The series was produced by de Passe Entertainment and Danny Kallis Productions, in association with Walt Disney Television. C., the show centers on the misadventures of boy genius and youngest child T. Henderson (Tahj Mowry), who at the age of 10 moves from elementary school and gets transferred to Piedmont High School, where he ends up becoming a high school freshman with teenagers as his classmates. J.'s older sister Yvette (Essence Atkins), usually is the level-headed member of the family – similar to Floyd in that respect – and is the typical overachieving student. Outside of the occasional moments of awkwardness that are bound to occur when a child interacts with high schoolers, T. has a peaceable existence in the school, and is eager to be involved in school functions. is later promoted to being the equipment manager for the Piedmont High Penguins basketball team. plays keyboard for Marcus's band Mackadocious in several episodes, after one of the group's other members breaks his finger in an accident (he also briefly served as the band's manager in the season three episode "Achy Breaky Heart"). Despite his heavy and muscular build, Mo is usually depicted as a friendly person (the pilot episode, however, depicts him as being almost a rival to Marcus in a couple of scenes – particularly one in which he gets into a fight with Marcus over their classmate Mariah (Venus De Milo Thomas), whom they both are romantically interested in, resulting in T. Floyd is often annoyed with Mo's antics, such as his constantly eating from their fridge and even once having slept in T.He must adjust to the life with older, but not necessarily wiser, high school teenagers – including his brother Marcus (Jason Weaver) and Marcus's best friend Mo (Omar Gooding). J.'s missteps of trying to fit in as a kid genius, while being a small kid in high school, as well as the contrast between his smarts and his brother's underachieving nature. Their father Floyd Henderson (John Marshall Jones), a widowed single father who owns his own roofing business, deals with the problems of raising his three kids: Yvette, Marcus and T. So much so, that he becomes the mascot for his school basketball team ("Pugnacious Pete, the Powerful Piedmont Penguin"), which leads to occasional bullying. He spends a fair amount of time at school with his older brother, Marcus, and his brother's best friend, Mo Tibbs. spends much of his time around teenagers, he is occasionally seen spending time with kids his own age, which occasionally results in his attempts to try to fit in with them in situations where he feels out of place. Played by Omar Gooding, the character of Mo Tibbs is Marcus and T. He is typically portrayed in the show as being dimwitted (such as confusing a rasher with a haberdasher) and sometimes gullible, to the point where in the episode "I Was a Teenage Sports Wife", T. makes Mo part of a placebo experiment by giving him sugar-filled pill capsules that T. claims will stimulate synapses in the brain (therefore increasing intelligence), in order to better perform on tests, only for Mo to inform other students about the pills and flooding T. J.'s bed (having done so as part of a plan to help T. sneak out to see a friend at an arcade after being reprimanded – and effectively, grounded – by Floyd over his choice of clothing).The series was taped at Sunset-Gower Studios in Hollywood.The establishing shot of the fictional Piedmont High School later appeared on another Washington, D.You can turn that around by making HER have to win your approval and YOUR affection.When you do this, you make her inquire the question, who IS this guy? When you flirt with her, don't try too hard, instead make it FUN.Instead of being her friend, you already know right off the bat that you would like to be more than just that.So, why actually bother trying to use the approach of just being close friends with her, hoping that she will one day "come" to her senses and fall for you? Here's how you ensure that it never does and the method that you easily go from friends to lovers with a female: 1.
When you do this, you are saying that you are needy for her attention and you make yourself seem as if you don't 'deserve' her.He is also the lead vocalist for the band which he created, Mackadocious, in which his best friend Mo is the bassist and T. She is also the editor of the school newspaper, The Penguin (a position that is the partial basis of "Stop the Presses", in which T. decides to start his own newspaper – The Weekly Veritas, which he abruptly switches from a hard news to a tabloid publication upon the advice of Marcus and Mo due to flagging sales – after he becomes dissatisfied with repeatedly assigned by Yvette to write puff pieces). After being rejected from Princeton University, Yvette planned to stay in Washington, D. to attend Georgetown University as the series ends.Yvette sometimes finds it hard being the only girl in a family full of mostly men, as seen in the season two episode "Men Working Badly". A." In the season one episode "The Code", it is revealed that she has a fake I. Although the character of Yvette is in her late teens, Essence Atkins (born on February 7, 1972 and therefore being in her mid-20s during the run of the series) is actually only ten years younger than John Marshall Jones, who plays her character's father Floyd. He is a self-made businessman and owns a roofing company called Floyd Henderson Contracting. - Try refreshing the page or CHANGE SERVER if the video error. Just pause it for 5 - 10 minutes, then continue playing. If you have ever made the mistake of trying to just be friends with a woman, then you know how frustrating it can be when you finally realize that you will NEVER become the object of her desire.