the fresh prince of bel-air

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90s Black Sitcoms, Ranked

The Cosby Show, what has long been considered the greatest black sitcom of all time, celebrates its 30th anniversary in two weeks. That the show’s legendary run is marked by a return to a more diverse television landscape this fall seems fitting: NBC, ABC, and FOX, along with other networks, will debut a variety of shows that cast minority actors in lead roles (several are women of color). This push for more nuanced programming brings to mind the 1990s, a decade known for its rich portrayal of black life through shows like Living Single and Roc. Here, a completely indisputable ranking of black sitcoms that aired between 1990 and 1999.

See the rest of the list here.

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To commemorate the 25th anniversary of ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, Brooklyn-based illustrator Leland Foster teamed up with fashion e-commerce site Lyst to re-imagine what the cast would look like in 2015.

  • Will - Carlton - Ashley  - Phil  - Geoffrey - Hilary
  • “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air was so stylish, and so of-its-time as a classic 90s show,” said Foster. “The challenge was to make the Banks family relevant and recognisable, while keeping all the energy of these six very different personalities.”
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Before we enter the new year, here’s a top 10 of the pics on the blog this year. (Ranked in order of most notes)

1. Characters: Shaggy,Velma,Daphne, & Fred Series: Scooby Doo Cosplayers: Unknown Photographer: Unknown

2. Character: Frozone Series: The Incredibles Cosplayer: Nivi Da Vivi Photographer: Unknown

3. Characters: Steven & Connie Series: Steven Universe Cosplayers: Unknown Photographer: Unknown

4. Character: Starfire Series: Teen Titans Cosplayer: xiani Photographer:  xiani

5. Character: Ganondorf Series: Legend of Zelda Cosplayer: Yuki Crissy Photographer: Yuki Crissy

6. Character: Kujo Jotaro  Series: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures Cosplayer: @thelvj Photographer: Unknown

7. Characters: Will & Hilary Banks Series: Fresh Prince of Bel Air Cosplayers: Shanmanx Photographer: Cosplayers Canada

8. Character: Marshall Lee Series: Adventure Time Cosplayer: Unknown Photographer: Unknown

9. Characters: Michiko & Atsuko Series: Michiko e Hatchin Cosplayers: Manga_Yoyo & Mynamesash Photographer:  Mynamesash

10. Characters: Stevonnie, Pearl, & Garnet Series: Steven Universe Cosplayers:Unknown Photographer: Washu Otaku

If you have any sources for the unknown cosplayers or photographer please PM me.

The rank only include pics that were uploaded and submitted to this blog. (No reblogs from other blogs were counted)