One of the vital beloved sitcoms of all time needs to be The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air, which ran for six seasons from 1990 – 1996, featured the theme song so catchy that followers nowadays can nonetheless sing it begin to end, and launched the world to the epic dance known as “The Carlton.” The present was additionally Will Smith’s massive break into appearing, and it stands the take a look at of time regardless of all of the 90s trend and expertise. Because it seems, nonetheless, Will Smith cannot deliver himself to look at previous episodes of Contemporary Prince. Smith had this to say about rewatching The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air:
It was my very first function, and I used to be very, very centered on being profitable, so I discovered the entire script and everybody else’s strains. Should you watch the primary 4 or 5 episodes, you possibly can see I am mouthing different folks’s strains. It is horrible and I can not bear to look at it.
Will Smith was solely 21-years-old when The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air premiered on NBC in September of 1990. Though he was already a profitable rapper, the present was a really massive deal. In any case, your entire premise revolved round him, and the character was even named Will Smith. The present was going to both succeed or fail largely primarily based on his efficiency, and that needed to be plenty of stress for him. For as goofy as his alter ego was on the present, Smith clearly took the present very significantly. In any case, it could not have been straightforward to study the strains of all of the characters on a present with a fairly sizable ensemble. Nonetheless, if he was visibly mouthing the strains of the opposite actors, it is comprehensible that he does not need to rewatch all these years later.
The previous Contemporary Prince star revealed his disinclination to rewatch the present throughout a taping of The Graham Norton Present (by way of ET Online), and it seems like he is prepared to go away the present up to now. Though loads of followers would fortunately tune in for a Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air revival starring Will Smith — maybe in an Uncle Phil-esque role — we should not maintain our breath. Smith weighed in on the idea of coming again for extra Contemporary Prince final 12 months, and he did not mince any phrases, saying that the one time it will occur could be “fairly near when hell freezes over” and it will be greatest in the event that they “go away that one alone.”
Hopefully we will a minimum of rely on some more cast reunions within the coming years, though there’ll in all probability at all times be one notable absence. The actress who performed Aunt Viv in the beginning of the present has been open about her dissatisfaction with how she was handled on the present, and I do not see her working with Will Smith once more any time quickly. Solely time will inform.