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The Wayans Bros. 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1995–1999)
The wacky escapades of brothers Shawn and Marlon Williams, along with their wise but eccentric father.
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1999   1998   1997   1996   1995  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Marlon Wayans ...  Marlon Williams 101 episodes, 1995-1999
Shawn Wayans ...  Shawn Williams 101 episodes, 1995-1999
John Witherspoon ...  John 'Pops' Williams 101 episodes, 1995-1999
Anna Maria Horsford ...  Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter 80 episodes, 1995-1999
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The wacky escapades of brothers Shawn and Marlon Williams, along with their wise but eccentric father.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dupla do Barulho See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans and John Witherspoon are the only cast members to appear in every episode of the series. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Shawn: Look up, Marlon! Say cheese!
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Connections

Referenced in The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.36 (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Electric Relaxation
Performed by A Tribe Called Quest
(opening credits theme)
(seasons 1 and 2)
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User Reviews

Very funny show!
31 December 2002 | by MikeFab1See all my reviews

This was one of the first of what I call Average African-American Shows.

(See my review of One On One for more details) It's basically a show not

on the Top 4 networks that is mostly made up of African American actors.

The thing that makes these shows different from shows like The Cosby

Show, Jeffersons, Good Times, etc... is that they aren't exactly

supposed to appeal to White America. In fact they appeal to a more Urban

audience. I guess that's why I liked this show so much. There's

something about a show that doesn't try to appeal to the majority that

helps make it funnier and cutting-edge. Much like their previous show,

In Living Colour, Marlon and Shawn show they have what it takes to make

young audiences laugh. My brother and I especially love the beginning

theme song: "We're brothers. We're happy and we're singing and we're

colored. Give me a HIGH-FIVE!" Then they help an old lady get run over

by a bus which they somehow got on. HILARIOUS!! Another incident my

brother and I love is the episode where their father says he's going to

stand up to their mother. The next day he shows up with his suitcases at

their apartment and he says he told their mother everything he wanted to

tell her. They Wayans brothers then ask what happened next. The father

replies, "I don't know. When I came to some stranger was helping me on

the bus." I LOVED IT! Too bad it was cancelled so darn ear


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