The PJs

The PJs

1999 - 2001, Animation
Animated series looks at life in a big-city housing project.

Episode Guide

  • The PJs - Clip Show (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Clip Show

    Highlights from previous episodes are presented.

  • The PJs - Red Man's Burden (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Red Man's Burden

    Jimmy discovers his American Indian heritage and takes advantage of it.

  • The PJs - A Race to His Credit (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    A Race to His Credit

    Thurgood sells his body for money to pay his credit-card bills.

  • The PJs - Let's Get Ready to Rumba (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Let's Get Ready to Rumba

    Thurgood hopes to surprise Muriel with his new dance moves but ends up with the "dirty dancing" Mrs. Avery.

  • The PJs - Survival: In tha Hood (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Survival: In tha Hood

    Thurgood's tribe competes against Muriel's tribe in a "Survivor" spoof.

  • The PJs - Miracle Cleaner on 134th Street (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Miracle Cleaner on 134th Street

    A conglomerate buys Thurgood's miracle cleaner and adjusts the formula.

  • The PJs - It Takes a Thurgood (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    It Takes a Thurgood

    Thurgood fears his job is at risk when he discovers a homeless teenager living in the boiler room.

  • The PJs - Cruising for a Bluesing (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Cruising for a Bluesing

    Thurgood reunites his band for a last show, but the car runs out of gas on the way to the venue.

  • The PJs - National Buffoon's European Vacation (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    National Buffoon's European Vacation

    Thurgood takes credit for the gifts bestowed on Muriel by a secret admirer. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Michele Morgan and Loretta Devine.

  • The PJs - Smoke Gets in Your High-Rise (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Smoke Gets in Your High-Rise

    Thurgood makes a deal to place a cigarette advertisement on the side of the Hilton-Jacobs building in exchange for free air-conditioning.

  • The PJs - Scarthroat (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    The gang experiences power outage and food shortage on New Year's Eve.

  • The PJs - Boyz Under the Hood (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Boyz Under the Hood

    Calvin is jealous when the guys turn to Juicy for automobile expertise.

  • The PJs - Parole Officer and a Gentleman (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Parole Officer and a Gentleman

    Thurgood purposely goes to jail in order to get medical attention.

  • The PJs - The Last Affirmative Action Hero (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    The Last Affirmative Action Hero

    Thurgood becomes a technical adviser on the set of a Jackie Chan movie.

  • The PJs - Cliffhangin' With Mr. Super (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Cliffhangin' With Mr. Super

    Thurgood and Bebe wake up in the same bed together after a night of hard drinking. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales, Michele Morgan and Jenifer Lewis.

  • The PJs - Robbin' HUD (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Robbin' HUD

    When Thurgood and the tenants break into HUD to steal a water filter, they also find plushy toilet paper.

  • The PJs - The Jeffersons (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Jeffersons

    Thurgood claims kinship with Sally Hemings and President Thomas Jefferson. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois and Crystal Scales.

  • The PJs - What's Eating Juicy Hudson? (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    What's Eating Juicy Hudson?

    Juicy rebels and stops running all of his parents' errands.

  • The PJs - Ghetto Superstars (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Ghetto Superstars

    Thurgood becomes a rap star manager; guest Snoop Dogg.

  • The PJs - Fear of a Black Rat (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Fear of a Black Rat

    Thurgood goes up against Don King in the local rat fights.

  • The PJs - Who Da Boss (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Who Da Boss

    Muriel unintentionally becomes Thurgood's boss.

  • The PJs - Let's Get Ready to Crumble (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Let's Get Ready to Crumble

    Thurgood divulges that he was once a professional wrestler with a grudge against wrestler Deke "The Physique" Van Owen.

  • The PJs - Weave's Have a Dream (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Weave's Have a Dream

    Muriel and Bebe start a hair salon.

  • The PJs - Smokey the Squatter (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Smokey the Squatter

    Thurgood lets Smokey stay in a spare apartment.

  • The PJs - Haiti and the Tramp (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Haiti and the Tramp

    Walter and Haiti Lady fall in love.

  • The PJs - The HJs (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The HJs

    Thurgood reopens the radio station.

  • The PJs - The Preacher's Wife (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Preacher's Wife

    An electrical shock scares Thurgood into becoming a preacher.

  • The PJs - The Postman's Always Shot Twice (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Postman's Always Shot Twice

    Mrs. Avery accidentally shoots the building's postman.

  • The PJs - Home School Daze (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Home School Daze

    Thurgood wants to home-school the children.

  • The PJs - How the Super Stole Christmas (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    How the Super Stole Christmas

    Thurgood takes a job repossessing items from his tenants' apartments in order to buy Muriel a Christmas present.

  • The PJs - Haiti Sings the Blues (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Haiti Sings the Blues

    Haiti Lady's curse on Thurgood flops until she returns to her homeland.

  • The PJs - House Potty (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    House Potty

    Thurgood wants to install space-age toilets.

  • The PJs - U Go Kart (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    U Go Kart

    Juicy and Calvin build a kart with Thurgood's help.

  • The PJs - Operation Gumbo Drop (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Operation Gumbo Drop

    Thurgood uses dirty tricks to win a barbecue grill in a contest.

  • The PJs - Boyz 'N the Woods (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Boyz 'N the Woods

    Too broke for summer camp, Thurgood takes the boys camping with Sanchez and Walter.

  • The PJs - He's Gotta Have It (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    He's Gotta Have It

    A prescription drug to stabilize blood pressure increases Thurgood's libido.

  • The PJs - A Hero Ain't Nothing but a Super (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    A Hero Ain't Nothing but a Super

    Thurgood takes credit when Muriel catches a burglar in the project.

  • The PJs - Bougie Nights (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Bougie Nights

    Muriel leaves Thurgood when he moves to the building's hidden penthouse.

  • The PJs - Rich Man, Porn Man (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Rich Man, Porn Man

    Thurgood wants to save the local movie theater from destruction.

  • The PJs - Journal Fever (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Journal Fever

    Thurgood tends flu-stricken Muriel.

  • The PJs - The Door (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Door

    Thurgood lobbies HUD for a new door for the building.

  • The PJs - Bones, Bugs and Harmony (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Bones, Bugs and Harmony

    Thurgood assumes the worst when he finds Mrs. Avery eating dog food.

  • The PJs - Hangin' With Mr. Super (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Hangin' With Mr. Super

    Thurgood catches truant Calvin and puts him to work.

  • The PJs - The PJs Christmas Special (Special)

    The PJs Christmas Special

    Repo man Thurgood reclaims residents' gifts to buy Muriel an extravagant present.