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Running from September 1990 to May 1996, The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air is one of televisions most legendary shows. Loved by people of all ages and generations, the show continues to grow its fan base today, through syndication.

Check out to these facts about The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air.


42. Timing Is Everything

Will Smith was saved from bankruptcy by the show. The IRS forcefully took 70% of his salary during the first 3 seasons. Pay your taxes, folks.

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41. The Ol’ Switcheroo

The location of the house shown in the intro and throughout the series is actually in Brentwood, California. Can’t lie, the Fresh Prince Of Brentwood doesn’t have quite the same ring…

40. Trophies

Will received 2 Golden Globe nominations for his role in Fresh Prince.

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39. It’s Over

At the request of Smith himself, the show ended in 1996, after 6 seasons.

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38. Love Of My Life

Will met his future wife, Jada Pinkett, during an audition she had for one of his on-screen girlfriends. She didn’t get the role. She definitely won in the end.

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37. You Get A Room, And You Get A Room!

Will gifted the entire cast new dressing rooms during filming in 1995.

36. I Guess That Works

The butler, Geoffrey’s last name in the show was actually Butler. Why they had to play him like that?

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