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My Wife and Kids: Mom's Away (1)

While Jay is at her mothers who has a broken leg, Michael takes control of the house and children. He does his best, but they still miss their mother cause she does everything better. Junior wants to play basketball, but Michael doubts he can make it. To cheer up Kady, Michael attempts to make her cookies that her mother use to make.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x1
Production Number: W714
Airdate: Wednesday September 26th, 2001

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Veronica) Dec 03, 2008

Guest Stars
Damon Wayans, Jr.Damon Wayans, Jr.
As John
Michael James JohnsonMichael James Johnson
As Jaamal
Michael WayansMichael Wayans
As Mike
As Charmaine
Tanner Scott RichardsTanner Scott Richards
As Junior Kyle (10 years old)
Main Cast
Damon WayansDamon Wayans
As Michael Kyle
Tisha Campbell-MartinTisha Campbell-Martin
As Janet Marie "Jay" Kyle
George O. Gore, IIGeorge O. Gore, II
As Michael Kyle Jr.
Jennifer FreemanJennifer Freeman
As Claire Kyle
Episode Notes
Michael & Damon Wayans Jr. are the real life sons of Damon Wayans.

Tisha Campbell-Martin does not appear in these two episodes due to the birth of her son.

The casting of Jennifer Nicole Freeman sparked debate among the black community. Many felt the show was wrong to replace the dark skinned Jazz with the lighter skin Jennifer.

Tanner Scott Richards is best known as Jabri on Girlfriends.

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