The Fresh of Bel-Air how it started
The show the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air started with Will Smith. Will Smith was a succesful rapper during the 1980's. The income tax office charged him $2.8million for underpaing his taxes. The NBC network approached a desperate Smith and gave him an offer for a sitcom based entirely on him. The show aired on September the 10th 1990 and finished airing May 26th 1996. It has 148 episodes in six seasons, one for each year. The show was very succesful and proved to be a hit for 'gangsters'. This show catapulted Will Smith's career as an actor. It also gave publicity to Alfonso Ribeiro and Tatyana Ali.