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Meet the Browns follows the misadventures of Tyler Perry's Leroy Brown. Carmen asks Sasha and Will to be foster parents, and we meet Brianna (15) and Joaquin . Brown is driving everyone crazy, preparing for the arrival of a magazine. Watch Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns: Meet the Big Payoff from Season 4 at az-links.info It's a rocky road for Brianna when she learns a valuable lesson about the dangers of texting while driving. Elsewhere, Brown's. This is a list of episodes for Tyler Perry's sitcom Meet the Browns on TBS. .. Brown teaches Brianna to drive and Renee promotes a blood drive at the hospital.
David Mann is the only cast member who appears in every episode. 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. 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.
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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. 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.
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He takes up with Edna Barnes; in Season 3 they moved out of Brown Meadows to a house down the street. 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 nurse at the hospital where Will, Sasha, Brown, and Derek work. She also appears as a close best friend and confidentae to Sasha, despite the two constantly butting heads at work.
She considers herself as part ghetto. Renee was a recurring character in Season 3 who became a regular in Season 4. She claims to have four kids. Recurring characters Robert Ri'chard as Derek Porter: A Dominican frat student who lives next door to Brown Meadows and often helps out there, in between masterminding or participating in Brown's antics. He made his debut in Season 3 and has been a recurring character throughout the series' run.
Jenifer Lewis as Vera Brown: Brown's younger sister and Will's mother. Vera means well but she is a loud, controlling alcoholic who spoils Will and subtly despises Sasha. She appeared with Mr. Brown, Cora, and Will in the Meet the Browns feature film. In one episode, Vera and Brown have an argument and Vera says, "I'm about to be an only child," which indicates that their brother LB does not exist in the television universe or may be a non-canonical reference, to the fact that Mr.
Brown has mentioned LB in the series. Tasha Smith as Tanya Ortiz: Joaquin and Brianna's biological mother, who only wants them back for money. She is either in denial or simply ignoring the fact that one of her former boyfriends molested Brianna.
She serves as a major antagonist to the series during her first few appearances, but during her later appearances, she becomes less of an antagonist when she improves on being a better mother to Joaquin and Brianna and helps Cora with some of the household chores when she spends a couple of nights there.
She also tries hitting on Will, while he and Sasha go through some marriage issues. After Brianna gave her a makeover for her date, she has not been seen or mentioned since.
Lisa Arrindell Anderson as Karen: The Colonel's pushy daughter. She was estranged from her father when she put him in a nursing home after the death of her mother. The two eventually reconciled.
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Ciara Wilson as Simone Taylor: Brianna and Jamal sneak out to a costume party and take Joaquin with them. Joaquin is scared to go camping so Will and Brown have a trial run with him in the backyard.
Brianna confronts pregnant Simone when she drinks at a Brown gets fired from the school, forbidden to return until he apologizes to Gordon: Joaquin's concerned teacher visits the house when he writes an essay about his family.
Derek turns to Brown when he loses his girlfriend. An overzealous bill collector hounds Brown. Brown's cousin visits with another get rich quick scheme.
The woman shows up at the house. Brown and Edna help Brianna get on the cheerleading squad. A classmate of Joaquin's befriends him to get close to Brianna.
Joaquin sabotages Brianna just as a college recruiter comes to visit.
Simone contemplates putting her baby up for adoption. Meanwhile Renee's ex comes in for a checkup, only to receive shocking news. Derek meets a rich girl, Claudia, who wants to run his life.
Cora takes over the football team and they win their first game.