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Soul Food 

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Series (2000–2004)
The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Rockmond Dunbar ...  Kenny Chadway 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Darrin Dewitt Henson ...  Lem Van Adams 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Aaron Meeks Aaron Meeks ...  Ahmad Chadway 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Nicole Ari Parker ...  Teri Joseph 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Malinda Williams ...  Tracy 'Bird' Van Adams 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Vanessa Williams ...  Maxine Chadway 74 episodes, 2000-2004
Boris Kodjoe ...  Damon Carter 57 episodes, 2000-2004
Taylor Love ...  Kelly Chadway 34 episodes, 2001-2004
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The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois.

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Reality with a bite. See more »

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Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Пища для души See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Malinda Williams who played Bird Van Adams in the tv show. Was once married to Mekhi Phifer who played Lem Van Adams in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Mama Joe: A strong family can overcome anything. They just have to love each other.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Halle Berry/Britney Spears (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet November
Written by S. Jordan and T. Turpin
Performed by Montell Jordan, Case, R.L., Jazz, and Musiq
Courtesy of J Records
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It's a great show
6 October 2002 | by RashaMc82See all my reviews

At first I didn't think the show could measure up to the movie...but then it grew on me. I think that it's a great show...with a terrific cast. It really depicts African Americans in a positive and realistic way. I doubt their purpose was to be EXACTLY like the movie. I think that would have been their downfall.


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