The Bernie Mac Show 2001 | TV Show
The curmudgeonly comedian and his wife take in his sister's three young children in this Peabody Award-winning series. Mac's breakthrough was his appearance in Spike Lee's `The Original Kings of Comedy', in which he wowed audiences with his cutting humor.
Premiered: November 14, 2001
Season 1, Episode 21 Sweet Home Chicago
First Aired: May 15, 2002
In Chicago for a funeral, Bernie's cousin (Don Cheadle) badgers him to invest in a comedy club---during the service. Part 1 of two. Aunt Liva: Irma P. Hall. Willie: Cleavant Derricks. Antonitta: Jessika Quynn Reynolds. Raynelle: Imani Beal-Ampha. Funeral Director: Gregg Daniel. Vanessa: Camille Winbush. Wanda: Kellita Smith.