It lately seems like every '90s TV show we know and love has a chance of being resuscitated, so it’s not surprising that the cast of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air recently got together. Alfonso Ribeiro, who gifted us with The Carlton so many years ago, posted a reunion pic to Instagram featuring himelf along with Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Will Smith, Daphne Maxwell Reid, and Joseph Marcell:
Alfonso captioned the image, “Always amazing to spend an afternoon with my Fresh Prince family. Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make this complete.” James Avery played Uncle Phil, the patriarch of the show's family. James passed away in 2013, which makes the image somewhat bittersweet. Also not mentioned is Janet Hubert, who played the original Aunt Viv before she was replaced by Daphne. Janet hasn’t had to many nice things to say about Will Smith since her life got turned upside down by that switcheroo.
However, it seems this crew was just playing with our emotions when they got together. While Alfonso’s caption seems to suggest that the cast is always hanging out in fancy dress clothes on a boat, we will definitely not being them on TV again. Page Six reports that when asked about a potential reboot last year, Alfonso said there was a chance of it “pretty close to when hell freezes over.” Dang. At least we have Will & Grace to look forward to.
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