Sep. 10, 1990
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - 01x05 Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy

1x05 Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy

3/5 (1 vote)
First Aired: Oct. 08, 1990 on NBC
Summary: Will's friend from Philly comes over to visit him, and the Banks don't like him. It gets even worse when he and Hilary fall for each other.

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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Will Smith played by Will Smith
Geoffrey Butler played by Joseph Marcell
Ice Tray played by Don Cheadle

Episode Quotes

Ice Tray: [when he arrives at the Banks' house] Man, this is dope! Rich people have all this stuff they have no use for. Look at all this: crystal, china dog, a book.
Vivian Banks: Will, why don't you introduce Ice Tray to your family?
William 'Will' Smith: [to Ice Tray] This is my little cousin, Ashley. This is my bodyguard, Geoffrey. All of this is my Uncle Phil. Remember we used to say that Daffy Duck must have a little brother somewhere? Meet my cousin, Carlton.
Ashley Banks: [about Ice Tray's arrival] Word up, this is gonna be cold, stupid on the serious tip.
Philip Banks: What did you say, young lady?
Ashley Banks: I mean, it should be fun, Daddy. Peachy-keen even.


  • Vivian's credit is "Janet Hubert" for this episode although it uses the shorter opening. This occurrence is fairly rare.
  • This was the fourth episode to be produced, but the fifth to be broadcasted.
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