Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to... See full summary »
Brazilian drug dealers in the lower east side of Manhattan start a war with a rival gang of Latino drug dealers. Their soldiers are Latino kids all under 17 because, as Rita La Punta says, ... See full summary »
Late night sketch-comedy show based on the humor of MAD magazine. Material includes impersonations, fake commercials, mock movie trailers, and even Spy vs. Spy segments. Competes against ... See full summary »
A pastry boy and the son of a hair-piece mogul become involved in an arson scandal. Sergio is offered a bribe in exchange for taking the blame for the fire that destroys his workplace. ... See full summary »
In his autobiography, John Leguizamo admits that he felt threatened by David Herman's talent and had a self-imposed rivalry with him. He admits to being tough on Herman and that Herman did nothing wrong. See more »
To say that House of Buggin' was an In Living Color rip-off is ridiculous. To go that far, then you'd have to say that In Living Color is/was a rip-off of Saturday Night Live and SCTV. Just because In Living Color was a show made by minorities (which I, myself, am), that doesn't make the idea of their show any more original. Saturday Night Live is mostly watched by whites, In Living Color was mostly watched by blacks, and House of Buggin' was mostly watched by Latinos. Simple. To say it was a rip-off of ILC is just pure ignorance.
Latinos needed a show like this since all you see on TV are Caucasian and Black television shows. And even though there aren't a whole lot of Black television shows, there's still more than what Latinos have. John Leguizamo is a comedic genius, and his timing is well planned and methodical. He's a versatile actor, so he can do both comedy and drama. The same can't be said about the Wayans brothers who are excellent with comedy, just not drama (although we haven't seen them do drama, really).
Anyway, I thought it was a great show and should have lasted longer. Like someone said in another comment, the show wasn't advertised in many cities and it wasn't advertised as much as In Living Color was. Comedy Central should dish out the money and pick up the episodes. I'd definitely watch those again!
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