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Miss black sitcoms

227 reminded me the most of the women in my own family. Other black sitcoms in the 80's, 90's and early 2000's were also great.

Mary and Rose are like most black women. Most black women are not weave snatching harpies no matter what Tommy Sotomayor might say. Even Sandra wasn't a cliché or Jezebel stereotype. She was funny and sweet.

I feel like we live in a "neo minstrel" era with shows like Basketball Wives and Real Housewives of Atlanta. It's ironic that the fiction sitcom shows portrayed everyday "black" life better than "reality" tv today does. I feel like in some ways society has regressed (at least in terms of black women) over the past 30 years.

The media image of black women today is worse than a cartoon. That's why people act as if Michelle Obama is just faking and there is a finger snapping, head waving "angry black woman" underneath.


Me too. Shows like A Different World, Martin, Fresh Prince, Living Single, The Cosby Show, Family Matters, Good Times, etc.

Nice 2 laugh, but don't be the joke.👎✋


227 was stiched together from left-over scraps from the editors floor from The Cosby Show, in my opinion. From day 1 many African Americans were set-off by the "bourgeoisie, uppity" Huxtubles. It became 1 of the most successful recyced Cosby shows. Alongside Allan Thicke's show, Family Matters, Suzzane Summers' & Patrick Duffy's show. And a few others. It was GOOD and MEANINGFUL! But still a "Cosby" carbon copy aimed lower & middle class AAs.