A roster of great '90s celebrities visited The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air during its six-season run. Here are our favorites.
Creator Quincy Jones appeared in the Season 1 episode "Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect (Part 2)." Technically, Jones appeared in all the episodes; he played the cab driver in the show's opening credits.
The suave crooner appeared alongside creator Quincy Jones in the Season 1 episode as himself.
The one and only Oprah starred as herself in "A Night at the Oprah."
Ashley went on a date with the R&B star, who appeared as his crush-worthy self in Season 1.
The blues legend guest-starred as Pappy in "Bourgie Sings the Blues."
This Broadway star gave a stellar performance as Will's father, Lou Smith, in the gut-wrenching episode "Papa's Got a Brand New Suitcase."
Chris Rock was double trouble when he guest-starred as the celebrity Maurice and his sister Jasmine in Season 6's "Get a Job."
Academy Award winner Don Cheadle appeared as one of Will's Philly friends, Ice Tray, in Season 1. The hair? Ice cold.
In Season 2's "She Ain't Heavy," Queen Latifah played Dee Dee, a girl who didn't hesitate to drop Will from her life when she learned that he was embarrassed to be seen with her because of her size.
Hefner appeared as himself in Season 4's "Fresh Prince After Dark," where he welcomed Will, Hilary, and Carlton to the Playboy Mansion.
A knockout guest for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Boxer Evander Holyfield appeared as himself in Season 1.
Vivica A. Fox guest-starred in Season 1 of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, five years before she and Will Smith would co-star in Independence Day.
New Jack Swing princes Bell Biv Devoe guest-starred as themselves in Season 2.
Robin Givens attempted to seduce Will as the very determined college student Denise in Season 5's "Cold Feet, Hot Body."
The ultimate all-star added another bright spot to his resume when he guested on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Carlton's musical idol appeared on the show to encourage his enthusiastic fan in Season 3.
In Season 1, hip-hop pioneer Heavy D appeared in the second half of the two-part episode "Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect."
The timeless R&B group Boyz II Men guest-starred as themselves in Season 3's holiday episode.
Ringing in the new year was not Dick Clark's only big gig; he also appeared as himself in Fresh Prince Season 6.
In Season 3's "Ain't No Business Like Show Business," Will competed for laughs with D.L. Hughley, who played stand-up comic Keith Campbell.
When Uncle Phil and Aunt Viv relived their proposal night at Soul Train, the show's host, Don Cornelius, appeared as himself.
A Different World star Kadeem Hardison visited Will in Bel-Air in Season 1.
Jasmine Guy, who also starred in A Different World, appeared as Will's (brief) love interest, Taylor Samuels.
There's no better Las Vegas chapel minister than Isaac Hayes, who played an Isaac Hayes impersonator who officiated Will and Lisa's Vegas wedding.
The talk show host and auto aficionado guest-starred as himself in a Season 5 episode in which Leno sued Will for slander.
In Season 5's "Will's Misery," the basketball legend appeared as himself in a storyline about a
very, very ugly sweater.
The Cosby Show star Malcolm Jamal-Warner had a cameo in Season 1.
The baseball star tried his hand at winning a prize at Carlton's fair booth in Season 5.
The supermodel guest-starred as Will and Carlton's crush in Season 2's "Kiss My Butler."
Mr. Television guest-starred as smart-mouthed hospital patient Max Jakey in Season 2.
Jaleel White hung up his Steve Urkel suspenders to play Ashley's friend and love interest Derek in Season 6's "Not With My Cousin You Don't."
The talk show king gave Hilary a shot (well, sort of) when he appeared as himself in Season 6.
Shaft star Robert Roundtree appeared on Fresh Prince twice — once in Season 3 as the father of a girl Will is wooing, and six years later as a Reverend at Easter mass.
Sherman Hemsley stood up to Uncle Phil as a rival judge in Season 3.
Beauty queen, singer, and actress Vanessa Williams guest-starred as a pregnant sportscaster who went into labor in the limo she was sharing with Will in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way Home from the Forum."
Wayne Newton appeared as himself in Season 6, when Will and Carlton got into gambling trouble in Las Vegas.
The one and only Zsa Zsa Gabor demanded attention in Season 2, when she played a famous TV star suspected of filching the family's silver.
Robert Guillaume guest-starred as car salesman Pete Fletcher in Season 4.