A teenager struggles to come to terms with everything life throws at her.
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"Moesha" is a sitcom (which, in later years, took more of a dramatic turn) that follows the life and times of a black teenager living in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles, CA. For years since her mother died, Moesha Mitchell has taken care of her father Frank and younger brother Myles. So when a teacher at her school, Dee, marries Frank, Moesha feels her territory being encroached upon by a new step mother. As time went on, the two females of the house would learn to appreciate and cherish each other's presence. Moesha's boy-crazy best friends Kim and Niecy as well as her eternally hungry neighbor and pal Hakeem are there to support Mo throughout all of the drama she finds herself in--and there's always plenty. Andell, a local smoothie shop owner, is another close confidante of Moesha's, lending her wisdom to the teen when needed. Over the years, it was Frank who Moesha would clash with most. He has quite a hard time witnessing his "pumpkin" grow up, and often hates her ... Written by JC

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A triple platinum album. A Grammy nomination. And now this... A fresh new comedy that's all that!

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23 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Zwariowana rodzinka  »

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Brandy, William Allen Young, Marcus T. Paulk and Lamont Bentley are the only cast members to appear in every episode of the series. See more »

Quotes

Niecy: I'm watching my figure.
Myles: Then maybe you can tell the rest of us where to look for it.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Gal Gadot/Sam Smith (2017) See more »

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Moelicious
4 March 2003 | by (Tupelo,Mississippi) – See all my reviews

This was a great show if you get a chance to watch it do I first saw it because I was board instantly I loved it the show a great cast a great theme song it handled some tough issues as well. The "Parkers" (a spin off series) is kind of flat and over done but make sure to tune in


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