''"Wuzup, Wuzup, WUZUUUP!!"''Martin is a sitcom that aired on FOX during The Nineties, starring Martin Lawrence as Martin Payne, a Detroit disc jockey (later TV talk show host) and his various misadventures with his girlfriend (later wife) Gina (Tisha Campbell), homeboys Tommy (Thomas Mikal Ford) and Cole (Carl Anthony Payne II), and Gina's friend Pam (Tichina Arnold). For about four seasons or so, it was one of FOX's most popular shows.And then it was discovered that Lawrence was abusing drugs. Even worse, Campbell sued him for sexual harassment. At that point, she refused to be in the same room as him, even when filming. Needless to say, the writers had a difficult time writing around this (they basically had the couple interact by yelling from different rooms or talking on the phone with a split screen).These events did not bode well for the series. In fact, they spelled the end of the series in just one season. Still, reruns air on syndication all over the U.S., and the show is still popular even today among certain crowds. It should be noted that the series did conclude with Martin and Gina moving to Los Angeles.Not, EVER to be confused with the cult vampire film, Martin, by George Romero.
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