Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / Buy TV Shows on DVD and Blu-ray

View Today's Active Threads / View New Posts / Mark All Boards Read / Chit Chat Board


Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums  

Go Back   Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums > Spin-offs and One-Year Wonders
User Name
Password


Welcome to the Sitcoms Online Message Boards - Forums.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, search, view attachments, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

SitcomsOnline.com News Blog Headlines Twitter Facebook Instagram RSS

TV Marathons on Labor Day 2014; SitcomsOnline Book Club - Danielle Fishel's Normally, This Would Be Cause for Concern
Summer 2014 Week 14 Sitcom Ratings
SitcomsOnline Digest: Could Full House or The Greatest American Hero Be Revived as New Series?; Spenser: For Hire Now on DVD
FamilyNet Fall 2014 Schedule with Sony TV Classics; Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of September 1, 2014)
Antenna TV Acquires 11 Classics for 2015, Includes One Day at a Time, Small Wonder; Amazon Prime Gets Jeffrey Tambor/Judith Light Comedy
ABC Family Fall 2014 Schedule; Long Island Blood & Babes Comic Con Sept. 12-14 in New York
66th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Winners; Lost Centric Episode of Disney Animated Series Written by Lost Co-Creator


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August)

Community - The Complete Fifth Season Newhart - The Complete Fourth Season Parks and Recreation - Season Six Three's Company - The Complete Series Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series

08/05 - Californication - The Final (Seventh) Season
08/05 - Community - The Complete Fifth Season
08/05 - Mad About You - Season 1 (Mill Creek) / Season 2 / Seasons 1 & 2
08/05 - The Nanny - Season 1 (Mill Creek) / Season 2 / Seasons 1 & 2
08/05 - Dennis the Menace (Animated) - Lights! Camera! Menace!
08/12 - Bitten - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
08/19 - The Millers - The First Season
08/19 - The Mindy Project - Season Two
08/19 - Newhart - The Complete Fourth Season
08/19 - Parks and Recreation - Season Six
08/19 - Three's Company - The Complete Series - Come and Knock on Our Door Collection
08/19 - Once Upon a Time - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
08/26 - Austin & Ally - Chasing the Beat
08/26 - Good Luck Charlie - So Long, Farewell!
08/26 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series / Review
08/26 - Revenge - The Complete Third Season
More TV DVD Releases / DVD Reviews Archive / SitcomsOnline Digest


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-25-2006, 11:02 PM   #1
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 84,261
Default Does anyone remember this short-lived Black comedy from 1993?

I never saw it but it premiered in March of 1993 starring Flex Alexander and Shaun Baker. It was about 3 Black Teenagers sitting out on the Harlem Stoop talking about Girls and Sports. The show didn't do well and was pulled from the schedule and Bill Cosby begged ABC to give the show another chance but it still failed. Anyone remember watching?- It was called-"WHERE I LIVE"

Last edited by TVFactFan : 03-25-2006 at 11:45 PM.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2006, 11:06 PM   #2
Brian Damage
Moderator
Forum Legend
I'm Rich Bitch
 
Brian Damage's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 03, 2002
Location: What Ain't No Country I Ever Heard Of...They Speak English in What?
Posts: 62,197
Send a message via AIM to Brian Damage
Default

What was it called?
__________________
The Key to the Kingdom of Heaven: John 3:3

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness...But I'd Rather Cry in My Private Jet
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2006, 11:17 PM   #3
gidgetgrape
Senior Member
Hello out there in TV Land!
 
gidgetgrape's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 20, 2003
Posts: 2,443
Default

I barely remember that show (Where I Live). Doug E. Doug from "Cosby" was one of the teenagers. The show centered around him mostly. I think he use to get into arguements with his Dad a lot because his Dad was born in Jamaica and didnt understand the way Doug acted. The show had a very hip hop vibe - the clothes, sets and everything. I never got into it, but I remember my Dad watching it.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2006, 11:47 PM   #4
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 84,261
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brian Damage
What was it called?


My fault it was called-"Where I Live"
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 01:08 AM   #5
Brieannas21
Senior Member
Member
 
Brieannas21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 05, 2004
Location: Texas
Posts: 9,758
Default

Yeah I remember it, I believe the girl on the show was on TCS also, she was one of the kids in Theo after school class. And wasn't Dougie Doug in it also.

Does anyone remember a show called "On Our Own"?
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 11:04 AM   #6
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 84,261
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brieannas21
Yeah I remember it, I believe the girl on the show was on TCS also, she was one of the kids in Theo after school class. And wasn't Dougie Doug in it also.

Does anyone remember a show called "On Our Own"?


Yeah Doug E. doug was in the show. Also the Jamican guy on Living Single was on the show. Are you talking about the On Our Own from 1994 that premired on ABC and was about 7 Black Teenagers in St. Louis? There was another show called On Our Own but that was from 1977. But I think you are referring to the 1994 show.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 02:06 PM   #7
Brieannas21
Senior Member
Member
 
Brieannas21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 05, 2004
Location: Texas
Posts: 9,758
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TVResearcher
Yeah Doug E. doug was in the show. Also the Jamican guy on Living Single was on the show. Are you talking about the On Our Own from 1994 that premired on ABC and was about 7 Black Teenagers in St. Louis? There was another show called On Our Own but that was from 1977. But I think you are referring to the 1994 show.


Yeah I'm talking about the one in 94' it didn't last long.

Going off of topic again, there was another show that was on in 94 I believe, and it was about some kids living in South Central and gangs and whatnot. I remember there was a big thing about the show because of it's language and the topics it dealt with. It was called "South Central" do you remember that show? That was a great show, It had Lamont Bently from Moesha in it. I remember it airing in the summer and then it was gone fast.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 02:18 PM   #8
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 84,261
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brieannas21
Yeah I'm talking about the one in 94' it didn't last long.

Going off of topic again, there was another show that was on in 94 I believe, and it was about some kids living in South Central and gangs and whatnot. I remember there was a big thing about the show because of it's language and the topics it dealt with. It was called "South Central" do you remember that show? That was a great show, It had Lamont Bently from Moesha in it. I remember it airing in the summer and then it was gone fast.



Yeah it lasted 5 months. Maia Campbell, Larenz Tate, and Jennifer Lopez also played on South Central. It was stated that the show may have been too depressing to appeal to a Mass audience
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 02:39 PM   #9
Brieannas21
Senior Member
Member
 
Brieannas21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 05, 2004
Location: Texas
Posts: 9,758
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TVResearcher
Yeah it lasted 5 months. Maia Campbell, Larenz Tate, and Jennifer Lopez also played on South Central. It was stated that the show may have been too depressing to appeal to a Mass audience

Yeah but it was a great show, I had a few episodes taped.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 02:43 PM   #10
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 84,261
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brieannas21
Yeah but it was a great show, I had a few episodes taped.



And where is the tape now? In the trash?-lol
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 02:47 PM   #11
Brieannas21
Senior Member
Member
 
Brieannas21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 05, 2004
Location: Texas
Posts: 9,758
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TVResearcher
And where is the tape now? In the trash?-lol

I taped the show because at the time I was in Vacation Bible School so it had commercials and everything on the tape LOL. No I didn't throw it in the trash a few years ago my husband taped over it, some damn Basket ball game.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 02:49 PM   #12
TVFactFan
Forum Legend
Member
 
TVFactFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 17, 2002
Posts: 84,261
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brieannas21
I taped the show because at the time I was in Vacation Bible School so it had commercials and everything on the tape LOL. No I didn't throw it in the trash a few years ago my husband taped over it, some damn Basket ball game.


That sucks, I was ready to set up a deal for the Tape-lol
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2006, 03:31 PM   #13
GARFIELDKOOL
Senior Member
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 02, 2004
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 7,113
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by TVResearcher
Yeah it lasted 5 months. Maia Campbell, Larenz Tate, and Jennifer Lopez also played on South Central. It was stated that the show may have been too depressing to appeal to a Mass audience

Which is why it was on FOX. ABC, CBS, and NBC was afraid of it. South Central was hard core depressing, but it was good.
  Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:40 AM.


Although the administrators and moderators of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. The owners of the Sitcoms Online Message Boards reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.5.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.