Everybody Hates Chris (2005-2009)

Status: Ended

Airdate: 2005-09-22

Runtime: 22 minutes

Rating(s): 7.4

Genre(s): Comedy

Language(s): English


Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock himself was a teenager between 1978 and 1983. Rock grew up with a boy named Kenny Montero, whom he has often referred to as the inspiration for a lot of the episodes. In many of his interviews, Rock has described Kenny as the reason he got into comedy in the first place. The show's title parodies the hit CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, in which Rock stated: "Everybody Loves Raymond, but Everybody Hates Chris!". The show's lead actors are Tyler James Williams, Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim, and Vincent Martella. In 2008, the The CW moved Everybody Hates Chris and The Game to the Friday night death slot. The fourth season of the series premiered Friday, October 3, 2008, at 8:00PM Eastern/7:00PM Central. On May 21, 2009, The CW announced that it had cancelled Everybody Hates Chris. Prior to this, Rock announced that the end of season 4 matched up with his own past—dropping out of high school to become a comedian—and that it was time to end the show.

Episode Title Rating Airdate Skipped Watched
Normal Episodes 88
Season 1 22
Season 2 22
Season 3 22
Season 4 22
Cast 6
Tyler James Williams - Chris
Terry Crews - Julius
Tequan Richmond - Drew
Imani Hakim - Tonya
Tichina Arnold - Rochelle
Vincent Martella - Greg Wuliger
Writing 11
Ali LeRoi - Writer
Chris Rock - Writer
Rodney Barnes - Writer
Alyson Fouse - Writer
Aeysha Carr - Writer
Aron Abrams - Writer
Gregory Thompson - Writer
Kriss Turner - Writer
Lance Crouther - Writer
Warren Hutcherson - Writer
Luisa Leschin - Writer
Production 4
Chris Rock - Producer
Jim Michaels - Producer
Don Reo - Producer
Ali LeRoi - Producer
Network 2
The CW

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