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The Wayans Bros. is a American sitcom that aired on the WB Network from 1995 to 1999. The series starred real-life brothers, Shawn and Marlon Wayans, who both were best known from their roles on In Living Color on FOX.




Premise[]

The show follows the misadventures of Shawn and Marlon Williams, who are brothers that live in a apartment on 117th Street in Harlem with their father Pops, who also has his own diner.





Cast[]

  • Shawn Wayans as Shawn Williams
  • Marlon Wayans as Marlon Williams
  • John Witherspoon as Pops Williams
  • Anna Maria Horsford as Dee Baxter (season 2-5)





Trivia[]

  • The show was originally going to be cancelled after it's second season.
  • After the show was cancelled, it was never given a proper series finale which was referenced by Shawn's character "Ray" in Scary Movie as he said "The Wayans Brothers was a good ass show! And we didn't even get a finale episode!"
  • Throughout the entire series, the brothers' mother is never seen but only mentioned.
  • Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, and John Witherspoon are the only cast members in the show to appear in every episode of the show.
  • John Witherspoon and Anna Maria Horsford both appeared as the married couple Mr. and Mrs. Jones in the comedy film, Friday.





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