The Proud Family

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  • 2001
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.5  (8,413)

The Proud Family was an animated television series in the United States. The show aired from September of 2001 to August 2005. It was shown on the Disney Channel during that time span. This show was created by Bruce Smith along with being produced by the company known as Jambalaya Studios. The show was supposed to be shown the station Nickelodeon but it was aired by the Disney Channel after the station obtained rights to the show. Macromedia Flash was used to produce the show. One thing to note is that this show was the first Disney animated series to not premiere on network over the air television. It was also the first ever Disney Channel Original Series The show was not directly produced by Disney TV. Since 2010 the show is no longer listed in the Disney Channel directory.

Like all television shows, the Proud Family has many characters that make the show unique. The main protagonist in this show is Penny Proud. She is a 14 year old girl who is often embarrassed by the way her father behaves. Penny enjoys spending time with her friends. Despite the fact that her friends often got her into trouble and danger, she still associates with them. She is also very logical and a bit of a feminist. Penny is a talented singer as well.

The next character is Oscar Proud. He is an overprotective father who is known to possess personality traits such as immaturity, dimwitted and hyperactive. Oscar also is known to have a childish disposition but he is also known to be a somewhat intelligent man at times. When it comes to occupation he is the owner of a snack business known as Proud Snacks. The snacks he sells are not very popular but since he invested in Apple he is still financially stable.

There are other characters in the show such as Trudy Proud who is the mother of Penny and her siblings. She is a veterinarian who comes from a wealthy family that includes a father he is a doctor and a sister who is a famous and successful actress. Penny has siblings which include the twins BeBe and CeCe Proud. Then there is Suga Mama Proud who is the grandmother of Penny and her siblings and also Bobby Proud who is the older brother of Oscar. The family has a pet poodle known as Puff.

The Proud Family is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (51 episodes). The series first aired on September 15, 2001.

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Psycho Duck
17. Psycho Duck
August 19, 2005
Penny rescues a poor duck from drowning, but after bringing it home, the ducks turns out to be vengeful and violent.
Who you Callin' a Sissy?
16. Who you Callin' a Sissy?
August 12, 2005
Michael decides to shed his feminine appearance and personality.
She Drives Me Crazy
15. She Drives Me Crazy
August 5, 2005
Sugar Momma asks Oscar to help her study for the renewal exam, when her driver's license gets expired.
Twins To Tweens
14. Twins To Tweens
April 24, 2004
Penny wishes that Bebe and Cece were older so they can take care of themselves. Her wish then comes to pass but when they become popular and more liked than her at school she begin to regret her wish.
Suga Mama's Believers
13. Suga Mama's Believers
February 16, 2004
Suga Mama becomes the coach of Penny's baseball team. She then changes the name to The Believers. And they then go on a wining streak, until one of Suga Mama's old rivals comes back to town.
Smackmania 6: Mongo vs. Mama's Boy
12. Smackmania 6: Mongo vs. Mama's Boy
December 26, 2003
Mongo, a famous wrestler, gets sick from eating Proud Snacks. Oscar is then forced to step into the ring to defend Mongo's belt.
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
11. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
December 5, 2003
Teen Idol is in town, and Penny and the gang try to audition. Unfortunately, only LaCienaga advances to the next round- and an ugly duckling named Agatha Ordinario.
10. Election
November 7, 2003
Penny runs for school president.
Culture Shock
9. Culture Shock
October 24, 2003
For the celebration of diversity, Penny and her fellow classmates must swap lives with a student who comes from a different culture for a week. Penny is hesitant at first when she learns she will be switching with a Muslim student, Radika.
Thelma And Luis
8. Thelma And Luis
October 11, 2003
Papi gets sent to a nursing home that turns out to be a front for an okra farm where the residents are forced to work. So Penny and her friends team up with Sugar Momma to attempt to save him.
Monkey Business
7. Monkey Business
October 10, 2003
Oscar's monkey gets sick from eating one of the Proud family snacks and Mariah Carey's monkey gets sick also. They take their monkeys to the same Veterinarian. The monkeys then get switched and then chaos ensues.
Penny Potter
6. Penny Potter
September 26, 2003
Penny's great aunt Spice comes to town and tricks Zoe into believing that she has telekenisis.
Wedding Bell Blues
5. Wedding Bell Blues
September 19, 2003
Suga Mama announces that she is engaged to marry a man who Oscar is convinced is nothing but a fortune-hunter.
It Takes a Thief
4. It Takes a Thief
September 12, 2003
LaCienega's boyfriend Lil Wiz hooks Penny and the gang up with jobs at Wizard Kelly's store.
The Camp...The Counselor...The Mole...And The Rock
3. The Camp...The Counselor...The Mole...And The Rock
August 1, 2003
Penny volunteers to be a counselor. Oscar is afraid she will be hanging with boys, so he has a camp kid spy on her.
The Legend of Johnny Lovely
2. The Legend of Johnny Lovely
July 25, 2003
Penny rehearses for the debutante ball and meets a well-mannered man.
Surf and Turf
1. Surf and Turf
June 27, 2003
Dijonay flirts with a new boy from Hawaii to make sticky jealous.
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The Proud Family is available for streaming on the Disney website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Proud Family on demand at Disney+, Amazon, FuboTV, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 15, 2001
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (8,413)