The Hughleys

  • 2000
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A subtly edgy sitcom about a black family that moves into a white neighborhood in the suburbs. Intelligently performed and written, it's based on the life of stand-up comic D.L. Hughley, the series' star, who said the show is about 'somebody achieving the American Dream and not being comfortable in it.' The series moved from ABC to UPN in September 2000 (more…)

Season 2, Episode 7 Roots

First Aired: November 5, 1999

Thanksgiving at the Hughley homestead has Darryl's mother (Marla Gibbs) beaming, until a bit of talking turkey with Yvonne threatens to uproot the family tree. Henry: Ellis E. Williams. Jojo: Miguel A. Nunez Jr. Jimmy: Ed Lover. M'Dear: Virginia Capers. Uncle Gus: Roger Aaron Brown. Yvonne: Elise Neal. Milsap: John Henton.

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  • Premiered: September 11, 2000
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A subtly edgy sitcom about a black family that moves into a white neighborhood in the suburbs. Intelligently performed and written, it's based on the life of stand-up comic D.L. Hughley, the series' star, who said the show is about 'somebody achieving the… (more)

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