The PJs

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The PJs is an American stop-motion animated black sitcom, created by Eddie Murphy, Larry Wilmore, and Steve Tompkins. It portrayed life in an urban public housing project, modeled after the Cabrini–Green housing projects in Chicago. read more

The PJs is an American stop-motion animated black sitcom, created by Eddie Murphy, Larry Wilmore, and Steve Tompkins. It portrayed life in an urban public housing project, modeled after the Cabrini–Green housing projects in Chicago. The series starred Eddie Murphy, and was produced by Imagine Entertainment by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, The Murphy Company and Will Vinton Studios in association with Touchstone Television, marking as Disney's first adult animated series. The original run of the series debuted on Fox on Sunday, January 10, 1999, following the network's coverage of the NFC Divisional Playoffs. Two days later, the second episode aired in its regular Tuesday night time slot, following King of the Hill.

Original Release

01/10/1999 on FOX

Cast

Kevin Michael Richardson Mr. Hudson / Rasta Man
Cheryl Francis Harrington Ms. Mambo Garcelle
Marc Wilmore Walter Burkett
James Black Tarnell
Ja'net DuBois Mrs. Avery
Mark Moseley (voice)
Michael Paul Chan Jimmy Ho (voice)
Loretta Devine Muriel Stubbs
Loretta Devine Muriel Stubbs (voice)
Pepe Serna Mr. Sanchez (voice)
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Boyz Under the Hood Sunday, 08 October 2000
2 Scarthroat Sunday, 31 December 2000
3 Smoke Gets in Your High-Rise Sunday, 04 February 2001
4 National Buffoon's European Vacation Sunday, 11 February 2001
5 Cruising for a Bluesing Sunday, 18 February 2001
6 It Takes a Thurgood Sunday, 25 February 2001
7 Miracle Cleaner on 134th Street Sunday, 29 April 2001
8 Survival: In Tha Hood Tuesday, 06 March 2001
9 Let's Get Ready to Rumba Sunday, 13 May 2001
10 A Race to His Credit Sunday, 20 May 2001
11 Red Man's Burden Tuesday, 01 January 2008
12 Clip Show Tuesday, 01 January 2008
13 Clip Show (1)
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Directors

John Logue, Paul Harrod, Marv Newland, David Bleiman, Sean Burns, Mike Johnson, Bill Jarcho, Kyle Bell, John Payson, Mike Dietz, Mark Gustafson, Ric Heitzman, Kirk Kelley, Peter Boyd Maclean, Mike Wellins, Lyndon Barrois, Carl Willat, Earlton Davis, Larry Wilmore, Chel White, Neema Barnette, Rich Zim

Writers

Eddie Murphy, Steve Tompkins, Larry Wilmore, Saladin K. Patterson, Bill Freiberger, Ilana Wernick, Steve Leff, Jim Patterson, David Flebotte, Lester Lewis, Warren Bell, Steve Pepoon, Kriss Turner, Marc Wilmore, Michael Price, Dan McGrath, Kyra Keene, Janine Sherman Barrois, A.J. Poulin, Ron Corcillo, Freddie Gutierrez, Reid Harrison, Maiya Williams, Les Firestein, Donald R. Beck, Matt Weitzman, Ken Keeler, Bobby Gaylor, Scott Taylor, Tom Brady, Michael Rowe, Mike Barker, Jonathan Goldstein, Wesley Jermaine Johnson

Creators

Eddie Murphy, Steve Tompkins, Larry Wilmore

Cast

Kevin Michael Richardson Mr. Hudson / Rasta Man
Cheryl Francis Harrington Ms. Mambo Garcelle
Marc Wilmore Walter Burkett
James Black Tarnell
Ja'net DuBois Mrs. Avery
Mark Moseley (voice)
Michael Paul Chan Jimmy Ho (voice)
Loretta Devine Muriel Stubbs
Loretta Devine Muriel Stubbs (voice)
Pepe Serna Mr. Sanchez (voice)
Pepe Serna Mr. Sanchez
Jenifer Lewis Bebe Ho (voice)
Shawn Michael Howard Smokey (voice)
Crystal Scales Calvin (voice)
Shawn Michael Howard Smokey
Michele Morgan 'Juicy' Hudson (voice)
Michael Paul Chan Jimmy Ho
Crystal Scales Calvin
Ja'net DuBois Mrs. Avery (voice)
Eddie Murphy Thurgoode Orenthal Stubbs

Producers

Steve Tompkins Executive Producer
Eddie Murphy Executive Producer
Tony Krantz Executive Producer
Larry Wilmore Executive Producer
Brian Grazer Executive Producer
Ron Howard Executive Producer
Bill Freiberger Executive Producer
Will Vinton Executive Producer
Tom Turpin Executive Producer
David Flebotte Executive Producer
Warren Bell Executive Producer
Dan McGrath Executive Producer
Steve Pepoon Executive Producer
Steve Tompkins Producer
Eddie Murphy Producer
Tony Krantz Producer
Larry Wilmore Producer
Brian Grazer Producer
Ron Howard Producer
J. Michael Mendel Producer
Bill Freiberger Producer
Chris Smirnoff Producer
Mary Sandell Producer
Al Jean Producer
Les Firestein Producer
Mike Reiss Producer
Chris Plourde Producer
Michael Rowe Producer
Will Vinton Producer
Michael Price Producer
Tom Turpin Producer
Janine Sherman Barrois Producer
Kyra Keene Producer
Steve Pepoon Producer
David Flebotte Producer
Lester Lewis Producer
Reid Harrison Producer
Rachel Walchak Producer
Mike Barker Producer
Matt Weitzman Producer
Kriss Turner Producer
Terence Winter Producer
Jenifer Lewis Producer
Maria Hardison Producer

Editors

Cam Williams

2001 Emmy Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Won
2000 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Won
1999 Emmy Outstanding Main Title Theme Music Nominated
1999 Emmy Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) Nominated
1999 Emmy Outstanding Voice-Over Performance Won
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