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Tyler Perry's House of Payne is a comedy series about a multigenerational, working class family who experiences all of life's struggles with faith, love and most importantly humor. Pops, the uncle and head of the household, has his life and home turned upside down when an unexpected event forces his nephew, CJ, played by Allen Payne, and CJ's kids to move into the house, putting three generations under one roof.

This chaotic living situation takes its toll on cranky Pops, who is reluctant to have his routine disturbed. In addition to CJ's family, Pops and Ella's son, Calvin, a wise-cracking college kid with no money, hangs out at home which makes it impossible for Pops to have any peace and quiet. It soon becomes evident just how wide the generation gap is, as the family tries to find a way to coexist through all of life's hilarious ups and downs.

Putting the family back in family comedy, Tyler Perry's House of Payne tackles real life issues with very funny humor.

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  • Latrese Texas

    .... and yes, I give credit to the best producer and the 2nd best writer in the world, Tyler Perry. My son is a writer, he's #1 and Tyler is right there @ his hip. But it takes genius and purpose to carry out the works like Ms. Cassie and Mr. Curtis does. My son has written many books and sell them on amazon.com. One in particular, Gods will for man, I wanted to turn it into a dvd. But, I declare war, as many people that has rehearsed the schemes, not one I find favorable. So with that said, that writer may be brilliant, but God has to send that person with a devine purpose for it to be complete

  • LaTrese Texas

    Ms. Cassie and Mr. Curtis you both rock! I have never seen a more hilarious but heartfelt show in the history of tv. If your show does not re air, I am a devoted fan of yours forever. It's not just about being seen through the media Mr/Mrs. Payne. I see you ,you show up present everyday in my life and perhaps in others as well. You were purposed by God on this show. You did what tv should be meant for, and that's making a difference with the gift God gave you. Your work is effective! It changed me and gave me a new look on what a real family represents. I feel your love and compassion through the tv. The media does not have to be about sex and violence, or displaying black families poor or in degrading images. Congratulations, take your bow.

  • LaTrese texas

    Tyler are you going to bring back the number 1 tv show that has and will ever make history, into the media,homes and lives, where real people live

    • lisa jacksonville beach,fl #1891428

      Tyler will you please bring HOUSE OF PAYNE back that was the funniest show ever, what can we do, please tell us, find Curtis, work on set, drive somebody to the set what can we do love you Tyler

  • Donovan attalla

    I just can't wait until the TV show began, hopefully real soon. me and my grandson look at every show and I just to want to say thanks.

  • carly new jersey

    What is the release date for house of payne vol 11. Waiting. . . And I have been waiting patiently might I add

  • jesse

    I'm sorry but if the ending was miranda walking out on calvin then its a really bad ending worse ending then the sopranos ending because atleast the sopranos you had an idea of what happen here its like what .....what just happen we don't know the reason why she walked out I still like this show and I hope you bring it back .

  • Waddell Penn Va, NorthCarolinas

    Great Directing. I buy, rent, borrow everything you've Shared. Thanks! Great Writing, SINGING, Great acting by everyone. I Hated the way you ended the Show w/ Miranda Leaving. Can we have a happily ever after. It may seem corny but I think we deserve it after admiring all of your works. You're such a great Writer, Producer, Actor, Employer, Talent Scout, Coach,Philanthropist, EXAMPLE Setter. This ending just doesn't do the actors justice or fit in w/ the spirit of past episodes. Can we atleast have an alternate ending since we can't erase the past. Thanks for Entertaining and Employing talented people. I wish Larry Leon Hamlin Could have seen all of your WORK. YOU WENT IN

  • sherell fayetteville, nc

    please get them all back together I hate that the show ended. especially with Miranda. wanting a divorce, they make a good couple.go Tyler luv ya

    • Michael Oklahoma #1893371

      I would be curious to see the outcome of Calvin and Miranda. Some couples turn out to be great friends after divorce, or even they reconcile and move out of town and have them as reoccurring . My marriage got better when we moved away from in-laws. The storyline can go any way if the show is brought back.

  • Barbara nc

    I would love to see new episodes of house of Payne and meet the browns I miss the

  • Kartrez South Pittsburg, TN

    Hey Tyler Perry I along with everyone else would like to see a new season of the house of Payne it's was the best show in America when it was airing I still watch the replays every morning hoping to see something about a new season getting ready to air. P.S. bring back a new season

  • Shameka T. Enid, MS

    Please, please, please bring back House of Payne!!! I really enjoyed the show and can relate to many of the storylines that you presented in the show. Even my four year old daughter LOVES House of Payne!!! Tyler please consider bringing it back!!! PLEASE!!!!!

  • Angela Farmer North Carolina

    I agree with the fans that Tyler should consider bringing back House of Payne and Meet the Browns to the OWN network. I would like Love thy Neighbor a lot better if there was a better supporting cast. Ms. Hattie is extremely funny but the cast are not good actors and actresses. I think that Floyd's character undermines his acting ability. The show needs a different set of characters with chemistry and better story lines to complement Ms. Hattie and Floyd. I also would like to see better story lines on For Better or For Worse. Last year season was a lot better than this year since coming to the OWN network. I love the characters on the show and they have good chemistry, but the story lines are very weak. I love Tyler Perry and Oprah. I want to see more black sitcoms that convey positive messages that will enhance our race.

    • Michael #1893366

      I would love to see House of Payne come back on OWN. I thought it was a great show but I Tyler Perry needs to hire a writing team or even hire some consultants, maybe he could put David and Tamela Mann on as consultants. Tyler is a great writer and had great episodes but more reality needed to be added in to the comedy. For example; Janine being a recovered addict. He could have had added in the things needed to stay clean. Some real drug addicts have to go to meetings for the rest of their lives maintain sobriety. My wife and I have a blended family. They did not have to be so much drama with Calvin and Miranda. My wife and I may have had some moments with baby mama or daddy but we have way more good moments than bad.

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