The Jamie Foxx Show

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  • TV-PG
  • 1996
  • 5 Seasons
  • 6.8  (3,568)

The Jamie Foxx Show was a popular American sitcom that aired on The WB from 1996 to 2001. The show starred Jamie Foxx as Jamie King, a struggling musician who moves from Texas to Los Angeles in order to pursue his dream of becoming a famous musician. Alongside Foxx, the show featured an all-star cast including Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris.

Jamie King is a young and ambitious musician who wants to make it big in the entertainment world. He moves to Los Angeles, California and begins working at his aunt and uncle's hotel, the King's Tower, as a live-in employee. While trying to get his music career off the ground, Jamie navigates his personal and professional life with the help of his friends and colleagues.

The show's ensemble cast included several notable characters such as Fancy, played by Garcelle Beauvais, who was the front desk manager at the hotel and a love interest for Jamie King. Another notable character was Junior King, Jamie's cousin, played by Christopher B. Duncan. Junior was often portrayed as a slacker and a ladies-man, but he eventually became a big part of the show's storylines. Ellia English played Jamie's aunt, Helen King, who ran the hotel alongside her husband, Noble, played by Garrett Morris. Helen and Noble King were always there to offer sage advice to Jamie, as well as a few laughs.

The show's storylines revolved around Jamie's struggles to make it in the entertainment industry. Whether it was dealing with a difficult record producer, trying to impress a music industry executive or overcoming the challenges that come with being a new artist in a competitive field, Jamie always faced his problems with humor and determination.

While the show primarily focused on Jamie's music career, there were also frequent sub-plots involving the hotel staff and their day-to-day lives. From Junior's attempts to woo various women to Fancy's relationship drama, these storylines added an extra dimension to the show's already rich cast of characters.

One of the strengths of The Jamie Foxx Show was its use of celebrity guest stars. Throughout the show's five-season run, a number of famous musicians, actors, and comedians made cameo appearances on the show. From Brandy and Usher to LL Cool J and Wayne Newton, these guests added some star power to the already talented cast.

Another standout feature of The Jamie Foxx Show was its use of humor. The show was known for its witty writing and slapstick comedy, which often resulted in laugh-out-loud moments. From Jamie's zany antics to Junior's questionable decision-making, the show was always a fun and entertaining watch.

Overall, The Jamie Foxx Show was a beloved sitcom that showcased the amazing talent of Jamie Foxx and his co-stars. The show's humorous and relatable storylines, coupled with its memorable characters and celebrity guests, made it a must-watch for audiences in the late 90s and early 2000s.

The Jamie Foxx Show is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (100 episodes). The series first aired on August 28, 1996.

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Episode 100: Always and Forever (a.k.a. Happily Ever After)
12. Episode 100: Always and Forever (a.k.a. Happily Ever After)
January 14, 2001
Jamie and Fancy's big day arrives as Jamie rents a tuxedo and return to the event on time as the bride, her parents, and Jamie's mother anxiously await his arrival.
East Side Story
11. East Side Story
January 7, 2001
Junior and Helen announce they are retiring the hotel to Jamie and Fancy, not knowing Fancy is considering a job in New York. Meanwhile, Braxton feels unappreciated when he doesn't get the hotel, after all his hard work.
Bachelor Party
10. Bachelor Party
December 17, 2000
Jamie finds out Fancy is auditioning male dancers for her bachelorette party after they each promised not to have a party like that. So Jamie and Mouse set up a bachelor party.
9. Cupid
December 10, 2000
When he strikes out with Fancy after a bowling game, Jamie calls on Cupid to help win her over. Meanwhile, Mouse starts dating a woman who he met using Cupid's help.
If the Shoe Fits...
8. If the Shoe Fits...
November 26, 2000
Jamie thinks Fancy is involved with NBA superstar Kevin Garnett, who is at the hotel for a press conference, when he finds a pair of size 22 sneakers under her bed.
Shakin' and Fakin'
7. Shakin' and Fakin'
November 19, 2000
Fancy nurses Jamie after he gets sick from Japanese food. He fakes a relapse the next day to prevent Fancy from going out with another man.
Candy Girl
6. Candy Girl
November 12, 2000
Helen is opposed to Jamie filming a music video in the hotel due to its sexual content. The actress slated to appear in the video also objects to the video because of her lack of wardrobe.
I'll Do It My
5. I'll Do It My
November 5, 2000
Jamie refuses to sign with a record company. Instead he tries to sell his CDs over the Internet.
Shades of Gray
4. Shades of Gray
October 29, 2000
Jamie spends the night at Fancy's, leading to an awkward morning for the former couple. Tension increases when Jamie sees Fancy at a party with another man.
Serve No Wine Before I Get Mine
3. Serve No Wine Before I Get Mine
October 22, 2000
After going through a series of low paying jobs, Jamie finally gets a break and records an original songs for a record producer, but the arrangement might not be as legitimate as Jamie thinks.
Double or Nothing
2. Double or Nothing
October 15, 2000
Phil and Mouse take Jamie to the club after his breakup with Fancy. After failing to pickup ladies, he meets a girl named Nancy who has a lot of things in common with Fancy.
On Bended Knee
1. On Bended Knee
October 8, 2000
When Jamie's plan to propose to Fancy fails, he decides to break up with her. But when he leaves the engagement ring at her apartment, Jamie and his friends must get it back before she finds it.
Where to Watch The Jamie Foxx Show
The Jamie Foxx Show is available for streaming on the WB website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Jamie Foxx Show on demand at Max, BET+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Netflix, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 28, 1996
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (3,568)