The Big House

2004, TV Show

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A spoiled college student moves from Malibu, Cal., to Philadelphia after his wealthy father is caught embezzling in what series star Kevin Hart calls `the reverse of `The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'.' Kevin is unprepared for life with his Philly relatives, particularly his strict uncle and aunt. Plus, he feels underprivileged: There's no cable TV.

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Built in 1932, the federal penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, looks more like a church than a prison. When it opened, it was considered the most modern and humane prison in America. We'll examine its history and inmate roster, which reads like a "Who's Who" of 20th-century American history and includes Alger Hiss, Morton Sobel, and Al Capone, who spent two nights there on his way to Alcatraz. Today, Lewisburg is home to one of the terrorists convicted of the World Trade Center bombing.

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Premiered: April 02, 2004, on ABC
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Premise: A spoiled college student moves from Malibu, Cal., to Philadelphia after his wealthy father is caught embezzling in what series star Kevin Hart calls `the reverse of `The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'.' Kevin is unprepared for life with his Philly relatives, particularly his strict uncle and aunt. Plus, he feels underprivileged: There's no cable TV.

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