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Based on a movie from 1989 with the same name, Uncle Buck is comedy show from America. It was on ABC for one season in 2015 to 2016. The show was transformed into a TV series by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley. The basic plot is that Buck, who is rather a slob and an alcoholic cigar-smoker, somehow is chosen as his brothers' kids' guardian when they have to go away for a while. So now he is taking care of three kids even though he has no experience in child care. He is somewhat supported by the grandmother of the kids, along with getting advice from his poker friends Rafer and Skank.

Some of the main characters were Buck Russell (played by Mike Epps), Alexis Smith-Russell (played by Nia Long), Will Russell (played by James Lesure), Tia Russell (played by Iman Bebson), Miles Russell (played by Sayeed Shahidi), and Maizy Russell (played by Aalyrah Caldwell).

However, the show didn't get good reviews, so ABC canceled it in July 2016. In fact, it got very bad reviews from watchers and was rated poorly on rating sites such as Rotten Tomatoes, and Matracritic at far below average.

1 Season, 8 Episodes
June 14, 2016
Cast: Mike Epps, James Lesure, Iman Benson, Sayeed Shahidi
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  • Buck takes the whole family back to his and Will's old South Side neighborhood to show the kids what life was like for them growing up.

  • Will and Alexis return home after being gone for the day and are shocked by what they find.

  • Buck's tradition of watching the Bulls games is interrupted by Tia, Miles and Maizy.

  • After Alexis catches Miles trying a risky stunt, she blames Buck for influencing him. With Miles' punishment looming, Buck hosts a "going to jail" party while Mom and Dad are out, but things don't go as planned.

  • Will becomes jealous when Buck hits it off with his architect office buddies. Meanwhile, Alexis drags her reluctant kids into a lip-sync battle hosted by the snooty president of her college sorority alumna.

  • Alexis insists on riding along with Buck on his first day as nanny, but nearly drives her crazy with the way he handles the demands of the day.

  • Alexis and Will encourage Maizy to break out of her shell in order to sell Sunny Scout cookies. Mom does her best to teach Maizy a valuable lesson.

  • In the series premiere, a hustler is domesticated when he becomes the nanny to his brother's family.

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