List of The Jamie Foxx Show episodes

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The Jamie Foxx Show is an American television sitcom that aired on the WB Network from August 28, 1996 to January 14, 2001. The series stars Jamie Foxx, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher B. Duncan, Ellia English, and Garrett Morris. The show aired a total of 100 episodes over the course of its five seasons.

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
122August 28, 1996 (1996-08-28)May 14, 1997 (1997-05-14)
222September 7, 1997 (1997-09-07)May 17, 1998 (1998-05-17)
320September 17, 1998 (1998-09-17)May 20, 1999 (1999-05-20)
424September 24, 1999 (1999-09-24)May 19, 2000 (2000-05-19)
512October 8, 2000 (2000-10-08)January 14, 2001 (2001-01-14)

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1996–1997)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"Pilot"August 28, 1996 (1996-08-28)
When Jamie King arrives in Hollywood, California, from Texas, he dreams of succeeding in show business. First, he'll have to be content with working and living at the aging, once-famous Los Angeles hotel "The King's Tower", owned by his sensible aunt Helen King, and her troublesome husband Junior King. Attempting to ignore the condescending hotel accountant, Braxton P. Hartnabrig, and the dumb bellman Dennis, Jamie vies for the attention of the sexy and shrewd front desk clerk Francesca "Fancy" Monroe. Meanwhile, due to Junior's negligence and compulsive gambling, the hotel is in serious debt. Junior convinces Jamie to go to a casino and win enough to save the hotel. Jamie has amazing luck in a dice game. Unfortunately, when Jamie quits while he's ahead by throwing the dice down, the dealer thinks Jamie wants to continue betting, and Jamie loses everything.
22"The Bad Seed"September 4, 1996 (1996-09-04)
When Jamie learns that Fancy loves children, he tries to impress her by becoming mentor to young Nelson, the most harmless-looking child Jamie could find. But Nelson quickly figures out that Jamie is exploiting him to attract Fancy, and sets out to make Jamie's life hellish by blackmailing him and stealing various items from around the hotel: computer files, Junior's fine Cuban cigars and Fancy's diary.
33"Burned Twice by the Same Flame"September 11, 1996 (1996-09-11)
Jamie's newly engaged ex shows up at the hotel and he thinks she's there to see him, until she reveals she's there for a convention. Embarrassed, Jamie asks Fancy to pose as his girlfriend while the ex is in town. Meanwhile, Junior is stumped by a hotel plumbing problem.
44"Who's Da Man?"September 18, 1996 (1996-09-18)
Aunt Helen convinces Jamie to take heartbroken Braxton out on the town with him, to a club owned by basketball player Gary Payton. After some flirting lessons from Jamie, it's "B Smooth" who impresses the ladies. Meanwhile, Helen tries to cure Junior of lotto fever.
55"We Finally Got a Piece of the Pie"September 25, 1996 (1996-09-25)
Jamie schemes with Junior to start a business selling Helen's popular sweet-potato pies and turns the hotel into a giant bakery, with Helen, Junior and Fancy helping to bake. But when Jamie unwisely tastes one of the pies to find out why they are so popular, he eats the next day's entire order one after another.
66"And Bubba Makes Three"October 2, 1996 (1996-10-02)
Braxton's going to be inducted into the Burgeoning Black Men's Club. However, his eccentric parents are in town at the same time, and he's worried they may ruin his induction.
77"Stuck on You"October 9, 1996 (1996-10-09)
As an anniversary surprise for Helen, Junior secretly sends her wedding ring to a jeweler for reconditioning. At Junior's request, Jamie picks up the ring, but while showing the ring to Fancy and Braxton, Jamie hears Helen approaching and, panicking, slips it onto Fancy's finger—where it gets stuck. Jamie must think fast to save Junior's surprise.
88"Kiss & Tell"October 30, 1996 (1996-10-30)
Jamie hosts a Halloween masquerade party at the hotel, complete with prize money for the best costume. When Fancy refuses to be his date, Jamie invites another woman, Chante, to make Fancy jealous. However, Fancy and Chante wear identical costumes. By mistake, Jamie passionately kisses Fancy, who hides the fact that she actually enjoys it. Jamie and Fancy then privately fantasize about each other.
99"Seems Like Old Times"November 6, 1996 (1996-11-06)
Junior reunites with his former army buddies, including "Charming" Charles, now a successful entertainment attorney. Impressed with Jamie, Charles promises to help his career by introducing him to powerful people. Thrilled, Jamie convinces Charles to stay in the hotel for a few days, then witnesses Charles making romantic advances to Helen. Jamie must choose between advancing his career or standing up for his family.
1010"A Star Is Almost Born"November 13, 1996 (1996-11-13)
Jamie's dreams of stardom come true with the arrival of director Ike Yee, who uses the hotel as the setting for his latest movie starring Jackie Chin and gives Jamie a role in the movie.
1111"A Killer Ending"November 20, 1996 (1996-11-20)
Jamie thinks a hotel guest is a fugitive killer — who's eyeing Fancy as his next victim.
1212"A Thanksgiving to Remember"November 27, 1996 (1996-11-27)
Jamie's childhood friend Icepick, a flamboyant pro-football star cut by his team on Thanksgiving Day, threatens to jump from a window ledge.
1313"I am What I Scam"January 8, 1997 (1997-01-08)
Jamie is jealous when Fancy's smooth-talking ex-boyfriend Kenneth sweeps into the hotel flashing plenty of cash—and a diamond ring. However, news from two mysterious guests tells Jamie it's not time to ring those wedding bells just yet: they're about to nab a notorious scam artist.
1414"I Do, I Didn't"January 22, 1997 (1997-01-22)
Fancy throws a wild bachelorette party for her sorority sister Janine, but the bride gets cold feet the day after when she wakes up next to the stripper — Jamie.
1515"Little Red Corvette"January 29, 1997 (1997-01-29)
Jamie is much too quick to buy a Corvette off a shady guy on the street, and when the car turns out to be hot, he and Braxton land in jail with prisoners planning to tunnel to freedom.
1616"Act Like You Love Me"February 5, 1997 (1997-02-05)
Movie actress Edwina DuBois, a college gal pal of Helen's, tries to show Jamie the ways of the casting couch while teaching an acting seminar at the hotel.
1717"Westside"March 12, 1997 (1997-03-12)
Jamie's left in charge for the weekend with one rule — no wild parties — a promise that's hard to keep when the Westside Connection checks in with a wad of cash and a huge entourage. Jamie must compete with a smitten Ice Cube for Fancy's affection. Then, with the hotel a complete mess due to the party, Jamie learns that Helen and Junior are returning home early.
1818"The Young and the Meatless"March 19, 1997 (1997-03-19)
Jamie has a beef with his conscience when he's offered a job as spokesperson for a hamburger joint right after agreeing to become a vegetarian, in order to impress Fancy.
1919"Step Up to Get Beat Down"March 26, 1997 (1997-03-26)
A chance to sing on a local radio show nets Jamie a contract with record mogul Sweet and Low, but when the deal comes up a little short he tries to raise the stakes—a move that leads to several "accidents" at the hotel. Eventually, Jamie annuls the contract by threatening to reveal some embarrassing information about the producer.
2020"Break Yourself, Fool"April 30, 1997 (1997-04-30)
Fancy's new boyfriend, a police officer named Morris, has skills as a hostage negotiator that come in handy when Jamie and Braxton are held captive in a bank robbery gone awry.
2121"I've Fallen and I Won't Get Up"May 7, 1997 (1997-05-07)
A hotel guest scams a free room after claiming to have fallen on a wet lobby floor. But when Jamie learns of her duplicity and boots her out, the Kings land in a courtroom. Jamie proves to the court that she is faking by saying that her dance moves are horrendous and she gets up and dances to prove that's a lie, exposing her as a scammer.
2222"Save the Drama for Your Mama"May 14, 1997 (1997-05-14)
Jamie is looking forward to a visit from his mom, a chanteuse whose maternal duties often took a back seat to her career. When a call from her agent pulls her away from yet another important night in her son's life, it forces Jamie to face some hard truths about their relationship.

Season 2 (1997–1998)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
231"Freezer Burn"September 7, 1997 (1997-09-07)
A pool party at the hotel turns frosty for Jamie, who gets locked in the freezer with Fancy and Braxton.
242"The Accused"September 14, 1997 (1997-09-14)
All fingers point to Braxton after a string of thefts at the hotel.
253"The Employee Formerly Known as Prince"September 21, 1997 (1997-09-21)
An African prince Clifton Powell takes a job at the hotel and pursues Fancy as his future princess.
264"One Flew Over the County's Nest"September 28, 1997 (1997-09-28)
A knock on the head lands Jamie in the hospital, where he's mistakenly committed to the psychiatric ward.
275"Is She Is, or Is She Ain't?"October 5, 1997 (1997-10-05)
Braxton seems to be dating a stripper Mari Morrow.
286"Do the Write Thing"October 12, 1997 (1997-10-12)
A Hollywood agent becomes interested in Jamie's TV script.
297"Misery Loves Company"October 26, 1997 (1997-10-26)
While he is feeling blue the gang offers him some friendly love.
308"Dog Pounded"November 2, 1997 (1997-11-02)
Jamie gets "Dog Pounded" by his friends and family.
319"Mo' Money, Mo' Problems"November 9, 1997 (1997-11-09)
When the family wins the lottery they end up having more problems then they thought.
3210"Traffic School Daze"November 16, 1997 (1997-11-16)
To avoid another ticket on his driving record, Jamie must go to traffic school.
3311"Too Much Soul Food"November 23, 1997 (1997-11-23)
Jamie and the family have a thanksgiving dinner but when they have to go to the hospital the whole thing gets ruined.
3412"Super Face Off"December 14, 1997 (1997-12-14)
There's a jewel thief being hunted in L.A. that looks like Jamie.
3513"Soul Mate to Cellmate"January 11, 1998 (1998-01-11)
Jamie begins dating a woman Tichina Arnold to make Fancy jealous, but he later finds out that the woman is married to a man in prison.
3614"Papa Don't Preach"January 18, 1998 (1998-01-18)
A minister's Ronald Isley daughter Mary J. Blige finds that she likes performing with Jamie's band more than singing in the church choir.
3715"Convent-ional Gifts"February 1, 1998 (1998-02-01)
Jamie's bawdy present for Braxton winds up in the hands of Helen (Ellia English), who mistakes it for a gift she's giving a nun. Mother Superior: Helen Martin. Fancy: Garcelle Beauvais. Junior: Garrett Morris. Annabeth: Ella Joyce.
3816"Passenger 187"February 8, 1998 (1998-02-08)
Jamie's first time on an airplane turns into an adventure after a little bad pork—and a lot of alcohol—leaves the pilot incapacitated.
3917"Ain't Nothin' Happenin' Cap'n"February 15, 1998 (1998-02-15)
Jamie is unable to perform when Fancy (Garcelle Beauvais) challenges him to meet her in her bedroom.
4018"It's All Good, Fellas"February 22, 1998 (1998-02-22)
Jamie saves the life of a mobster, who in turn offers to "eliminate" a fitness instructor who's caught Fancy's eye.
4119"You Ain’t Gotta Go Home, But…"March 1, 1998 (1998-03-01)
Financial woes cause Braxton and Jamie to become an odd couple of roommates.
4220"The Afterschool Special"April 26, 1998 (1998-04-26)
Jamie's young pal Nelson (Orlando Brown) gets his hands on a gun after being worked over by a schoolyard bully.
4321"I'm Too Sexy For This Shoot"May 3, 1998 (1998-05-03)
Jamie and Braxton find what appear to be nude pictures of Fancy (Garcelle Beauvais) on the Internet.
4422"How Jamie Got His Groove Back"May 17, 1998 (1998-05-17)
Jamie is involved in a fender bender with vocalists K-Ci and JoJo.

Season 3 (1998–1999)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
451"Jamie Returns"September 17, 1998 (1998-09-17)
Jamie returns from his tour with K-Ci and JoJo to find that Fancy (Garcelle Beauvais) has moved on without him.
462"Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game"September 24, 1998 (1998-09-24)
Jamie feels guilty after his deception causes problems between Fancy (Garcelle Beauvais) and Silas (Alan F. Smith); Helen and Junior (Garrett Morris) learn that honesty isn't always the best policy.
473"MEN-o-pause"October 1, 1998 (1998-10-01)
Helen's youthful new look leaves Junior feeling like a senior citizen, so he asks for Jamie's help—and ends up with a makeover.
484"Swing Out Sister"October 8, 1998 (1998-10-08)
Jamie's little sister, Kim, visits from Texas with big plans that her meddlesome brother objects to. Meanwhile, things begin to heat up between Braxton and his new friend Cameron.
495"Is There a Doctor in the House"October 15, 1998 (1998-10-15)
When Silas gets called into surgery, Jamie steps in to escort Fancy to her high-school reunion.
506"Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner?"October 29, 1998 (1998-10-29)
October 29, 1998—Jamie tries to reunite Braxton with an old girlfriend, not realizing that Braxton is already seeing the GPS Girl.
517"Just Don't Do It"November 5, 1998 (1998-11-05)
Jamie's mother (Jo Marie Payton) is engaged to a younger man (Gerald Levert).
528"We Got No Game"November 12, 1998 (1998-11-12)
Jamie takes on the challenge of coaching a Pee-Wee basketball team, but gets frustrated during a game and challenges the opposing coach to a personal grudge match. The opposing coach, who is an NBA player is sure to beat Jamie, unless Jamie can find some help.
539"Lonesome Cow-Bro"November 19, 1998 (1998-11-19)
Junior and Helen tell Jamie the story of their ancestors' first hotel.
5410"Christmas Day-Ja Vu"December 17, 1998 (1998-12-17)
Jamie has his own version of Ground Hog Day by reliving Christmas Eve as a mall Santa puts a curse on him to teach him the meaning of Christmas.
5511"Taps for Royal"January 14, 1999 (1999-01-14)
Jamie tries to reunite Uncle Junior with his long-lost best friend.
5612"Bro-Jack"January 21, 1999 (1999-01-21)
Jamie must find the art thief who hit an Art auction at the King's Tower.
5713"Scareder Than a Mug"February 4, 1999 (1999-02-04)
Helen's encounter with a mugger sends her into therapy.
5814"Forever Your Girl"February 11, 1999 (1999-02-11)
Jamie falls for a hotel guest in town searching for her biological father.
5915"Where There's a Will, Go the Other Way"February 18, 1999 (1999-02-18)
Jamie learns that Junior and Helen are leaving him the hotel in their will.
6016"Uncle Junior's Cabin"February 25, 1999 (1999-02-25)
Junior and Helen offer stressed employees their cabin for a weekend getaway but the staff accidentally get trapped in the cabin with no food.
6117"Change of Heart"April 29, 1999 (1999-04-29)
Fancy and Silas's relationship goes on the rocks. They decide to go on the game show Change of Heart, dating other people to decide if they should remain together.
6218"Fire and Desire: Part 1"May 6, 1999 (1999-05-06)
While dealing with her relationship with Silas, Fancy now has to deal with her jealousy of Jamie and Cherise.
6319"Fire and Desire: Part 2"May 13, 1999 (1999-05-13)
While the heroic Jamie and Cherise revel in the spotlight, Fancy burns with jealousy.
6420"Always Follow Your Heart"May 20, 1999 (1999-05-20)
Fancy tells Jamie how she feels about him and they get together.

Season 4 (1999–2000)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
651"Just Fancy"September 24, 1999 (1999-09-24)
When Jamie introduces Fancy to hotel guest Debbe Dunning without mentioning that she's his girlfriend, Fancy thinks that something is going on between them.
662"Mr. Bo-Jingles"September 24, 1999 (1999-09-24)
Braxton and Fancy get promotions and Jamie feels left out that he didn't get a promotion, so he decides to quit and he gets a new job as a jingle writer at Jingles 2000.
673"Poker Face"October 1, 1999 (1999-10-01)
When Jamie ignores Fancy in favor of a poker game with the guys, she crashes the game and shows everyone how well she can play. Meanwhile, Braxton has problems with the Y2K upgrade he installed on the hotel's computer system.
684"I Believe I Can Fly"October 1, 1999 (1999-10-01)
When Jamie's commercial jingle is rejected, he sends an irate e-mail to everyone at Jingles 2000. Meanwhile, Fancy brings a group of "Family Feud" contestants to King's Tower.
695"Why Don't We Just Roll... Reversal"October 8, 1999 (1999-10-08)
Inspired by their friends at a party, Jamie and Fancy try a role-reversal exercise that leads to a late-night argument about their future together. Meanwhile, Gloria tries to get a promotion to head of housekeeping.
706"The Ugly Truth"October 15, 1999 (1999-10-15)
Jamie can't believe it when his position as top jingle writer is threatened by a woman who he thinks was hired just for her looks. Meanwhile, Fancy goes after a rich new client for the hotel.
717"Homie, Lover, Friend"October 22, 1999 (1999-10-22)
Jamie becomes jealous when an old boyfriend invites Fancy to an exhibit at his art gallery, resulting in a confrontation over the matter of trust in their relationship.
728"Give Me Some Credit"November 5, 1999 (1999-11-05)
After his credit card is denied while clothes shopping with Fancy and her well-to-do parents, Jamie must prove to her father that he will be able to provide for her. Meanwhile, Braxton is forced to cut the hotel's budget.
739"Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire"November 12, 1999 (1999-11-12)
Jamie is afraid of what Fancy will think if she finds out that he has been escorting a young female client on the firm's orders, so he lies about why he has been breaking their dates. Meanwhile, Braxton decides to take up Fancy's idea for sprucing up the rooms at the hotel.
7410"Joy Ride"November 19, 1999 (1999-11-19)
When Jamie borrows Fancy's new BMW convertible for a beach outing, it gets towed away. Meanwhile, Braxton tries to avert a strike at the hotel.
7511"Get Up, Stand Up"December 17, 1999 (1999-12-17)
Fancy needs a new kitchen countertop installed in time for Nikki's bridal shower, which Fancy reluctantly agrees to host. Meanwhile, Braxton dreads attending an awards banquet in his honor because he can't find a date.
7612"Super Ego"January 7, 2000 (2000-01-07)
Fancy and her friends are kicked out of Jamie's NFL playoff party and leave the hotel with football's Lawrence Taylor and Charles Woodson. When Jamie catches up with the girls and their new friends at another bash, his big mouth leads to an athletic challenge.
7713"Family Business"January 14, 2000 (2000-01-14)
Jamie writes a jingle for a commercial promoting the King's Tower and he charges his aunt and uncle for his services, which jeopardizes his free lodging at the hotel.
7814"Friendly Fire"January 28, 2000 (2000-01-28)
Jamie is promoted to supervisor at Jingles 2000. His first task: fire an incompetent writer who is also one of his friends. Meanwhile, a flu epidemic hits the hotel staff.
7915"Home Suite Home"February 4, 2000 (2000-02-04)
Jamie joyfully moves into his own bachelor pad, but when Fancy starts decorating it for him, he begins to feel a little crowded by her constant presence.
8016"Behind the Jingle"February 11, 2000 (2000-02-11)
The pressures of being a supervisor affect the quality of Jamie's jingles, so he passes off one of Mouse's ideas as his own, which leads to a guilt-filled dream about his future.
8117"Partner fo' Life"February 18, 2000 (2000-02-18)
To cover the medical costs of an injured friend, Jamie signs insurance forms that claim he and his friend are life partners, which leads to a misinterpreted party invitation.
8218"Hot Coco on a Cold Evening"February 25, 2000 (2000-02-25)
Fancy fulfills a fantasy for Jamie by waiting on him hand and foot, and he begins to prefer his dream lover to the real thing. He expects his girlfriend to pamper him continually, which leads to an embarrassing display of attention during an important business dinner.
8319"Rollin' in the Dough"April 7, 2000 (2000-04-07)
Jamie advises Braxton's financial group to invest in a doughnut franchise, but Braxton balks at the idea, causing the other members of the group to kick him out.
8420"Musical Chairs"April 21, 2000 (2000-04-21)
Jamie sings with Nicole at a nightclub, which rekindles his interests in a career in music—despite Fancy's misgivings. Jamie later agrees to perform with Nicole again after they are asked back for another gig.
8521"Jamie in the Middle"April 28, 2000 (2000-04-28)
Jamie works on a jingle with Method Man and Redman and they both seek Jamie's help in courting Nicole, but she doesn't date rappers.
8622"I Second That Demo-tion"May 5, 2000 (2000-05-05)
Jamie and Nicole risk their jobs by working on their demo tape in the Jingles 2000 studio after hours—against company policy and they later meet the night janitor who claims he is related to Montell Jordan.
8723"Roadtrip: Part 1"May 12, 2000 (2000-05-12)
Nicole kisses Jamie on the stage before they perform a gig in Las Vegas, a trip Fancy refused to join them on. Fancy then makes a surprise visit to Jamie's hotel room only to find that he is sharing it with Nicole.
8824"Roadtrip: Part 2"May 19, 2000 (2000-05-19)
To win Fancy back, Jamie buys her an engagement ring, only to get an offer from Nicole to sing with her on tour in Europe.

Season 5 (2000–2001)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
891"On Bended Knee"October 8, 2000 (2000-10-08)
Jamie balks at proposing to Fancy, so he breaks up with her—but accidentally leaves an engagement ring at her apartment. He and his pals then search her place for the rock, hoping to find it before Fancy does.
902"Double or Nothing"October 15, 2000 (2000-10-15)
Phil and Mouse take Jamie to a club to help him get over losing his job and Fancy, but Jamie's pickup lines fall flat with the ladies. Then he meets a woman named Nancy, who seems to have much in common with Fancy.
913"Serve No Wine Before I Get Mine"October 22, 2000 (2000-10-22)
After a series of low-paying gigs, Jamie gets a break and records one of his original songs for a record producer, but the arrangement might not be as legitimate as the singer thinks
924"Shades of Gray"October 29, 2000 (2000-10-29)
A lonely Jamie spends the night with Fancy at her apartment, but the morning after proves awkward for the former couple. The tension increases later that night when Jamie sees Fancy with another man at a party.
935"I'll Do It My Dammy.com"November 5, 2000 (2000-11-05)
Jamie refuses to sign with a record company and instead tries to sell compact discs of his original music over the Internet.
946"Candy Girl"November 12, 2000 (2000-11-12)
Jamie wants to film a video for his latest song at the hotel, but Helen opposes the idea because of the video's sexual content. To further complicate matters, the actress slated to appear in the video objects to her lack of wardrobe.
957"Shakin' and Fakin"November 19, 2000 (2000-11-19)
Jamie gets sick after eating Japanese food and Fancy nurses him through the night, only to have him fake a relapse the next day to keep her from going out with another guy.
968"If the Shoe Fits..."November 26, 2000 (2000-11-26)
Jamie finds a pair of size-22 sneakers under Fancy's bed and he thinks that she is involved with NBA star Kevin Garnett, who books a press conference at the hotel. (Directed By Jamie Foxx)
979"Cupid"December 10, 2000 (2000-12-10)
After striking out with Fancy at a bowling alley, Jamie calls upon Cupid to help him win back Fancy's affections. Meanwhile, Mouse starts dating a new woman he met with the love god's help.
9810"Bachelor Party"December 17, 2000 (2000-12-17)
Jamie catches Fancy auditioning male dancers for her bachelorette party after they each promised not to have such gatherings, so he and Mouse plan to get even. (Directed By Jamie Foxx)
9911"East Side Story"January 7, 2001 (2001-01-07)
The Kings announce their retirement and offer the hotel to Jamie and Fancy — but Fancy considers a job offer in New York. Meanwhile, Braxton feels unappreciated at work, having assumed that his time at the hotel would merit his taking over the operation.
10012"Always and Forever"January 14, 2001 (2001-01-14)
Many things get in the way of Jamie and Francesca's wedding.

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