The Sinbad Show

The Sinbad Show

1993 - 1994,
A carefree bachelor becomes a single parent when he adopts two orphaned children.

Episode Guide

  • The Sinbad Show - Girls Unda Hoodz (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Girls Unda Hoodz

    David's (Sinbad) day goes from bad to worse after L.J. (Willie Norwood) tries to teach Clarence (T.K. Carter) how to drive.

  • The Sinbad Show - Adoption (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:


    An overzealous social worker threatens David's adoption of the kids.

  • The Sinbad Show - Can We Talk? (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Can We Talk?

    David and Clarence's friendship is jeopardized when they compete for the attentions of a female producer.

  • The Sinbad Show - Love Lessons (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Love Lessons

    L.J.'s (Willie Norwood) puppy love turns into jealousy when his English tutor (Rose Jackson) begins to date David (Sinbad).

  • The Sinbad Show - Neighborhood Watch (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Neighborhood Watch

    David (Sinbad) learns of a crime ring after Little John's bicycle is stolen.

  • The Sinbad Show - The Telethon (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Telethon

    David's ego suffers when he participates in a telethon; guests Jay Leno; Terry Bradshaw; Debbie Allen; Ice Cube.

  • The Sinbad Show - Black History Month (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Black History Month

    David (Sinbad) turns into a "stage mom" when Zana (Erin Davis) is cast as a civil rights activist in her school play.

  • The Sinbad Show - Mr. Science (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Mr. Science

    To help a friend (Lewis Dix) out of a jam, David (Sinbad) agrees to serve as guest host on a local children's program.

  • The Sinbad Show - David Goes Skiing (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    David Goes Skiing

    David's conscience bothers him after he leaves the kids home to go skiing.

  • The Sinbad Show - The Dog Episode (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Dog Episode

    Problems occur when David locates the owner of a dog that followed Zana home.

  • The Sinbad Show - Keep the Faith (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Keep the Faith

    After receiving an invitation to attend church, David (Sinbad) wonders why L.J. (Willie Norwood) refuses to go.

  • The Sinbad Show - Breaking the Pattern (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Breaking the Pattern

    David (Sinbad) discovers he needs to have a frank talk with L.J. (Willie Norwood) about sex and peer pressure. Guest star: Dawn Gardner.

  • The Sinbad Show - It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    It's My Party and I'll Cry if I Want To

    David (Sinbad) pulls a Jurassic lark after Zana's (Erin Davis) favorite TV dinosaur demands money to attend her party.

  • The Sinbad Show - Shades of Acceptance (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Shades of Acceptance

    David (Sinbad) joins an ultraconservative club; guest Diahann Carroll.

  • The Sinbad Show - I Coulda Been the Man (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    I Coulda Been the Man

    To settle a score, David and a childhood pal (Sinbad, Marques Johnson) play one-on-one basketball.

  • The Sinbad Show - David's Van (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    David's Van

    David (Sinbad) fears that buying a family car will turn him into a nerd.

  • The Sinbad Show - Strictly Business (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Strictly Business

    David's ex-fiancee wants to rekindle their business relationship.

  • The Sinbad Show - My Daughter's Keeper (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    My Daughter's Keeper

    Zana and Little John (Erin Davis, Willie Norwood) enroll David (Sinbad) in a cooking class.

  • The Sinbad Show - Petty Larceny (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Petty Larceny

    A mystery thief strikes the Bryan home.

  • The Sinbad Show - The Par-tay (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Par-tay

    David's parents (Nancy Wilson, Hal Williams) want to take the kids to Disneyland.

  • The Sinbad Show - The Tooth Fairy Has Landed (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Tooth Fairy Has Landed

    David (Sinbad) plays tooth fairy for Zana (Erin Davis), alienating Little John (Willie Norwood).

  • The Sinbad Show - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Bachelor David Bryan (Sinbad) becomes a father overnight when he agrees to take in two foster children (Willie Norwood, Erin Davis).