The Cast Reunites in 2017
Lauded as one of the most popular sit-coms of the 90’s, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has gained cult-status after being in syndication for almost three decades. Despite making Will Smith a household name and propelling his career to superstardom, most of the cast members fell off into obscurity. Now, the cast has melted the Internet by posting pictures from a recent charity lunch in Malibu. Everyone is speculating what could be in the works…
Fish out of Water Classic
About 13.1 million people tuned into the show’s first season in 1990. Will Smith, a popular rapper at the time, was tapped by NBC to play the street-savvy Philidelphian who brought modern culture shock to the bourgeois side of his family.
Besides the fact that the show depicted an affluent African-American family (taking a page out of the Huxtable family’s success book on The Cosby Show</em), the show tackled many important social issues of the time including racism, drugs, and sexuality. In 2017, the show's contextual messages are often highly applauded for being ahead of its time.
Good to be Back
Although Will Smith has said that he doubts the show will get a full-blown reboot, the cast still keeps in touch and often gets together for charity events – such as this one last weekend for a charity auction in Malibu.
All but one were able to make the event…