The Bernie Mac Show
Bernie Mac is a world famous stand-up comedian living the good life in his Los Angeles home complete with beautiful wife, Wanda, and a hi-tech SUV. Then one day, Bernie's sister, in Chicago, is sent to rehab for drug use and her three children: teenage Vanessa, asthmatic wheezing Jordan and sweet, innocent Bryana, are put into Bernie's custody.
Last Episode05x22 Bernie's Angels Aired: Apr. 14, 2006
Jordan tries to take advantage of Bernie's near death experience while Vanessa sets out to prove to everyone that she can get into college without … [continue reading]
Series Fun Facts
- The show is shot in single-camera style with no laugh track or studio audience.
- The character 'Bernie Mac' was ranked #47 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" (20 June 2004 issue).
- Larry Wilmore, who created and executive produced the show, was fired by FOX during the show's second season. Reports cited that Wilmore and the network constantly clashed over the show's…
[show]Larry Wilmore, who created and executive produced the show, was fired by FOX during the show's second season. Reports cited that Wilmore and the network constantly clashed over the show's creative direction. FOX executives felt that the show didn't have enough laughs and were disappointed with the show's ratings in its second season while Wilmore was frustrated with FOX's treatment of the show and creative interference.