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Comedy and drama unfold with this show that features Shawn and Marlon Wayans. The two are brothers in real life and on the show, but their last name is changed to Williams. They move into an apartment and try to share their life together in the city, but everything from romance to bills comes in the way at times. The show delivers laughs most of the time as well as a few life lessons. One of the brothers owns a newsstand that the other one works at, so they share their personal life and workplace, making things a bit crowded when it comes to family time and their friends. The show depicts some of the struggles that a family can face while living in a large city in New York along with the support and love that siblings can share as they face challenges and the fun times in life.

WB
5 Seasons, 101 Episodes
January 11, 1995
Comedy
7.3/10
Cast: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, John Witherspoon, Anna Maria Horsford
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  • Shawn and Marlon sell Pops' boxing memorabilia, but when their dad's feelings are hurt, they try to retrieve the goods from the new owner, Roy Jones Jr.

  • A famous singer wants Shawn to father her baby but she doesn't need him in the baby's life.

  • Marlon returns to Everybody loves Everybody, but everybody seems to like Shawn after saying one line.

  • The boys throw Pops a suprise 50th birthday but the celebration only reminds him on how old he is getting.

  • Shawn and Marlon are head over heels trying to get the attention of Dawn, a new psychiatrist that moved into the building.

  • Shawn tries to impress the building's owner with a bunch ideas for the lobby but Pops diner has to get evicted first before anything can happen.

  • The brothers teasing about Dee's job gets her suspended and the boys try to get her job back.

  • After landing an important role in a war movie, Marlon decides to do research on a military base where the head officer offers to show him the ropes -- until Marlon discovers that the soldier has a long-standing grudge against Pops.

  • Shawn doesn't like the way Marlon is treating is little brother, so Shawn gets one himself, but his little brother turns out to be a former criminal.

  • Shawn marries an immigrant so she can be granted citzenship and must live together for six months. But Shawn soon regrets it after her family members come to live there.

  • Cousin Sheila invites Marlon, Shawn and Pops to spend Christmas at her farm, but the guys are shocked to discover that Franklin left here and she may lose her farm if she can't pay her mortgage.

  • Marlon signs up for what he thinks is a acting class but turns out to be a cult.

  • Marlon goes to see one of his fans, but she turns out to be an obsessed fanatic who kidnaps him.

  • Marlon's involvement with an actor leads him into smoking weed. Shawn tries help him stop especially since Marlon has a big audition coming up.

  • Shawn and Dee have a fun time at a Missy Elliot concert and find themselves in bed together the next night. Meanwhile, Pops and Marlon try to win $5000 by sending in a tape to America's Video Bloopers.

  • Shawn starts his own escorting service and when Pops goes sees one of the clients, it turns out to be an old flame.

  • Shawn learns that Marlon's new girlfriend has had a bad reputation and doesn't know how to break it to him.

  • Shawn falls for the daughter of Pops rival, Rick.

  • Pops runs for city council against an unscrupulous politician, Councilman Ted McKay played by "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.'' veteran Ronnie Schell.

  • Marlon wants more exposure on his sitcom Everybody Loves Everybody, so manager Shawn gets Marlon a big romantic scene: with a guy.

  • After his sitcom debut, Marlon is in the money and intoxicated with money -- making strapped for cash Shawn do anything for money.

  • Shawn's accountant leaves him in a deep debt, that he can't pay off. The newsstand suddenly burns down and all of his problems seem to be solved -- until he and the family are suspected of arson.

  • Pops enters his chili in a high-class food festival, despite Shawn and Marlon's warnings that it contains an "un-gorment" ingredient.

  • Marlon and Shawn try to fend off realtors when Pops decides to sell the house they were born in.

  • Shawn and Marlon come to blows after Dee wins a contest for them to appear on The Jerry Springer Show.

  • Dee tries to raise money for her church, so Shawn and Marlon try helping out by scalping tickets to a Busta Rhymes concert.

  • Shawn worries that Pops will ruin his relationship with his new girlfriend.

  • Shawn and Marlon find themselves sharing their apartment with a homeless man.

  • Marlon finally moves out but his dream apartment turns into a nightmare when things begin to fall apart.

  • Dee's relationship with a shy dentist starts to decay after Shawn and Marlon take him to a club.

  • Marlon forms a bond with his new girlfriends son and considers becoming a husband and the boy's father.

  • Marlon starts boxing after a bully punks him at the newsstand. When Hector "Hot-Pepper" Lopez comes by Marlon accidently knocks him and out and begins t brag.

  • The Williams family compete in "Family Battle"!

  • Shawn faces an IRS audit when a vengeful former co-worker shows up blaming Shawn for etting him fired from his last job.

  • Shawn and Marlon find there lives in danger when Marlon identifies a bank robber and are put in Witness Protection.

  • Marlon sends a picture of himself with En Vogue, stating that he was their "love slave", but things get hectic when they sue him for 25 million.

  • Shawn and Marlon are convinced that Pops only has a few weeks to live, so they try to fulfill one of his fondest dreams.

  • An old high-school friend, Terrell returns, Marlon is one the butt of all his practical jokes.

  • Shawn dreams that his in a Good Times episode after finding out that he was only hired by a high-tech agency because he was black.

  • Marlon decides to make it big by becoming a comedian but affends his family on his hot night.

  • A woman comes by the diner stating that she is Pops' daughter. Pops takes her in and Marlon and Shawn soon get jealous.

  • Marlon returns home after his three-month tour with Keith Sweat.

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