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Now this is a story all about how

Your life got flipped-turned upside down

And we’d like to take a minute

Just sit right there

To tell you how they got back together the fam of Bel-Air

In west-ish Hawaii (probably hey)

On the deck by the shore they spent most of their day

Chillin’ out maxin’ relaxin’ all cool

And all shooting shit outside of the pool

When a couple of guys who were up to all good

Started making rumours in the neighbourhood

Y’all got in one little TV show and it no longer airs

We said “Y’all need to do a reunion of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Or, to put it another way, the cast of ‘Fresh Prince’ got together for a reunion pic, and WE NEED A REVIVAL RIGHT THE HELL NOW.

Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family. Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete.

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Alfonso Ribeiro
(Carlton) posted the reunion pic with fellow ex-castmates / family members Tatyana Ali (Ashley), Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Will Smith (c’mon), Daphne Etta Maxwell (Vivian) and Joseph Marcell (Geoffrey), fuelling reboot rumours like you wouldn’t believe.


“Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family,”
he wrote. “Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete.”

Avery – who played beloved soul Uncle Phil – sadly died in 2013 as a result of complications from heart surgery.

Ali reposted the photo with the caption: “A wonderful afternoon with family. We miss you James

RELAXIN’ ALL COOL: The ‘Fresh Prince’ Cast Reunited & We Need A Reboot

Since a photo of Will Smith looking like he was legit becoming Uncle Phil emerged (despite the fact that the two are actors playing family and not at all related), speculation has been rife about what a possible reboot could look like.

This thread by director and writer Xaier Burgin is quality nostalgic TV gold.

MAKE. IT. HAPPEN.

Netflix, we’re looking at you.


Photo: Fresh Prince.