Martin followers are getting their prayers answered. After years of rumors of a reboot, the unique solid is reuniting. As an alternative of an precise revised collection, the beloved gang is coming again for a particular reunion episode. Per an official press launch, the 90-minute particular, which can premiere on BET+, takes followers again to the enduring Martin front room set and reunites the unique solid – Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell, Tichina Arnold, and Carl Anthony Payne II – for a as soon as in a lifetime celebration of the present’s 5 season-long historical past. Hosted by comic Affion Crockett, the solid will look again on the present’s most hilarious moments, revisit the enduring characters Martin made well-known and pay an emotional tribute to the late, nice Tommy Ford. Ford died on the age of 52 from a ruptured belly aneurysm in 2016. He starred as Martin’s finest good friend.
The particular will even characteristic musical performances and drop-ins by celeb tremendous followers, giving them the reunion of types followers have been ready for. Who will take part within the musical picks shouldn’t be but public, however Martin followers are conversant in a few of the present’s high-profile company similar to Jodeci, Keith Washington, Brian McKnight, Babyface, and the late Infamous B.I.G.
Martin aired on FOX from 1992 to 1997 and starred Martin Lawrence as Martin Payne, a Detroit DJ for WZUP radio (and later host of a TV present), alongside together with his girlfriend Gina (Tisha Campbell) and their pals Pam (Tichina Arnold), Cole (Carl Anthony Payne), and Tommy (Thomas Mikal Ford). It grew to become one of many highest-rated and beloved sitcoms of the 90s. Reruns nonetheless air on cable networks immediately. All 5 seasons at the moment are streaming on BET+ and HBO Max.
The present got here to an abrupt finish, regardless of the excessive scores, amid battle between Lawrence and Campbell. Campbell accused her on-screen love curiosity of sexual harassment. In consequence, the 2 couldn’t be featured in scenes collectively. The present concluded with their characters transferring to LA for profession alternatives. Campbell and Lawrence have since made amends.