Parents' Guide to

The Wayans Bros.

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Snarky, silly comedy mixes brotherly love and stereotypes.

TV BET Comedy 1995
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 14+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

While The Wayans Bros. promotes a strong family bond between a father and his sons, the show's slapstick and physical humor also rely on the Wayans family's traditional form of comedy -- which leans toward the use of strong racial, ethnic, and gender stereotyping.

Yes, there are some funny moments, but overall the show offers an unfortunately limited number of truly positive representations of women, African-Americans, and other racial/ethnic communities. As a result, it's sometimes hard to appreciate the show's humor -- not to mention its positive messages about family.

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