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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
In an episode aptly titled "A Night at the Oprah," the whole Banks clan travels to The Oprah Show to help Uncle Phil's campaign for Superior Court judge. Of course, things don't go as planned, and Will—played by Will Smith—is none too pleased when he is made to sit in the audience.
"My next question is for Mr. Banks," Will says during the episode. "Mr. Banks, would you let your nephew come to The Oprah Winfrey Show, or make him fly all the way to Chicago for nothing, sit in the audience and embarrass him in front of his girl? Hi, LaTeesha!"