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 …
Series Fun Facts
- 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.
- Production on the fourth season had to be suspended for eight weeks in order to allow Bernie Mac to recover from a serious case of pneumonia.
- Bernie Mac was originally hesitant about doing the show for fear it would tone down his comedic style.