Genre: Family | Comedy
Casts: Shelby Simmons, Michael Jr, Karen AbercrombJim Reynolds; Cedric the Entertainer; Eric C. Rhone; Aaron Kaplan; Wendi Trilling; Dana Honor;
Released Date (Streaming): Oct 1, 2018
Storyline: THE NEIGHBORHOOD tells the story of two families: the Butlers and the Johnsons. Dave Johnson, his wife, Gemma, and their young son, Grover, have just moved from the Midwest to Los Angeles to their modest new home in a predominantly black neighborhood. Calvin Butler, his wife, Tina (Tichina Arnold), and their adult sons, Malcolm (Sheaun McKinney) and Marty (Marcel Spears), live next door. Where Dave is all aw-shucks Midwestern positivity and openness, Calvin is closed-minded and unwelcoming. Will the two families ever get along?
Thumbs up: Aside from the comedy, The Neighborhood is real about some issues especially the ones affecting the black community.
Thumbs down: They can lose the plot in some episodes as they try too much to drive lessons from real-life problems.
All in all, if you need a good laugh, The Neighborhood is one of your go-to laughs with your family and friends.