In Living Color (1990–1994)

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An afro-american focused comedy sketch show.

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 Various / ... (140 episodes, 1990-2001)
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 Various / ... (140 episodes, 1990-2001)
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 Various (140 episodes, 1990-2001)
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 Various / ... (124 episodes, 1990-1994)
Deidre Lang ...
 Fly Girl (118 episodes, 1990-1994)
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 Various / ... (115 episodes, 1990-2001)
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 Various / ... (115 episodes, 1990-2001)
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 Various / ... (115 episodes, 1990-2001)
Al Chalk ...
 Himself - Announcer / ... (105 episodes, 1990-1994)
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 Himself - Host / ... (96 episodes, 1990-2001)
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 Various (96 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Various / ... (90 episodes, 1990-2001)
Twist ...
 Himself - DJ / ... (86 episodes, 1991-1994)
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 Fly Girl (68 episodes, 1990-1992)
Cari French ...
 Fly Girl (67 episodes, 1990-1992)
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 Fly Girl (67 episodes, 1990-1992)
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 Various (63 episodes, 1992-2001)
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 Fly Girl (61 episodes, 1991-1993)
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Keenan Ivory Wayans' television show stars several family members and features short, humorous skits, rap music, and dancing. This FOX comedy also has several stock characters and scenarios which recur in various episodes (e.g. Fire Marshal Bill, etc.). Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Trivia

For the first few episodes, an exotic-looking logo was used for the opening credits. After the band Living Colour claimed the show stole the logo from them and threatened to sue, the logo was changed to one with rather plain-type letters. See more »

Quotes

Black Prisoner: First of all, we must internalize the "flatulation" of the matter by transmitting the effervescence of the "Indianisian" proximity in order to further segregate the crux of my venereal infection. Now, if I may retain my liquids here for one moment. I'd like to continue the "redundance" of my quote, unquote "intestinal tract", you see because to preclude on the issue of world domination would only circumvent - excuse me, circumcise the revelation that reflects the "Afro-disiatic" symptoms which ...
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Can't Do Nuttin' For Ya Man
Performed by Public Enemy
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One of the best comedies EVER
21 December 1999 | by (Phx, AZ) – See all my reviews

This show was truly a smorgasboard of talent. They pushed the limits and almost crossed the line with their raunchy,crude humor. That's what made this show so wonderful. They poke fun at EVERYBODY no matter what race. It's nice to see that some minorities can poke fun at their own stereotypes without getting so sensitive about the issue. Jim Carrey is a GENIUS. His roles as Fire Marshall Bill,Parnell the super nerdy dorky schoolboy , and the female beauty queen were hystical. And you cant forget Homie Clause and the 2 hoods who steal things then sell them on their own shopping network. I was sad to see this show get discontinued but I still constantly watch the reruns on FX.


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