The rap and R&B-infused theme included a chorus, "C-I-T-Y you can see why, these guys, the neat guys, smart and streetwise," which repeating twice consecutively during the beginning, middle and near the end of the song.The series opens with the arrival of Jamal Grant and Chris Anderson at Manny High School.
After getting into a fight with his father, Chris moves in with Jamal and his father.
Chris soon realizes that not every father and son relationship is like his.
i recently moved from my childhood home as well and all this change is making me feel so lost in life.
i never enjoyed high school either or had many friends but it was a comfortable time for me and i miss it more than anything.
The boys and their friends – overachiever Dawn Tartikoff (Caitlin Mowrey), slick guy Al Ramos (Dion Basco), aspiring actress Cassidy Giuliani (Marissa Dyan) and dimwitted bully-turned-friend (who was held back six grades) Lionel "L-Train" Johnson (Steven Daniel) – dealt with the typical teen issues, such as cheating on tests, peer pressure, racism, and dealing with school violence.
The theme song for "City Guys" was written by Joey Schwartz, Eric Swerdloff and Michael Muta-Ali Muhammad and composed by Joey Schwartz (who also composed the incidental music used to denote scene changes and breaks in the program).
Eventually Chris and his father settle their differences.
Dawn and Cassidy ask Al if he has any "connections" on how to get tickets for an upcoming Jim Carrey movie.
Jamal convinces Chris to have a party and drive his father's car after Chris reveals that his parents forgot his birthday.