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Alfonso Ribeiro Explains How Courteney Cox and Eddie Murphy Inspired the 'Carlton Dance' on Fresh Prince

Alfonso Ribeiro Explains How Courteney Cox and Eddie Murphy Inspired the 'Carlton Dance' on Fresh Prince

Originally posted 08/19/2015 10:10PM

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is a sitcom classic that gave a lot to pop culture, but ask fans what they remember most about the Will Smith series and they'll probably say the Carlton Dance: Alfonso Ribeiro showing off his awesomely awkward moves to Tom Jones' "It's Not Unusual."

Writing for Variety, Ribeiro recalls his days on Fresh Prince and explains how the dance came about.

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Fresh News: Reported Bel-Air Reboot Not Quite in the Works, but Will Smith Producing Role Is on

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Fresh News: Reported Bel-Air Reboot Not Quite in the Works, but Will Smith Producing Role Is on

Originally posted 08/13/2015 03:00PM

Will Smith delighted Fresh Prince of Bel-Air fans in February when he brought back the popular theme song from the beloved '90s sitcom on the Ellen DeGeneres Show – and, despite the flicker of hope Thursday that the show might get the full reboot treatment, Smith has another story in mind.

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'Here's the Story ...': Our 10 Favorite TV Theme Songs Ever

Originally posted 08/12/2015 06:15PM

We weren't surprised that Candace Cameron Bure still remembers all the words to the Full House theme song "Everywhere You Look" considering she played D.J. Tanner for eight seasons on the beloved sitcom.

The tune had all the elements of a good opening – it immediately got you excited for your favorite show to begin, was instantly recognizable and entirely unforgettable.

While we wait to see if "Everywhere You Look" will return as Fuller House's opener, we're happy to run down more of the best theme songs over the years, limiting ourselves to iconic opening sequences featuring vocals (sorry American Horror Story, Law & Order and Dexter) to celebrate the themes we just can't stop singing.

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You Need to Hear Alex Trebek 'Rap' the Fresh Prince Theme on Jeopardy

You Need to Hear Alex Trebek 'Rap' the Fresh Prince Theme on Jeopardy

Originally posted 06/30/2015 09:30PM

With more than 30 years of hosting Jeopardy under his belt, you'd think Alex Trebek could just coast from here on out. Nope. He still goes the extra mile for fans.


On Monday's episode of the game show, one clue contained some of the lyrics to the theme from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. While Trebek could have simply read the clue, he instead did his best at re-creating Will Smith's version of it.

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Alfonso Ribeiro: Don't Ask Me to Be in a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion!

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Alfonso Ribeiro: Don't Ask Me to Be in a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion!

Originally posted 05/15/2015 03:15PM

Now that a spin-off of Full House is underway, it's only natural to wonder which much-beloved '90s sitcom will be next to get the Netflix treatment.

However, don't bet on a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion.

"I'm ready to let it go," Alfonso Ribeiro told PEOPLE at the Evening of Dancing with the Stars event at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills on Thursday. "I'm like, go ahead – let Fresh Prince and Carlton go into TV foreverland and let it live there."

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Couple Announces Pregnancy with Fresh Prince of Bel-Air-Inspired Rap

Originally posted 04/14/2015 10:55PM

[YOUTUBE "ikIAKBaPrbk"] Why just tell people you're expecting a baby when you can rap it? And why rap just anything when you could alter the lyrics of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song to be about your forthcoming issue?

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Will Smith Reunites with The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Costar Tatyana Ali

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Will Smith Reunites with The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Costar Tatyana Ali

Originally posted 03/29/2015 04:40PM

From Bel-Air to BET – Will Smith and his former costar Tatyana Ali were reunited Saturday at the 2015 Black Girls Rock event.

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Will Smith Can Still Rap the Fresh Prince Theme Song – and It Never Gets Old!

Originally posted 02/24/2015 06:00PM

Will Smith proved he's still got it! The ability to rap The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air's theme song, that is.

The actor reprised the '90s sitcom's famous rhymes with a little help from a very enthusiastic audience on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday. The feat never fails to impress his fans, even after more than 18 years since the show's final episode. (Remember when he grabbed the mic on The Graham Norton Show in London?)

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The Tonight Show Returns to L.A. with a Fresh Prince Parody (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/03/2015 07:45AM

Jimmy Fallon loves creating viral hits on The Tonight Show.

The Internet loves The Fresh Prince. So it was inevitable that the two would come together, and lo and behold, it happened Monday night.

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