The 15 Greatest Uncle Phil Moments On “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air”

James Avery, who played Uncle Phil on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, was a phenomenal actor and a quintessential part of one of the most memorable sitcoms of the ’90s. Here are a few of his greatest moments.

1. Uncle Phil’s Take A Bite Outta Crime ad

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Will took some liberties with Uncle Phil’s campaign ad.

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2. Uncle Phil pwns everyone at pool

Uncle Phil comes to the rescue by winning back Will’s money from a pool shark. “Geoffrey, break out Lucille.”

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3. Uncle Phil chews out a cop

Uncle Phil busts Will and Carlton from the slammer with impressive legalese.

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4. Uncle Phil blows his top

Uncle Phil tells Will and Carlton they’ll never find their bodies.

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5. Uncle Phil asks if he looks like a white guy named Ward

Will’s Leave It To Beaver joke doesn’t go over well with Uncle Phil.

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6. Yo Yo Yo Homie Yo

“Will makes fun of me, but you don’t see me going ‘yo, yo, yo, homie yo.”

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7. Uncle Phil describes his favorite foods

“I can’t do this. I can’t give up my favorite foods cold turkey. Oh my god, turkey… with pillowy mounds of mashed potatoes… butter drenched dressing… tiny onions… swimming in a sea of cream sauce.”

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8. Every time Uncle Phil threw out Jazz

He was not a fan.

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9. Uncle Phil busts a move

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10. Uncle Phil knocks some dude out

Don’t talk bad about his momma.

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11. Uncle Phil gets revenge on Geoffrey

After one too many fat jokes, Uncle Phil brilliantly snaps back at Geoffrey the butler.

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12. Will gets Uncle Phil to boogie

Will knows Uncle Phil cannot resist The Temptations’s Ain’t Too Proud To Beg.

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13. Uncle Phil sings Spill The Wine

“Spill the wine, dig that girl!”

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14. Carlton gives Uncle Phil a wig

“Say, is that Phillip Banks or Blair Underwood?”

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15. Uncle Phil consoles Will

Uncle Phil is a father figure to Will.

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