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

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

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.”

3. Uncle Phil chews out a cop

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

4. Uncle Phil blows his top

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

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.

6. Yo Yo Yo Homie Yo

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

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.”

8. Every time Uncle Phil threw out Jazz

He was not a fan.

9. Uncle Phil busts a move

10. Uncle Phil knocks some dude out

Don’t talk bad about his momma.

11. Uncle Phil gets revenge on Geoffrey

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

12. Will gets Uncle Phil to boogie

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

13. Uncle Phil sings Spill The Wine

“Spill the wine, dig that girl!”

14. Carlton gives Uncle Phil a wig

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

15. Uncle Phil consoles Will

Uncle Phil is a father figure to Will.

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