History YMMV / InLivingColor

21st Apr '17 5:43:39 PM Golondrina
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** For those who don't know already, there was a time when JimCarrey (who was credited as his real name "James Carrey" for most of his tenure) was the crazy white guy on ''In Living Color'' -- and that Jamie Foxx was on this show from season three to the end.

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** For those who don't know already, there was a time when JimCarrey Creator/JimCarrey (who was credited as his real name "James Carrey" for most of his tenure) was the crazy white guy on ''In Living Color'' -- and that Jamie Foxx was on this show from season three to the end.
3rd Mar '17 8:20:33 AM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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** Considering that ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' has a large gay following, it's funny to hear gay film critics Blaine and Antoine trash the show in one sketch.



** Marlon Wayans was also on this show as a feature player, but only for season three.

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** Marlon Wayans was also on this show as a feature player, but only for season three.Season 4.
27th Feb '17 7:37:22 AM MiracleChange
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* ValuesResonance: While many of the segments tend to [[ValuesDissonance invert]] this trope, the topics about race relations (specifically the ones featured in the "Why?" segments, i.e., why do newscasters put accented emphasis on foreign-sounding names of minorities but not Caucasians, why even the simplest of products advertised by minorities have to include rapping, etc.) still have prevalence to this day.

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* ValuesResonance: While many of the segments tend to [[ValuesDissonance invert]] this trope, the topics about race relations (specifically the ones featured in the "Why?" segments, i.e., why do newscasters put accented emphasis on foreign-sounding names of minorities but not Caucasians, why even the simplest of products advertised by minorities have to include rapping, etc.) still have prevalence to this day.
31st Dec '16 8:02:01 AM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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*** In the same sketch, one of the extras is played by Molly Shannon, who would later join the cast of ''SNL''.


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** Molly Shannon appeared as an extra in a number of sketches.
** Creator/LarryWilmore was a writer on the show and also appeared as an extra in sketches.
3rd Dec '16 8:43:34 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** The Cosby Condom sketch with Jamie Foxx as Bill Cosby. Back then, it was funny because it juxtaposed Cosby's alleged wholesomeness with something that wasn't wholesome (i.e., sex and the fact that condoms were being advertised on TV, which, back then, was considered shocking). These days, with Cosby being accused of drugging and sexually assaulting female celebrities, there is a bitter irony that lingers when watching this parody commercial today.

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** The Cosby Condom sketch with Jamie Foxx Creator/JamieFoxx as Bill Cosby.Creator/BillCosby. Back then, it was funny because it juxtaposed Cosby's alleged wholesomeness with something that wasn't wholesome (i.e., sex and the fact that condoms were being advertised on TV, which, back then, was considered shocking). These days, with Cosby being accused of drugging and sexually assaulting female celebrities, there is a bitter irony that lingers when watching this parody commercial today.
3rd Dec '16 8:42:49 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** In a ''Star Trek'' skit that poked fun at how old the original Star Trek cast was getting, Bones is portrayed as a skeleton. The actor who originally played Bones, [=DeForest=] Kelley, was the first of the original cast to die.

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** In a ''Star Trek'' skit that poked fun at how old the original Star Trek cast was getting, Bones is portrayed as a skeleton. The actor who originally played Bones, [=DeForest=] Kelley, Creator/DeForestKelley, was the first of the original cast to die.
18th Nov '16 8:09:41 PM MiracleChange
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** The season five remix of the first theme isn't bad either (and is probably the only good thing people can say about season five).

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** The season five remix of the first theme isn't bad either (and is probably the only good thing people can say about season five).either.
13th Nov '16 7:16:28 PM themisterfree
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** There was a sketch called ''[[Series/TheHollywoodSquares East Hollywood Squares]]'', an urban-ized take on the famous game show, complete with Peter Marshall, even. In 2013, MTV 2 debuted ''Hip-Hop Squares''...an urban-ized take on the famous game show. That version was also hosted by a Peter, Rosenberg.

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** There was a sketch called series of skits in the final season involving the ''[[Series/TheHollywoodSquares East Hollywood Squares]]'', an urban-ized take on the famous game show, show- complete with Peter Marshall, even. In 2013, MTV 2 debuted ''Hip-Hop Squares''...an urban-ized take on the famous game show. That version was also hosted by a Peter, Rosenberg.
26th Oct '16 7:56:33 PM Erin582
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* SpecialEffectsFailure: In the first season skit of "The Arsenio Hall Show", when Keenan!Arsenio was running around and rolling on the stage, you can see the padding used to make him appear to have a larger butt.
** In the season three skit of [[TheAce a woman who knew how to do everything]], one of the things she apparently knew how to do is solve the Rubik's Cube in seconds. However on closer inspection, you can see that it wasn't solved at all.
* ValuesResonance: While many of the segments tend to [[ValuesDissonance invert]] this trope, the topics about race relations (specifically the ones featured in the "Why?" segments, i.e., why do newscasters put accented emphasis on foreign-sounding names of minorities but not Caucasians, why even the simplest of products advertised by minorities have to include rapping, etc.) still have prevalence to this day.
18th Aug '16 9:48:55 AM dsneybuf
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** A Funky Fingers Productions movie promoted as "a cross between ''Theatre/TheWiz'' and ''Film/{{Flatliners}}'' features David Alan Grier in the role of the Cowardly Lion. Twenty-three years later, he'd play the Cowardly Lion in Creator/{{NBC}}'s live telecast of ''The Wiz'', and win an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special.

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** A Funky Fingers Productions movie promoted as "a cross between ''Theatre/TheWiz'' and ''Film/{{Flatliners}}'' ''Film/{{Flatliners}}''" features David Alan Grier in the role of the Cowardly Lion. Twenty-three years later, he'd play the Cowardly Lion in Creator/{{NBC}}'s live telecast of ''The Wiz'', and win an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special.
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