Sparks (TV series)

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Sparks
Genre Sitcom
Created by Ed. Weinberger
Directed by Wendy Charles Acey
Mark Corry
Stan Daniels
Kim Friedman
Leonard R. Garner, Jr.
Bob Moloney
Robert Moloney
Ed. Weinberger
Starring James Avery
Robin Givens
Terrence Howard
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.
Theme music composer Billy Preston
Composer(s) Billy Preston
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 40
Production
Executive producer(s) Rob Dames
Bob Moloney
Robert Moloney
Lenny Ripps
Ed. Weinberger
Producer(s) Greg Giangregorio
Bruce Bayley Johnson
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.
Alison Taylor
Running time 22–24 minutes
Production company(s) MTM Enterprises
20th Century Fox Television
Release
Original channel UPN
Original release August 26, 1996 (1996-08-26) – March 2, 1998 (1998-03-02)
Chronology
Related shows Good News

Sparks is an American sitcom that aired on UPN from August 26, 1996 to March 2, 1998. The series stars James Avery, Robin Givens, Terrence Howard, and Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. The sitcom is set in Compton, California, and is about the every day lives of a family of lawyers running a family owned law practice. Reruns of the show aired on BET in the late-1990s.

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Season 1[edit]

Episode Original Air Date
1. Pilot Aug 26, 1996
2. Palimony Sep 2, 1996
3. How Papa Got His Groove Back Sep 9, 1996
4. A Day in the Life Sep 16, 1996
5. Sid, Lies and Videotape Sep 23, 1996
6. Penal Envy Sep 30, 1996
7. No Sweat Oct 14, 1996
8. Pillow Talk Nov 4, 1996
9. One on One Nov 4, 1996
10. Good for the Gander Nov 11, 1996
11. Porky's Revenge Nov 18, 1996
12. Maxey Gets the Bird Nov 25, 1996
13. It's the Gospel Jan 13, 1997
14. I Spy Jan 20, 1997
15. Won't You Be My Neighbor Feb 3, 1997
16. Love Conquers All Feb 10, 1997
17. Self Defense Feb 17, 1997
18. Hoop Schemes Feb 24, 1997
19. The Great Indoors Apr 28, 1997
20. Love in a Cup May 5, 1997
21. Too Hot Not to Cool Down May 12, 1997
22. A Day in the Life II May 19, 1997

Season 2[edit]

Episode Original Air Date
1. To the Maxey Aug 25, 1997
2. Maxey Loses His Spark Sep 1, 1997
3. Rehearsal of Fortune Sep 8, 1997
4. Dog Gone Sep 15, 1997
5. When a Man Is a Woman Sep 22, 1997
6. Defending Claude Sep 29, 1997
7. Don't Get Hooked on Me Oct 13, 1997
8. Bad Reception Oct 27, 1997
9. A Bride for Alonzo Nov 3, 1997
10. Brotherly Love Nov 10, 1997
11. Roots III Nov 17, 1997
12. It's Good to Be Negative Nov 24, 1997
13. Silent Night Dec 16, 1997
14. Flirting With Disaster Jan 12, 1998
15. She's Having My Baby Jan 19, 1998
16. Cain and Abel Sparks Feb 16, 1998
17. Til Your Well Runs Dry Feb 23, 1998
18. Blind Justice Mar 2, 1998

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