is an American sitcom
that premiered September 3
, and last aired on February 14
, for a total of 18 episodes. Thea Vidale
starred as the sassy Thea Turrell (known for her trademark one-liner of "See ya'!"
), a widow who is struggling to raise her four kids with the help of her sister (Yvette Wilson
) and brother-in-law (Cleavant Derricks
). The show was the first to feature Brandy Norwood
, who later went on to become a Grammy
-winning singer and star on the sitcom Moesha
Reruns of the the show will return on BET
in May 2008 on Mothers Day.
The show was based in Houston, Texas.
- *Thea Vidale — Thea Turrell
- *Cleavant Derricks — Charles
- *Brenden Jefferson — James Turrell
- *Adam Jeffries — Jarvis Turrell Jr.
- *Brandy Norwood — Danesha Turrell
- *Jason Weaver — Jerome Turrell
- *Yvette Wilson — Lynette
- *Miguel A. Nunez Jr. — Rickey, Thea's supervisor
- *Arvie Lowe Jr. — Otis
- *Venus DeMilo Thomas — Desiree
- *Blake Clark — Roy Bennett, Thea's boss at Mickey's Barbecue
- *Dennis Burkley — Walt Henderson, regular customer at Mickey's
- *Scotch Byerley — Claude Cooper, regular at Mickey's
- *Marcus T. Paulk - Cedric
- *Countess Vaughn - Charlene
Awards & nominations
1994 Young Artist Award
- "Outstanding Youth Ensemble in a Television Series" — Brandy Norwood, Jason Weaver, Brenden Jefferson and Adam Jeffries