools
5. The April Fools
April 1, 2000
It's April 1st and Kenan and Kel set up some pranks on various people. However, it all horribly backfires when the jokes get everyone arrested.
Oh Brother
4. Oh Brother
October 27, 1999
Chris' rich brother comes to Chicago and takes over Chris' life, including Rigby's. Can Kenan's family make the brother leave town so that Chris will stop living with them?
Aw, Here it Goes to Hollywood, Part II
3. Aw, Here it Goes to Hollywood, Part II
September 25, 1999
Kenan and Kel have an adventure or two on a trip to Hollywood.
Aw, Here it goes to Hollywood, Part I
2. Aw, Here it goes to Hollywood, Part I
September 25, 1999
Kel wins a trip to the Orange Soda festival in a radio contest. However, after taking the wrong plane, he and Kenan end up in Hollywood. After finding out the flight time to the Orange Soda festival, the duo decide to explore Hollywood.
The Graduates
1. The Graduates
October 9, 1999
Kenan is banned from the graduation ceremony after filling Principal Horn's office with chocolate pudding. With his entire family coming to the ceremony, can he get in without the principal knowing?
Where to Watch Kenan & Kel
Kenan & Kel is available for streaming on the Nickelodeon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Kenan & Kel on demand at BET+ and Apple TV Channels, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Microsoft Movies & TV, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 17, 1996
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (16,653)