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In Living Color 

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Series (1990–1994)
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The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show.
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
...  Various / ... 140 episodes, 1990-2001
...  Various / ... 140 episodes, 1990-2001
...  Various / ... 140 episodes, 1990-2001
...  Various / ... 124 episodes, 1990-1994
Deidre Lang ...  Fly Girl / ... 118 episodes, 1990-1994
...  Various / ... 115 episodes, 1990-2001
...  Various / ... 115 episodes, 1990-2001
...  Various / ... 115 episodes, 1990-2001
...  Himself - Announcer / ... 107 episodes, 1990-1994
...  Himself - Host / ... 96 episodes, 1990-2001
...  Various 96 episodes, 1991-1994
...  Various / ... 90 episodes, 1990-2001
Twist ...  Himself - DJ / ... 86 episodes, 1991-1994
...  Fly Girl 68 episodes, 1990-1992
Cari French ...  Fly Girl / ... 67 episodes, 1990-1992
...  Fly Girl / ... 67 episodes, 1990-1992
...  Various 63 episodes, 1992-2001
...  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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The dance troupe on this show was called The Fly Girls. In the third season, a new dancer, Jennifer Lopez, was cast as one of the Fly Girls. See more »

Quotes

Anton Jackson: [giving a toast] May your liquor be cold, your women be hot, and may all of your problems just slide off like snot.
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Referenced in Parker Lewis Can't Lose: My Fair Shelly (1991) See more »

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Brooklyn - Queens
Performed by 3rd Bass
Courtesy of Def Jam/CBS Records
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The Rightful Heir to Laugh In and Saturday Night Live
11 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

When this show first premiered it was a runaway success. Not only did it have great writing, but as with Laugh In and Saturday Night Live it proved to be the springboard for several comedians who would make their mark in film and television. Damon Wayans and Jim Carey may have been the most brightest star, but comic talents like Tommy Davidson, David Allen Grier as well as later additions Shawn and Marlin Wayans and Jamie Foxx all got their big breaks by appearing on this show. Unfortunately, like its forerunners when the best talent left, the show lost momentum and went downhill. However, this show will always be fondly remembered as the show that launched so many of the great talents of the 1990's as well as the next century.


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