Share:

In Living Color(TV show/series, 1990-1994)

TV-14
| 30min per episode | Genre: Comedy

Scripted Reality in 5 seasons with 128 episodes

In Living ColorRating: 3.7/5 (with 22 votes)
In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on Fox from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Keenen Ivory Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory Way Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television and was taped at stage 7 at the Fox Television Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. The title of the series was inspired by the NBC announcement of broadcasts being presented "in living color" during the 1960s, prior to mainstream color television. It also refers to the fact that most of the show's cast was black, unlike other sketch comedy shows such as Saturday Night Live, whose casts are mostly white. It was controversial due to the Wayans' decision to portray black humor from the ghetto in a time when mainstream American tastes regarding black comedy had been set by more upscale shows such as The Cosby Show, causing an eventual feud for control between Fox executives and the Wayans. Other members of the Wayans family—Damon, Kim, Shawn, and Marlon—had regular roles, while brother Dwayne frequently appeared as an extra. The show also starred the rising stand-up comic/actor Jim Carrey alongside previously unknown actor/comedians Jamie Foxx, Tommy Davidson, David Alan Grier, a... ()
Poster of In Living Color

Where to watch In Living Color (streaming/download)?

At the moment we can't find any options to watch In Living Color online but we constantly add new providers. Create a free account now to add In Living Color to your favorites & stay up to date.

About In Living Color

In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on the Fox Network from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the program. The show was produced by Ivory Way Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television and was taped before a live studio audience at stage 7 at the Fox Television Center on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. The title of the series was inspired by the NBC announcement of broadcasts being presented "in living color" during the 1950s and 1960s, prior to mainstream color television. It also refers to the fact that most of the show's cast were black, unlike other sketch comedy shows such as Saturday Night Live whose casts are usually mostly white. Other members of the Wayans family—Kim, Shawn and Marlon—had regular roles, while brother Dwayne frequently appeared as an extra. The show also starred the previously unknown actor/comedians Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx, and David Alan Grier. Additionally, actress Rosie Perez, Dancing with the Stars judge and choreographer Carrie Ann Inaba and dancer Jennifer Lopez were members of the show's dance troupe The Fly Girls. The series won the Emmy for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series in 1990.


Watch Movies & Series on Amazon Prime Video Today!

Enjoy thousands of movies and TV shows/series, over two million songs ad free, free shipping, exclusive deals and more with Amazon Prime. Start your 30-day free trial today. After that, only $12.99/month or $119 annually; Prime Video standalone is available for just $8.99/month.
www.amazon.com

In Living Color Seasons and Episodes

09/16/1993Season 5 - 26 episodes
#1 | 09/16/1993Ike Strikes Back
Sketches include Ike Strikes Back / Wanda / Sammy / Seinfeld - Ace And Main Man / Russell Simmons Def Strawberry Jam.
#2 | 09/23/1993The Dirty Dozens
Sketches include Micheal Jackson / The Dirty Dozens / Revival Olympics / Fire Marshall Bill / Ball Park Breast Implants.
#3 | 09/30/1993Ike Turner an Hooch
Sketches include Ike Turner And Hooch / Honey Mooners '93 / Snow / Cheap Pete / Ace And Main Man.
#4 | 10/07/1993Unpoetic Justice
Sketches include Unpoetic Justice / Carl The Tooth Williams / Prison Cable Network / Funky Finger Productions
#5 | 10/14/1993The Irish Singer
Sketches include L.A. Riot / NBA Harasser / Irish Singer / Wanda / Anorexic Sumo Wrestler / Rhonda Hightower / Jodeci
#6 | 10/21/1993Droop! There It Is
Sketches include Droop! There It Is / Andy Rooney / Rush And Al's / Background Guy / Cheap Pete
#7 | 10/28/1993Circus of the Black Stars
Sketches include Wanda / Fire Marshall Bill / Circus Of The Black Stars / Carl The Tooth Williams / Magnifico / Leaders of the New School performs "What's Next"
#8 | 11/04/1993Sam Kinison: Live From Hell
Sketches include Wanda / AT&T / Sam Kinison - Live From Hell / Dr. Innapropriato / The Dirty Dozens / Lords of the Underground perform
#9 | 11/11/1993All Up In The Family
Sketches include Rush And Al's / All Up In The Family / The Guy Who Know Way Too Many Specials / Wanda And Barry Bonds / East Hollywood Squares
#10 | 11/18/1993Wile E Coyote on Trial
Sketches include Background Guy / Wile E Coyote / Candy Cane / Go On Girl / Honey Mooners '93
#11 | 12/02/1993Umbilical Barry
Sketches include Sammy And Bill / Carl The Tooth Williams / Pavoroti / Vera Demilo / Black Menedez Brothers / Lorena Bobbit / Umbilical Barry / Us3 perform "Cantaloupe"
#12 | 12/16/1993Mary Tyler Mo
Sketches include Mary Tyler Mo / Ace And Main Man / Irish Singer / Loomis Simmons / Geraldo / Patra performs "Think"
#13 | 12/30/1993Wheel of Dozens
Sketches include Joe Jackson / Wheel Of Dozens / Mr Armstrong / Rhonda Hightower / Andy Rooney
#14 | 01/13/1994The Gangsta Group
Sketches include Background Guy / Gangsta Group / Sister Act 3 / Duke And Cornbread Turner / The Guy Who Knows Way Too May Specials
#15 | 01/27/1994East Hollywood Squares
Sketches include Marlee Matlin / Cheap Pete / AWF's Main Event / East Hollywood Squares
#16 | 02/03/1994Hemorrhoid Guy
Sketches include Tonya Harding / Wanda / Hemorrhoid Guy / All Up In The Family / John Bobbit 6 Million Dollar Man
#17 | 02/10/1994The White League
Sketches include The White League / Funky Finger Productions / Wanna Man / Ace And Main Man / Tonya Harding / Master Piece Theater
#18 | 02/17/1994Mrs. Ikefire
Sketchs include Mrs Ikefire / Dirty Dozens Home Game / East Hollywood Squares / Fire Marshall Bill / Backgound Guy
#19 | 02/24/1994Dirty Dozens Tournament of Champions
Sketches include Risky Business II / Carl The Tooth Williams / Dirty Dozens Tournament Of Champions / San Fransisco
#20 | 03/10/1994Thugs
Sketches include Dr Kervorkian's Book / Thugs / I'm Gay / Sweet Tooth Jones / Great Moments In Black History / Simply Eve performs
#21 | 03/24/1994Academy Awards
Sketches include Loomis Simmons / 66th Annual Academy Awards / Duke And Cornbread Turner / Cheap Pete / Umbilical Barry / Hemorrhoid Guy / Eazy-E performs
#22 | 04/07/1994Sweet Tooth Jones
Sketches include Rush And Al's Greatest Hits / Cheap Pete At The Carnival / Loomis Simmons / The Scary Larry Show / East Hollywood Squares / Souls of Mischief perform "93 'til Infinity
#23 | 04/28/1994Candy Cane's Last Show
Sketches include: "Driving Down the Street" "Sweet Tooth Jones teaches martial arts to protect against sexual harassment" "Ed Bacon: Guidance Counselor" "Wanda meets Luther Vandross at a charity auction" / BOSS performs Progress of Elimination
#24 | 05/05/1994Ace and Main Man Meet Salt n Pepa
Sketches include: Rap Masterpiece Theatre," "Candy Cane's Last Show," "Grandpa & Duke: A Time for Love," and "Family Dozens."
#25 | 05/12/1994The Scary Larry Show
Sketches include: "Vista Commercial," "Wile E. Coyote's Mall Appearance," "Infomercial Awards," "All Up in the Family: Gay Barney," "Deronda and Pookie Play Party," and "B.S. Brothers: Gangsta Rappers." / Meshell Ndegeocello performs
#26 | 05/19/1994The Champ
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"
09/27/1992Season 4 - 33 episodes
09/22/1991Season 3 - 30 episodes
09/23/1990Season 2 - 26 episodes
04/15/1990Season 1 - 13 episodes
01/26/1992Specials - 6 episodes

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 5 languages: Bosnian (BS), German (DE), English (EN), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 04/15/1990
Last episode released on: 05/19/1994
Composer: Heavy D
Keywords: sketch comedy

Recommendations for In Living Color

If you like In Living Color then you might also like the following TV shows/series:

Pink Panther and Pals

TV-Y7

2010 | 3.2/5 | 22min per episode

Space Ghost Coast to Coast

TV-PG

1994-2004 | 4.2/5 | 15min per episode

Earthworm Jim

TV-Y7

1995-1996 | 3.6/5 | 30min per episode

Sealab 2021

TV-14

2000-2005 | 4.0/5 | 12min per episode

Perfect Strangers

Certification unknown

1986-1993 | 3.4/5 | 30min per episode

Duckman

TV-PG

1994-1997 | 4.1/5 | 22min per episode

The Ben Stiller Show

Certification unknown

1992-1993 | 3.0/5 | 30min per episode

Similar TV shows/series

These TV shows/series are similar to In Living Color (story/era etc.):

The Goodies

Certification unknown

1970-1982 | 4.2/5 | 30min per episode

The Benny Hill Show

Certification unknown

1969-1989 | 3.5/5 | 1h per episode

A Black Lady Sketch Show

TV-MA

2019- | 4.4/5 | 27min per episode

Horrible Histories

Certification unknown

2009- | 4.3/5 | 30min per episode

Little Britain

Certification unknown

2003-2005 | 3.6/5 | 30min per episode

Chappelle's Show

TV-14

2003-2006 | 4.2/5 | 30min per episode

Monty Python's Flying Circus

TV-14

1969-1974 | 4.1/5 | 30min per episode

Saturday Night Live

TV-14

1975- | 3.4/5 | 1h 30min per episode

Other TV shows/series with this title: In Living Color (2019)

WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:1315, Added: 05/11/2018, Last updated: 12/10/2019