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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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