Malcolm McGee is a responsible and sensible twenty-something who ends up sharing a Kansas City apartment and a business venture with relentlessly enthusiastic tow truck owner Eddie Sherman. A fast talker with outlandish frenetic energy, Eddie's charming schemes always seems to get the two into hot water. But no matter what the situation, these opposites always end up bailing each other out, even if they drive each other crazy. When the guys unexpectedly became recipients of a considerable sum of money, Malcolm and Eddie decided to buy not only the old Irish pub below their apartment, but the entire building, including Eddie's garage, as an investment. As new bar owners, the guys gave the place a facelift by turning it into a sports bar and renaming it McGee's. There, they hang out with local regulars, including Tim, a gentle giant working as a male nurse, and Nicolette, the motor-mouth police academy cadet with a love-crazed obsession for Eddie. As Malcolm manages McGee's and Eddie ...
Did You Know?
In an Archive of American Television interview, Malcolm-Jamal Warner revealed that he was frustrated making this show, because he felt that the producers of the show were catering to black stereotypes in order to cater to UPN's urban audience, which Warner (due to his experience with The Cosby Show (1984)) felt were easy and not necessary. Despite this (and tensions between him and co-star Eddie Griffin) he stayed on hoping that the shows modest success would guarantee a good syndication deal once the show reached one hundred episodes. Unfortunately, the show was cancelled twelve episodes short of that goal. See more
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What's your sign? Mine's "Caution: Wide Load".