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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, and T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh.

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A sketch parodying Soul Train mocked the show as Old Train, suggesting the show (along with its host, Don Cornelius) was out of touch and only appealed to the elderly and the dead.

When asked about the show's use of stereotypes of black culture for comedy, Wayans said, "Half of comedy is making fun of stereotypes. Woody Allen has been having fun with his culture for years, and no one says anything about it.

The series strove to produce comedy with a strong emphasis on modern black subject matter.

It became renowned for parody, especially of race relations in the United States.

The fifth season retained the logo, but depicted the cast members on various signs and billboards around a city (either New York or Chicago), ending with the logo displayed on a theater marquee.

The hip-hop group Heavy D & the Boyz performed two different versions of the opening theme.

One version was used for the first two seasons and remixed for the fifth, while the other was featured in the third and fourth seasons.

In Living Color was known for its live music performances, which started in Season 2 with Queen Latifah as their first performer (appearing again in the third season).

An Emmy-winning sketch-comedy series that featured hilarious parodies and dynamic dance segments, and presented such memorable recurring skits as `Homeboy Shopping Network,' `Fire Marshal Bill' and `Men on Film' (`Two snaps up! Like `Saturday Night Live,' the series was a launching pad for some of its cast members, including Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx an An Emmy-winning sketch-comedy series that featured hilarious parodies and dynamic dance segments, and presented such memorable recurring skits as `Homeboy Shopping Network,' `Fire Marshal Bill' and `Men on Film' (`Two snaps up! Like `Saturday Night Live,' the series was a launching pad for some of its cast members, including Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Lopez (who was one of the dancing Fly Girls).

Music Video Parodies – Cast members regularly performed "Weird Al" Yankovic-type takeoffs on songs while portraying the singers who made them popular.

We found Crystal doing her act in the lobby of a theater in Chicago.

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