October 22, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT

Sister Sister

type
TV Show
performer
Jackee Harry, Tamera Mowry, Tia Mowry, Tim Reid
Current Status
In Season
We gave it a B

With this oft-forgotten? series, the Mowrys cashed in on the most lucrative teentainment gimmick of the ’90s: twins. No disrespect to Mary-Kate and Ashley, but this pair pulled off the shtick better. Following charming, separated siblings who reconnect as teens, Sister, Sister is a gem among simple family sitcoms. The tropes are all there — silly mix-ups! annoying neighbor! parental ? rumbles! — but the result is sweetly organic. And undeniably funny: The sisters dole out grinny laughs, but the sublime Jackée Harry (227), as Tia’s strident seamstress mom, fuels much of the comedy with a constant stream of super sass. ?B

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