The Tracy Morgan Show

The Tracy Morgan Show
Genre Sitcom
Created by David M. Israel
Jim O'Doherty
Written by Tom J. Astle
Anthony Carter
Andy Glickman
Peter Huyck
David Israel
Steve Joe
Bob Kushell
Sally Lapiduss
Bernadette Luckett
Tracy Morgan
Judah Miller
Murray Miller
Jim O'Doherty
Greg Schaffer
Directed by Robert Berlinger
Sheldon Epps
Leonard R. Garner, Jr.
Gary Halvorson
Gail Mancuso
John Putch
David Schwimmer
Keith Truesdell
Andrew Tsao
Starring Tracy Morgan
Tamala Jones
Marc John Jefferies
Bobb'e J. Thompson
Theme music composer Heavy D
Composer(s) Heavy D
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 18
Executive producer(s) Dave Becky
Marcy Carsey
David Israel
Caryn Mandabach
Lorne Michaels
David Miner
Jim O'Doherty
Tom Werner
Producer(s) Steve Joe
Bernadette Luckett
Tracy Morgan
Greg Schaffer
Shawn Wilt
Cinematography Donald A. Morgan
John Simmons
Editor(s) Sean K. Lambert
Michael Karlich
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 24 min
Production company(s) Broadway Video
Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Productions
NBC Studios
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Original network NBC
Original release December 2, 2003 (2003-12-02) – March 20, 2004 (2004-03-20)

The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season after 18 episodes (two episodes were never aired).


Tracy Morgan portrays "Tracy Mitchell", who is the owner of an auto repair garage. He has a wife named Alicia (Tamala Jones), a teenaged son named Derrick (Marc John Jefferies) and a seven-year-old named Jimmy (Bobb'e J. Thompson) as well as Aunt Pearl (Esther Scott).


Supporting cast


Episode # Episode title NotesOriginal airdate
1 "The Pilot" No synopsis available. December 2, 2003
2 "Doctor? NO!" No synopsis available. December 2, 2003
3 "Christmas" No synopsis available. December 4, 2003
4 "The Anniversary" No synopsis available. December 9, 2003
5 "Stealing" No synopsis available. December 16, 2003
6 "Coach Tracy" No synopsis available. January 6, 2004
7 "Church" No synopsis available. January 13, 2004
8 "The Value of Money" No synopsis available. January 20, 2004
9 "Weird Science" No synopsis available. January 27, 2004
10 "A Call to Duty" No synopsis available. January 31, 2004
11 "Miracle Street" No synopsis available. February 7, 2004
12 "Vacation" No synopsis available. February 14, 2004
13 "Super Boy" No synopsis available. February 28, 2004
14 "Class Clown" No synopsis available. March 6, 2004
15 "Career Day" No synopsis available. March 20, 2004
16 "The Sporting Life" No synopsis available. March 20, 2004
17 "Spoon Moves In" No synopsis available. Unaired during the original run, aired in international syndication in 2006
18 "Haircut Night" No synopsis available. Unaired during the original run, aired in international syndication in 2006

Production notes

The series was created by David Israel and Jim O'Doherty, who also served as executive producers. Additional executive producers include Marcy Carsey, Caryn Mandabach, Lorne Michaels, David Miner, and Tom Werner.

Cast member Heavy D composed the series' music and theme song.

Bobb'e J. Thompson would go on to play a Tracy Morgan character's son a second time in the hit series 30 Rock.


In 2006, The Box Comedy aired the series, including the two unaired episodes. It disappeared when the channel was transformed to Comedy Central, until it was rerun in 2010. The show is currently aired by Comedy Central Family. On May 31, 2010, TV One aired the series in its entirety, including the two unaired episodes.

Awards and nominations

Year Award Result Category Recipient
2004 BET Comedy Awards Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series John Witherspoon
2004 Young Artist Awards Nominated Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Young Actor Age Ten or Younger Bobb'e J. Thompson
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