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

    A compilation of clips from "The PJs." Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

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

    Red Man's Burden

    Jimmy cashes in on his American Indian ancestry when he opens a casino in the projects. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois and Michael Paul Chan.

  • 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 off his mounting credit card bills. With the voice of Eddie Murphy.

  • 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 and Muriel's neighbors compete in immunity challenges and face off at tribal council, a la "Survivor.".

  • 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 for his job when he discovers a homeless teenager squatting in the boiler room. With the voice of Eddie Murphy.

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

    Cruising for a Bluesing

    Thurgood and his old band members sing the blues when their car runs out of gas in a bad neighborhood.

  • 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:

    Scarthroat

    A tyrannical Sanchez keeps all the food under lock and key during a power outage on New Year's Eve. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Pepe Serna and Loretta Devine.

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

    Boyz Under the Hood

    Juicy turns out to be a talented mechanic when Thurgood and the guys decide to overhaul a broken-down old car.

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

    Parole Officer and a Gentleman

    Thurgood's toothache drives him to commit a crime so that he can obtain free medical care in jail. Voices of Eddie Murphy and Marc Wilmore.

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

    The Last Affirmative Action Hero

    Thurgood offers up his expertise when Jackie Chan comes to the projects to shoot a movie. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales, Michele Morgan and others.

  • 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?

    When Juicy stops doing errands for his shut-in parents, Papa Hudson hazards a trip into the outside world.

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

    Ghetto Superstars

    Thurgood vows to turn Calvin and Juicy into rap stars. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine and Ja'net DuBois. Guest voice: Snoop Dogg.

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

    Fear of a Black Rat

    Thurgood traps a rat in the building and enters him into the local rat fights run by promoter Don King.

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

    Who Da Boss

    Thurgood must answer to Muriel about the building's shortcomings after she becomes a H.U.D.-appointed supervisor.

  • 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

    When Muriel and her sister Bebe start a hair salon, their competitive spirit degenerates into cattiness.

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

    Smokey the Squatter

    Thurgood plots to get rid of Smokey, who is squatting in one of the building's spare apartments. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois and Shawn Michael Howard.

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

    Haiti and the Tramp

    Afraid of losing his best friend, Thurgood tries to break up the burgeoning relationship between Walter and Haiti Lady.

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

    The HJs

    Thurgood (voice of Eddie Murphy) and the residents resurrect an abandoned radio station and wind up with a hit show.

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

    The Preacher's Wife

    Shocked while fixing wiring at the church, Thurgood (voice of Eddie Murphy) is electrified into trying to be 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 (voice of Ja'net DuBois) is sent to a retirement home after she accidentally shoots the building's letter carrier. With the voice of Eddie Murphy.

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

    Home School Daze

    Lacking a high-school diploma, Thurgood takes classes when the tenants home-school children during a teachers' strike.

  • 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

    After Thurgood and Haiti Lady get into a spat, she puts a curse on him, and he must beg her forgiveness.

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

    House Potty

    Thurgood feels old and outdated when his plan to install space-age toilets in the building blows up in his face.

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

    U Go Kart

    Thurgood remains closemouthed when Calvin and Juicy's go-cart mysteriously disappears. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

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

    Operation Gumbo Drop

    Thurgood and Juicy compete for a Grill Master 3000 in a barbecue contest. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

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

    Boyz 'N the Woods

    When Thurgood fails to send Calvin and Juicy to summer camp, he 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

    Thurgood becomes hooked on a prescription drug when he discovers that it enhances his libido. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

  • 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

    When Muriel busts a burglar in the projects, Thurgood takes credit for it. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

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

    Bougie Nights

    When Thurgood discovers a hidden penthouse apartment in the building, he turns it into his plush playground.

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

    Rich Man, Porn Man

    When Thurgood decides to restore a ramshackle theater, he asks his tenants for help. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

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

    Journal Fever

    When Muriel comes down with the flu, Thurgood struggles to nurse her back to health. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

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

    The Door

    When the tenants complain about their building's front door, Thurgood reluctantly goes to HUD for a new one.

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

    Bones, Bugs and Harmony

    Thurgood draws the wrong conclusion when he discovers Mrs. Avery eating dog food. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

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

    Hangin' With Mr. Super

    Calvin decides he wants to be a building superintendent after spending a day with Thurgood. Voices of Eddie Murphy, Loretta Devine, Ja'net DuBois, Crystal Scales and Michele Morgan.

  • The PJs - The PJs Christmas Special (Special)
    Special:

    The PJs Christmas Special

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