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What's Happening Now!!: Season 1

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What's Happening Now!

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
531 minutes
performer:
Ernest Thomas, Haywood Nelson
director:
Neema Barnette

We gave it a D

THE PREMISE What’s Happening!!‘s teens are all grown up: Raj (Ernest Thomas) is married; Dwayne (Haywood Nelson) and Rerun (Fred Berry) are roommates; sassy waitress Shirley (Shirley Hemphill) co-owns the local hangout.

BEST EPISODE In ”The House Guest,” beret-wearing Rerun channels Hugh Hefner (love the bathrobe!) while wooing a lady at Raj’s pad.

TWO DECADES LATER… The clunky jokes and incessant mugging grate. To paraphrase Rerun’s classic line: ”Nay, nay, nay!” D

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