Every Thursday night, households around the country tuned into Martin Lawrence's popular tv show, Martin, from 1992 til its finale aired on May 1, 1997. And years later, known for its clever writing, hilarious situations, and memorable characters, Martin continues to be a fan-favorite. Let's take a trip down memory lane and relive the funniest episodes of the show, while also highlighting Martin Lawrence and the incredible cast, as well as the awards the series received.
"The Romantic Weekend"
In this classic episode, Martin and Gina (Tisha Campbell) plan a romantic getaway to recharge their relationship. However, their idyllic weekend quickly turns into a series of comical mishaps, including lost luggage, a run-in with a wild animal, and an unexpected visit from their friends. Martin's physical comedy and witty one-liners make this episode a laugh riot.
Martin's alter ego, Sheneneh Jenkins, was a fan-favorite character. In this memorable episode, Sheneneh competes in a beauty pageant, and Martin becomes her talent coach. The hilarious moments come thick and fast, as Martin tries to transform Sheneneh into a graceful contestant, resulting in uproarious slapstick comedy.
"The Halloween Episode"
As Halloween approaches, Martin and his friends decide to spend the night in a haunted house. The episode is filled with spooky shenanigans and outrageous costumes. From Martin's outrageous fear of ghosts to hilarious encounters with supernatural occurrences, this episode is a perfect blend of comedy and holiday-themed antics.
"The Ugly Baby"
In this side-splitting episode, Martin and Gina babysit a friend's baby, only to discover that the infant is not the most adorable child they've ever seen. The comedic brilliance of Martin Lawrence shines as he tries to come to terms with the baby's unusual looks, resulting in uproarious physical comedy and unforgettable one-liners.
"Goin' for Mine"
Award-winning r&b singer Tyrese Gibson, who was 17 years old at the time, appeareed on Martin with Pam basically auditioning to be a part of her new record label.
Martin is currently streaming on BET+!
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