Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 10, 1990
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans...

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Philip Banks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
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Philip Banks

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Although best known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of ...

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The Honorable Philip Banks is a somewhat strict and gruff man, but he does have a softer side, and is an upstanding citizen. Nonetheless, his anger can get him into trouble at times, especially when he feels his image is being besmirched



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04x17 - When You Hit Upon a Star
Season 4, Episode 17
03x08 - Boyz in the Woods
Season 3, Episode 08
02x24 - Strip-Tease for Two
Season 2, Episode 24
06x08 - Viva Lost Wages
Season 6, Episode 08
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Philip Banks Quotes

06x01 - Burnin' Down the House Season 6 / Episode 1: - Burnin' Down the House

William 'Will' Smith: [Uncle Phil has Will in a headlock] Uncle Phil?
Philip Banks: Yes, Will?
William 'Will' Smith: Are you gonna let me go any time soon?
Philip Banks: No, Will.
05x17 - Will is From Mars... Season 5 / Episode 17: - Will is From Mars...

Philip Banks: Hi kids.
Lisa Wilkes: Hi Mr. Banks. Would you like to join us for dinner?
Philip Banks: As lovely as that stinks, uh smells, I'll pass.
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