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Just Jordan

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Just Jordan
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Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 22 minutes
Country: United States
Release Date: January 7, 2007 – April 5, 2008
Network(s): Nickelodeon
Created by: Alison Taylor
Starring: Lil' JJ
Justin Chon
Raven Goodwin
Kristen Combs
Eddy Martin
Shania Accius
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 29


Just Jordan is a sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon, that aired as part of the network's TEENick lineup. The show starred Lil' JJ and aired from January 7, 2007 to April 5, 2008, with a total of 29 episodes.

Summary

Jordan Lewis is a 15-year-old who moves to Los Angeles from Little Rock, trying to fit in. His mom and dad are divorced, and he and his silly younger sister have come with their mother to their grandfather's diner as Jordan has to work there, deal with his critical cousin, Tangie, and how overprotective his mother is.

Why It Rocks

  1. One of Nickelodeon‘s best shows, focusing on the African-American, alongside with Kenan & Kel, Taina and Romeo!
  2. The acting is good.
  3. Awesome intro.
  4. Some likable characters, such as Jordan, Tony, Joaquin, Tangie, Pamela and Grant.
  5. It teaches some good morals.
  6. Some funny moments here and there, like Jordan says FREEZE! as a running gag.
  7. Some celebrities from the other Nickelodeon shows made a guest appearance there, such as Miranda Cosgrove (from Drake & Josh and iCarly) , Keke Palmer (from True Jackson, VP), Leon Thomas III (from Victorious), as well as some other guest stars like Demi Lovato (from Sonny With A Chance.
  8. Most of the episodes were either good or decent, like "Air Jordan", "Get a Job", "Dancing King", and the two-part special, "Picture Me Rollin".
  9. Picture Me Rollin was a great way to end of the show, despite showing three more episodes left.

Reception

Just Jordan generally received mixed-to-positive reviews upon release. It currently holds a 6.1/10 on IMDb and a 93% on Google.

Trivia

  • This series continued to be aired on Nickelodeon, until August 23, 2008 and it was also aired on The N (now as TeenNick) from January 16, 2007 to December 26, 2008. On October 16, 2016, the series was aired on MTV2, only for 6 episodes.
  • Lil' JJ also guest stared in shows such as Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and Romeo!.
  • As of 2019, Nickelodeon (along with TeenNick/NickRewind) began to posted videos or images for the series on social media.
  • The series is by far the mistreated Nickcom to ever air on the main network in history. Not only did the series suffer from a lack of advertising and being constantly pre-empted by other shows, but reruns were almost nonexistent. The network dropped the show a year later and reruns were dumped on The N, BET, and short-lived run on MTV2. Therefore, the series is considered the most obscure and hardest to find Nickcom.
  • The series isn't available on Paramount+.