The Jamie Foxx Show: Season 1
Jamie King (Jamie Foxx) dreams of fame, so he ditches Texas for Hollywood, where, while waiting to hit it big, he makes a living at the hotel owned by his Aunt Helen (Ellia English) and Uncle Junior (Garrett Morris). Although he's not exactly a big shot yet, Jamie's smart enough to know that everything in his life is material for his work, including his colleagues and the sexy receptionist (Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon) he hopes to romance.
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NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this late-'90s sitcom follows an aspiring actor (played by Jamie Foxx, who would go on to win an Oscar for Ray) who puts his dreams on hold while he helps his family run their business. The show's messages focus on the importance of family and hard work, and it highlights humor that attempts to move away from African-American stereotypes.
- Sexual Content
- Some spoken innuendo (including references to homosexual behavior), most of which will go over younger viewers' head.
- Not applicable
- "Damn," "ass," etc. Words referring to body parts, such as "booty," are sometimes used, too.
- Social Behavior
- The show features an African-American cast, but it stays away from racial stereotypes. People of diverse backgrounds are visible. While the hotel isn't the most upscale, there's a clear attempt to establish a sense that it's a respected establishment. The Williams family is hardworking and supportive of one another. Fancy is pursuing her education while working. References to African-American organizations are often heard.
- References to real African-American organizations, including the United Negro College Fund.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Occasional alcohol consumption and cigar smoking. A few references to drug use and drug testing.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it