In Living Color

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  • TV-14
  • 1990
  • 5 Seasons
  • 8.1  (12,674)

In Living Color was a sketch comedy show that aired from 1990 to 1994 on FOX. The show was created by Keenen Ivory Wayans and showcased a diverse cast of comedians and performers including David Alan Grier, Jennifer Lopez, Jim Carrey, Alexandra Wentworth, Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson, Kelly Coffield Park, Damon Wayans, Jamie Foxx, Carrie Ann Inaba, Chris Rock, Kim Coles, Steve Park, and Marlon Wayans.

The show was known for its edgy humor and social commentary, tackling topics such as race, class, and politics. The sketches ranged from musical parodies and game show spoofs to political satire and pop culture send-ups. The show also featured a series of memorable recurring characters, like Homey D. Clown, Men on Film, and Fire Marshal Bill.

One of the distinguishing aspects of In Living Color was its willingness to tackle controversial and taboo subjects. The show was not afraid to make fun of celebrities, politicians, and institutions, and frequently used humor to expose underlying social issues and injustices.

The cast of In Living Color was known for their comedic talent and versatility. Jim Carrey, in particular, became a breakout star on the show with his wacky characters and physical comedy. Jennifer Lopez, then a struggling dancer, was one of the show's "Fly Girls," performing dance numbers during commercial breaks.

In addition to its humor, In Living Color also had a significant impact on popular culture, helping to launch the careers of several notable comedians and performers. The show became known for its catchphrases and memorable skits, and its influence can be seen in later comedy shows like Chappelle's Show and Key and Peele.

Despite its critical and commercial success, In Living Color faced criticism and controversy during its run. Some critics accused the show of promoting negative stereotypes and perpetuating racial tensions. Others felt that the show was too political and divisive, and that it was unfair in its treatment of certain groups.

Overall, In Living Color was a groundbreaking show that pushed the boundaries of comedy and challenged cultural norms. Its impact can still be felt in the world of comedy and entertainment today, and its legacy continues to inspire new generations of performers and creators.

In Living Color is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (122 episodes). The series first aired on April 15, 1990.

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The Champ
26. The Champ
May 19, 1994
Sketches include: "Background Guy at the Haunted House," "The Champ: Back to School," "Prison Cable Network: Lights Out with the Angel," and "Ace and Main Man meet Salt-n-Pepa."/ To Be Continued performs "One on One"
The Scary Larry Show
25. The Scary Larry Show
May 12, 1994
Rush And Al's Greatest Hits / Cheap Pete At The Carnival / Loomis Simmons / The Scary Larry Show / East Hollywood Squares
Ace and Main Man Meet Salt n Pepa
24. Ace and Main Man Meet Salt n Pepa
May 5, 1994
Prison Cable Network / Carl The Tooth Williams / Ace And Main Man - Salt And Pepa
Candy Cane's Last Show
23. Candy Cane's Last Show
April 28, 1994
Master Piece Theater / Candy Canes Last Show / Family Dozens / Duke And Cornbread Turner
Sweet Tooth Jones
22. Sweet Tooth Jones
April 7, 1994
Rush And Al's Greatest Hits / Cheap Pete At The Carnival / Loomis Simmons / The Scary Larry Show / East Hollywood Squares
Infomercial Awards
21. Infomercial Awards
March 24, 1994
Loomis Simmons / 66th Annual Academy Awards / Duke And Cornbread Turner / Cheap Pete / Umbilical Barry / Hemorrhoid Guy
20. Thugs
March 10, 1994
Dr Kervorkian's Book / Thugs / I'm Gay / Sweet Tooth Jones / Great Moments In Black History
Dirty Dozens Tournament of Champions
19. Dirty Dozens Tournament of Champions
February 24, 1994
Risky Business II / Carl The Tooth Williams / Dirty Dozens Tournament Of Champions / San Fransisco
Mrs. Ikefire
18. Mrs. Ikefire
February 17, 1994
Mrs Ikefire / Dirty Dozens Home Game / East Hollywood Squares / Fire Marshall Bill / Backgound Guy
The White League
17. The White League
February 10, 1994
The White League / Funky Finger Productions / Wanna Man / Ace And Main Man / Tonya Harding / Master Piece Theater
Hemorrhoid Guy
16. Hemorrhoid Guy
February 3, 1994
Tonya Harding / Wanda / Hemorrhoid Guy / All Up In The Family / John Bobbit 6 Million Dollar Man
East Hollywood Squares
15. East Hollywood Squares
January 27, 1994
Marlee Matlin / Cheap Pete / AWF's Main Event / East Hollywood Squares
The Gangasta Group
14. The Gangasta Group
January 13, 1994
Background Guy / Gangsta Group / Sister Act 3 / Duke And Cornbread Turner / The Guy Who Knows Way Too May Specials
Wheel of Dozens
13. Wheel of Dozens
December 30, 1993
Joe Jackson / Wheel Of Dozens / Mr Armstrong / Rhonda Hightower / Andy Rooney
Mary Tyler Mo
12. Mary Tyler Mo
December 16, 1993
Mary Tyler Mo / Ace And Main Man / Irish Singer / Loomis Simmons / Geraldo
Umbilical Barry
11. Umbilical Barry
December 2, 1993
Sammy And Bill / Carl The Tooth Williams / Pavoroti / Vera Demilo / Black Menedez Brothers / Lorena Bobbit / Umbilical Barry
Wile E Coyote on Trial
10. Wile E Coyote on Trial
November 18, 1993
Background Guy / Wile E Coyote / Candy Cane / Go On Girl / Honey Mooners '93
All Up In The Family
9. All Up In The Family
November 11, 1993
Rush And Al's / All Up In The Family / The Guy Who Know Way Too Many Specials / Wanda And Barry Bonds / East Hollywood Squares
Sam Kinison: Live From Hell
8. Sam Kinison: Live From Hell
November 4, 1993
Wanda / AT&T / Sam Kinison - Live From Hell / Dr. Innapropriato / The Dirty Dozens
Circus of the Black Stars
7. Circus of the Black Stars
October 28, 1993
Wanda / Fire Marshall Bill / Circus Of The Black Stars / Carl The Tooth Williams / Magnifico
Droop! There It Is
6. Droop! There It Is
October 21, 1993
Droop! There It Is / Andy Rooney / Rush And Al's / Background Guy / Cheap Pete
The Irish Singer
5. The Irish Singer
October 14, 1993
L.A. Riot / NBA Harasser / Irish Singer / Wanda / Anorexic Sumo Wrestler / Rhonda Hightower / Jodeci
Unpoetic Justice
4. Unpoetic Justice
October 7, 1993
Unpoetic Justice / Carl The Tooth Williams / Prison Cable Network / Funky Finger Productions
Ike Turner an Hooch
3. Ike Turner an Hooch
September 30, 1993
Ike Turner And Hooch / Honey Mooners '93 / Snow / Cheap Pete / Ace And Main Man.
The Dirty Dozens
2. The Dirty Dozens
September 23, 1993
Micheal Jackson / The Dirty Dozens / Revival Olympics / Fire Marshall Bill / Ball Park Breast Implants
Ike Strikes Back
1. Ike Strikes Back
September 16, 1993
Strikes Back / Wanda / Sammy / Seinfeld - Ace And Main Man / Russell Simmons Def Strawberry Jam.
Where to Watch In Living Color
In Living Color is available for streaming on the FOX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch In Living Color on demand at Philo.
  • Premiere Date
    April 15, 1990
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (12,674)