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"Papa's Got a Brand New Excuse," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Issue: Will's dad abandons him… again
Though Fresh Prince is famous for bringing the laughs, there was nothing funny about -Will's father running out on him for the second time. While Will does his best to brush it off, yelling about everything he learned to do and hopes to do without his dad around, the full situation soon hits him. "How come he don't want me, man?" Will asks Phil, before embracing his uncle, the only true father figure he's ever known. Judging by this scene, it's no surprise Will Smith went on to become one of his generation's most-beloved actors.