PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
Spike Lee's vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973.
Delroy Lindo & Isaiah Washington would go on to star together again in Romeo Must Die (2000).
May I PLEASE be excused?
Carolyn Carmichael: No, you may not. You're gonna sit there until you eat every black eyed pea on your plate.
Carolyn Carmichael: And when I come home tonight, I want this kitchen clean.
Clinton: See what you started, Nate? Shoot!
Nate: I HATE Black-eyed peas!
Carolyn Carmichael: Yeah, that's right...
In the beginning of the movie, Troy is playing stick ball wearing moccasin shoes, in the next scene, she is still wearing the moccasin shoes.
The closing credits play over old footage of several episodes of "Soul Train".
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