City Guys

City Guys

1997 - 2001, Kids
A street-smart Harlem teen and an uptown preppy bond in school.

Episode Guide

  • City Guys - Al's in Toyland (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    Al's in Toyland

    Al lands an advertising job where he tries to come up with nonviolent approaches to promoting a toy gun.

  • City Guys - And Then There Were None (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    And Then There Were None

    The gang spends their last day together at the diner reliving old times before going off to college.

  • City Guys - Good-Byyyeee Manny High (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Good-Byyyeee Manny High

    El-Train may not be able to graduate with the rest of the gang from Manny High.

  • City Guys - Prom-lems (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:


    Chris prepares to give Cassidy a ring at the school Prom, but his gestures are misinterpreted.

  • City Guys - Video Killed the Radio Stars (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Video Killed the Radio Stars

    The new Manny High TV department takes listeners away from the Noontime Getdown, so Chris and Jamal set out to sabotage the production.

  • City Guys - Anchors Away (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Anchors Away

    Dawn realizes that things don't always stay the same when the gang finds out Noble is retiring.

  • City Guys - Almost Fatal (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Almost Fatal

    After a near fatal accident, Jamal, Chris and El-Train go through some life changes.

  • City Guys - Model Behavior (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Model Behavior

    Jamal's girlfriend starts modeling and is a big hit with the guys around school.

  • City Guys - Why Y'all Clippin'? (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Why Y'all Clippin'?

    Noble confronts the gang about the rift they're having with Jamal and Chris.

  • City Guys - Prose and Cons (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Prose and Cons

    El-Train discovers new-found fame when he starts doing freestyle poetry at a local cafe.

  • City Guys - Mock the Vote (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Mock the Vote

    With their radio show, Jamal and Chris convince most of Manny High that the school election is pointless.

  • City Guys - An S.A.T. Carol (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    An S.A.T. Carol

    El-Train decides not to take the SATs after his fear and anxiety overwhelm him.

  • City Guys - Basket Case (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Basket Case

    Although rivals on the Pop-A-Shot machine, El-Train and Kianna begin dating; Kianna wins a contest fund-raiser.

  • City Guys - Weight on Jamal (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Weight on Jamal

    Nervous about a baseball scholarship, Jamal is caught trying to buy steroids.

  • City Guys - Brother From Another Mother (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Brother From Another Mother

    El-Train's single mother and Jamal's widowed father begin dating.

  • City Guys - Cassidy Couch (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Cassidy Couch

    A prominent Broadway director is hitting on the lead actresses in the play.

  • City Guys - Rosie O'Diner (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Rosie O'Diner

    Rosie makes many mistakes while waitressing at the diner, and Jamal has to fire her.

  • City Guys - Dawn Don't Know Jack (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Dawn Don't Know Jack

    Dawn meets Chris' old prep school buddy, Jack, and they start dating.

  • City Guys - Skips, Lies and Radiotapes (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Skips, Lies and Radiotapes

    Jamal and Chris skip out on a charity radio show to participate in Senior Ditch Day.

  • City Guys - Just for the Record (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Just for the Record

    Al and El-Train get internships at a record company; Dawn and Cassidy are assigned to be Miss Noble's assistant principals.

  • City Guys - Dances With Malcolm (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Dances With Malcolm

    Jamal ditches Chris as his dance partner in favor of his more talented nemesis for a summer tour audition.

  • City Guys - Red Dawn (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Red Dawn

    Dawn has trouble accepting that Al has started dating a new girl so soon after their breakup.

  • City Guys - Papa, Please (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Papa, Please

    Dawn and Al try to help Ms. Noble give up smoking, and Chris meets Cassidy's father.

  • City Guys - Chicken Run (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Chicken Run

    Jamal's attempt to recover from being called a chicken backfires after he gets in over his head and Chris gets stabbed trying to help him.

  • City Guys - E-Breakup (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:


    The guy Dawn talked with on the Internet turns out to be El-Train.

  • City Guys - This Old Nerd (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    This Old Nerd

    Jamal's attempt to transform an old friend from nerd to "cool" backfires when his chum develops an ego.

  • City Guys - Blast From the Past (Season 4 Episode 26)
    Season 4 Episode 26:

    Blast From the Past

    An old girlfriend of Chris' shows up and she and Cassidy hit it off, but Cassidy becomes jealous and thinks Chris is cheating on her.

  • City Guys - Pier Pressure (Season 4 Episode 25)
    Season 4 Episode 25:

    Pier Pressure

    During a holiday weekend, Chris, Cassidy, Dawn and Al (Scott Whyte, Marissa Dyan, Caitlin Mowrey and Dion Basco) run out of gas while yachting.

  • City Guys - El-Brain (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:


    El-Train tries to prove that he's not dumb during a science fair; Dawn worries about her ho-hum relationship with Al.

  • City Guys - Wager Money Go (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Wager Money Go

    Jamal develops a gambling problem; Cassidy and Dawn use Ms. Noble as the subject of their video project.

  • City Guys - Dating Games (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Dating Games

    Cassidy lands a date to the Valentine Dance; Jamal and the others participate in Ms. Noble's meditation class.

  • City Guys - Compromising Principal (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Compromising Principal

    The school turns chaotic when Ms. Noble (Marcella Lowery) loosens the reins to win a popularity contest.

  • City Guys - Unhappy Hour (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Unhappy Hour

    The gang drinks tequila at Cassidy's (Marissa Dyan) house when her parents are out of town. With Wesley Jonathan, Caitlin Mowrey and Scott Whyte. Kiki Melendez guest stars as herself.

  • City Guys - Get to Preppin' (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Get to Preppin'

    Chris' father (guest star Mark Sivertsen) uses his influence to get Chris (Scott Whyte) back in prep school after he fails a midterm.

  • City Guys - Who da Man? (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Who da Man?

    Al's macho reputation is jeopardized when the newspaper reports that Dawn saved him in a subway fight.

  • City Guys - Subway Confessions (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Subway Confessions

    The gang tries to convince Ms. Noble (Marcella Lowery) that wacky subway happenings made them late for class.

  • City Guys - Jamal X (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Jamal X

    Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) realizes that he can be proud of who he is without having to exclude those he cares for.

  • City Guys - Frisky Business (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Frisky Business

    Students object to the new security system installed at Manny High by going on strike. With Caitlin Mowrey, Marissa Dyan and Dion Basco.

  • City Guys - Shock Treatment (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Shock Treatment

    Chris and Jamal are given the chance to fill in for a shock jock who can't make it to the school for his live broadcast.

  • City Guys - Living in America (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Living in America

    The kids at Manny High are involved with pen pals in Japan. With Marcella Lowery and Steven Daniel.

  • City Guys - Making Up Is Hard to Do (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Making Up Is Hard to Do

    Al is jealous when Dawn plans a dance with a new boy in school from California.

  • City Guys - Havoc (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:


    Chris leaves the Jazz Posse hanging when he quits to join a rock band.

  • City Guys - Keep On the Download (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Keep On the Download

    A rivalry with deejays from another school proves costly when various pranks go awry. With Scott Whyte and Caitlin Mowrey.

  • City Guys - Meet Mr. History (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Meet Mr. History

    Chris and Jamal (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan) create an imaginary person to interview for a school assignment.

  • City Guys - Kodak Moment (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Kodak Moment

    Chris thinks about getting revenge against a real-life princess he likes when he sees her kissing someone else.

  • City Guys - Mo' Money, Mo' Problems (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Mo' Money, Mo' Problems

    El-Train, Al and Chris (Steven Daniel, Dion Basco, Scott Whyte) go into business using one of El-Train's inventions.

  • City Guys - Students of the Bride (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Students of the Bride

    Ms. Noble (Marcella Lowery) calls off her wedding after Billy's bachelor party pushes her over the edge.

  • City Guys - The Third Wheel (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    The Third Wheel

    El-Train foils Dawn and Al's attempts to spend time alone together.

  • City Guys - Presumed Innocent (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Presumed Innocent

    Jamal has trouble with a gang member and they decide to settle their differences in student court.

  • City Guys - Cheat Happens (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Cheat Happens

    The whole class has to retake a chemistry final after Jamal and Chris lose their cheat sheet.

  • City Guys - The Users (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Users

    Chris and Jamal befriend a fellow student to help them do well in class.

  • City Guys - Kickin' It (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Kickin' It

    Al believes his status as a star athlete affords him special treatment.

  • City Guys - Mom on the Rocks (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:

    Mom on the Rocks

    Dawn (Caitlin Mowrey) is put in charge of the ballet at school but has difficulty due to her mom's drinking problem.

  • City Guys - Harlem Honey (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Harlem Honey

    Jamal and Chris (Wesley Johnson, Scott Whyte) must find a real woman to meet Jamal's father (guest star Ivory Ocean) after their e-mail prank backfires.

  • City Guys - Fast Times at Manny High (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Fast Times at Manny High

    Dawn arranges an overnight fast on the school roof to raise money for a worthy cause, but the gang sneaks off during the night.

  • City Guys - Party Like It's 1999 (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Party Like It's 1999

    All reminisce about the time they have spent together; clips from past shows.

  • City Guys - Yoko Oh-No (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Yoko Oh-No

    Al looks for sympathy and concert tickets, so he fakes an illness.

  • City Guys - Miracle on 134th & Lexington (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Miracle on 134th & Lexington

    Dawn and Chris (Caitlin Mowrey, Scott Whyte) encounter a youth who needs her dad; Al and Jamal (Dion Basco, Wesley Jonathan) try to make some money.

  • City Guys - El-Train in the Sky With Geena (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    El-Train in the Sky With Geena

    El-Train learns his longtime crush is addicted to drugs when she is suspected of stealing Ms. Nobel's gift money.

  • City Guys - Rollin' With the Homies (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Rollin' With the Homies

    The gang works at a toy store; the guys learn a lesson about people with disabilities. With Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan and Steven Daniel.

  • City Guys - Angels of Harlem (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Angels of Harlem

    Chris and Dawn (Scott Whyte, Caitlin Mowrey) try to prevent a financially strapped church from becoming a shopping mall.

  • City Guys - Get Your Vote On (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Get Your Vote On

    Jamal's (Wesley Jonathan) empty campaign promises don't win him any fans with the student body. With Steven Daniel.

  • City Guys - Funny Business (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Funny Business

    After Chris (Scott Whyte) begins an internship at an architectural firm, his supervisor (guest star Lisa Pepper) makes a pass at him. With Wesley Jonathan and Caitlin Mowrey.

  • City Guys - When Al Met Dawn (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    When Al Met Dawn

    Romance blossoms between Al and Dawn (Dion Basco, Caitlin Mowrey) after they work together on a science project.

  • City Guys - Down & Out in Soho (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Down & Out in Soho

    Dawn (Caitlin Mowrey) becomes disillusioned when an immigrant the gang is helping steals from the group.

  • City Guys - Movin' on Up (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Movin' on Up

    Chris and Jamal try to generate conflict within the group when they all appear on a reality TV program.

  • City Guys - The Marriage Go-Round (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    The Marriage Go-Round

    Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) gets jealous over the amount of time Rayna and Chris (Daphnee Lynn DuPlaix, Scott Whyte) spend together for a school project.

  • City Guys - El-Trainmania IV (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    El-Trainmania IV

    El-Train must choose between his volunteerism or an opportunity to work as a professional wrestler.

  • City Guys - In This Corner (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    In This Corner

    Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) goes against his father's (guest star Ivory Ocean) wishes when he looks to compete in a local boxing tournament.

  • City Guys - Reluctant Hero (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Reluctant Hero

    Jamal stops a mugging while he is supposedly grounded, so Chris takes credit for him and reaps the rewards.

  • City Guys - Ebony & Ivory (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Ebony & Ivory

    Jamal's white girlfriend (guest star Amy Leland) has a father (guest star Ken Hanes) who doesn't want her dating an African-American. With Wesley Jonathan.

  • City Guys - Raise the Roofies (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Raise the Roofies

    Trent (guest star Josh Holland) tries to drug Cassidy (Marissa Dyan) at a party when she refuses his sexual advances; El-Train (Steven Daniel) plays chess.

  • City Guys - The Players (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Players

    After starting out as partners, Jamal and Chris compete to see who can produce the better student film.

  • City Guys - Face the Music (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Face the Music

    El-Train's (Steven Daniel) song is swiped by his musical hero, Slick Willy Bill (guest star Sherman Hemsley).

  • City Guys - Alley Oops (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Alley Oops

    Dawn (Caitlin Mowrey) fakes an injury after she overhears the guys (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan, Dion Basco) talking about dropping her from the bowling team.

  • City Guys - Mr. Baseball (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Mr. Baseball

    After a bad game, Jamal decides to quit the baseball team; Dawn wants to oust a politically incorrect mascot.

  • City Guys - Greece Is the Word (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Greece Is the Word

    A fling comes back to haunt Chris, when a girl he met during summer vacation threatens his new relationship with Cassidy.

  • City Guys - Gift of Friendship (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Gift of Friendship

    Gang plans a holiday food-drive for the needy and learns Al's family needs help.

  • City Guys - Saving Private Johnson (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Saving Private Johnson

    El-Train (Steven Daniel) decides to join the Marines but fails the admissions test, which leads to a discovery.

  • City Guys - Party of Three (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Party of Three

    Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) advises a caller to follow her crush and drop her boyfriend, who turns out to be Al (Dion Basco).

  • City Guys - A Noble Profession (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    A Noble Profession

    Chris and Jamal (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan) carry out a prank against a rival school that results in Ms. Noble's (Marcella Lowery) resignation.

  • City Guys - Over the Speed Limit (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Over the Speed Limit

    Cassidy (Marissa Dyan) turns to weight-loss pills to find the energy to take a role in the school play.

  • City Guys - Big Brothers (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Big Brothers

    Jamal and Chris (Wesley Jonathan, Scott Whyte) find out that being a big brother to little Ernesto (guest star Brandon Baker) can be a real headache.

  • City Guys - A Guy and a Goth (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    A Guy and a Goth

    Chris (Scott Whyte) goes on a date with a caller but is unsure about seeing her because of her clothes.

  • City Guys - Dance Fever (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Dance Fever

    Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) gets Cassidy (Marissa Dyan) to help set up an unofficial dance on the roof with a famous singing group (guest star 98 Degrees).

  • City Guys - Bully, Bully (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Bully, Bully

    El-Train (Steven Daniel) falls back into his old bullying ways until Miss Noble (Marcella Lowery) shows him how far he's come.

  • City Guys - The Divorce (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Divorce

    Chris (Scott Whyte) blames himself when he learns his parents are divorcing, but his friends help him recover.

  • City Guys - Jamal Got His Gun (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Jamal Got His Gun

    Jamal gets robbed and tries to protect himself by carrying a gun, but then accidentally shoots his father.

  • City Guys - The Roommate (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Roommate

    El-Train (Steven Daniel) leaves his mother and moves in with Chris (Scott Whyte), leaving Chris in a tough predicament.

  • City Guys - The Shocked Jock (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Shocked Jock

    At Ms. Noble's (Marcella Lowery) urging, Chris (Scott Whyte) faces the school board to protest closing the radio station.

  • City Guys - Men Behind Bars (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Men Behind Bars

    Having fake IDs lands Chris and Jamal (Chris Whyte, Wesley Jonathan) in jail, and Al and El-Train (Dion Basco, Steven Daniel) also end up in the slammer.

  • City Guys - Old Friends (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Old Friends

    A friend from the neighborhood, Mike (guest star Victor Togunde), puts Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) on the spot when he steals from the school.

  • City Guys - Bye Mom (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Bye Mom

    Principal Noble's (Marcella Lowery) health problems trouble Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) because they remind him of the loss of his mother.

  • City Guys - The College Girl (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The College Girl

    Chris' story about not being in school backfires when the college girl he's dating becomes a student teacher.

  • City Guys - Easy Money (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Easy Money

    Chris and Jamal's foray into football betting goes awry, and they face a school tough looking to collect.

  • City Guys - Future Shock (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Future Shock

    The death of one of Manhattan High's best students (guest star Corey Parker) upsets Jamal (Wesley Jonathan) and the rest of the class.

  • City Guys - The Movie (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Movie

    Jamal and Chris decide to make a movie using the school camera.

  • City Guys - Rock the Vote (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Rock the Vote

    The student council race between Dawn and Cassidy (Caitlin Mowrey, Marissa Dyan) heats up; Chris and Jamal (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan) choose sides.

  • City Guys - Red Ferrari (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Red Ferrari

    Chris and Jamal (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan) take a Ferrari for a ride without asking permission and end up with big trouble.

  • City Guys - The Communication Gap (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Communication Gap

    Jamal decides to try to get Chris and his disinterested father to communicate better with each other.

  • City Guys - The Date (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Date

    Chris and Jamal (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan) compete to "out-date" each other when the first dance of the year is announced.

  • City Guys - The Package (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Package

    Alberto (Dion Basco) unknowingly makes drug deliveries for a dealer (Gregory Norman Cruz) and winds up incriminating Chris and Jamal (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan).

  • City Guys - Knicks Tickets (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Knicks Tickets

    Chris and Jamal (Scott Whyte, Wesley Jonathan) have Dawn (Caitlin Mowrey) videotape a field trip so they can skip school and see a basketball game.

  • City Guys - For the Love of Mother (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    For the Love of Mother

    Jamal's musical abilities inspire Chris' mother to begin a fund drive for a music department at Manhattan High.

  • City Guys - New Kids (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    New Kids

    Two teens, Jamal and Chris (Wesley Jonathan, Scott Whyte), develop a friendship but end up in trouble.