If you’re over the age of 25, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is most likely embedded in the fabric of your childhood. Carlton one of the most lovable losers in TV history, Uncle Phil was the perfect mix of physically imposing, yet insightful father-figures in pop culture at the time, Jeffrey’s snarky, dry-humored role often shed light on the dysfunction in the household, and Ashley was my childhood crush for like 18 years.
But no character was more charismatic and wide-ranging than Will Smith. Not only was the dude downright hilarious and cool as shit, he was able to emotionally depict real life issues in a real life manner. Will’s time playing himself on Fresh Prince catapulted him into becoming one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood today.
The clips in the above video show some of the most memorable clips on Fresh Prince and Will’s ability to connect with the audience on a countless levels.