Oh how the tables have turned. You’re used to seeing characters like Pete Ross on Smallville or Eric Foreman on House, M.D.—they’re the wisecracking, assertive, token Black characters found on every popular show.
But every once in a while you see the opposite. Saturday Night Live had some fun with a fake Empire character named Chip the officer manager, but there have secretly been cases of the opposite happening as far back as The Cosby Show and Sanford and Son.
These are 15 token white characters from Black shows. See if you agree with their casting.