Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature carved out to celebrate TV and Film’s glorious past.
Today, we revisit Disney’s hit African-American show ‘Smart Guy’ starring Tahj Mowry. As his older sisters Tia and Tamera soared on Nickelodeon with ‘Sister Sister’ Tahj carved out a ratings-pulling lane for himself with the comedy which saw him play the powerful and precocious T.J Henderson.
After ordering a seven-episode run for its first season, Disney upped its order to 22 episodes per season after watching Tahj and his comedic co-stars push viewing figures to astronomical heights!
Ready to take that journey into the past?
‘Smart Guy’ below…