Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that ran between the years of 1995 – 1999 – The Wayan Bros.
About the Show
Summary of Plot
The wacky escapades of brothers Shawn and Marlon Williams, along with their wise but eccentric father. iMDB
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Marlon Wayans – Marlon Williams
Shawn Wayans – Shawn Williams
John Witherspoon – John ‘pops’ Williams
- The show was canceled in 1999. Shawn and Marlon Wayans went on to make Scary Movie a year later. At the climax of Scary Movie, Shawn’s character seems to break the fourth wall by emotionally stating “The Wayan’s Brothers was a good ass show! And we didn’t even get a final episode!”
- Throughout the entire series the brother’s mother has been only mentioned and never seen on the show.
- Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans and John Witherspoon are the only cast members to appear in every episode of the series.
- The brothers are a year apart in real life. Shawn (b.1971) and Marlon (b. 1972)
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