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Kenan & Kel 

Kenan and Kel. Two best friends who live in Chicago are always dragged down by Kenan's get rich quick schemes while orange soda loving buddy Kel is dragged along but tends to mess things up

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Kim Bass
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kenan Thompson ...  Kenan Rockmore 62 episodes, 1996-2000
Kel Mitchell ...  Kel Kimble 62 episodes, 1996-2000
Ken Foree ...  Roger Rockmore 62 episodes, 1996-2000
Teal Marchande ...  Sheryl Rockmore 62 episodes, 1996-2000
Dan Frischman ...  Chris Potter / ... 62 episodes, 1996-2000
Vanessa Baden ...  Kyra Rockmore 62 episodes, 1996-2000
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Kenan and Kel. Two best friends who live in Chicago are always dragged down by Kenan's get rich quick schemes while orange soda loving buddy Kel is dragged along but tends to mess things up

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-Y7 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kenan i Kel See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (61 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Dan Schneider has been one of the most prolific and successful children's television producers of the last three decades. He began his career as an actor, playing Dennis on the 1980s ABC sitcom "Head of the Class." There he began writing with another actor on the show, Brian Robbins, who went on to found AwesomenessTV and is now a top executive at Paramount. Together, Schneider and Robbins created the Nickelodeon series "All That." Over the nearly 25 years since "All That" debuted, Schneider has produced more than a dozen youth-skewing series, including "Kenan & Kel," "The Amanda Show," "What I Like About You," "Drake & Josh," "Zoey 101," "iCarly," "Victorious," and "Sam & Cat" - most of them for Nickelodeon. In the process, he helped launch the careers of Kenan Thompson, Amanda Bynes, Josh Peck, Victoria Justice, and Ariana Grande. A 2007 New York Times article about "iCarly" billed Schneider as "The Norman Lear of children's television." In 2014, Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards gave Schneider a lifetime achievement award. Peck, Justice, and Grande were among the stars on hand to pay tribute to Schneider at the show. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Kenan: WHY?
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Connections

Followed by Two Heads Are Better Than None (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Aw, Here It Goes
Performed by Coolio
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a unique & funny show!
5 October 2003 | by gyrleSee all my reviews

if you grew up watchin from the begining of All That, then you should have no problem with Kenan & Kel... i loved the show, it was always full of many laughs... i still watch the show (i have many episodes recoreded!)... anyone who doesn't like the show is either too young or too old for the show... it's just one of those shows you had to simply watch from the begining to understand and apreciate the humor...

i always did wonder why kenan just didn't dump kel as a friend but it's JUST a show! haha yeah, it's just one of those things.

oh yeah and i give mad props to Kenan Thompson for being SNL!!


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