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Directed by Tyler Perry. With David Mann, Tamela J. Mann, Tony Vaughn, Juanita Jennings. Brianna has been acting out a lot at school and is suspended for. poster for Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns. Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns. Season . Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns. Season 1, Episode 9 | First Aired: 2/4/ TV. Watch Tyler Perry's Meet The Browns - Season 1, Episode 9 - Meet the Truth: After Brianna is suspended from school for bad behavior, Will and.
Production history[ edit ] As season 2 began, Brianne Gould, who played Brianna, was removed from the series for undisclosed reasons. She was replaced by Logan Browning. In the series, Eddie Walker, one of Will's former friends, who was close to molesting Joaquin, became the first on-screen character to die. He suffered stab wounds and the surgery done to try to save his life was performed by Will himself.
Also, in season 4, Brianna's friend Antonio, is killed in a car crash involving texting while driving. David Mann is the only cast member who appears in every episode.
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Mabel "Madea" Simmonsa recurring character in many of Tyler Perry's works, is an unseen character in this series though mentioned many times. Throughout the show's seven seasons, she never made an on-camera appearance. Other unseen characters include Brown's brother and sister-in-law, LB and Sarah.
Both appeared in the stageplay and film adaptation of Meet the Browns but they've never graced the series. However, LB was mentioned once in the backdoor pilot episode which aired as an episode of House of Payne.
In NovemberTBS suddenly announced that the series finale would be airing since it was canceled. The final two episodes aired on November 18,concluding the series with episodes in total. Cast and characters[ edit ] Main characters[ edit ] The show revolves around the misadventures of the multi-generational Brown family.
They live in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. All main cast members are credited only for the episodes in which they appear. David Mann as Leroy S. The show's main protagonistMr. Brown is a church deacon who's very proud about being saved.
He has one brother, Larry "L. He was married years ago, but his wife died; in the original Tyler Perry plays, they had a daughter, but the character was never mentioned in the films and only shown in the play "Madea's Family Reunion". Brown isn't overbright mentally, that is; the word more aptly describes his outrageous dress sense and he has the wiseguy role, making fun of characters like Edna and Reggie; but he is a nice, caring, giving man.
He works part-time as a hospital janitor and also as a school enforcement officer he once beat up a teacher he thought had done something wrong. He is somewhat good at karate, busting out his "Kangaroo" move.
His catchphrases include "Stop being nasty! In one episode Brown begins to deal with his diabetes. Although he has used many variations to what the middle initial "S" is in his name, in one episode it is revealed his middle name is Sakagawea pronounced sah-kuh-jeh-wee-uh. However, this is not in the same continuity as the series.
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Cora Simmons is Brown's daughter with Madea. She is a teacher and a praying woman who is very active in her church, but when angered, she shows aspects of her mother, Madea.
A childless widow, she later becomes engaged to Reggie Brooks, the football coach at her school who lives with his mother, Thelma In the play and movie, Cora had 2 adult daughters.
Her age is never flat-out revealed in the series; she comes closest to blurting it out in "Meet the Big Wedding" "Mr. Brown, I am" [covers mouth] "years old! In the TV series' continuity, Cora has known for many years that Mr. Brown is her father, and he often references raising and being there for her; in the Madea's Big Happy Family movie, Madea claims that Mr. It was also discovered that Cora may not be Brown's daughter after appearing on Mauryin the episode "Meet the Baby Daddy", a man claimed to be Cora's father but it was revealed that Mr.
Brown was Cora's father after all. Will is Brown's nephew, a doctor who loves his uncle so much that he provides free medical services to the retirement-home residents. He and his wife Sasha have become adoptive parents to Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz.
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Will never met his father; Vera, his alcoholic mother, met his father while she was drunk. Sasha, Will's wife, is a nurse who decides to work for Brown helping to look after the retirement-home residents.
Sasha and Will start their family by adopting Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz. In one episode Sasha becomes pregnant, then miscarries. She is also very good at giving advice. Tony Vaughn as Colonel Cleophus Jackson: The Colonel is a former military man who still lives as if he's in the military. His motto is "Shoot now, ask questions later. His wife died several years ago and he's estranged from their only child, daughter Karen.
He takes up with Edna Barnes; in Season 3 they moved out of Brown Meadows to a house down the street. He finally weds Edna in Season 5. Most of her close friends and relatives have passed.
She's extremely in touch with her sexuality—she can relate everything to sex—and acts like "late 60s" is the new A running gag involves Brown comparing Edna to various animals. She finally weds the Colonel in Season 5. In the series pilot she had a crush on Brown, telling him to come in his bed with her plus showing him her full body naked. Brianna is a foster child who comes from a broken home and an unsafe foster environment.
At age 16, she knows the foster care system too well. She's very bright, but has anger problems that stem from her tragic childhood. The only relationship she nurtures is with her brother Joaquin; she feels like they are alone in the world.
At the end of Season 1, Brianne Gould left the series for undisclosed reasons and Logan Browning took over the role from the beginning of Season 2. Gunnar Washington as Joaquin Ortiz: Joaquin is Brianna's year-old brother. As the siblings are veterans of the foster care system, Joaquin in particular is very anxious to find a good home and feel settled.
He and Brianna have their moments of discord, but mainly they look after each other. Overall, he just wants to be loved. Vaughn as Renee LaToya Smith: A scout, Harry Rick Foxtakes notice of Mike Jr and comes to his house to speak to him about his future and ends up asking Brenda out.
Brenda has no interest in hearing about the possibility of going pro and walks away.
She takes her daughter to Miss Mildred and begs for her to watch the girl so she can go get money from her ex and pay the woman back. It is revelaed that Brenda has never received any assistance from her ex and he again refuses to provide any financial support. Brenda decides to take her children to Georgia to attend her father's funeral.
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She is met by his other children who were unaware of her existence. As she gets to know her newfound relatives, she is surprised to run into Harry but learns that he lives in the same town and is on good terms with her father's family.
At dinner, it is revealed that the eldest son of "Pop" Brown, LB, was the only one who knew about Brenda. On his deathbed, their father confessed to LB that he had been a pimp in Chicago and that Brenda's mother, his mother, and a number of other friends of their father's that they had known were all his working girls.
The family now recognize Brenda as one of their own and offer their support and encouragement. Brenda and her children return to Chicago.
Mike Jr rejects him and leaves. In an attempt to make money to help his mother's situation, he turns to his friend Calvin who is a drug dealer. Harry sees Mike Jr selling drugs and counsels him. While Harry and Brenda go on a date, Mike Jr tells his friend that he no longer wants to take part in illegal activities and he is shot.