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Crouching Mother, Hidden Father

Synopsis
US family sitcom of the Cosby-type about a beleaguered father. In this episode Michael steps in as director of Kady’s kindergarden play, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. He allows the children to make any changes they want and the result is a very weird, and very successful performance.
Series
My Wife and Kids
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
30 Oct 2002 (Channel: ABC)
Duration
30 mins
Availability
No distributor found (2006).

Credits

Director
Andy Cadiff
Producer
Damon Wayans; David Himmelfarb; Don Reo
Writer
Rodney Barnes
Cast
Toran HyltonRomeo (Romeo)
Damon WayansMichael Kyle
Elliot ChoMime
George O. Gore IIMichael Kyle Jr.
Jennifer FreemanClaire Kyle
Parker McKenna PoseyKady Style
Serena WilliamsMiss Wiggins
Tisha Campbell-MartinJanet Marie ‘Jay’ Style

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Amateur theatre; School productions

Notes

History
The US sitcom premiered on ABC television on 28 March 2001. This episode is the seventh in the third season. In Britain, the first series was first broadcast on terrestrial television BBC2 on February 27, 2004 but this episode appears not to have been shown.

Production Company

Name

Impact Zone Productions

Name

Touchstone Television

Address
500 S. Buena Vista
Burbank
CA 91521
USA
Name

Wayans Brothers Entertainment

Phone
323-930-6720
Address
110 S. Fairfax Ave #250
Los Angeles
CA 90036
USA

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division

Web
http://catalog.loc.gov/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(20) 707-8572
Fax
(20) 707-237’1
Address
Motion Picture & Television Reading Room
James Madison Building, LM 336
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C.
20540-4690
United States

Distributor

Name

ABC

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