Everybody Hates Chris is an American sitcom on The CW Television Network. It is inspired by the teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock (who narrates the show), while growing up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Unlike other CW sitcoms, Everybody Hates Chris does not use a studio audience laugh track.
Last Episode04x22 Everybody Hates the G.E.D. Aired: May. 08, 2009
Chris opts to take the G.E.D. over repeating the 10th grade, Drew tries to go on Amateur Night at the Apollo, Julius tries to get $25 back from …
Series Fun Facts
- A significant amount of the recurring characters are played by actors/actresses from notable African-American sitcoms. Tichina Arnold, who plays Rochelle played Pamela "Pam" James in Martin.
[show]A significant amount of the recurring characters are played by actors/actresses from notable African-American sitcoms. Tichina Arnold, who plays Rochelle played Pamela "Pam" James in Martin. Antonio Fargas who took on the role as Doc in the show played Huggy Bear in Starsky & Hutch (which was mentioned in the show). Todd Bridges, who is most remembered as Willis in Diff'rent Strokes, plays Monk. Ernest Thomas, known for his role as Roger 'Raj' Thomas in What's Happening!! and What's Happening Now! plays the funeral director, Mr. Omar. Jackée Harry, who plays Vanessa had a major role in two sitcoms. She played Sandra Clark in 227 (which show was also mentioned in the show) and Lisa Landry in Sister, Sister.
- The schools Chris attends - Corleone Junior High and Tattaglia High - are references to characters in The Godfather.
- After the first season, the show was picked up by The CW, which was created by the merger between UPN and The WB.