Remembering Tommy Ford: His Funniest One-Liners From 'Martin'

Remembering Tommy Ford: His Funniest One-Liners From 'Martin'

The comedian tragically passed away at 52.

Published October 12th

Comedy lost an all-star today when Thomas Mikal Ford, best known for playing Martin Lawrence's best friend "Tommy" on all five seasons of Martin, died at the age of 52. But while the actor his gone to soon, his legacy lives on in his work. 

To celebrate Ford's life, here's a look back at some of his most famous lines from Martin.

  1. "Sheneneh, sweethart. I am trying awfully hard to be patient with your little tried ass, not give me the ball!
  2. "What are you talking about, Kalua?
  3. "You don't hear me talking about how many pillows Gina done wore out with that big dome of hers!"
  4. We don't know if he was a good man, we don't know if he was a bad man. All we know here...is that he was a man. A ham sandwich eatin' man, a no appointment keepin' man.
  5. "My mama always told me, 'If she can't use your comb, don't bring her home.'”
    (Photo: FOX)
  6. “He meant "ring ding"... like the cupcake.”
    (Photo: FOX)
  7. “Hey, Martin, you think Peter Pan was gay, man? You know, hanging up in the tree with all them Lost Boys?”
    (Photo: FOX)
  8. “Oh, no, she wasn't white! She was French!”
    (Photo: FOX)
  9. “Don't go there, brother.”
    (Photo: FOX)
  10. “Ladies! Ladies! Please!”
    (Photo: FOX)

Written by BET Staff

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