Quincy Jones III
22 May 2000
| 6.1/10 |
1 August 1999
| Valerie Ahern
Scott J. Rosenbaum
Jeffery L. Melman
Brian K. Roberts
Jaleel White, Marissa Ribisi, Dave Ruby, Tammy Townsend, Soleil Moon Frye
Moesha, Guys Like Us, Malcolm & Eddie, The Parkers, The Hughleys
Grown Ups is an American sitcom that aired on the UPN network from 1999 to 2000. Starring Jaleel White, the series was created by Matthew Miller and based on a story written by White.
Grown Ups (1999 TV series) Wikipedia
Grown Ups follows the lives of three post-college friends who are coming to terms with adulthood. Jaleel White stars as J. Calvin Frazier, a 24-year-old man whose roommate just skipped town nearly leaving him homeless. J. also learns that his high school crush Melissa (Tammy Townsend) is engaged to another man. With the help of his best friend Gordon (Dave Ruby) and Gordon's wife Shari (Marissa Ribisi), J. attempts to deal with his problems and adjust to life as a grown up.
In the pilot episode, Soleil Moon Frye appeared as Robin Carlucci, J.'s new roommate who wrongly assumes that J. is gay. The series was retooled after the pilot and Frye's character was dropped.Jaleel White as J. Calvin Frazier
Dave Ruby as Gordon Hammel
Marissa Ribisi as Shari Hammel
Patrick Bristow as Rodney Caruthers
Bumper Robinson as Marcus Wentworth
Tammy Townsend as Melissa
Grown Ups premiered on August 1, 1999 at 8:30 EST/7:30 CST. On August 30, 1999, the series moved to Mondays at 9 p.m EST/8 p.m. CST, following the Moesha spin-off The Parkers. The series initially garnered good ratings, but ratings soon dropped and UPN canceled the series (on a cliffhanger that was never resolved) in May 2000.