Farewell of the Day: James Avery Dies at 68

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Farewell of the Day: James Avery Dies at 68
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James Avery, best known for his role as the no-nonsense Uncle Phil on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died. In response to Avery's passing, former co-star Alfanso Ribeiro tweeted, "I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly."
CBS News reports that, according to his publicist, Avery passed away Tuesday due to complications with open heart surgery. He was 68 years old.

Mashup of the Day: The Hoff Sings Fresh Prince of Bel Air Theme

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Mashup of the Day is a feature series focused on showcasing notable mash ups and remixes fresh out of the internet music tubes.

False Alarm of the Day: School Shut Down Due To "Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air" Ringtone

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A Pennsylvania school district went on lockdown last week after a student's "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" ringback tone ("shooting some b-ball outside of the school") was misheard as a mass shooting threat ("shooting people outside of the school") by an overly vigilant receptionist at the student's doctor's office.

Family Reunion of the Day

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Family Reunion of the Day
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Family Reunion of the Day: Will Smith recently reunited with his Fresh Prince of Bel Air castmates James Avery (Uncle Phil), Karyn Parsons (Hilary), Tatyana Ali (Ashley), and Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton).

"There's nothin' like spending Holidays with fam!" Smith wrote on his official Facebook page.

The roles of Janet Hubert-Whitten (Vivian 1) and Daphne Maxwell Reid (Vivian 2) were played by two random white dudes.

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BAMF of the Day

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BAMF of the Day: "Dancing like Carlton from Fresh Prince of Bel Air on top of a M1068 in full gear, while MLRS rockets fly behind me."

God bless America.

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