WorldCat Identities

Witherspoon, John 1942-

Overview
Works: 76 works in 160 publications in 2 languages and 4,625 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Television comedies  Animated television programs  Television adaptations  Television series  Television programs  Chase films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Witherspoon
Friday( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a typical day in South Central Los Angeles two buddies need to settle a $200 debt, but in their efforts to come up with the money they encounter the distractions and obstacles of family, friends, and neighbors
Little man( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small baby-faced criminal pretends to be an infant to hide from the police, and is found by a couple eager to become parents who take him into their home
Friday after next by Marcus Raboy( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craig and Day-Day have finally gotten jobs as mall security guards and have moved into their own crib. When a fake Santa robs their rundown apartment on Christmas Eve, the two embark on an adventure to track down the bandit and retrieve their stolen loot
The Boondocks( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comical adventures of an African American family living in suburbia
Next Friday by Steven Carr( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The suburbs make the 'hood look good, as Craig stays with an uncle to escape a vengeful Debo. Includes a soundtrack featuring Ice Cube, Lil' Zane, Wyclef Jean and the NWA reunion
The boondocks( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comical adventures of an African American family living in suburbia
The boondocks( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his new album tanks, Thugnificent is faced with the horror of getting a real job, and Ruckus finds his musical soulmate in famed racist country-western singer Jimmy Rebel. After a checkup, Granddad meets a young black woman who asks him out on a date, but the only person who can spoil Granddad's new romance is Granddad, and more
The Boondocks( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final season of the Boondocks finds Granddad, Huey and Riley neck deep in all kinds of new trouble as money woes lead to desperate measures. From breaking bad in an RV chem-lab to senior citizen street fights, times have never been wilder in the sleepy suburbs of Woodcrest
The Richard Pryor show by Richard Pryor( Visual )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most talked-about comedy shows ever, this hilarious collection of classic laughs became a legend during its showings on NBC
The Richard Pryor show( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only four episodes of Richard Pryor's short-lived television show from 1977, plus additional outtakes and footage that network censors would not allow to appear on television
Black Jesus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Jesus, the comedy that follows Jesus in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers
The Wayans Bros( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers share an apartment in Harlem. Shawn plays an APS deliveryman and is nurturing a romance while Marlon is a free spirit with a wild idea to match every strand of his frayed 'do
Bebe's kids( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin and Jamika's first date is at an amusement park, but Jamika brings along four kids
Ride( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A busload of wanna-be rappers from Harlem have 24 hours to make it to Miami
Killer tomatoes strike back!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police assistant Boyle has to investigate cases nobody else wants to deal with. His latest case is about rumored cases of evil tomatoes attacking people. Together with "tomatologist" Kennedi Johnson, he tries to find the truth
Talkin' dirty after dark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suave comedian will do anything to get a late-night spot at Duke's comedy club
Friday : director's cut( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craig and Smokey must come up with $200 they owe a local bully or there won't be a Saturday
John Witherspoon by John Witherspoon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely known for his unforgettable role in the Friday franchise, Witherspoon takes to the stage for yet another outrageous performance - showing why he's earned the reputation as one of America's very best, and longest standing, comedians
The Wayans Bros( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The show is about two brothers with little more in common than their family name, the one-bedroom brownstone they share in NYC and an innate ability to disagree. Paula Jai Parker (Hustle & Flow) stars this season as Monique, who works at a card shop in the same building where Pops' diner and Shawn's newly acquired newsstand are located
The Boondocks : the complete uncensored series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow a 10-year-old urban revolutionary, Huey, and his hip-hop obsessed little brother, Riley, as they move to the suburbs with their unwise old granddad, Robert Freeman. In this quiet neighborhood, the laughs, pop culture and pretensions, from Martin Luther King to Chicken flu, from Santa Claus to bullying, no taboo is left untouched. Includes a compilation CD "The Boondocks: Music from the Animated Series."
 
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Alternative Names
John Witherspoon acteur américain

John Witherspoon Amerikaans acteur

John Witherspoon amerikansk skådespelare

John Witherspoon amerikansk skodespelar

John Witherspoon amerikansk skuespiller

John Witherspoon attore statunitense

John Witherspoon US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Witherspoon, 'Detroit' John 1942-

Witherspoon, Johnny 1942-

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Languages
English (101)

Spanish (1)