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Will Smith remembers 'Fresh Prince' co-star James Avery: 'Every young man needs an Uncle Phil'

Sniff.

About a week after James Avery’s untimely passing, Will Smith — who first achieved onscreen stardom opposite Avery on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air – has posted a brief, touching tribute to his fallen friend on Facebook.

“Some of my greatest lessons in Acting, Living and being a respectable human being came through James Avery,” Smith wrote in a post late Sunday night. “Every young man needs an Uncle Phil. Rest in Peace.”

He accompanied his words with a recent photo picturing a reunited Banks family, including Smith, Avery, Tatyana Ali (who played Uncle Phil’s youngest daughter Ashley), Karyn Parsons (who played spoiled oldest daughter Hilary), and Alfonso Ribeiro (who played dorky middle son Carlton). Missing from the picture are Janet Hubert-Whitten and/or Daphne Maxwell Reid, who each played Phil’s wife Vivian for three seasons, respectively.
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James Avery: Best of Uncle Phil on 'Fresh Prince' -- VIDEO

With the passing of veteran actor James Avery, we are taking a look back at his place in TV sitcom history. We’ll fondly remember Avery’s portrayal of Phillip Banks a.k.a. Uncle Phil on the ’90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Here are some of his best moments as the lovable yet tough-as-nails father figure to Will Smith on the show:
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Video of David Hasselhoff 'singing' Fresh Prince theme song is everything you want it to be -- VIDEO

“David Hasselhoff singing the Fresh Prince theme song” is a phrase Hump Day dreams were made of.

Vimeo user Matthijs_Vlot has taken the tried-and-true method of YouTuber Baracksdubs and created a video that has the former Baywatch star talking his way through every word of Will Smith’s iconic rap. The cut-together clips feature all of Hasselhoff’s iconic roles, meaning — for the few of you out there that this applies to — your Knight Rider/Fresh Prince cross-over fanfiction just got a go-to visual.

The best part? The video is called Rip-Hoff pt. 1, people. Check it out below, and start crossing your fingers pt. 2 features The Golden Girls.
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What's your favorite sitcom proposal? -- POLL

[Monday-night TV spoiler alert!]

They say love is patient, love is kind. But if television sitcoms are any indication, love is also undeniably funny — and following last night’s touching proposal on How I Met Your Mother between Ted and the Mother (finally!), we decided to take a look back at how shows have tackled popping the question in the past.

So, hopeless romantics everywhere, it’s time to vote. Below, we’ve compiled some of our favorite proposals from comedies that have made engagements equally sweet and silly. Which one’s your favorite?
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