Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.
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 Martin Payne / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Gina Waters-Payne / ... (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Tommy Strawn (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Cole Brown (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Pamela James (132 episodes, 1992-1997)
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 Stan Winters (55 episodes, 1992-1995)
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 Shawn McDermott (54 episodes, 1992-1994)
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Sassy sitcom centering on radio and television personality Martin Payne. Series focuses on his romantic relationship with girlfriend Gina, her best friend Pam and escapades with best friends Tommy and Cole.

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27 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Мартин  »

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Trivia

In Martin's apartment for the first couple of seasons, before Gina moved in and redecorated, Martin had two rap music posters up on his walls. In the hallway by the kitchen was a CD sized poster of the rap group The UMCs' debut album Fruits of Nature released in 1991. In Martin's dining room area on the back wall, was a album poster of rapper Tupac Shakur's debut solo album 2PACALYPSE NOW also released in 1991. It was mostly obscured by a glass frame that separted the rooms but it is still visible. See more »

Quotes

Martin: Pam, is that your breath smellin' like boiled bologna?
Pam: No, that's yo' feet eatin' through those shoes again.
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Referenced in Married with Children: Enemies (1996) See more »

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Hilarious!
31 August 1999 | by (United States MD) – See all my reviews

This is the funniest, most outrageous, sitcom I have ever seen. Its hilarious! Martin Lawrence plays six parts in this show. When ever he is playing Mother Payne, the Police officer or Jerome, you can expect to laugh until it hearts. Martin and Pam are also what makes this show so funny. Pam is hilarious when she insults Martin and Martin is hilarious when he insults Pam. Martin Lawrence is like a Black Jim Carrey, only funnier. His movies will make you laugh too, but if you want to see Martin lawrence at his best, watch "Martin". You will not believe how funny this show is! I highly recommend this show to everybody.

My Rating: 11 out of 10! (above average show)


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