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TBS' college-set comedy has been canceled after its first season. Tyler Perry — “Meet the Browns” and “House of Payne” — as well as “Are. OWN Announces New Comedy Series "The Paynes" from Tyler Perry "House of Payne" and "Meet the Browns" will make the shift later this month while HBO adds to "Game Change" cast; and Lauren Stamile to recur on USA's "Burn Notice. " . "Flight of the Conchords" and "Big Love" fall from their respective openers. Related shows, Tyler Perry's House of Payne (–) Love Thy Neighbor ( ). External links. Website. Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, in a car crash involving texting while driving. David Mann is the only cast member who appears in every episode.
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.
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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. 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.
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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[ edit ] 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. Ciara Wilson as Simone Taylor: Brianna's dimwitted, somewhat childish best friend who became pregnant.
She is similar to Mr. Courtney Gray as Jamal: Brianna's male best friend. In one episode, Brianna noticed that he'd been eating very frequently. Meanwhile, Brown is "up all night": Meanwhile, London and Jesus continue their love-hate relationship.
She agrees, but there's an emergency at the hospital. Afterwards, he tries to change his flamboyant ways and act and dress more conservatively. But one can't leave She tries to get rid of the body before Brown finds out.
Meanwhile, Brianna rejects Sasha's mothering efforts when Sasha buys her a fancy dress for the upcoming legacy ball. Meanwhile, London is expecting a visit from her wealthy father, and is heartbroken when he doesn't show up. Erik Estrada as Francisco Absent: He vents to Brown about his doubts, but Brianna overhears him.
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She and Joaquin, thinking they're not wanted, run away. Everyone convinces Brown to market the secret family barbecue sauce recipe and he gets excited about getting rich, but he loses the recipe and scrambles to recreate it. Sasha is jealous of her until she realizes who she's really attracted to Edna is considering plastic surgery, so London convinces her and the ladies to throw a "Botox Party".
But he milks the situation and has the residents wait on him hand and foot, until they rebel. Edna has a health scare and decides to change her sensual ways. When Cora tries to convince Brown to make a will, he thinks she's out to kill him. Note-This episode and a couple others had the child abuse number before the credits.
Brianna freaks out when classmate Jamal makes an innocent pass at her. Hughes gives Cora a full-time teaching job and she's immediately challenged when troublesome Angie shows up to class drunk. The Colonel discovers he's lost his nest egg and tries to get a job.