Episodes: 111 (half-hour)
TV show dates: August 30, 1999 — May 10, 2004
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: Mo’Nique, Countess Vaughn, Dorien Wilson, Jenna von Oy, Ken Lawson, Yvette Wilson, Dwight Woody, Kara Brock, and Paulette Braxton.
TV show description:
Years ago, Nikki Parker (Mo’Nique) dropped out of high school to care for her infant daughter, Kim. Once Kim (Vaughn) reaches adulthood, Nikki decides to go back to school. She enrolls at Santa Monica Junior College, the same school that Kim attends. Nikki moves into Kim’s apartment which initially causes friction but, as time goes on, the two become close friends.
Things are kept interesting by Kim’s offbeat best friends; quirky Stevie Van Lowe Oy) and lothario Thaddeus “Tyrell” Radcliffe (Lawson). Nikki’s voice of reason is her friend Andell Wilkerson (Wilson) who tries to keep things in perspective as Nikki pursues handsome Professor Stanley Oglevee (Wilson).
The series is a spin-off of the Moesha sitcom which co-starred Vaughn.