'Bel-Air' Episode 9: Who are the 'Fresh Prince' stars reuniting in the upcoming episode?
'Bel-Air' has been a humdinger of a series for most parts. The reboot of the hit 90s sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' has managed to remain as relevant though it cut back on the humor quotient entirely. However, it seems to have lost steam in recent times as it marinated for way too long on things that weren't of much significance.
Fortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case anymore given that the makers have started touching on more serious aspects of Will's life, especially the rather mysterious history that the Banks and his father share. Episode 8, titled 'No One Wins When The Family Feuds,' saw Will's mother fly down to L.A. to celebrate his birthday. This is when they begin talking about his father Lou and it's revealed that Vy, Vivian, and Phillip intentionally did something to keep him away as he posed a serious threat to Will's life. Though they don't disclose much about Lou or what they did to ensure that he stays away from Will, it's suggested that he did owe a lot of money to people and that Vy had to clean up after him way too many times. The episode ended with Will asking Geoffrey to track down Lou for him and we can definitely expect this to spill over to the upcoming episodes of 'Bel-Air.'
The series has also shown Vivian to be a lot more ambitious and gives us a peek into her past as an artist. Recent episodes saw her trying to restart her career and this is where the showrunners decided to bring in two stars from 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' as guests. So, who are the OG stars who will be a part of Episode 9? Keep on reading to find out!
Episode 9 of 'Bel-Air,' titled 'Can't Knock The Hustle,' will see Vivian sit down with the Art Council Board of Trustees to discuss the possibilities of her receiving a fellowship. Joining Vivian as members of the Board will be Helen (Daphne Maxwell Reid) and Janice (Vernee Watson-Johnson).
Reid played Aunt Viv from Season 4 while Watson-Johnson recurred as Vy throughout 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.' This is also the first time that any of the stars from the original series will be featured in 'Bel-Air.'
We're excited to catch this episode! What about you? Let us know in the comments below!
Fresh episodes of 'Bel-Air' drop Thursdays at 5 am ET on Peacock.