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You Take the Kids is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from December 1990 to January 1991. The series stars Nell Carter, who also performed the theme song "Nobody's Got It Easy". You Take the Kids, which was perceived as being the black answer to Roseanne due to its portrayal of a working-class African-American family, featured Carter as a crass, no-nonsense mother and wife.

  1. Paul Haggis


Series Cast

  1. Yasiin Bey

    Yasiin Bey

    Raymond Kirkland

    6 Episodes

  2. Roger E. Mosley

    Roger E. Mosley

    Michael Kirkland

    6 Episodes

  3. Nell Carter

    Nell Kirkland

    6 Episodes

  4. Trent Cameron

    Nate Kirkland

    6 Episodes

  5. Caryn Ward

    Caryn Ward

    Lorette Kirkland

    6 Episodes

  6. Marlon Taylor

    Peter Kirkland

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1990 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of You Take the Kids premiered on December 15, 1990.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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