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Martin: Season 1 (1992-1993)

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Comic superstar Martin Lawrence plays a small-time talk-radio host--as well as a number of outrageous characters who make his life difficult, creating uproarious laughs in this hilarious comedy series.

Cast

Martin Lawrence
as Martin Payne
Tichina Arnold
as Pam James
Garrett Morris
as Stan Winters
Thomas Mikal Ford
as Tommy Strong
Jon Gries
as Shawn
Mike Hagerty
as Plumber
Richard Moll
as Off. Warren
David Alan Grier
as Pam's Cousin
Yo-Yo
as Keylolo
Joe Banks
as Bailiff
Lee Weaver
as Busboy
Mikei Brown
as Boy No. 1
Nancy Fish
as Sales Lady
Erick Avari
as Rashidi
J.A. Preston
as Mr. Waters
Tony Cox
as Bennie
Judyann Elder
as Mrs. Waters
Andre Rosey Brown
as Big Convict
Little Richard
as Exterminator
Carlton Russell
as Bartender
Tommy Morgan Jr.
as Co-Worker No. 1
A.J. Johnson
as Lafonne
Kim Coles
as Bonequisha
Tommy Morgan
as Co-Worker No. 1
Bobby Porter
as Man No. 1
Kimberly Brooks
as Woman No. 1
Joseph Griffo
as Man No. 2
Dwayne Kennedy
as Co-Worker No. 2
Joel Weiss
as Messenger
Alexander Folk
as Policeman
Ken Sagoes
as Co-Worker No. 3
Travis Payne
as Tap Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Martin: Season 1

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What [Martin] lacks is wit, depending instead on Lawrence to do shtick. He overacts terribly, hammily mugging for the camera.

September 13, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Martin is the latest in Fox's quest to find a series that can follow and be creatively compatible with its incredibly clever and funny The Simpsons... It misses by a long shot.

September 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Homing in on the inevitable tensions, "Martin" and Mr. Lawrence are at their best.

September 13, 2018 | Full Review…

Any given week's plot is nothing special; Lawrence, however, is. He doesn't just give trite jokes a spin, he turns ordinary words into laugh getters.

September 12, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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