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Remade as 

In Living Color (2012) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991)
person does the "snap" from the Men in Film skit
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: My Fair Shelly (1991) (TV Episode)
Ms. Musso's date cancels on her because there is a "Fly Girls special on Saturday night."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Boy Meets Girl (1991) (TV Episode)
Annie says, "Are you gonna kiss me, Parker Lewis, or do I have to stand here till 'In Living Color' comes on?"
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Raging Kube (1991) (TV Episode)
Parker's final story is about "a talented family called the Wayans, who had their own TV show and won many Emmys. Wayans throughout the land knew they could get a job on this show."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Home Alone with Annie (1992) (TV Episode)
Parker says, "If I stand here any longer, I'm gonna miss 'In Living Color.'"
The Ben Stiller Show: On Melrose Avenue (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ben during the cold opening
Designing Women: Fools Rush In (1992) (TV Episode)
Bernice says "Homie don't play that."
Homey D. Clown (1993) (Video Game)
based on the character in TV series
The Simpsons: Secrets of a Successful Marriage (1994) (TV Episode)
Moe references the Fly Girls in his adult-education class.
Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (1994) (TV Special)
a still is shown
Crumb (1994)
The Simpsons: Homie the Clown (1995) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a reference to the character Homey D. Clown, played by Damon Wayans in the show.
Heavy Weights (1995)
Gerry wears a Fire Marshal Bill t-shirt.
Saturday Night Live: Damon Wayans/Dionne Farris (1995) (TV Episode)
Host Daman Wayans does his "Men on Film" character "Blaine Edwards" and reviews films with "Roger Ebert". At the end of the sketch, "Antoine" (David Alan Grier), Wayans' costar in the "Men on Film" sketches, makes a surprise appearance.
Saturday Night Live: David Alan Grier/Silverchair (1995) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by David Alan Grier during the monologue
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/Soundgarden (1996) (TV Episode)
Fire Marshall Bill referenced during Jim Carrey's monologue
Liar Liar (1997)
Fire Marshall Bill makes a cameo
Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1998) (Video Game)
In NCR, the guy next to the car tent is a blues player. He says, "I wrote a song about, like to hear it, here it goes" just like Calhoun Tubbs.
Scary Movie (2000)
Bamboozled (2000)
Nash Bridges: ManHunt (2000) (TV Episode)
Nash, speaking of himself in the third person, says "Homie don't do blind dates" -- a riff on the classic line from the Homie the Clown skits.
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lopez (2001) (TV Episode)
There is a reunion of former 'Fly Girls'
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Crush (2001) (TV Episode)
Harmony (to Drusilla): "'Cause Spikey don't play that anymore, Morticia."
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) (Video)
Looking Back in Living Color: The First Season (2004) (Video)
This mini-documentary is about the first season of the show.
Back in Step with the Fly Girls (2004) (Short)
This mini-documentary is about the Fly Girls from the first season of the show.
City of Night: The Making of 'Collateral' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Shakespeare Behind Bars (2005)
In Shakespeare Behind Bars, one of the inmates calls someone "Fire Marshall Bill," a character from In Living Color.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
Right after the 20th date when Andy is leaving on his bike; he says, "that's the way you want it, that's the way homey is gonna play it". This is a reference to Homey D. Clown's line "Homey don't play that!"
Return to Edge City (2005) (Video)
This title is referenced.
The Sarah Silverman Program.: Not Without My Daughter (2007) (TV Episode)
Sarah mentions the show
Generation Kill: Get Some (2008) (TV Episode)
J Lo is referred to as a Fly Girl
Nostalgia Critic: Snick (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says "All That" is racist because it doesn't contain a mostly African American cast like "In Living Color" did.
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Semifinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "The Star's TV Show & Movie"
The Cinema Snob: Ax 'Em (2010) (TV Episode)
"It's like I'm watching 'In Living Color: The Final Years.'"
The Cinema Snob: Super Hornio Bros. (2010) (TV Episode)
"There was In Living Color, UB40, and all the Crystal Pepsi you could ever ask for."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.65 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jamie Foxx mentions that he will be playing his character Wanda from the show in a film
Saturday Night Live: Elton John/Leon Russell (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Muammar Gaddafi (Fred Armisen) on Weekend Update
Conan: On This Day, a Chump Was Born (2011) (TV Episode)
Damon Wayans Jr. says people often call him Homie the Clown by mistake
Community: Biology 101 (2011) (TV Episode)
Dean Pelton says, "Homey don't dean this," referencing Homey the Clown's catch phrase.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.89 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ali Wentworth says that she replaced Damon Wayans on the show
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell: Episode #1.17 (2013) (TV Episode)
David Alan Grier talks about writing of In Living Color.
Psych: Nip and Suck It (2013) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that "Bruce Jenner transformed himself into Fire Marshall Bill."
The Internship (2013)
Nick wonders aloud whether the debugging challenge includes a reference to a Fly Girl from "In Living Color."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg mentions the clown characer on this show
This Is Comedy (2014)
Title is referenced
RuPaul's Drag Race: Queens of Talk (2014) (TV Episode)
RuPaul calls BenDeLaCreme a fly girl during her runway presentation.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Lopez/Keenen Ivory Wayans (2014) (TV Episode)
Keenan Ivory Wayans talks about his show and recounts Jennifer Lopez's audition
Melissa & Joey: Face the Music (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mel.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Glamazonian Airways (2015) (TV Episode)
RuPaul calls the contestants "fly girls." RuPaul also calls Michelle Visage "our resident fly girl."
Saturday Night Live: Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during How 2 Dance With Janelle sketch
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jane Fonda/Leslie Jones/Kay Cannon (2015) (TV Episode)
Leslie Jones mentions Jim Carrey's character Fire Marshal Bill
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes to Her Happy Place! (2016) (TV Episode)
Titus says, "Homie don't play that!"
The Cinema Snob: Breakin' (2016) (TV Episode)
"Nice to see the Warriors crossed with the opening credits to In Living Color."

Featured in 

Behind the Music: Milli Vanilli (1997) (TV Episode)
The Omen Legacy (2001) (TV Movie)
Fox's Funniest Outtakes (2002) (TV Special)
Looking Back in Living Color: The First Season (2004) (Video)
This mini-documentary features clips from the first season of the show.
Back in Step with the Fly Girls (2004) (Short)
This mini-documentary features clips of the Fly Girls from the first season of the show.
I Love the '90s: 1990 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV show was edited into this mini-series.
Black to the Future: Hour 3: The 90s (2009) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.58 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip of Carrie Ann Inaba dancing on the show is shown
DVD-R Hell: Poochinski (2011) (TV Episode)
"It would have made a great double-feature with 'Krishna Cop'..."
Nostalgia Critic: The Haunting (2011) (TV Episode)
Jim Carrey's character admits homosexuality.
FOX 25th Anniversary Special (2012) (TV Special)
Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Movie)
"In Living Color" is the #3 Best Variety Show.
20/20: Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Episode)
features clips of the show when discussing what was voted #3 Best TV Variety Show
Killer Legends (2014)
Clips shown of Homey the Clown while discussing the fear of clowns.
Last Comic Standing: Premiere (2014) (TV Episode)
Short clip shown when Keenen Ivory Wayans is introduced
One Hit Wonderland: Informer by Snow (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
The Cinema Snob: Ghost Fever (2016) (TV Episode)
"...when In Living Color did the same plot in about a minute."

Spoofed in 

The Ben Stiller Show: With Rob Morrow (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Jewish Fly Guys" segment
In Loving Color (1992) (Video)
The Simpsons: Bart Gets Famous (1994) (TV Episode)
The "I Didn't Do It" dancers are based on the Fly Girls.
Thumbsucker (2005)
When Justin and Rebecca are fooling around, Justin does an impression of Fire Marshall Bill from the television show "In Living Color" (1990). He says one of Bill's infamous lines: "LET ME SHOW YA SOMETHIN!"
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/Iggy Azalea (2014) (TV Episode)
Multiple members of the cast appear as Jim Carrey's relatives at a family reunion, doing impressions of him in the Carrey Family Reunion sketch including Fire Marshall Bill

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