THE PREMISE What’s Happening!!’s teens are all grown up: Raj (Ernest Thomas) is married; Dwayne (Haywood Nelson) and Rerun (Fred Berry) are roommates; sassy waitress Shirley (Shirley Hemphill) co-owns the local hangout.
BEST EPISODE In ”The House Guest,” beret-wearing Rerun channels Hugh Hefner (love the bathrobe!) while wooing a lady at Raj’s pad.
TWO DECADES LATER… The clunky jokes and incessant mugging grate. To paraphrase Rerun’s classic line: ”Nay, nay, nay!” D