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Tyler Perry’s Love Thy Neighbor, the new situation comedy by writer and director Tyler Perry is a wonderfully fresh show about a middle class family, and their daily joys, struggles, triumphs, and fumbles. Hattie Mae Love (Patrice Lovely) lives in the simple home that she and one of her husbands bought some time ago. Linda (Kendra C. Johnson) her daughter, splits her time between Hattie’s home and the apartment she sometimes shares with her on-again off-again husband, Lionel. Danny (Andre Hall), Linda’s son, is his mother’s pride and joy. He is young, handsome, smart, and looking for a job. After graduating from college, Danny finds himself on his grandmother Hattie Mae’s sofa. Floyd (Palmer Williams, Jr.), the uncle, through his late brother’s marriage to Hattie Mae, is an ever-present thorn in the family’s side. Like old luggage, they can never seem to get rid of him.

In the first season of this comic tale, Hattie Mae has had enough of grown people living in her house. She puts her foot down and shows the toughest love there is by sending Linda and Danny to the door. Danny moves in with his friend Sam, and Linda eventually helps out down at Hattie Mae’s Love Train Diner.

The Love Train is an old locomotive car converted to a diner that serves up all of Hattie Mae’s old recipes. It is the neighborhood hang out spot that, along with great food, serves up a whole lot of fun. As Linda and Floyd commit to help Hattie Mae with the family business, blessings abound. Soon the customers multiply, and so do the laughs, the drama, and the love of a very comical family.

With the help of Danny’s new roommate Sam (Jonathan Chase), Danny soon lands a job at an internet design firm. Danny proves to be a star there. However living and working with Sam, a 30-year-old who is trapped in his teens, will prove to be more of a nightmare than Danny could ever imagine. As the parties get wilder, the women get crazier, and Danny’s young life becomes a humorous tale of dodging fanatical friends, and eccentric family members.

Nevertheless, Danny begins to excel at his new position when the Chicago office sends the beautiful Marianna to take over as boss of the Atlanta office. Marianna quickly falls in love with Danny’s work ethic and virtuous character. As a close knit team and family, the young twenty & thirty something’s embark on a number of adventures that go along with being young professionals in a contemporary & technical society.

All in all, Tyler Perry’s Love Thy Neighbor is a collection of stories that warm the heart, provoke thought, and always serves up a heap of laughs. Through all the changes, there is one constant, and that is the universal language called Love. It’s all about love.

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  • CAROL NIXON United States

    I love the show. Hattie Mae is so funny and realistic. This season was entirely too short. I hope season 6 has more episodes. Will Danny and Sam ever grow up? Sam's character is getting a little old.

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  • Marilyn Chicago

    Tyler Perry is a truly talented man and I hope to meet him it would be an honor.

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  • Jas Ft. Lauderdale

    Can we say, "best show of the season!" Feb 5th was a funny night for Love Thy Neighbor! I love this show and keep up the great work Mr. Perry.

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    • gwen sumter, sc #2168659

      this is the best season

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    • Jas Ft. Lauderdale #2168716

      Yes! Well I thought last season was pretty good also.

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    • Wellwisher Macon ga #2169132

      Yes this is one of my favorite shows & yes I love Mr. Perry's work but I can't help but feel a little cheated.. A when season consists of about 8 episodes... And those episodes were stretched out... If we are being honest... There were very few things that took place over the "season. " This story line could have actually taken place in 3 episodes.. For instance how many "seasons" will Linda be pregnant... Again I do love Mr. Perry's work... Nor am I a hater... It's just that I feel a little cheated watching a great sbow

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    • Jas Ft. Lauderdale, Fl #2169196

      No, I'm going to agree with you on this one...love the show, love Mr. Perry but I absolutely expected MORE for the season finale! Not what I was expecting at all.

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  • Wanda Horn Lake, MS

    Elisha, I can't wait until the Season Finale. However, I will be sadden about the show ending so soon, but I am interested in knowing how Mr. Perry going to bring it to an end. I have some awesome ideas that I think will have the viewers biting their nails with anticipation on each episode. I also, can't wait to hear your great ideas as well.

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  • Elisha New Mexico

    Wanda wanna wait and watch the finale and then so add on to it . Because I already have Ideas . Here is a little bit . Danny is now heartbroken and then drew comforts him and he kept complaining about his heartbreak and Drew agrees with him and realises he broke drew's heart when he ran off with her . Drew doesn't want to get in Danny's way and Danny is just devastated and she can't stand his heartbreak so she tells him why she is in love with Danny . Danny falls for drew . Worried drew doesn't want to damage their friendship but sees that Danny needs someone to love him so she allows him to make love to her . Danny makes love with drew and they develop a relationship and through out the rest of the series they discover talents have , their personal needs , their seductive sides . They get engaged and then marry because Linda heard that troy was coming back to town and they hurry up and elope at the church and Phillip slopes with Linda again to give her wedding Linda always wanted and the newly Wed couple adjust to their new lives . They are Gerry passionate and in love with one another . In this process drew mature Danny up a little as for her self and after being married for at least 1 season drew discovers she is pregnant . They live on to have a happy life but in the 8th season finale something very shocking happens to Philip you wouldn't predict it . What do you think Wanda .

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2168490

      Elisha, I think we should wait until the season finale. However, after watching this Season, I personal don't like Danny and Drew being together. But, I can see her being there for him while he go through the pain of Troy leaving. I personal would love to see Drew grow up, show us a side of her that show her self worth. Now Drew appears to not only be childish but very easy(horny). That is not helping Danny, now she can still have love for him but not in love with him. I think Drew needs a strong man(Maxwell) that will help her be a great wife. Drew can be there for Danny like a close friend would be, needless to say, she is not feeling him in a matter of getting with him after she meet Maxwell,( the man that loves her unconditional). Danny is very heartbroken, but realize that he must move forward in order to keep Linda from stress out. So, Phillip steps in and talk to Danny man to man. Phillip gives Danny some great fatherly advise that helps him move forward. Linda notice Danny's growth in manhood and is very please with the outcome. However, Linda do hear about Troy coming back in town and she is afraid that Danny will fall for Troy all over again and so Linda(very stressful) tries to protect her Danny but goes into labor. This is not good, Linda and the unborn baby are both in a great deal of danger..... Now, Elisha, I love Phillip so I personal don't want anything to happen to him. I think that Phillip is truly the lever headed one that holds the family together. He truly loves Linda and has shown her his unconditional love for her and her strange family. Once he is faced with the possibility of losing both Linda and the baby, Phillip shows his faith by falling to his knees asking "Why Me Lord, Why Me"... Elisha we will continue and I like some of your ideas however, the one about Danny and Drew not so much.

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    • Elisha New Mexico #2168543

      Why not just try it . She is so warm . But troy was just controlling him . Drew is in love with him . He refused drew but jumped up and ran off with troy . But can you at least give drew a child . Who knows seeing Danny in pain might change her love and make her turn into independent mature and still funny but knows what she wants . Please I beg let drew have a chance .

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2168559

      It's okay for Drew to have a child, just not with Danny. I think that Danny and Drew friendship should be unbreakable. Meaning that when Drew finds real love with Maxwell, Danny will mature in more ways than one. He now realized that he loved Drew but did realize it until he saw her strengths after Troy leaves him and how she helps him deal with, in a real friends way. Danny also realize that Drew has moved on and she often speaks of Maxwell to Danny, so he knows that he missed the opportunity with Drew. Not only does Danny grows up from Troy and Drew situation but he knows that he is his mother's heart and she still feels as if she can protect him from all pain. So once Linda gets word about Troy she begins stressing and has to be on bed rest for the remaining of her pregnancy. Drew can have a baby with Maxwell once they get married. Drew character really need to redeem herself worth.

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    • gwen sumter, sc #2168560

      NOOOOOOOOOOO, Not Drew and Danny. Drew is not the right fit for Danny, Troy is . She is not controlling him, she is making him a man. Drew needs a different type of man NOT DANNY. Grown men do not bath with rubber duckies in the tub. That's a 5 year old little boy. I think Troy is part of the main cast now. I think that she was brought on the show for Danny that way Linda can focus on her life with Philip and the kids and the baby. Instead of Danny. Danny can focus on his life with Troy. They are both young so it will be some up and down times in they relationships. If they hang in there i believe they will make it with Mama Hattie help. What want happen if Drew and Sam get drunk one night and make love to each other now that would be a good plot for a season.

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2168565

      I can see Danny and Troy staying together, but Drew and Sam, LAWTY NOOOO! Talking about childish, we might as well tune in to SpongeBob. The sitcom is funny but has life situation that people can relate to. Now, there are some Drew and Sam out here, but the way season 5 is being played out. Drew and Sam are clueless and should find there own love interest that will help them mature. Please no Drew and Sam!!!!

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    • Gwen Sumter sc #2168566

      Wanda I know I just said that but did not mean it. I wish the season could be longer TP takes to long to get to the story line. I love Linda and Philip together he took to long to get them together . Now he is taking to long for Linda to have the baby. Look my birthday is Sunday and I am going to be 64 I can afford to wait for a new season. He needs to make the story line just a little bit shorter.

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2168568

      Gwen and Elisha, what about Hattie and Floyd.(Lol) Did you ladies catch Mama Hattie admitting to having another child/children. It was when she came into Phillip and Linda's house and was talking to Linda when Linda said, "I'm your only daughter mama", then Ms. Hattie said," that's what the h*** you think". Now that my friends would make a great interesting season plot.

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2168571

      Lol, Gwen I agree. TP can really just bring Phillips children in cause we really didn't see much of the kids and Linda reaction toward them finding out about the baby. If I recall the only time seeing them with Linda was when Phillip and Linda was to tell them about the baby and the marriage. However, only the marriage was mention. It should be interesting seeing mama Hattie around the children. They just might be jealous of new baby. I think if TP bring the show on daily we can see a lot that we have to other hand read into.

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    • Elisha New Mexico #2168888

      I just think that Danny and drew have this spark and they light up a room together . She can mature but I really really love Danny for drew . The only reason drew has been acting different is because she Danny ran off with troy . Now I don't know why he didn't run off with her . But if you notice drew will always be there for Danny but she wants him and she left it alone for awhile . But I really believe and hope Wanda that Danny and drew will get together . She isn't crazy and silly all the time she can pull it together and show sympathy . But drew she needs a strong man but also a gentlemen that will make her laugh . But we should give it a chance to see how it goes .

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2168903

      Danny and Drew does make a cute couple, however, like you said Drew does love Danny and has and always will be there for Danny. But real talk you can't make someone love you, they may grow to love you but really how does that make one feel. Drew has shown many of times that she is mature and caring. She has shown plenty of support for the Love family, they all see her differently. You know Linda don't want her for Danny and Ms. Hattie don't like her at all. I personal like Drew and that is why I would love to see her character much more stronger. A real man will always respect a woman who can show him that she truly loves him without pushing herself on him. I think tomorrow Danny will see Drew in a different way and so will the viewers. Are you ready for the season finale, will Troy leave Danny for good, if so why??? Will Phillip two children appear on the set this season, and if so, do they even know whether or not that Linda is pregnant??? Will Sam move out from Danny and his apartment, and if so did he move in with Ms. Hattie??? Will Drew ever get over Danny and Troy's marriage, and if so, how does she cope??? Will Floyd ever see Ms. Hattie in a way other than his sister in law, and if so, will he take charge??? Will Linda have the baby this season, and if so, what do you think she should have, a boy or a girl and why???

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    • gwen sumter, sc #2168954

      Philip's kids do live with them. We have read between the lines. Do you remember on last week episode when Philip said this is wonderful no kids, no unwanted family members no your mama. They had the day to they self and they was happy. When Philip told Linda that they should give Mama Hattie the money Linda said we have two other children to put though college. If you look at the sit of Philip and Linda house you can see kids things like a toy car, baseball gloves and cleats and a kid headgear. I am hoping they have a girl because Linda has son and Philip has a boy and girl, so that will give them two boys and two girls. I hope Troy and Danny marriage lasts I like Troy. Who whats someone a family member had not me thats just NASTY.

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    • Wanda Horn Lake,MS #2168959

      Yes Gwen I do remember. I just would like to see their interaction with Linda now as their step mother. I agree with you on that family thing, that is why I said that Drew needs her man not Danny. I wish that Linda have a girl also.

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    • gwen sumter, sc #2168970

      I would like to see how the kids act with Linda too and what they call her is Mom or Mama. Sometimes Danny calls Philip Dad. TP need to do episode with just Philip and Linda with the kids after she has the baby. That would be a good episode.

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2169018

      Yes, that would be great with Phillip and Linda with the children. As a matter of fact that could very well be a sitcom of it's own. HINT: Mr. Perry! Well today is the DAY! What will TP have use on the edge of our seats for tonight??? I am so excited.

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    • Gwen Sumter sc #2169039

      Wanda I was thinking the same thing infact I mentioned it once that could be a spin off from love thy neighbor. I am excited about tonight too.

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    • Wanda90 Horn Lake, MS #2169119

      Me too. And I know you are excited it's your birthday weekend. Happy Early Birthday Wishes!

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    • gwen sumter, sc #2169164

      Thank You.

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    • Elisha New Mexico #2169348

      In season 6 can you make this the new plot . Drew comforts Danny and Danny keeps complaining and troy sends divorce papers and found a new man . Drew gets tired of being annoyed and she comforts him still and she still cares for him but she is tired of it and gets some pride . Linda is mad and facing her very last days of pregnancy . Troy comes back to try to make things work and Danny is happy again and then Danny scares her off and he gets depressed and at the dinner drew meets a guy named Maxwell Potrayed as Gavin Houston and they hit it off . Danny tries to win troy back . Drew and Maxwell both fall for each other and Drew finally gets a man . Danny comes to the dinner depressed and drew and Maxwell step by step get serious . Troy and Danny's marriage is finalized and Danny goes back to his mom and copes with his depression . Drew and Maxwell move in with each other and Drew can't stop thinking about him and he can't stop thinking about her . Drew often talks to Danny about Maxwell and he soon sees he missed out on an opportunity . Maxwell and Drew get really close and Hattie makes jokes and calls herself girlfriend number 2 . And every time Maxwell doesn't agree with drew . Hattie be like since she be like that I'm number 1 . They are very in love and then their schedule gets to busy and it tears them apart . They remain friends and Danny sees drew is single he tries to see how it would be to date her and he enjoys it but doesn't want to make it a big deal . Drew and Danny become very close friends . Maxwell and drew try again and they become close again and they become very passionate like last time and Hattie jokes around about it again . Hattie is very funny and crazy and Floyd meets a new woman Morgan Potrayed by tisha Campbell Martin and they date . They become close and it turns out Morgan is Linda's sister . Maxwell and drew are very in love and they decided to to get engaged and he finds out he is still in love with another woman and breaks drew's heart and Danny steps in and comforts her . You tell me what should happen next .

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  • Jakarta NC

    Can we get a love thy neighbor keyboard?

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  • Wanda Horn Lake, MS

    OMG, I laugh so much at Floyd and Hattie, until I to sleep on my back because my sides were hurting. I'm sadden that the Finale is already here.

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  • gwen sumter, sc

    i laugh so much tonight until i cry. the season is to short next week will be the finale.

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  • J.D. Louisiana

    Tyler Perry should sell Love Thy Neighbor and The Haves and Have Nots on DVD, I would so buy all the seasons for each that came out in stores.

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  • Pam Houston, TX

    I actually like Troy for Danny. I love her personality on the show. She's excellent (including the grandmother). Hmmm, I do not feel the same way about Danny's mother. She does tend to over do it in the show. His mother is all everywhere. Danny's roommate is excellent (great actor). I love the show.

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2167692

      Hi Pam, is this your first season watching the show. Ms. Hattie is Danny's grandmother she is truly a ball of fun as well as fire, in other words she does have years of wisdom under her belt. As for Linda, Danny's mom, she is a sweet, nice, loving mother, who has in the past been hurt so badly that she had a very hard time in trusting and loving another man beside her son Danny. Her mom(Ms. Hattie) didn't allow Linda to give up and saw a good man in Phillip. They hooked up Linda got pregnant and has had some racing hormones from last season and still this season. However, give her a chance, her character is based upon a lot of everyday women, who experience hurt, pain, unsure, and a lot more things she dealt with growing up. Troy is growing Danny in a lot of ways, her character to me comes across a little sneaky. But I do like her, she is playing that role. I wish Mr. Perry bring Troy's mom and dad to the show soon. I wonder who her parents will be.

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    • gwen sumter, sc #2167735

      Hi, Wanda I was thinking about Troy and Danny. Troy is more like Danny than we realize. She is trying to find her way too. You remember Drew saying how Troy look when she first ask Danny and Sam to babysit Troy. It wasn't Troy that ask Drew can she stay the weekend it was Troy's father. Drew never like Troy because she said that Troy was ugly. Could you imagine going through childhood like that. When your own cousin don't like you because you are not petty. I think Troy parents treats her like Linda treats Danny and she wanted to get away. Now once her parents come into the picture it will be differed. Linda will realize that Troy is someone baby too and not what she imagine she is and her feeling toward Troy will start to change.

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2167752

      Hi Gwen, yes I do remember Drew not being so nice in her description of Troy. We all see that Drew has issues herself. I can see what you're saying about Troy growing up being the f** kid in all. Troy has gained a great sense of self worth as well as confidence. She is clearly more mature than Drew.

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    • Gwen Sumter sc #2167754

      Yes, Wanda that is way I like Troy. She knows who she is a what she wants.

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    • Sylvia Houston, Texas #2168116

      I really think that Troy is a boy that has had a sex change! That's the big secret that she is keeping.

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    • Elisha New Mexico #2168126

      Lol. Right

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  • Rose Johnson Montgomery, AL

    Season 5 is the best. I have really enjoyed watching the different episodes. I am a big fan of this show. Mr. Perry you have out done yourself this time awesome job.

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  • ryan winstead Delaware

    Why does drew call Troy, Tre and tell danny to check the adams apple

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    • gwen sumter, sc #2167466

      because she is silly

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    • Wanda Horn Lake, MS #2167833

      It is obvious that Drew is intimidated by Troy. Troy is beautiful, knows her self worth, and main she is Danny's wife.

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