Jimmy Akingbola

TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×10, “Where To”

As a television series, Bel-Air has always centered around black upper-class excellence and who gets left behind because of it. This theme is profoundly true for the show’s season finale, “...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×9, “Can’t Knock The Hustle”

Familiarity breeds contempt. This is the best way to summarize the latest episode of Bel-Air. Will decides whether or not he wants to know his father. Carlton has yet another breakdown while performin...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×8, “No One Wins When The Family Feuds”

I have no problems with “No One Wins When The Family Feuds.” This episode of Bel-Air highlights the long-awaited confrontation between Aunt Vivian and her sister Viola. The setting for the...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×7, “Payback’s a B*tch”

“Payback’s A B*tch” found Carlton learning just how much Black people of his generation suffer from racial profiling. The theme this week centered around identity. Will and Lisa cont...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×6, “The Strength to Smile”

“The Strength to Smile” is one of the better episodes of Bel-Air so far. My enjoyment from this episode comes from seeing Will’s self-destruct mode. He has lost his best friend Trey ...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×5, “PA to LA”

“PA to LA” focused on the idea that Will is stuck between two worlds. One world is the time he is currently spending in Bel Air, and the other one is his home in Philadelphia. Further conf...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×4, “Canvas”

“Canvas” has multiple meanings in this episode. It can mean going around your community to see whether or not they would be interested in voting in the upcoming election. Canvas also refer...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×3, “Yamacraw”

“Don’t f*ck with a Black mom” is what I thought the stand-out moment from the “Yamacraw” would be. As it turns out, this show had a lot more to say about various aspects ...

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TV Review: Bel-Air, 1×2, “Keep Ya Head Up”

Bel-Air continues to be one of the bright spots on Peacock. “Keep Ya Head Up” focuses on how Will continues to adjust to living in California away from his surroundings in West Philadelphi...

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