'Family Reunion': How the New Netflix Sitcom Channels 'Family Matters'

Eric Andersson
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If Family Reunion reminds you of the sitcoms from ABC's 1980s and '90s TGIF lineup, that's no accident.

Creator Meg DeLoatch got her start as a writer on Family Matters and aimed to emulate that show's wholesome-but-funny vibe, she says.

Married couple Cocoa and Moz (Tia Mowry-Hardrict and former NFL star Anthony Alabi) relocate their four kids from Seattle to Columbus, Georgia, to be near Moz's folks (Loretta Devine and Richard Roundtree).

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Cue the culture shock!

Says DeLoatch, "In terms of lifestyle and mind-sets, these are very different places!"

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Family Reunion, Series Premiere, Wednesday, July 10, Netflix