My Brother and Me is an American sitcom, created by Ilunga Adell and Calvin Brown Jr., that originally aired on Nickelodeon. My Brother and Me is about the Parkers, a family living in the west side of Charlotte, North Carolina.

My Brother and Me
Created by
Written by
  • Ilunga Adell
  • Demetrius A. Bady
  • Bootsie
  • Calvin Brown, Jr.
  • Donelle Q. Buck
  • Bobby Crawford
  • Merrie Dudley
  • Angella Harris
  • Fred Johnson
  • J. Stanford Parker
Directed by
  • Arthur Reggie III
  • Ralph Woolfolk IV
  • Jimmy Lee Newman, Jr.
  • Aisling Sistrunk
  • Karen E. Fraction
  • Jim R. Coleman
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13
Executive producers
  • Calvin Brown, Jr.
  • Ilunga Adell
  • Bonnie Burns
Production locationsNickelodeon Studios, Orlando, Florida
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time24 minutes
Production companyBurns & Burns
Original release
ReleaseOctober 15, 1994 (1994-10-15) –
January 15, 1995 (1995-01-15)

It premiered on October 15, 1994, and ended on January 15, 1995, with a total of 13 episodes over the course of one season. In June 2014, Nickelodeon released My Brother & Me: The Complete Series as a two-disc manufacture on demand (MOD) release through Amazon in region 1. Production on the series wrapped in August 1994.




  • Arthur Reggie III as Alfred "Alfie" Parker
  • Ralph Woolfolk IV as Derek "Dee-Dee" Parker
  • Jimmy Lee Newman, Jr. as Milton "Goo" Berry
  • Aisling Sistrunk as Melanie Parker
  • Karen E. Fraction as Jennifer Parker
  • Jim R. Coleman as Roger Parker


  • Stefan J. Wernli as Donnell Wilburn
  • Amanda Seales as Deonne Wilburn
  • Christopher Guerriero as Milton Garcia
  • Keith "Bubba" Naylor as Harry White
  • Kym Whitley as Mrs. Pickney
  • Willie Brunson as Moo Berry
  • Florence Anthony as Aunt Helen
  • Vanessa Baden as Janie
  • Avis Marie Barnes as Mrs. Wilburn


No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
1"Nobody's Baby"Arlando SmithDonnelle BuckOctober 15, 1994 (1994-10-15)105
2"Partners"Adam WeissmanDonnelle BuckOctober 23, 1994 (1994-10-23)101
3"Dance"Adam WeissmanIlunga AdellOctober 30, 1994 (1994-10-30)102
4"A Stranger Among Us"Susan DansbyFred JohnsonNovember 6, 1994 (1994-11-06)103
5"The Bully"Arlando SmithFred JohnsonNovember 13, 1994 (1994-11-13)106
6"The Candy Sale"Arlando SmithDemetrius A. Bady & Calvin Brown, Jr.November 20, 1994 (1994-11-20)107
7"Hit the Open Man"Arlando SmithJ. Stanford ParkerDecember 4, 1994 (1994-12-04)108
8"Real Men Don't Wear Tights"Arlando SmithBobby Crawford & Fred JohnsonDecember 11, 1994 (1994-12-11)109
9"The Surprise"Arlando SmithIlunga Adell & Angela HarrisDecember 18, 1994 (1994-12-18)110
10"The Quest for Kendall's Autograph"Arlando SmithCalvin Brown Jr.December 31, 1994 (1994-12-31)104
11"Sensitive Goo"Adam WeissmanDonnelle Buck & Merrie DudleyJanuary 1, 1995 (1995-01-01)111
12"The Joke's On You"Adam WeissmanDemetrius A. Bady & Calvin Brown, Jr.January 8, 1995 (1995-01-08)112
13"The Hair Cut"Adam WeissmanIlunga Adell & Calvin Brown, Jr.January 15, 1995 (1995-01-15)113



The show was Nickelodeon's first series featuring a predominantly black cast and ran for 13 episodes. In a 2007 interview, Ralph Woolfolk IV, who played Dee Dee, stated that the show was canceled due to disagreements between the producers and creators of the show; the two parties had different visions for the show, which caused a major fallout.[1]

Home media


"My Brother and Me: The Complete Series" was released on June 23, 2014, exclusively on This release contains two discs. It is published on demand onto DVD-Rs.[2] All My Brother and Me episodes can be found on iTunes.

Awards and nominations


In 1996 and 1997, My Brother and Me was nominated for the NAACP Image Award (Outstanding Youth or Children's Series/Special).


  1. ^ My Brother and Me Actor Attends Morehouse: Tells What Happened To Show Archived January 22, 2009, at the Wayback Machine in the "CAU Panther Student newspaper" Nov. 2007
  2. ^ "My Brother and Me: The Complete Series". Amazon. 23 June 2014.