Questions tagged [the-fresh-prince-of-bel-air]

90s era NBC sitcom about a young man (Will Smith) from a rough neighborhood in Philadelphia sent to live with his uncle's wealthy family in Bel Air.

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Was there any productional reason for the set change in The Fresh Prince?

In the first episode of the second season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, we can see an almost completely redesigned set compared to the first season. S01E01 - The Fresh Prince Project (1990) Still ...
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Is Phillip Banks Hilary's father?

I'm trying to determine if this is just a goof in details or if Hilary Banks was actually not Phillip Banks' daughter. Vivian Banks birthday is October 21, 1951 Hilary Banks birthday is May 25, 1969 (...
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What does this credit mean in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

In the opening credits of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air there is a credit that says: Based on a format by Benny Medina & Jeff Pollack I've never seen this credit before. Q: What is a ...
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Why did it take Carlton the entire episode to realize he was a virgin?

In the Fresh Prince episode Mama's Baby, Carlton's Maybe (IMDb), Carlton's previous girlfriend shows up and claims that Carlton is the father of her child. By the end of the episode, in the chapel, ...
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Did the Fresh Prince producers ever consider reshooting the title sequence?

The theme and title sequence to Fresh Prince of Bel-Air quickly became an iconic part of the show. However, when you watch it in the context of the show's later success it's painfully obvious that it ...
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Was Carlton Banks actually short?

In the US television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, the main character Will Smith regularly mocks his cousin Carlton Banks for his height. Is Carlton Banks actually short in the series? ...
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Why did Will Smith use his actual name in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air?

Was there any particular reason why Will Smith used his own name for his character in the TV series, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air? Maybe he wanted to get his name out there as an actor but still seems ...