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The Wayans Bros. (TV Series 1995–1999) Poster

(1995–1999)

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Pops (John Witherspoon) and Dee (Anna Maria Horsford) also play married couple Mr and Mrs Jones in the Friday movies. Craig's (Ice Cubes) parents.
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Throughout the entire series the brother's mother has been only mentioned and never seen on the show.
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Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans and John Witherspoon are the only cast members to appear in every episode of the series.
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Adam West, one of the actors best known for playing Batman, makes an appearance in the series. Marlon Wayans had been slated to play Robin in the Burton-Schumacher Batman films, but was dropped due to creative reasons when Schumacher took over the series.
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The brothers are a year apart in real life. Shawn (b.1971) and Marlon (b. 1972)
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On the shelf behind the couch in the brothers' living room, there is a picture of the two of them as babies. This is the same picture shown in the credits where a young Shawn says, "Look up, Marlon. Say cheese!"
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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!"
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Ja'net DuBois who plays Shawn and Marlon's grandmother, was only in her mid-20s when Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans were born. Ironically, she is also three and a half years younger than John Witherspoon who plays her son-in-law.
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