Williams who plays Kevin James best friend Deacon Palmer feels the sitcom never got its due, but is proud that out of 200-some episodes, we never jumped the shark although we came close a couple of times.
Despite the long run, Williams says the show has been ignored by the industry and says it got a raw deal as far as awards were concerned.
That is changing slightly. Williams is nominated for an NAACP Award for the show and says, It is a thrill to be nominated. Anything that comes at this point is a big to- do.
In fact, considering that Williams character was one of the most well-rounded black characters on TV, he admits hes surprised he wasnt nominated until now.
The NAACP Awards take place Friday (Mar. 2) in Los Angeles.
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